01.28.2018 | Category, Cosmetic Surgery

As a plastic surgeon, knowing that the tissues we are handling have good blood flows (meaning viable and healthy) is extremely important.  We have been using clinical evaluation and examination to assess the blood flow at the hospital.  Now, there is a powerful technology available at California Hospital where I perform many of reconstructive procedures. I have been asking the hospital administration to get this system for a while, and it is finally available at the hospital since December 2017.  This newest system, SPY-PHI is only available at California Hospital Medical Center.  Only one in Los Angeles county!  With this handheld device, we can assess the viability of the tissues realtime, so that we can reduce the unexpected complications and avoid secondary procedures.  You can check the newest technology here.