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Dr. George F. Speace, MD

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. George F Speace MD is a top Plastic Surgeon in Wilkes Barre, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. George F Speace MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. George F Speace MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. George F Speace MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Wilkes Barre, PA, Dr. George F Speace MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
47 years Experience
Dr. George F. Speace, MD
  • Wilkes Barre, PA
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Accepting new patients

Can plastic surgery change the entire shape of my nose?

Rhinoplasty can correct traumatic deformities of the nose. Of course it depends upon how long you have had the nasal deformities as the longer the deformities have been allowed READ MORE
Rhinoplasty can correct traumatic deformities of the nose. Of course it depends upon how long you have had the nasal deformities as the longer the deformities have been allowed to heal in abnormal positions. They can always be improved greatly but 100% satisfaction is in the eye of the beholder.

How do I know if I have a deviated septum? Will I need surgery?

You can generally tell if the lower 2/3 of the nose is deviated to one side. One sided breathing difficulties is another clue. Often you can feel, and sometimes see, the lower READ MORE
You can generally tell if the lower 2/3 of the nose is deviated to one side. One sided breathing difficulties is another clue. Often you can feel, and sometimes see, the lower part of the septum sticking to one side in either nasal passageway.

Are there extra risks for a diabetic?

Diabetes is a relative risk and it depends upon if your diabetes is Type I or Type II. Type I being more of a risk than Type II

What can I do to get rid of my stretch marks and excess skin?

It depends upon the thickness or quality and age of the skin. If the weight has been lost slowly the skin has time to contract. Thicker or younger skin which have no stretch marks READ MORE
It depends upon the thickness or quality and age of the skin. If the weight has been lost slowly the skin has time to contract. Thicker or younger skin which have no stretch marks have a better chance of “tightening” or contracting. That being said, in most cases when a large amount of weight has been lost, the skin envelope is usually stretched and thinner and will need excision. Only an examination or at least a picture can tell you for sure what needs to be done. But in most cases body contouring surgery is necessary when 100 pounds has been lost. I applaud your discipline and tenacity in losing that amount of weight. Bravo!

Can plastic surgery remove birthmarks?

The short answer is YES! However after a small biopsy to prove the birthmark is benign there are other options such as some lasers can lighten or in many cases eliminate the benign READ MORE
The short answer is YES! However after a small biopsy to prove the birthmark is benign there are other options such as some lasers can lighten or in many cases eliminate the benign pigmentation and one can avoid surgery.

What is the treatment for wrinkles?

As one ages the wrinkles of expression generally seem to get worse for a myriad of reasons. Short of remaining expressionless to prevent the wrinkles the only treatment on the READ MORE
As one ages the wrinkles of expression generally seem to get worse for a myriad of reasons. Short of remaining expressionless to prevent the wrinkles the only treatment on the market to soften the wrinkles would be one of the Botulinem toxin products (Botox, or similar preparations). These appear to make the wrinkles less severe.

Is it possible to treat male pattern baldness?

Supplements, topical solutions, Platelet rich plasma injections, LED light applications and hair transplants are all accepted solutions to progressive baldness both for men and READ MORE
Supplements, topical solutions, Platelet rich plasma injections, LED light applications and hair transplants are all accepted solutions to progressive baldness both for men and women. The degree of balding or hair density loss

What should I do to prevent an infection after plastic surgery?

You should follow the pre operative directions of your surgeon.