Hi, I had my upper lip injected with hyaluronic acid filler a month and a half ago. That was not the first time I had the procedure done. And I always get only upper lip injected, my lower lip is naturally very big. This time I asked for filler to be injected with a cannula, in order to minimize…
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About Robert T. Buchanan, MD
Twenty one years on the faculty of the University of Oklahoma
In first group of surgeons taught liposuction in US by European Innovators, took back to University to study the physiologic effects.
Past President of the American Association for Hand Surgery
Developed or modified multiple reconstructive and cosmetic procedures.
Education & Training
Private Practice and clinical Faculty, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1992-1999
Full Professor of Plastic Surgery, teaching future surgeons and caring for patients, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1978-1992
Plastic Surgery Residency – Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1976-1978
General Surgery Residency – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1972-1976
US Navy, Field Surgical Officer, Vietnam and Jacksonville, FL 1970-72
Straight Surgical Internship – Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX, 1969-70
M.D. Degree – Medical College of Georgia, 1969
Undergraduate – Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1962-1965 (Entered Medical School at the completion of third year).
How soon after lip injections can you switch to a different brand? I recently received Juvederm lip injections but want to switch to a different HA filler. Is there a time frame I should wait before getting a different filler?
My one eyebrow is lower than the other which causes my one eyelid to droop. Should I go for Botox or fillers to lift my brow? I am 37 years old. Thanks
Can a mini facelift be done under local anesthesia?
American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), 1980
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, 1990 (1st year offered), recertified 2000 & 2010
American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)
North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons (NCSPS)
Team Captain, American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Susan G. Komen Foundation, Advisory Board, 1995-1999
American Cancer Society, Oklahoma City Chapter, Chairman of the Board, 1995-1997
Fine Arts Institute, Board of Directors, 1991-1993
Edmond Educational Endowment