Beauty and the Surgeon

Beauty and the Surgeon
Educational and empowering podcast about cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine

Nutritional Therapy Conference 2020
Mar 15 • 90 min
Amy just returned from the 2020 Nutritional Therapy Conference and she’s going to tell you all about it! Amy and Dr. Martin talk about this year’s presenters and presentations reporting on the latest in nutrition and wellness from experts around…
Body Lift
Mar 1 • 27 min
A body lift is one of the most transformational surgeries a person can have done. Massive weight loss from a new lifestyle or bariatric surgery is life changing but it leaves behind loose skin on many parts of the body. A body lift is a procedure that…
Recovery 2.0
Feb 15 • 36 min
Recovering from surgery can be a long and uncomfortable process but did you know there are things you can do to make your recovery easier? Dr. Martin and Amy have so much good advice about recovery that we had to do another episode on the subject. Do…
Let’s Talk About Fat!
Feb 1 • 36 min
Diet, weight loss, liposuction–we’re in a constant battle trying to lose excess fat. But did you know fat is an organ and is more important than you might think? When you remove fat with liposuction, where does it go? Can it grow back? Does it…
Gynecomastia 2.0
Jan 15 • 43 min
Male breast enlargement is more common than you might think. It can have many different causes and can happen at any time throughout a man’s life. It’s called Gynecomastia and it’s the most common problem men fix with cosmetic surgery. Jason and…
Top 5 Moments of 2019
Jan 1 • 40 min
Happy New Year! We covered a lot of topics on the podcast this past year. Everything from breast cancer and longevity to celebrity siblings and turmeric root. It’s time for Jason and Amy to pick their top 5 Beauty and the Surgeon Podcast moments…
Goal Setting
Dec 15, 2019 • 39 min
It’s almost the new year and you’re probably thinking about your New Year’s resolutions for 2020. Are the changes you want to make in your life realistic? Are they obtainable? Dr. Martin and Amy have some tips on setting goals and how to accomplish them.
Mastopexy or Breast Lift
Dec 1, 2019 • 31 min
Did you know that breast lift procedures increased 70% since 2000, outpacing breast implants 2-1? Lifting sagging breasts can improve quality of life and increase comfort. Amy and Dr. Martin discuss this increasingly popular surgery, how it’s done,…
Steve Shaw Returns
Nov 15, 2019 • 48 min
Friend of the show Steve Shaw returns to inspire us! What’s he been up to? Running, running, and more running! He tells us about the documentary he’s working on, 96 Hours, that follows Steve and his wife (two novice runners) as they attempt to…
Breast Reduction
Nov 1, 2019 • 40 min
Kyphosis, breast pain, back and neck pain can all be caused by disproportionately large breasts. One of the few cosmetic surgeries that is sometimes covered by insurance, a breast reduction can dramatically improve a person’s quality of life. Dr….
Oct 15, 2019 • 36 min
Every scar tells a story. Why do we scar? How do you minimize scarring? Every wound scars, it’s just how our bodies work, but some scars can be more noticeable than others and can even be painful and intrusive. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss the science…
When Experts Need Experts
Oct 1, 2019 • 28 min
What happens when a surgeon needs surgery? It’s important to understand that being an expert on one subject doesn’t make a person an expert on other subjects, no matter how smart they are. It’s important to find an expert to help you with…
Trauma Call
Sep 16, 2019 • 42 min
Dr. Jason Martin is a talented and successful plastic surgeon, but did you know he’s also a trauma surgeon? When someone has a tragic accident and suffers trauma to their face, Dr. Martin comes to the rescue. In this episode Dr. Martin and Amy talk…
Inside the Operating Room
Sep 1, 2019 • 28 min
What’s going on in the operating room while you’re under anesthesia for cosmetic or plastic surgery? Is it like the movies and TV? What kind of music does the surgical team like to listen to? Dr. Martin and Amy talk about life in the OR and the…
Breast Implant Recall
Aug 15, 2019 • 46 min
In July 2019 the FDA asked Allergan to voluntarily recall BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to uncommon incidence of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Dr. Martin and Amy dive into what we know…
More Stuff We’re Into
Aug 1, 2019 • 52 min
We’ve got a whole new bag of stuff we’re into! From books and hobbies to workouts and nutrition learn about a few of our favorite things at the Beauty and the Surgeon podcast.
Recovery Expectations
Jul 15, 2019 • 48 min
How long does it take to recover from plastic surgery? Recovery is different for everyone and every procedure has different recovery times and challenges associated with it. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss recovering from facelifts, breast implants, and…
What Makes a Face Beautiful?
Jul 1, 2019 • 52 min
How is physical beauty measured? Where do our instincts for what’s beautiful come from? The Golden Rule is commonly referenced when measuring beauty but there are many facial variations that break the Golden Rule that are commonly referred to as…
Brow Lift
Jun 15, 2019 • 34 min
Spending a lot on Botox? It might be time for a brow lift. Also known as a forehead lift or forehead rejuvenation, this quick in-office procedure reduces wrinkles and gives the eyes a more youthful look. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss a few different…
Thighplasty or Leg Lift
Jun 1, 2019 • 43 min
Loose skin on the inner thighs can be restrictive and uncomfortable. A leg lift or thighplasty can be a great option for removing leftover loose skin after significant weight loss. Dr. Martin and Amy talk about who’s a candidate, the complex…
Face & Neck Lift
May 15, 2019 • 52 min
Did you know a facelift and a necklift usually go hand in hand? Wrinkles and loose skin caused by aging happen on the face and neck simultaneously. Fixing one and not the other can take away from a natural look. Dr. Martin and Amy go into detail about…
Surgery for Men
May 1, 2019 • 31 min
Men care about how they look too! Loose skin after weight loss? Love handles that won’t go away no matter how much you diet and exercise? There are solutions for these problems that can change your life. Men only account for 11% of plastic surgery…
Apr 15, 2019 • 74 min
How can you live a longer, healthier life? Lifestyle, diet and genetics all play a part in how long we live but there’s a lot we still don’t know. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss the science of aging and some recent studies that show some important…
Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery
Apr 1, 2019 • 66 min
Most patients who undergo a mastectomy have options to consider surrounding breast reconstruction. What new technologies and procedures are available today? Dr. Martin and Amy help analyze the benefits and risks of breast reconstruction surgery….
Mar 15, 2019 • 37 min
Small, but Mighty! Dr. Martin reviews AccuTite, a new technology that uses Radio-Frequency Assisted Lipolysis (RFAL) to reduce fat and tighten skin in very small areas on the face and body. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss how this safe, in-office procedure…
Arm Lift or Brachioplasty
Mar 1, 2019 • 47 min
Loose skin and fat on the arms can be both aesthetically and functionally problematic. Aging and weight loss can cause the upper arm skin to lose elasticity resulting in the loss of the arm’s contour. No amount of exercise can tighten that skin back…
Breast Implant Selection
Feb 15, 2019 • 70 min
How do you choose the right breast implant for your body and lifestyle? What size and shape? What brand? What should it be made out of? The answer is different for everyone because each person is unique. Fortunately Dr. Martin and Amy answer the…
Breast Implant Controversies
Feb 1, 2019 • 63 min
Breast Implant Associated ALCL, implant failure and capsular contracture are serious concerns when considering breast implants. How common are complications from breast surgery and what are the precautions surgeons take to minimize the risks? Dr….
Research We’re Into
Jan 15, 2019 • 43 min
Can coffee slow the aging process? Can mindfulness help you lose weight? The headlines say they do but often medical news stories can be misleading. Dr Martin and Amy take a deep dive into some recent studies and translate what the research actually says.
Jan 1, 2019 • 32 min
Happy New Year! We kick off 2019 by inspiring and motivating you to transform something about yourself. Improving your health and appearance can also improve your personal relationships by increasing your self-confidence. In this episode, find out how…
Top 5 Moments of 2018
Dec 15, 2018 • 53 min
2018 was a great year for the Beauty and the Surgeon Podcast! We covered a variety of topics ranging from migraine surgery and tummy tucks to weight loss and staying motivated. We also had incredible guests who shared their amazing stories and…
Supplementation Around Surgery
Dec 2, 2018 • 50 min
Taking nutritional supplements can be beneficial for some people before or recovering from surgery, however, it’s not as safe and straight forward as it might seem. What vitamins help with healing and scars? Is CBD helpful for recovery? Our…
Ear Pinning or Otoplasty
Nov 15, 2018 • 43 min
Ear Pinning or Otoplasty is the process of surgically reducing the angle of the ears to the head. Protruding ears can be bothersome to people who have them but there are ways to reduce the amount they stick out. Dr. Martin and Amy breakdown the…
Ryan Doris
Nov 1, 2018 • 72 min
Philosophy, motivation, fitness, inspiration, our special guest Ryan Doris @thenattypro enlightens us with his expertise on these subjects and much more. From motivational speaking to bodybuilding, Ryan guides us through his approach to life and his…
Perseverance with Courtney Samuel
Oct 15, 2018 • 80 min
Bodybuilder and Fitness Expert, Courtney Samuel, stops by to discuss how perseverance is the key to accomplishing your goals. Staying consistent and motivated with diet and exercise is one of the hardest things a person can do but with couching and…
Tummy Tuck
Oct 1, 2018 • 73 min
This episode has everything you want to know about an abdominoplasty, commonly referred to as a tummy tuck. Dr. Martin and Amy break down the entire procedure, recovery time, and provide tips to prepare yourself for this surgery. They also discuss…
Eyelid Surgery
Sep 15, 2018 • 38 min
Eyelid surgery also called a blepharoplasty or an eyelift is one of the most common procedures in plastic surgery. Most people first notice aging around their eyes and eye rejuvenation can help. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss upper and lower…
Head to Toe Cosmetic Procedures
Sep 3, 2018 • 63 min
Surgery or no surgery, that is the question. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss surgical and non-surgical procedures for all parts of the body, head to toe. From brow lifts and nose jobs to body sculpting, they talk through the many different options to fix…
Aug 15, 2018 • 50 min
Our listeners have questions and we have answers! Dr. Martin and Amy dive into the mailbag and answer some frequently asked questions. How long does recovery take? How soon after surgery can I have sex? Nothing’s off the table in this episode of…
Athletic Training & Injury Prevention
Aug 1, 2018 • 62 min
Board Certified Athletic Trainer, Phillip Roybal joins Dr. Martin and Amy to discuss everything from sports medicine and nutrition to injury prevention and rehabilitation. We also hear Phillip’s incredible story of how his professional boxing career…
About Dr. Jason Martin
Jul 16, 2018 • 71 min
Amy surprises Dr. Martin by taking over the captain’s chair and finding out what makes him tick. Learn about Dr. Martin’s remarkable history as a trauma surgeon, his training and residency, and his decision to move to Colorado.
Recovering After Breast Surgery
Jul 2, 2018 • 55 min
After losing 80 pounds, listener Tiffany from Ohio is thinking about having a breast lift and implant surgery but is concerned about the time needed to recover. She understands it will be disruptive to her work and life but wants to know more. Dr….
Stuff We’re Into
Jun 15, 2018 • 65 min
Want to know what Dr. Martin and Amy are into? From books and hobbies to workouts and nutrition, learn about a few of our favorite things at the Beauty and the Surgeon podcast.
Dr. Shashi Kusuma
Jun 1, 2018 • 58 min
Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shashi Kusuma wasn’t happy with the digital record management options for his patients so he decided to build his own. Dr. Kusuma is the founder of Symplast, a simple, intuitive software made for the aesthetic…
May 15, 2018 • 55 min
Dr. Martin and Amy have tried out the revolutionary new BodyTite and FaceTite technology and they’re ready to tell you all about it! Featuring a special interview with Surgical Director of bodySCULPT, Dr. Christoper Chia. They dive in to the science…
Paul Revelia
May 1, 2018 • 75 min
Paul Revelia, owner of Pro Physique and IFPA and NGA drug-free professional bodybuilder joins Dr. Martin and Amy to talk about fitness, nutrition, body image, and life transformation. Paul explains how his science based coaching techniques are…
Migraine Surgery
Apr 16, 2018 • 91 min
37 million people suffer from migraine headaches in the US. Migraines can be difficult to treat and extremely disruptive to a persons life. Guest, Dr. Adam Lowenstein talks with Dr. Martin and Amy about a revolutionary new surgery that has helped some…
Steve Shaw
Apr 1, 2018 • 64 min
Steve Shaw, powerlifter, writer, hiker, guitarist, singer-songwriter, and superhero joins Dr. Martin and Amy to talk about his life story and incredible transformation. After a health scare, Steve got his life and heath back on track by losing over…
Beauty Maintenance
Mar 15, 2018 • 36 min
Are Botox, fillers, and laser treatments really necessary? At what point should you consider a facelift? What is beauty maintenance? Never fear, our registered nurse, Mina, is back to talk about the steps you can take throughout the aging process to…
My Facelift Story
Feb 15, 2018 • 36 min
This episode’s special guest tells the story of having her facelift performed by Dr. Jason Martin. From her consultation to her recovery, she tells Amy and Dr. Martin all about the experience that changed her life.
Inspiration & Transformation
Jan 17, 2018 • 32 min
It’s a new year! The time is here to reflect on the past and plan for the future. Finding inspiration to make a positive transformation in your life can sometimes be difficult. Fortunately Dr. Martin and Amy have you covered! In our first episode of…
Digital Marketing for Doctors - Part 2
Dec 15, 2017 • 50 min
Dr. Martin and Amy continue to explore the ins and outs of digital marketing in part two of this two part episode with special guest and digital media expert, Doug Lundberg. Covering subjects like SEO, Google Analytics, Social Media, and Content…
Digital Marketing for Doctors - Part 1
Dec 6, 2017 • 37 min
In part one of this two part episode special guest Doug Lundberg joins Dr. Martin and Amy to educate all of us on how Digital Marketing works. What are the common mistakes that most medical professionals make when marketing themselves online? What can…
Weight Loss
Dec 6, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode a special guest joins Dr. Martin and Amy to tell her story of her battle with obesity and how she was able to successfully lose weight and keep it off. After losing the weight she sought out Dr. Martin to help remove extra skin from…
Dec 6, 2017 • 35 min
Did you know that there were almost 1million “nose jobs” performed in the world last year? In the United States, Rhinoplasty is the third most common cosmetic surgical procedure. Reshaping the nose is a delicate and complex operation that requires…
Dec 6, 2017 • 34 min
One out of every two men have to deal with breast enlargement in their lifetime. It’s called Gynecomastia it’s the number one problem men fix with cosmetic surgery. In this episode Dr. Jason Martin and Amy break down the causes of and solutions to…
J Plasma
Dec 6, 2017 • 26 min
Special guest Dr. Jack Zamora joins Dr. Martin and Amy to discuss the amazing results of the J-Plasma® device. J-Plasma® combines cold helium plasma with RF energy to remove fat and tighten skin on many areas of the body. This procedure is safer,…
Dec 6, 2017 • 37 min
Did you know having a conversation with your anesthesiologist prior to surgery can improve your comfort level, recovery time and the outcome of your procedure? Special guest anesthesiologist Dr. Don Merrill M.D. sits down with Amy and Dr. Martin to…
Self Image
Dec 6, 2017 • 20 min
Is how you see yourself the same as how others see you? Is self confidence and a positive self image beneficial to your physical health? Amy and Dr. Martin discuss how cosmetic surgery affects self image and how positive body image can help improve…
Dec 6, 2017 • 30 min
Special Guest, Registered Nurse Mina Muirhead joins Amy and Dr. Martin to discuss the latest injection treatments. How are injections preformed? Why should an expert preform your injections? Learn about the science behind BOTOX®, KYBELLA®, Fillers,…
More Face Lifts
Dec 6, 2017 • 39 min
One episode isn’t enough to cover face lifts. This time Amy and Dr. Jason Martin get technical. How is a face lift preformed? What are the different types of face lifts? What surgical techniques are used? Answers to these questions and many more on…
Optimizing Your Outcome
Dec 6, 2017 • 31 min
Did you know there are many ways to improve the outcome of your surgery? Taking care of your mental and physical health before and after surgery can make a big impact on your results and recovery. Amy and Dr. Martin discuss some of the many ways to…
Implant Selection
Dec 6, 2017 • 31 min
How do you select the right implant for your breast augmentation? Amy and Dr. Jason Martin dive into the details and misconceptions of implant selection. What is a Gummy Bear implant? What’s the difference between silicone and saline? This episode…
Summer 16
Dec 6, 2017 • 24 min
It’s bathing suit season! Amy and Dr. Jason Martin discuss some of their favorite, less invasive solutions for looking great this summer. These techniques require minimal or no down time so you can get back to enjoying your summer. Topics include…
Mommy Makeovers
Dec 6, 2017 • 31 min
Giving birth to a child is a wonderful thing, but it causes many unwanted changes to a woman’s body. A Mommy Makeover can help you get back your pre-pregnancy body and your confidence. Amy and Dr. Martin talk about the different procedures involved…
Face Lifts
Dec 6, 2017 • 38 min
“Face Lift” can be a scary word, but not when Dr. Jason Martin and Amy walk you through a full overview of what’s involved. Topics in this episode include discussions about surgical techniques, recovery and results, and what to expect when a…
In-Office Procedures
Dec 6, 2017 • 34 min
Dr. Martin and Amy discuss procedures that can be done outside the operating room and why that’s beneficial to patients. Loads of information is shared including the benefits and risks involved, pre- and post- procedure expectations, areas of the…
Dec 6, 2017 • 24 min
On this episode of Beauty and the Surgeon, we talk about the benefits of diet and fitness regarding your health and beauty, embracing who you are, and how empowerment is the key to self-improvement.
Our Best Mailbag Questions
Dec 6, 2017 • 23 min
On this episode of Beauty and the Surgeon, we reach into the mailbag to address questions we commonly receive about plastic surgery. Topics include: botox, fillers, face lifts, liposuction, procedures before special events, gummy bear/cohesive gel…
A Surgeon’s Secrets to Picking a Surgeon
Dec 6, 2017 • 37 min
On this episode of Beauty and the Surgeon, we talk about how to find the best plastic surgeon from the viewpoint of a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Certification, technical ability, and ethics are just a few of the many aspects and qualifications…
Everything You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation
Dec 6, 2017 • 36 min
Breast Augmentation is one of the most requested topics at Dr. Jason Martin’s clinics and, according to the 2013 National Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), is one of the third most common procedures…
Beauty and Cosmetic Surgery Advice from Dr. Martin
Dec 6, 2017 • 21 min
Beauty and the Surgeon is a podcast where Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jason Martin, and his sidekick Amy, cut through the confusion and marketing to inform you about cosmetic surgery and aesthetic medicine. Their mission is to help guide you…