Dr. Mark Beaty and Dr. Manny Rodriguez
I was joined in studio by facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Mark Beaty, and I spoke with infectious disease physician, Dr. Manny Rodriguez about the Zika virus.
Dr. Mark Beaty specializes in elective aesthetic facial procedures to improve or reconstruct facial blemishes and flaws. Today we know there is more than simple vanity as reasons to consider improving the look of one’s face, particularly when you are a business professional.
Dr. Beaty shared information about recent studies that looked at individuals who underwent aesthetic procedures to address issues such as symmetry with regard to their earning over time. The study showed that business professionals in sales/leadership positions earned significantly more over time than counterparts who did not correct such issues.
We talked about some of the various ways Dr. Beaty is able to improve facial beauty, including some of the basic surgical procedures he performs, such as lifts and tucks, reconstruction of the nose, etc. He draws upon years of experience and refinement of his technique to offer what he calls, ProLIFT, allowing optimal aesthetic result with less recovery time.
He also discussed a number of innovative non-surgical procedures he is able to offer that hasten return to work with short recovery, minimal bruising or external thermal wounds. His CoolSculpting program creates the best value for non-surgical fat reduction through the use of a special device that is able to kill adipose cells, while protecting other tissues in the trouble spot.
He also explained the new Profound skin tightening procedure for non-surgical improvement of loose, saggy skin. Dr. Beaty is pleased to now have an office located in Midtown Atlanta to increase convenience for his in-town patients.
We’ve heard much about the Zika virus in the news lately, as several persons in the US have been found to be carrying the disease upon returning to the US (typically from Brazil). The virus has caused alarm due to the fact that it has recently been attributed as the cause for microcephaly in infants delivered to mothers who were infected during pregnancy.
Infectious disease physician, Dr. Manny Rodriguez took time to sit down and share some information about the virus for our listeners. In many ways, the zika viral infection is relatively benign, according to Dr. Rodriguez, with only a small number of persons exhibiting symptoms that alert them to the fact that they were exposed to the virus.
We talked about the symptoms that are most commonly seen when symptoms manifest, how the infection is diagnosed, what to expect should one become infected, along with some useful information on how to avoid the infection to begin with.
As we approach the Olympic games that will be held in Brazil, I’m sure we will continue to focus on this issue. I’m pleased to share some information straight from the expert for our listeners!
Dr. Mark Beaty of Beaty Facial Plastic Surgery
- Doctorate in Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
- Residency, University of Iowa Department of Otolaryngology
- Fellowship, Facial Plastic Surgery, Emory-Affiliated Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery
- Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology
- Recipient, Sir Harold Delf Gilles award for research evaluating effects of rhinoplasty techniques on nasal architecture
Dr. Manny Rodriguez, DO, Infectious Disease Services of Georgia
- Doctor of Osteopathy, Nova Southeastern University
- Master of Public Health, Nova Southeastern University
- Residency, University of South Alabama
- Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, The George Washington University
- Board Certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine