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Behind the Double Doors: The Houston Plastic Surgery Podcast

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Go beyond the doors of the operating room to learn about plastic surgery and non-surgical medical aesthetics with Houston board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu. Over the course of his plastic surgery career, Dr. Basu has performed over 16,000 cosmetic procedures. He advocates for his patients as a national leader in cosmetic surgery and patient safety. He is also an internationally-recognized speaker with over 80 presentations and publications under his belt. Most recently, he published Cosmetic Breast Surgery, a seminal textbook on contemporary aesthetic breast surgical techniques. Originally from the Northeast, Dr. Basu likes to say he “got to Texas as fast as he could.” He fell in love with the area while completing his plastic surgery fellowship at the prestigious Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center. Hospitality is very important to Dr. Basu, and it is a cornerstone of the Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery’s patient care philosophy. The team, hand-picked by Dr. Basu, strives to exceed patient expectations while ensuring optimal safety and comfort.

Go beyond the doors of the operating room to learn about plastic surgery and non-surgical medical aesthetics with Houston board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu. Over the course of his plastic surgery career, Dr. Basu has performed over 16,000 cosmetic procedures. He advocates for his patients as a national leader in cosmetic surgery and patient safety. He is also an internationally-recognized speaker with over 80 presentations and publications under his belt. Most recently, he published Cosmetic Breast Surgery, a seminal textbook on contemporary aesthetic breast surgical techniques. Originally from the Northeast, Dr. Basu likes to say he “got to Texas as fast as he could.” He fell in love with the area while completing his plastic surgery fellowship at the prestigious Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center. Hospitality is very important to Dr. Basu, and it is a cornerstone of the Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery’s patient care philosophy. The team, hand-picked by Dr. Basu, strives to exceed patient expectations while ensuring optimal safety and comfort.

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Go beyond the doors of the operating room to learn about plastic surgery and non-surgical medical aesthetics with Houston board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu. Over the course of his plastic surgery career, Dr. Basu has performed over 16,000 cosmetic procedures. He advocates for his patients as a national leader in cosmetic surgery and patient safety. He is also an internationally-recognized speaker with over 80 presentations and publications under his belt. Most recently, he published Cosmetic Breast Surgery, a seminal textbook on contemporary aesthetic breast surgical techniques. Originally from the Northeast, Dr. Basu likes to say he “got to Texas as fast as he could.” He fell in love with the area while completing his plastic surgery fellowship at the prestigious Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center. Hospitality is very important to Dr. Basu, and it is a cornerstone of the Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery’s patient care philosophy. The team, hand-picked by Dr. Basu, strives to exceed patient expectations while ensuring optimal safety and comfort.

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@drbobbasu

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English


Episodes

Internal Bra Technique for Breast Augmentation

2/24/2022
It’s disappointing when you’ve had breast augmentation and the results don’t last as long as you had hoped. Weakened breast tissue is often the cause, and factors like having children, losing weight, or even genetics play a huge role. The Internal Bra Technique is the answer, and can give you back the look you desire. With 17 years of expertise in complex breast surgery, Dr. Basu shares why GalaFLEX has become a trusted game changer in his operating room. Hear how the Internal Bra Technique...

Duration:00:15:07

How Charisse Lost 192 Lbs & Got Epic Body Lift Results

12/22/2021
After a lifetime trapped in her body, Charisse changed her relationship with food and lost 192 pounds. Left with painful loose skin, she researched plastic surgeons with body lift experience in Houston and reached out to Dr. Basu for help. Over 300 pounds at her heaviest, Charisse recalls the moment on a cruise ship that pushed her to change her life. As her body grew smaller, the extra skin became an uncomfortable daily reminder of the person she left behind. With Dr. Basu’s help, Charisse...

Duration:00:17:46

Brazilian Butt Lift

10/26/2021
The Brazilian Butt Lift is a wildly popular booty-enhancing fat transfer procedure with a bit of a crazy reputation, thanks to social media and recent headlines like the New York Times article titled “Why is a Brazilian Butt Lift Dangerous?” On this episode of Behind the Double Doors, Dr. Basu covers how the BBL should be safely performed to prevent life-threatening complications, explains how the procedure should go, and what to expect during recovery. Links * The New York Times, Why is a...

Duration:00:20:37

Lip Injections

10/12/2021
Master aesthetic injector Denae Murphy, RN, BSN, shares her secrets for creating natural, beautiful lips and lets us in on how to get unbeatable pricing on lip filler treatments with loyalty programs like Alle, Aspire, and the B. Exclusive VIP program. Denae and Dr. Basu discuss how they keep the lip injection procedure pain free, what side effects to watch out for, and what to do (or not do) before your lip augmentation appointment. Get Denae’s take on the controversial Instagram trends...

Duration:00:13:57

Meet Madison Nieberlein, PA-C

9/29/2021
Madison Nieberlein, PA-C has a multifaceted skill set that is put to excellent use across all of Basu Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, from the operating room where she assists Dr. Basu in surgery, in clinic where she helps patients in those critical moments before and after surgery, or in the medical spa where you might find her doing injectables like Botox and Restylane. Madison draws on her experience as an elite collegiate athlete and her recent medical mission to Guatemala to be warm and...

Duration:00:11:33

Meet Denae Murphy, RN, BSN, Certified Master Injector

9/22/2021
Denae Murphy, RN, BSN, is a Certified Master Injector with 14+ years of experience. Denae is a native Houstonian who grew up in Cypress, attended the University of Texas, and graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Early in her career, she was drawn to aesthetics and discovered that her critical eye and nursing skills were a winning combination. As part of her training to become a Certified Master Injector, Denae completed advanced courses in Botox and...

Duration:00:07:17

Body Contouring with Liposuction

9/2/2021
Liposuction is the most popular way to reduce localized fat and contour the body to help give you a slimmer, curvier, or more balanced look. While it’s not exactly magic, experience does matter and on this episode you’ll hear how Dr. Basu’s approach to sculpting the body blends both science and artistry to enhance contour and shadow lines of both the female and male forms. See liposuction before and after photos (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/gallery/?proc=liposuction) Learn more about...

Duration:00:12:32

Face and Neck Lift

8/17/2021
Billions of hours on Zoom led many people to wonder when their lower face and neck started looking so tired. Formerly known as “turkey neck,” the new name is “Zoom neck” and the good news is it can be treated with a range of minimally invasive and surgical techniques. Dr. Basu explains what causes the neck to fall in the first place and describes how the eyes, face, and neck are inextricably linked. Listen in to find out what’s on the menu at Basu Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery to restore a...

Duration:00:23:18

Body Lift Following Massive Weight Loss

7/27/2021
After losing 115 lbs. over 5 years, Kayla asks Dr. Basu what she can expect from circumferential body lift surgery and if it’s the right time to move forward with plastic surgery after weight loss (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/plastic-surgery/body/plastic-surgery-after-weight-loss/). For anyone who has lost a significant amount of weight either by diet or bariatric surgery, completing the journey with plastic surgery to reveal the hidden curves beneath is highly rewarding. Dr. Basu...

Duration:00:33:27

Breast Implants vs. Fat Transfer: Which is right for me?

6/29/2021
Fat transfer is an alternative to breast implants that deliver beautiful results for some patients. Find out who’s right for this procedure, what the limitations are, and what you can expect from fat grafting for the purpose of breast enhancement without implants. Dr. Basu explains how much fat can be transferred and from what part of the body, along with how much of that fat survives and what happens if you gain or lose weight after surgery. Read more about fat transfer for breast...

Duration:00:13:39

Is Anesthesia Dangerous?

6/15/2021
Anesthesiologist Dr. Mary Ellen Firat answers all the questions you didn’t know you had about anesthesia before plastic surgery, most importantly “will I wake up?” Spoiler alert, yes you will! With many years of experience doing anesthesia and ten years dedicated just to Dr. Basu’s patients, Dr. Firat’s unique approach to preventing pain, nausea, and vomiting will put your mind at ease for the day of surgery. Read more about Mary Ellen Firat, MD...

Duration:00:18:29

Breast Reduction and Lift

5/25/2021
Whether you’re 17 or 70, it can be miserable to have heavy or sagging breasts that spill out of your clothes and cause back pain. Dr. Basu covers the differences between good and not-so-good breast volume and explains his technique for keeping the good volume to create new, natural results without the use of breast implants. Read more about Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/about-us/meet-dr-basu/) See before and after photos...

Duration:00:10:34

I Don't Hate My Breasts Anymore - Brittany Banks from 90 Day Fiance

5/11/2021
Brittany Banks opens up about her recent breast implant revision surgery with Dr. Basu and takes us through her past surgery experiences, from her struggle with breasts that were too big for her body in high school through the unwanted changes caused by her 70 lb. weight loss and what drove her to finally undergo a 3rd surgery to get the breasts she always wanted. Brittany’s honest (and funny) conversation with Dr. Basu is an important story about the dangers of using Instagram or TikTok to...

Duration:00:18:56

Which Tummy Tuck is Right For Me?

5/4/2021
A mom of twins from Katy, Texas asks about the differences between a regular tummy tuck, a “mini” tummy tuck, and an extended tummy tuck. Dr. Basu explains who’s the best candidate for each procedure, shares how the incisions are hidden and how he keeps the belly button looking cute. Hear more about how a tummy tuck can fix old C-section scars, tighten the abdominal muscles, get rid of a muffin top, and eliminate loose skin. Read more about tummy tuck surgery...

Duration:00:07:28

Breast Augmentation

4/20/2021
Thinking about getting breast implants? Hear the time-tested 3-step process for picking the perfect breast implant size, why Instagram is the place to find the best your breast augmentation “wish pics, ” and the advice we give for speedy recovery. Get the answers to the most common questions we hear at consultation, including: Above or below the muscle? What’s so special about today’s silicone implants (the “gummy bear”) Where incisions are hidden and how scars are minimized Risks and things...

Duration:00:30:32

Mommy Makeover

4/13/2021
Felicia from Sugar Land asks Dr. Basu how soon she can have a mommy makeover after having kids and if it’s safe to combine procedures like tummy tuck, breast lift, or brazilian butt lift. Dr. Basu covers the most common questions women have about the mommy makeover including recovery, incisions, c-section scars, non-surgical alternatives, costs, and traveling to Houston for surgery. Read more about mommy makeover (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/plastic-surgery/breast/mommy-makeover/) See...

Duration:00:15:10

Breast Implant Revision or Replacement

3/16/2021
Breast implants need a “redo” most commonly because of volume loss from having kids, aging or weight loss, old implants, or health related concerns. Dr. Basu shares all the different ways breast implant revision can be accomplished, including implant removal, replacement, with a breast lift, with fat transfer, or with the advanced internal bra technique. Read more about breast implant revision (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/plastic-surgery/breast/breast-implant-revision/) See breast...

Duration:00:16:26

Plus Size Tummy Tuck

3/8/2021
With tummy tuck surgery, there’s no one size fits all. Many women are surprised to find out that they’re eligible even with a higher BMI. Dr. Basu takes us behind the double doors to answer the most important questions, including how much weight you can expect to be taken off, when it’s possible for liposuction or BBL to be combined, and the typical costs of the plus size tummy tuck (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/plastic-surgery/body/plus-size-tummy-tuck/) procedure. Take a screen shot...

Duration:00:16:44

Meet Dr. Bob Basu

3/8/2021
Meet Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu and go behind the double doors to hear about the unique Northwest Houston destination he designed for plastic surgery, non-surgical aesthetics, and wellness in Towne Lake, Cypress. To learn more about Dr. Basu, visit the Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery (https://www.basuplasticsurgery.com/about-us/meet-dr-basu/) website. Take a screen shot of this or any podcast episode with your phone and show it at your consultation or appointment to receive $50...

Duration:00:06:46