One of the most common operations performed for the treatment of breast cancer is a complete mastectomy, which involves removal of all of the breast tissue.  Mastectomy approaches have evolved over time and many women are now able to safely have nipple-sparing mastectomies in the hands of well-trained breast surgeons.  When combined with immediat
  Dr. Peled was featured in comments on a new article explaining ways to reduce or eliminate your belly fat.  Please read the full article below or click here for the original. To remove significant amounts of fat, liposuction remains the safest, most effective treatment.Abdominoplasty and panniculectomy are surgical procedure that flatten the stom
  Dr. Ziv M. Peled, M.D. was recently a lecturer, injector and surgical trainer at the largest plastic surgery meeting in the world. Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2016, held in Los Angeles, CA in September and sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the premier meeting for plastic surgeons globally. Dr. Peled gave four talks in two s
    I recently read a comment from a patient asking a very interesting question - “What is the difference between occipital neuralgia (ON) and cervicogenic headaches (CH)?” Unfortunately the answer to this question is not a straightforward one. It has been postulated that pain in the head/neck region can be referred from problems in the bony or sof
I was recently asked an interesting question: “If you have bad posture and have a decompression procedure, won’t the results eventually diminish as the bad posture would re-injure the nerves?” There was actually a recent, non-scientific article in a different publication (
  I was recently asked why some people require more than one operation to obtain optimal relief.  As usual, the answer has many components to it so I will try to delineate some of these issues below.  Let me preface these remarks by stating that what I write below is my opinion only and how I approach patients, but should not be considered dogma. 
Peled Plastic Surgery is proud to announce our affiliation with Forest Spa Boutique!  Bianca de Jong, Forest Spa Boutique’s owner and senior esthetician will be in our office to provide facial therapy and hair removal services to our patients by appointment.  Bianca’s esthetic work has been featured in a 2014 issue of Caviar Affair Magazine, an int
Ziv Peled, MD has been invited to be a Panelist at ‘Plastic Surgery 2015’ in Boston, Massachusetts on October 17 – 20, 2015 held by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).  This meeting is the largest and most prominent plastic surgical meeting internationally.  This panel is sponsored by ASPS and held in cooperation with the Plastic Surge
Does your pain come from muscle or nerve pain?
The title of this post is really the $60,000 question. I have posted many times in the past about how Occipital Neuralgia can be caused by compression from spastic neck muscles, compression by tight connective tissue (i.e. fascia) and/or compression from surrounding blood vessels. Many of the patients I see have had headaches ever since they can re