Hormone Replacement Therapy
At Vistnes Plastic Surgery of Palo Alto we replenish the hormones that decline as we age. The hormones that we replenish include but are not limited to Human Growth Hormone, DHEA, Pregnenolone, Melatonin, Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone and Thyroid hormones. Michael Dean Vistnes, M.D. Medical Director of Vistnes Plastic Surgery completed his medical training at Stanford University and is a Plastic Surgeon board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In addition, he has studied extensively in the area of hormone replacement and has attended some of the most prestigious training seminars in the area of hormone replacement. Dr. Vistnes believes in preventive medicine and that the vast majority of medical illnesses associated with aging, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, strokes and osteoporosis can be ameliorated through proper nutrition, exercise, hormone replacement and various alternative medical therapies.
We personally consult with each patient at length to customize an individual medical program of natural hormone replacement, proper exercise, nutrition and recommend annual physical examinations. Patients are ensured excellent follow-up in the form of subsequent consultations and laboratory test to assess progress.
At Vistnes Plastic Surgery of Palo Alto we make every effort possible to help our patients successfully reach and maintain the benefits that are associated with total hormone replacement therapy. In order to identify, diagnose and treat any abnormalities related to hormone imbalance or deficiency, we require all patients to have a complete and comprehensive blood analysis. Our patients will be referred to a local qualified blood drawing facility for their convenience. To ensure our commitment to our patients, follow-up blood studies are required. By closely monitoring changes in blood levels, we are able to make any necessary adjustments to ensure our patients will receive the ultimate in peak performance while maintaining the health and safety of each individual.
The quality of our products is of great importance to us. Therefore, all of our pharmaceutical prescriptions are prepared by a compounding pharmacy. These products are produced from pure ingredients that are pharmaceutical grade and regulated by F.D.A standards.
We believe that we are rather unique as compared to most other conventional and alternative medical facilities. As professionals in the area of preventive medicine and total hormone replacement therapy, we acknowledge the importance of our patients’ health needs. It is for this reason that we address all areas of health maintenance.