10 episodes

I'm your host, Dr. Elizabeth Kerner. I hope you'll think of me as your sister, the plastic surgeon, who will tell you like it really is.

I have been in practice in Plano & Dallas, TX for over 30 years, and I am American Board of Plastic Surgery certified. During my career I have had the honor to serve over 13,000 patients.

Each episode will focus on one area of plastic surgery in depth, discussing the anatomy, the operative technique, risks, potential complications, and most importantly, who would be a good candidate and who would not be a good candidate.

Plain Talk About Plastic Surgery Dr. Elizabeth Kerner

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

I'm your host, Dr. Elizabeth Kerner. I hope you'll think of me as your sister, the plastic surgeon, who will tell you like it really is.

I have been in practice in Plano & Dallas, TX for over 30 years, and I am American Board of Plastic Surgery certified. During my career I have had the honor to serve over 13,000 patients.

Each episode will focus on one area of plastic surgery in depth, discussing the anatomy, the operative technique, risks, potential complications, and most importantly, who would be a good candidate and who would not be a good candidate.

    How Botox Works and What to Expect

    How Botox Works and What to Expect

    Thank you for joining me!  Today we're going to talk about Botox® Cosmetic.

    In this episode I'll explain what Botox is, the differences between Botox and other wrinkle-minimizing injectables like Dysport and Jeuveau, how Botox works to minimize wrinkles, how long the effect lasts, and what to expect when you receive Botox.

    We cover a lot of very interesting ground in this episode, and quickly answer many of the questions people have about Botox:


    What are the risks and complications of Botox?

    How long does Botox last, and how long after injection until you see results?

    How much Botox should you receive? Can you receive too much or too little, and what happens if you do?

    There are lots of Botox deals out there, so is it important to have your Botox injected by a cosmetic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and if so, why does it matter?

    Is getting Botox painful or pain-free?


    As a plastic surgeon with over 32 years of experience, I've addressed the questions and concerns of thousands of men and women, and I can tell you that everyone has questions when it comes to plastic surgery. That's why I made this episode about Botox!

    If you have any questions at all, please call the office or look on our website, https://drkerner.com.

    For other episodes, and upcoming episodes, you can go to my website https://drkerner.com/podcasts or you can subscribe to our newsletter to know when a new episode is available, and also find our episodes wherever you normally get your podcasts as well as on YouTube.

    Have a wonderful day, and don't forget to use your sunblock!

    • 13 min
    How Brow Lift Surgery Works and What to Expect

    How Brow Lift Surgery Works and What to Expect

    Thank you for joining me!  Today we're going to talk about brow lift surgery, also known as forehead lift surgery.

    In this episode I'll explain what brow lift surgery is, the differences between brow lift surgery for women and men, and the pros and cons of the various brow lift surgical techniques available today.

    We cover a lot of interesting ground in this episode, and answer many of the questions people have about brow lift surgery:

    What are the risks and complications of brow lift surgery?

    What is it about the anatomy of the forehead that makes brow lift surgery so complicated?

    Why are the surgical considerations for brow lifts different between women and men?

    What brow lift surgical techniques are available today and which are considered the best?

    Is there any pain involved and how long does it take to see the results?

    As a plastic surgeon with over 32 years of experience, I've addressed the questions and concerns of thousands of men and women, and I can tell you that everyone has questions when it comes to plastic surgery. That's why I made this episode about brow lifts!

    If you have any questions at all, please call the office or look on our website, https://drkerner.com.

    For other episodes, and upcoming episodes, you can go to my website https://drkerner.com/podcasts or you can subscribe to our newsletter to know when a new episode is available, and also find our episodes wherever you normally get your podcasts as well as on YouTube.

    Have a wonderful day, and don't forget to use your sunblock!

    • 14 min
    How Eyelid Lift Surgery Works and What to Expect

    How Eyelid Lift Surgery Works and What to Expect

    Thank you for joining me!  Today we're going to talk about upper eyelid surgery and lower eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty.

    In this episode I'll explain what blepharoplasty is, and how upper eyelid lift surgery and lower eyelid lift surgery work, how they're similar and how they are different.

    We cover a lot of interesting ground in this episode, and answer many of the questions people have about eyelid surgery:

    What are the risks and complications of eyelid surgery?

    What causes eyes to age so eyelid lift surgery is recommended?

    How is upper eyelid surgery different from lower eyelid surgery?

    Is there any pain involved and how long does it take to see the results?

    As a plastic surgeon with over 32 years of experience, I've addressed the questions and concerns of thousands of men and women, and I can tell you that everyone has questions when it comes to plastic surgery, and fillers are no exception. That's why I made this episode!

    If you have any questions at all, please call the office or look on our website, https://drkerner.com.

    For other episodes, and upcoming episodes, you can go to my website https://drkerner.com/podcasts or you can subscribe to our newsletter to know when a new episode is available, and also find our episodes wherever you normally get your podcasts as well as here on YouTube.

    Have a wonderful day, and don't forget to use your sunblock!

    • 17 min
    How Do Lip Fillers, Facial Fillers, and Cheek Fillers like Juvederm, Voluma, Vollure, Volbella and Sculptra Work?

    How Do Lip Fillers, Facial Fillers, and Cheek Fillers like Juvederm, Voluma, Vollure, Volbella and Sculptra Work?

    Thank you for joining me!  Today we're going to talk about lip fillers, facial fillers and cheek fillers like Juvederm, Voluma, Vollure, Volbella and Sculptra.  

    In this episode I'll explain what fillers are and how they work, what the various pros and cons of each filler are and when each is most appropriate, and then I will explain how I apply fillers and what one of my patients can expect when they come to me for fillers.

    We cover a lot of interesting ground in this episode, and answer many of the questions people have about fillers:

    What are the different types of fillers and what are the risks and complications? 

    How do permanent and semi-permanent fillers compare to absorbable fillers? 

    Why do doctors use more than one type of filler on the face, cheeks and lips and at different depths in the tissue? 

    Is there any pain involved and how long does it take to see the results?

    As a plastic surgeon with over 32 years of experience, I've addressed the questions and concerns of thousands of men and women, and I can tell you that everyone has questions when it comes to plastic surgery, and fillers are no exception. That's why I made this episode!

    If you have any questions at all, please call the office or look on our website, https://drkerner.com.

    For other episodes, and upcoming episodes, you can go to my website https://drkerner.com/podcasts or you can subscribe to our newsletter to know when a new episode is available, and also find our episodes wherever you normally get your podcasts as well as here on YouTube.

    Have a wonderful day, and don't forget to use your sunblock!

    • 17 min
    What Is Liposuction and How Does It Work?

    What Is Liposuction and How Does It Work?

    Thank you for joining me!  Today we're going to talk about liposuction.  In this episode I'll explain what liposuction is and how it came to be, what techniques exist for liposuction and their pros and cons, and then I will explain how I perform liposuction and what one of my patients can expect when they come to me for liposuction.  

    We cover a lot of interesting ground in this episode, and answer many of the questions people have about liposuction:  

    What is liposuction?   

    What are the different types of liposuction? 

    What are the risks and complications associated with liposuction? 

    What is ultrasonic liposuction?  

    What is power-assisted liposuction?  

    What should a patient undergoing liposuction expect to experience during the procedure?  

    How soon can you exercise after liposuction?  

    Who is the best candidate for liposuction, and who is not a good candidate for liposuction?  

    What is post-surgical recovery like after liposuction?  

    As a plastic surgeon with over 32 years of experience, I've addressed the questions and concerns of thousands of men and women, and I can tell you that everyone has questions when it comes to plastic surgery, and liposuction is no exception. That's why I made this episode!  

    If you have any questions at all, please call the office or look on our website, https://drkerner.com. I hope you enjoy this episode!  

    For other episodes, and upcoming episodes, you can go to my website https://drkerner.com/podcasts or you can subscribe to our newsletter to know when a new episode is available, and also find our episodes wherever you normally get your podcasts as well as here on YouTube.  

    Have a wonderful day, and don't forget to use your sunblock!

    • 19 min
    What Is Gynecomastia and How Does Male Breast Reduction Work?

    What Is Gynecomastia and How Does Male Breast Reduction Work?

    Thank you for joining me!

    Today we're going to talk about gynecomastia and mastopexy surgery.

    In this episode I'll explain what gynecomastia is and how it is caused, then I will explain surgical and non-surgical ways that gynecomastia can be corrected.

    We cover a lot of interesting ground in this episode, and answer many of the questions people have about gynecomastia:

    What is gynecomastia? What is adolescent gynecomastia, and does it differ from gynecomastia presented in the adult male?

    What people are most likely to develop gynecomastia?

    What is most likely to cause gynecomastia? Can certain diets or prescriptions cause gynecomastia?

    Is surgery the only solution for gynecomastia, or are there non-surgical remedies as well?

    Is there a relationship between gynecomastia and male breast cancer?

    Who is the best candidate for mastopexy surgery to correct gynecomastia?

    What is post-surgical recovery like after mastopexy?

    As a plastic surgeon with over 32 years of experience, I've addressed the questions and concerns of thousands of men and women, and I can tell you that everyone has questions when it comes to plastic surgery, and gynecomastia and mastopexy surgery is no exception. That's why I made this episode!

    If you have any questions at all, please call the office or look on our website, www.DrKerner.com. I hope you enjoy this episode.

    For other episodes, and upcoming episodes, you can go to my website www.DrKerner.com/podcasts or you can subscribe to our newsletter to know when a new episode is available, and also find our episodes on YouTube.

    Have a wonderful day, and don't forget to use your sunblock.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Tk67891234 ,

The perfect plastic surgery podcast

I love this series! Super informative and interesting, and a quick listen to learn the pros and cons of plastic surgery procedures I’ve been considering.

Top Podcasts In Health & Fitness