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Fort Myers Physician Secures Trademark, Expands Services
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Fort Myers Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Douglas M. Stevens, MD, a trademark for his unique in-office facelift procedure, Active Lift™.
Not a weekend or “mini” facelift, Active Lift™ is a full face and neck lift. What makes it unique is where it is performed – entirely in the office under local anesthesia. While many plastic surgeons perform 20-40 facelifts per year, Dr. Stevens has performed as many as 300 in a single year. His experience allows him to perform the procedure under local anesthesia, eliminating the need for an offsite surgery center and extra expenses, which many patients prefer.
With advanced technology such as endoscopes and fractional CO2 laser resurfacing available in the office, Dr. Stevens is able to rejuvenate the brow, facial skin, and eyelids as well as the face and neck, for a complete makeover, all within the office setting. It was this unique offering that allowed the U.S. Trademark Office to provide the trademark for Active Lift™.
ABOUT DOUGLAS M. STEVENS, MD
Dr. Stevens has been in Fort Myers for over 15 years. He is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
He is past president of the Lee County Medical Association, a member and past delegate to the Florida Medical Association, a past member of the credentialing committee of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), the Albany Medical College and did his training at the Bethesda Naval Hospital. He is the former chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital and served 12 years in the United States Navy.
ABOUT THE PRACTICE
Located at 15721 New Hampshire Court in Fort Myers the practice of Douglas M. Stevens, MD provides both surgical and non-surgical alternatives for facial rejuvenation and reconstruction. Dr. Stevens is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and has practiced in the Fort Myers area for more than 15 years. For more information about Dr. Stevens or the practice, please call (239) 481-9292 or visit http://www.DouglasStevensMD.com.