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Oculofacial Plastics

September 24, 2014

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Practicing in Springfield, MA, Steven Covici, MD, has 16 years of experience in medicine and is currently the chairman of ophthalmology at Baystate Medical Center. An oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Steven Covici serves patients throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. Focusing on aesthetics and reconstruction, oculofacial plastics is a type of surgery that is performed […]

What is Sculptra?

August 19, 2013

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Presented by Dr. Steven Covici One of the newest dermal filler products on the market, Sculptra is a long-lasting product that was approved by the FDA for cosmetic purposes in 2009. It has been in cosmetic use in Europe, where it is known as New-Fill, since 1999. Prior to its approval for cosmetic treatment, Sculptra […]

The Various Aspects of Being an Oculo-Facial Plastic Surgeon: An Interview

June 3, 2013

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Successfully working as a plastic surgeon can involve more than just surgically correcting the physical defects of patients. Today, we are speaking with Steven Covici, MD, about the various responsibilities of a plastic surgeon. What are the different types of plastic surgery? SC: Plastic surgery falls into two categories: cosmetic and reconstructive. Cosmetic surgery improves […]

Philip Roth, by Dr. Steven Covici

October 25, 2011

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Philip Roth first achieved international prominence with the novel Portnoy’s Complaint (1969), but his career encompassed many other books. Perhaps his most famous recent work is The Plot Against America (2004), an alternate history in which Charles Lindbergh instead of Franklin Roosevelt wins the Presidency. The book won the Society of American Historians’ prize for […]

Eyelid Surgery Explained

August 4, 2011

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by Dr. Steven Covici Also known as blepharoplasty, eyelid lift surgery can be performed on either the upper or lower eyelid. It is sometimes combined with other facial surgeries, such as a brow lift or facelift. The procedure is designed to alleviate droopy eyelids. Additional procedures may be needed to address wrinkles around the eyes, […]

An Overview of Endoscopy

July 26, 2011

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by Dr. Steven Covici Among the procedures that Dr. Steven Covici performs at his oculofacial plastic surgery practice is the endoscopic forehead lift. Dr. Steven Covici provides a primer on endoscopy. Endoscopy has revolutionized surgery since the mid-1980s, making many procedures possible with shorter recovery time and less scarring. The use of an endoscope and […]

Steven Covici: Treatment Available for Many Congenital Craniofacial Anomalies

June 3, 2011

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While every parent dreams of having a healthy baby, the fact remains that, each year, some children suffer from such birth defects as craniofacial anomalies. This type of deformity includes such relatively common problems as cleft palates and cleft lips. According to some studies, 1 in 700 children are born with cleft palates ranging from […]