Christopher Newman, D.O.
Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

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Sunscreen SPF 30 or SPF 50, Which is better?

Published on June 29, 2014 by

Sunscreen tip: Which is better, SPF 30 or SPF 50? Both come off if you are sweating, swimming, or touching your skin. These three conditions cover any moment for any person during any day. Bottom line . . . The

Laser or IPL? What’s the difference?

Published on June 28, 2014 by

Lasers and IPL are frequently confused but have very different characteristics and treat different problems. To start, a LASER (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) is a device that emits a specific wavelength of energy at once typically in

Laser Hair Removal, IPL, and Spider Vein Treatments now offered!

Published on June 17, 2014 by

Dr. Newman now offers Laser Hair Removal using the gold standard Lumenis LightSheer diode laser. The LightSheer laser has been the gold standard for hair removal for over a decade because of its comfortable effective ability to permanently reduce if

Medical Weight Loss, an affordable option . . .

Published on September 5, 2012 by

Just as there seems to be an onslaught of practitioners opening med spas on every other corner in Florida offering Botox and other non-surgical cosmetic options, there is no shortage of clinics offering medical weight loss programs. Not only are

Unwanted deep facial lines . . .

Published on December 15, 2011 by
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Too often patients request Botox to get rid of crows feet, forehead lines, and those pesky vertical lines between the eyebrows (glabella). What many clinicians don’t realize is that chronic wrinkling from muscle contraction creates near permanent anatomical changes in

Breast Reduction

Published on November 25, 2011 by
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Neck and back pain plague millions of people often interfering with daily activities including work and sleep. Many women are unaware that macromastia, or enlarged breasts can be the culprit. Fortunately, plastic surgeons such as Dr. Christopher Newman can perform

Plastic Surgeons Treat Skin Cancer!

Published on November 25, 2011 by
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I often get the surprised look from patients when they realize I can treat them for their skin cancer. In fact, plastic surgeons can remove all types of skin cancer. Frequently, dermatologists or ENT physicians refer patients to plastic surgeons

Obagi for Sun-Worshippers!

Published on July 25, 2011 by
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Obagi skin care is the line of skin care I promote. I’ve used it on my patients for years and it works! How many times have you had someone try to sell you something, but realize they themselves or their