Dr. Michele Manahan, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • plastic & reconstructive surgery

Affiliation:

  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most head lice found in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study cautions.

    Head lice infestation is a major public-health issue, the research...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eyelid surgery and facelifts are up. So are butt augmentations and neck lifts, according to new figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that show a steady increase in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures in the United States....Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More breast cancer patients are choosing reconstructive breast surgery, although where women live might influence whether they opt for it, new research shows.

    "These data suggest that while a hearteningly increasing proportion of women are receiv...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists might be able to offer "hair-challenged" males a new glimmer of hope when it comes to reversing baldness.

    Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania say they've gotten closer to being able to use stem cells to treat thinning hair ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Flammable over-the-counter wart removers have started fires, injuring at least 10 people in recent years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

    Since 2009, the FDA has received 14 reports about some "cryogenic" wart removers that "freeze" ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The blood vessels in face transplant patients reorganize themselves after the procedure, researchers report.

    During a full face transplant, the recipient's major arteries and veins are connected to those in the donor face to ensure healthy circu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Oct 11 (HealthDay News) -- Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez have put ample backsides on some women's wish lists. And what nature forgot, plastic surgeons can provide with a buttocks augmentation.

    Now, a small, preliminary Brazilian study finds that most women who have th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer patients who've had breast reconstruction after mastectomy also undergo cosmetic surgery in an effort to further boost their self-image and self-esteem, according to a new study.

    Researchers looked at 1,214 women who had breast reco...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Face transplants -- some with remarkable results -- are increasingly becoming an option for people with devastating burns and other severe facial injuries. A new study finds that measuring five specific facial landmarks before the surgery may help better matc

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Women who got breast implants said the surgery spiced up their sex lives, a small, preliminary study found.

    The Brazilian researchers found that women experienced a significant boost to their arousal and sexual satisfaction following the procedure. Ho...Full Article

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  • Michele Manahan, MD

    When considering breast augmentation, there are several options for incision placement. The most common site is the natural fold underneath the breast, termed the "inframammary fold". The incision generally is hidden except in women who had small breasts before surgery, or when lying down (such as

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  • Michele Manahan, MD

    When considering breast augmentation, there are several options for incision placement. The most common site is the natural fold underneath the breast, termed the "inframammary fold". The incision generally is hidden except in women who had small breasts before surgery, or when lying down (such as

    ...Read More
  • Michele Manahan, MD
    Breast augmentation (using implants to make them bigger) and breast reduction (removing breast tissue to make them smaller) have opposite goals in terms of changing the size of the breasts. Breast reduction leaves some breast tissue behind and this is shaped and molded into the new breast form which should...Read More
  • Michele Manahan, MD
    When performed by board certified plastic surgeons specializing in breast surgery, breast reduction is a tried-and-true method of reshaping the breasts. There are many different ways to reduce the breasts, though the "Wise" pattern technique is the most common. Here, a keyhole-shaped incision pattern...Read More