Dr. Pownell performs cosmetic procedures to "reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve the patient's physical appearance and self-esteem." Cosmetic surgery is not covered by health insurance. At times, some procedures may be considered cosmetic and at other times will be considered reconstructive. This decision will be made after an evaluation by Dr. Pownell and his correspondence with your insurance carrier. Examples of these may include eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, scar revision, and body contouring.
Specific information on some of the more common procedures performed by Dr. Pownell can be found by clicking on the topics above. For a more complete list of the cosmetic procedures offered by Dr. Pownell and his office staff, please click on the "Other" tab above.
Patrick H. Pownell, MD, PA offers and maintains this Web site to provide information of a general nature about the conditions requiring the services of a Plastic Surgeon. The information is provided with the understanding that Patrick H. Pownell, MD or his staff is not engaged in rendering surgical or medical advice or recommendations. Any information in the publications, messages, postings, or articles on this Web site should not be considered a substitute for consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon to address individual medical needs. Individual facts and circumstances will determine the treatment that is most appropriate.This information is meant for residents of the state of Texas only.