Can Your Mouth Make You Look Older?

Tuesday, September 3 2019 1:09 PM
Categorized In Lips
By Dr. Bethany J. King Can the appearance of your mouth make you look older? You’d better believe it can. Your lips and the perioral tissues (“peri” means “around” and oral refers to the mouth) age just like the rest of your face. There are different units within this area and each ages in a different way. Below, I will explain each.   The Lips: (aka, “red lip” because it has more visible blood flow) When I am referring to … Read Article

Split Ear Lobe Repair

Wednesday, August 14 2019 3:03 PM
Categorized In Plastic Surgery
By Dr. Bethany J. King Most women feel pretty and “completed” when they have their earrings on. But, sometimes fragile ear lobe tissue cannot withstand the weight of the jewelry.  The continued weight of the earring can cause the piercing hole to stretch. When it’s stretched, the hole begins to look more like a slit and earring studs will tip down.  Eventually, the earlobe can split in half if it’s not addressed early enough.  If a … Read Article

What Can You Achieve with Lip Augmentation?

Friday, July 26 2019 11:27 AM
Categorized In Plastic Surgery
By Dr. Bethany J. King Most people are not born with perfect lips. Lips come in a range from paper thin to so puffy that they look too big. The “perfect” lip is in between, and on the side of puffier than not. So, if you get material injected into your lips, it will make the lips look bigger, no doubt about it. However, most patients and most surgeons want a better result than just “bigger”. If “a lot bigger” is all you care about, the … Read Article

An Incredible Journey: Weight Loss and Surgery

Wednesday, September 6 2017 2:46 PM
Categorized In Patient Feature
“I never in a million years thought I would step outside in a tank top, now I regularly do… And now, I’ve lost 247 pounds.” Jana, a patient at Kansas Surgical Arts, has practically turned into family at our practice. It began when she was 410 pounds and she knew she needed to make a lifestyle change, after a yearlong weight loss journey, losing 220 pounds, she started searching to remove her excess skin. Near the beginning of her search for a co… Read Article

Brand New Legs, Broad New Outlook

Friday, June 2 2017 12:46 PM
Categorized In Patient Feature
“After treatment, one day I woke up and started moving around and I thought… I am not hurting, I’m not in pain anymore!” For years, Nicole’s legs would ache and hurt by evening. She would go through shoes at various comfort levels and nothing would help. At the end of the day, after coming home from work, she would either add heat or ice to her tired and heavy legs or keep them elevated. In the middle of the night, she would even wake up fro… Read Article

New Legs, New Cowboy Boots

Thursday, March 9 2017 2:47 PM
Categorized In Patient Feature
“It went from a little better, to a lot better, to being extremely thrilled and excited about how I felt!” About 10 to 12 years ago, Myron started noticing discoloration in his lower legs. Through all of his doctor appointments, no one seemed to catch that he had any vein issues. Some thought it was just typical aging signs. Late last year, Myron would discover Kansas Surgical Arts from his primary care physician. Which would be the start of his journey to feeli… Read Article

A Life Changing Procedure

Wednesday, November 30 2016 11:13 AM
Categorized In Patient Feature
For several years, Sue had discomfort in her back and legs. Recently, she was barely able to walk while she was on vacation. Her husband said that no further traveling was to be done until her ability to walk was corrected.   After a few standard doctor visits, Sue saw the Kansas Surgical Arts ad in the Wichita Eagle and called to learn more about the practice. Sue was searching for answers and wanted her options completely laid out. She was pleased with each visit, D… Read Article

The Benefits of Botox and Injectables

Wednesday, October 5 2016 9:15 AM
Categorized In Botox
Written by: Erica Hickerson, PA Botox and its cousin products have been used for many years as an incredible cosmetic tool. We understand after injection of this medication that it inhibits muscular movement in the injected area. Hence, unwanted lines and wrinkles can be easily diminished. These products were approved for FDA use cosmetically in 2002 for the lines between the eyebrows. Botox brand name (marketed by Allergan) has become a household name with patients as we… Read Article

Bob's Journey

Tuesday, August 16 2016 9:45 AM
Categorized In Patient Feature
Bob's Journey "The swelling was getting to the point I could not wear shoes at times, but now - wow – legs!" Prior to walking into Kansas Surgical Arts for his appointment with Dr. Oberhelman, Bob (who was recently retired from the military) had seen 20 doctors and specialists in two different states about his swollen legs and ankles. This included three Family Practice doctors, two Orthopedic, three Internal Medicine, five Urologists, one Colon and Rectal, two Car… Read Article

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