Lending support to Dr. Hobar’s encouragement to patients to really understand facial rejuvenation procedures and be wary of those that promise results through “short cut techniques”, from Claire Miler of the New York Times:
“Lifestyle Lift, a cosmetic surgery company, has reached a settlement with the State of New York over its attempts to fake positive consumer reviews on the Web, the New York attorney general’s office said on Tuesday.”
DR. HOBAR RECOGNIZED BY THE CITY OF DALLAS
After the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, the need for a cohesive effort to address acute surgical care was brought to the forefront of the media as never before. The magnitude of the earthquake and the lack of well developed infrastructure in Haiti coalesced to reveal the need for better planning and implementation of emergency surgical response. With a team of local physicians, Dr. Hobar traveled to Haiti and was performing operations the Saturday after the earthquake struck. Over two years later, Dr. Craig Hobar and the LEAP Foundation continue their commitment to the long-term needs in Haiti. In addition to media exposure for his efforts there, Dr. Hobar was honored with this special recognition from the City of Dallas for his philanthropic work in Haiti.
DR. HOBAR’S EXPERTISE IN RHINOPLASTY TO BE HIGHLIGHTED IN THE UPCOMING JOURNAL : CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY
Dr. Hobar has been asked to share his expertise in rhinoplasty with fellow plastic surgeons by writing a chapter of the upcoming Clinics in Plastic Surgery featuring rhinoplasty techniques. Dr. Hobar has had an interest in rhinoplasty and particularly achieving balance in facial features through rhinoplasty by establishing ideal nasal length for a particular face.
DR. HOBAR TO BE FEATURED IN THE QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY
The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is featuring Dr. Hobar in its quarterly newsletter. The article will focus on Dr. Hobar’s 18 years of giving back to the world through the organization he founded, LEAP. ASAPS, as the society is known in short, honored Dr. Hobar with it’s prestigious In Chul Song award for philanthropic service for his work with LEAP several years ago. A quote from the upcoming article: “I wanted to use my skills as a surgeon to give back. I particularly wanted to help children in third world countries with facial deformities who don’t have access to this type of care.”
Dr. Hobar was recently asked to present his work with LEAP at the Building People Building Dreams conference in Atlanta, Georgia.