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NEW! Juvederm XC

The makers of Juvederm have now introduced an improved version of Juvederm.  Juvederm XC creates a more comfortable patient experience.  How you ask?  Well, the new and improved Juvederm XC is now formulated with an anesthetic!  This creates a more comfortable experience while still providing the same natural and smooth results as the original Juvederm.

For those of you who don't know, Juvederm is the only FDA approved hyaluronic acid filler approved to last up to 1 year.  It is a commonly used filler used to smooth facial wrinkles and folds, most often for "smile lines".

Click the link below for further information on Juvederm and Juvederm XC.

www.juvederm.com

Also-Juvederm has created a page on their website where you are able to upload a picture of yourself to see what you would look like after having Juvederm XC injected into your facial wrinkles and folds.  It is a great tool to help you visualize how Juvederm could potentially smooth away your unwanted facial wrinkles!

Click below to see how you would look with Juvederm XC!

www.juvederm.com/facial_assessment/facial_assessment.aspx

Contact our office at 812.842.0240 to set up an appointment to determine if Juvederm XC is right for you!

-Stefanie-

Breast Augmentation Class Recap

One week ago we held a breast augmentation class here at Dr. Conkright's office. It was the first time we have ever put together an event like this, but it turned out to be a huge success! We had a very nice crowd who filled up our lobby. A lot of individuals brought a friend with them too! We offered beverages, cheese, and fruit to all of our guests. We started the class with a brief introduction and then followed with a short video produced by the ASPS about breast augmentation. Dr. Conkright then took over and spoke about breast augmentation as he would in a normal consult setting. We had a computer hooked up to the TV so that at the end of Dr. Conkright's presentation he was able to show the class before and after pictures of our past breast augmentation patients (which are located right here on our website).
The class ended with a previous consult patient who modeled for the rest of the class. She stood up and gave the class a 360 so they could get a good look at what she looks like. Then, she tried on sizers (sample implants) that had been picked out by Dr. Conkright specifically for her. She then came back out to show the class a good idea of what she would look like after her breast augmentation surgery.
To finish the night, we asked each class attendee to speak with a Clinical Team Associate who gave each individual a coupon for breast surgery as well as an official quote. Most individuals decided to go ahead and schedule another appointment with Dr. Conkright so that he could measure them for implant size. A lot of the class attendees were even ready to schedule their surgery!
All in all, I would say our class was an absolute success and we look forward to having more classes like this in the future!
-Stefanie-

Dr. Conkright Attends Baker Gordon Meeting

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Dr. J Michael Conkright attends 44th Baker Gordon Educational Symposium

 

Miami, Florida

February 11th-Februrary 13th 2010

 

Because Dr. J Michael Conkright has dedicated himself to the goal of providing unsurpassed excellence in cosmetic surgery he attended the 44th Baker Gordon Educational Symposium in Miami, Florida.  This meeting focused on the agility in minimally invasive aesthetic surgery and was jointly sponsored by The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in cooperation with Mercy Hospital, Miami, Florida.  This international meeting is endorsed by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

 

Contact:

J Michael Conkright, MD

4133 Gateway Blvd.

Suite 170

Newburgh, IN

812.842.0240 P

812.842.0241 F

www.beautifultoo.com

 

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-Stefanie-

Breast Augmentation Class with J Michael Conkright, MD

Bring a friend and join us on the evening of 02/24 for a free breast augmentation class, food and beverages.  Enjoy special pricing on breast augmentation surgery if in attendance!  RSVP at 812.842.0240 or 800.467.6811

-Stefanie

Not Everything Great is New...

People tend to always want the newest version of anything and everything, whether it be electronics, cars, fashion etc.  But when it comes to some things, such as plastic surgery, not everything new is great.

Dr. Conkright has been in practice over 25 years and a lot of the techniques he uses in his practice today are ones he has used for many, many years.  Do you know why this is?  It is because he knows, after 25 years, that these techniques and procedures work and will produce predictcable, effective results.

We, as a society, love celebrities and it seems everyday there is another celebrity endorsing a brand new product.  Well, I've got to say that on a day to day basis we do not see Hollywood actors and actresses coming through our door for consultations.  What we see are most of are mothers who want their body back like it was before they had children.  Or older individuals who want to look as youthful on the outside as they feel on the inside.  Or young women who just simply are not satisified with their A cup bras.

The bulk of each surgery day throughout each year consists of tummy tucks, breast surgeries, and eyelid surgeries.  And he uses techniques he has seen produce amazing results time and time again, which in turn produces pleased patients.  If something new in plastic surgery comes out, sure Dr. Conkright will take a look at it.  And if it produces consistent, effective results then he may utilize it.  If it does not, then he won't.

Just keep in mind that in plastic surgery not everything great is new and not everything new is great.

-Stefanie-

2010 Haiti Earthquake

By now, most have heard that Haiti was struck by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010.  It was absolutely devastating to wake up to the news of that horrific disaster.  It was an unbelievable turn for the worse for an already impoverished country.  Below are the latest figures regarding the destruction in Haiti (courtesy of CNN.com):

THE TOLL

150,000: Latest estimate of the death toll, from the Haitian Health Ministry. The European Union and the Pan American Health Organization, which is coordinating the health-sector response, have estimated the quake killed 200,000 people.
194,000: Number of injured
134: Estimated number of people rescued by international search teams since the quake

THE EFFECT

9 million: Population of Haiti
3 million: Estimated number of people affected by the quake
1.5 million: Homeless people living on streets, including the thousands who lived in slums or makeshift homes prior to the quake
235,000: People who have left Port-au-Prince using free transportation provided by the government. The number who left by private means is undetermined.
At least 50: Aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 or higher that have hit Haiti since the January 12 quake

THE CHILDREN

300,000: Children younger than 2 who need nutritional support
90: Percentage of schools in Port-au-Prince that have been destroyed
497: Haitian orphans who have been evacuated

THE RESPONSE IN DOLLARS

$1.12 billion: International aid pledges
$783 million: Funds received as of Tuesday
$317 million: U.S. assistance as of Monday

THE RESPONSE IN MANPOWER

17,000: U.S. military personnel in and around Haiti
8 million: Meals the World Food Programme has delivered to nearly 400,000 people
300: Aid distribution sites that are up and running
130 to 150: Flights arriving every day at the single-runway Port-au-Prince airport with aid

EFFECT ON FOREIGNERS

12,000: U.N. workers in the country at the time of the quake
53: U.N. workers still missing
At least 82: U.N. workers confirmed dead
27: U.N. workers injured or hospitalized
11,500: Americans and family members who have been evacuated
4,800: Americans unaccounted for
60: Americans confirmed dead

I am sure many of you, like myself, want to help Haiti in anyway possible.  Below are a few links to which you can donate to the Haiti relief:

American Red Cross:  redcross.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS.  Or text "HAITI" to 90999 to make a $10 contribution

UNICEF:  unicefusa.org, 1-800-4UNICEF

Habitat for Humanity:  habitat.org, 1-800-422-4828

Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund:  Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush have united to raise funds for the Salvation Army, Mercy Corps, Red Cross, U.N. World Food Programme, and Partners in Health and InterAction.  clintonbushhaitifund.org.  Or text "QUAKE" to 20222 to donate $10

Remember that every penny donated is helping, so please do what you can to help a country in dire need.

-Stefanie-