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Breast Augmentation

Lasting results

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Rivon Van Laan

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Dr. Carlin made me feel at ease in the office and on surgery day! I had breast augmentation at age 62 and couldn’t be more pleased. I went to him asking for a ‘lift’ and was advised that a small implant should do the trick and it did. That was 4 years ago and I am still pleased with the results as nothing has changed!

29 Year Old 2 Kids

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Carolina girl123

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Dr. Carlin is amazing. I’m 5 days post op and he has taken very good care of me. I’m 29 with 2 kids. I weigh around 115 lbs. I had a lot of sagging skin , stretch marks , and a messed up belly button from having kids and previous surgeries. I also wanted my breast back to pre mommy look and I couldn’t have asked for a better doctor . My sister used him also and my mom is next ! I…

Google Patient Reviews

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Sydney Jensen

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I recently had a breast augmentation done and I have absolutely no complaints, problems,concerns. Dr. Carlin and his staff are so great. They are helpful, kind and I’m never waiting more than 5 Mins for my appts. I love his work and would 100%recommend Dr. Carlin.

34 with 3 Children

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myPassion

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Dr. Carlin is a phenomenal and caring physician. He was patient and answered every question and concern I had. He was assuring and knowledgeable. I also was an unusual case with having slight scoliosis and pectus excavatum. Dr. Carlin made it clear that I could come into complications if I went to large and what the issues would cause. I opted for his expertise and I am happy to say no…

First consultation yesterday!

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beaufeu

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Okay so i am defiantly over excited i have wanted a breast augmentation for 7 years now. I had my consult and found the perfect size for me. I’m starting at a A36 and going with 450cc silicone implants. Before pictures and after the sizers on. Tell me what y’all think surgery is scheduled for 6/22!!! I’m getting so impatient I am soready it’s been 7 years waiting. I’ve called my PS office…

Breast Lift

27 Years Old W/ 3 Kids

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AnnieRaeJ

realself

After having 3 children, my 34DD breasts were a sagging 34B from breastfeeding. It was time to do something for myself. I recently had a lift and an implant. I love my results. My doctor used the anchor technique. I chose to go with saline implants (250cc each) under the muscle, and I have no regrets! I’m a full C or small D now… too soon to know for sure. So worth it!

32 Years Old, 4 Breastfed Babies

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abc22515

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I have birthed 4 beautiful babies and breastfed each of them. It definitely took a toll on my breasts. I was a saggy, deflated 34b prior to BL and BA. I had 230 cc Natrelle silicone implants placed under the muscle, in addition to a full mastopexy. I am thrilled with my results so far. I am definitely ready to see the results in a few months. I recommend these procedures to anyone that’s had…

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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He is an amazing plastic surgeon. I had breast implants and he did the exact size needed and was very thorough in his explanation.

I Did NOT Get the Large Breast Implants That I Asked for

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carolinadocks

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I had a consultation with Doctor Carlin and specifically explained what I wanted. I even showed him several photos. I wanted a breast lift and large implants comparable to a DD cup size. He suggested a lift and implant size from 300 to 450cc. The day of surgery he came into the prep room to do the markings and suggested I only do the lift and not implant. I was in SHOCK and my boyfriend was…

Getting started

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Pancakes411

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I am a mom of one kiddo, 5ft tall, 104 pounds, so very petite. I also workout (no cardio, just weights) alot! Before having my child a few years ago my breast were about a 32B, they blew up to a 34D and deflated to a 32C (in a push up bra). I HAVE to wear a push up bra as they are a bit saggy and it bothers me. I am really hoping for perky, more full and bigger (but not to big) boobs. I’m not…

35, 34A, Petite 5ft with 345 Cc Silicone Cohesive Gel.

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columbia08

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Take the pain pills! I didn’t want to but the more I move around the better I feel. One day post op was rough. The hubby has been great at taking care of me. I was able to remove the Ace wrap 24 hours after the surgery and he got in the shower to help me wash. Now I am another day out and I think the worst is over. I have a follow up tomorrow. I’m in a supportive spots bra and that helps…

Breast Reduction

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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I have had two cosmetic surgeries with Dr. Carlin, one, a medically necessary breast reduction and the other a brow lift. Both times I was treated with respect and kindness, and the results were exceptional. The staff is kind and knowledgable as well.I have also had botox and juviderm injections several times which Dr. Carlin performs himself.I have had to wait to see Dr. Carlin on several occasions but I understood because I knew he would give me the same attention and care he was giving the patients beforew me.

Professional and Friendly

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Standrica caine

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Very pleased with my results Dr.carlin and his staff are professional and friendly I had a breast reduction and I love it thanks to you and your staff if you are look for a great plastic surgeon in the Columbia area give Dr. Carlin and his staff a call

Body

29 Year Old 2 Kids

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Carolina girl123

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Dr. Carlin is amazing. I’m 5 days post op and he has taken very good care of me. I’m 29 with 2 kids. I weigh around 115 lbs. I had a lot of sagging skin , stretch marks , and a messed up belly button from having kids and previous surgeries. I also wanted my breast back to pre mommy look and I couldn’t have asked for a better doctor . My sister used him also and my mom is next ! I…

The Best!

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Bvas

realself

Dr Carlin takes pride in his work. He has an amazing bedside manner and is honest. He’s attentive and very professional along with his entire office staff. Couldn’t ask for anything more from a plastic surgeon!

Astounding work and service

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yobori

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Dr. Carlin is an excellent surgeon. His bedside manner is A1, his work is even better. I had a TT on 7/8/2015 and the results have been amazing. I’m scheduled to go back in for a Breast Reduction as well as liposuction. I highly recommend him as the PS to go to in South Carolina!

29 Years Old, Just Wanting ‘Normal’ Body After a Life of Obesity and Dramatic Weight Loss

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limegreen421

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I am 29 with no children. I was obese throughout my entire childhood and into my late teens. I have since lost 162 lbs and now weigh 135 lbs. I am very proud of myself for the weight loss, but I have been wanting the sagging skin removed from my abdominal area and my breasts fixed from sagging issues. I will be having a full TT w/ lipo and mastopexy w/augmentation. I have a good idea of what…

Face

Amazing Result!

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Laura Miller

Healthgrades

Dr. Carlin is amazing. He did my cosmetic surgery several years ago and I still look wonderful. I am having another (different) procedure this week. I also go to him for fillers and Botox. My friend had a facelift done by him and she is more than pleased. He spends more than adequate time with me. I am a nurse and I would recommend him without hesitation. Thank you Dr Carlin. submitted by Laura Miller RN

Simply the Best

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TAM 01

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Dr. Carlin is the best, he is honest and will definitely not advise unnecessary procedures. If you are looking for the Best, call him. I personally have had surgery performed by him, and have been extremely happy. Have seen other surgical outcomes that are just beautiful, very natural just setting back the clock.

Upper eyelid lift

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Eyelid Surgery Patient

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Dr. Carlin and his staff are very friendly and professional. My eyelid lift looks better than I expected and the recovery time was minimal as well as painless. I highly recommend Carlin Plastic Surgery!

Happy Patient Testimonial

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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Dr. Carlin was HIGHLY recommended and exceeded my expectations by far. He is an amazing surgeon, creating absolutely beautiful and natural looking results. His staff is very accommodating and go beyond expectations in their service.

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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Studied under the greatest doctor and dr carlin is great had a wonderful experience and got along great!

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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My experience was totally awesome! I was made to feel comfortable from the very first visit. He and his staff are all wonderful. Any time I called with a question they were friendly and helpful. I would totally do it again and would recommend them 110%!

Been Waiting for These Babies for 20 Years

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julager

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In high school I had my only child. For 21 years I’ve been wanting perky breasts, not really remembering what they looked like before pregnancy other than being a D. Now that my son is grown I decided to go for it. I’m an athlete (non professional) and when training I have very little breast tissue, B/C. Going into this, big was not the objective. Rather they be up and look fab in swimwear….

Healthgrades Patient Review

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Kristy

Healthgrades

Dr Carlin employs a staff that is very much a family. They are all invested in your care before, during and after any procedure. No question is too outrageous or small and every concern of yours becomes his. I highly recommend him. Should the option for more stars be available, I would definitely award them.

Healthgrades Patient Review

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Anne

Healthgrades

Have been patient for approx 17 years for various issues, have referred may friends & all very pleased with doctor, staff, Interaction, procedures & outcome. Staff very welcoming,, friendly & accommodating; office is welcoming, beautiful & “beyond” clean; Doctor Carlin is very nice/friendly yet professional thorough, explains things anyone could understand, has an excellent eye for what is “natural” & the ability & skill to produce same, very sensible & does not seek to do things not needed.

Healthgrades Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

Healthgrades

The experience was like no other doctor/patient I’ve ever had. Appointments were easy to get and around my schedule. Never had to wait because they were always on time. Dr. Carlin was friendly, knowledgeable ad gave me realistic expectations of services I was obtaining. He guided me with the procedure decision to achieve the best results without milking me for services I did not need. The recovery time for my procedure was constantly monitored which gave me peace of mind. Totally Recommend him!!

Google Patient Reviews

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Audrey Peter

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Dr. Carlin and his staff are amazing! The doc’s bedside manner and compassion is something you just don’t find everyday. Dr. Carlin will make sure you are informed and prepared as best as possible for surgery.

Google Patient Reviews

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J Marshall

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I had the honor of speaking to Dr Carlin over the phone, he was so kind and informative. My surgery is next week and im looking forward to speaking to him in person this week. So far so good!

Google Patient Reviews

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Alice Wolfe

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I had a car wreck about 5 year ago the left me with a Harry Potter scar. I went to several doctors who all said- you are alive-live with it. A friend recommended Dr Carlin and boy am I glad she did. I now have eyebrows that are the same level and have more self confidence.

Google Patient Reviews

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Kristin Weatherford

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Dr. Carlin is so professional and has a wonderful bedside manner. I work in the healthcare industry also and would highly recommend him and his office!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Jan Goodwin

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Always a great experience!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Tisha Jackson

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Wonderful bedside manner. Best doctor to work with. Sincerely cares about his patients and staff

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Terri Murphy

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Any one who can take care of me so physically superbly and be as emotionally supportive while being tension reliving entertaining like this group does definitely has my life long appreciation and recommendation .Thank you Dr Carlin ( your new stalker ) just kidding (or am I)

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Brandi Thompkins Peake

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Everything about this office is amazing, I love Dr.Carlin and his staff!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Lisa Corder-Koon

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Dr Carlin is great! I was blown away at his gentle nature but great sense of humor! I was greatly thankful when I got a call tonight from him personally to see how I was! So refreshing today! Highly recommend him!! Thank you ahain Dr Carlin for your great service!! God bless you!!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Angela Heaton Williams

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Dr Carlin is the best. He is an excellent surgeon and is very truthful with you. He is who I refer all my clients, friends and family to.

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Lena Brown

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I love Dr. Carlin and his staff! Doctor Carlin listens, discusses, advices based on his huge experience making sure that patient gets the beat results. At the same time staff are so sweet, supportive, welcoming and helpful at any time. I had two procedures done and have incredible results. The Doctor you can trust to. With him and his team surgery and recovery are the easy and positive experience.

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Haley Van Valkenburgh

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I Love Dr Carlin and his whole staff !! He did exactly what i asked him to do he has a great personality and is an excellent surgeon!

I had a reaction to my antibiotics and had to call the call center he called me back right away and gave me his personal cell and told me to call if i had anymore issues!! Not only is he a great Dr but is a sweet caring man!! I would give him 100 ⭐️ if i could !!!! Iv never felt this comfortable with any other Dr! He makes you feel at ease ! I have had next to no pain ! A little discomfort and soreness but no pain!!! I will always go to Dr Carlin !!!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Erica Watts

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Brett has done a surgery for me, my grandmother, and two of my friends. All with wonderful experiences. I would recommend them to anyone. All the ladies in the office are super friendly and knowledgeable!

Facebook Patient Reviews

Ronald L. Jones

Him and his staff are so wonderful-my wife has had 3 surgeries and all have been a great success-love yall

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Steven A. Smith

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Dr. Carlin and his staff are so amazing. This is the friendliest environment you have ever experienced in a medical facility. They make you feel like you have been friends for life.

I recommend them to anyone with plastic surgery needs. After Bonnie’s breast cancer surgery, we went to him, and we were both so at ease. Everyone in the office is so friendly and accommodating.

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Jewel Holstad

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The absolute best and his staff is wonderful!!!

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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He and his staff are wonderful! They are always pleasant and make you feel welcome and comfortable.

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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Dr. Carlin and his staff are excellent! Not only are they professional but have a great sense of humor!

Vitals Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

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Kindest, most caring doctor I ever had. Absolutely all around great. He even called me at home , post surgery, to check on me.

Amazing Result!

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Lena

Healthgrades

I had two plastic surgeries done with Dr. Carlin. The fact that I came back for the second one says a lot. He is the best at what he does. Spend enough time at every appointment, listen, advise, and recommend what is best for the patient’s body.

Healthgrades Patient Review

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Michele

Healthgrades

I came to Dr. Carlin following a biopsy that revealed my skin cancer. Worse still, the melanoma was on my face, something that started off as a cute birthmark on my cheek, has become fixed to become “a big ugly scar” according to my dermatologist. I sought the care of Dr. Carlin to remove the melanoma and reduce the scarring…. He did a lot more than that! He neatly tucked the scar behind my jaw line. It’s been over 2 years, and what was a 8” incision line, is now a paper thin, nearly invisible line.

Healthgrades Patient Review

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Self Verified Patient

Healthgrades

In the beginning he was very nice. But when I problems after my surgery it was like he didn’t care. He would play it down and seem like he was in a hurry to get out. When I ended up with a revision that left me not matching he once again played it off like it was NO big deal . (And to a patient -it is a very big deal) That is when I went to a different surgeon and had his work corrected. The new surgeon was/is awesome!!

Google Patient Reviews

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Bob Johnson

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Dr. Carlin has performed two upper blephs for me over the years and is an outstanding, truly outstanding plastic surgeon. I highly recommend him.

Google Patient Reviews

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Joseph Cutro

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Friendly and helpful staff.

Google Patient Reviews

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Kristy McIntyre

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Dr. Carlin has a very sincere staff who are all knowledgeable and ready to help answer questions. He is as excited and happy for you to have amazing results as you are. I cannot recommend him enough! If more than 5 stars were allowed then I would award them! Fabulous!

Google Patient Reviews

Holly B.

Absolutely adore Dr. Carlin ! He is so personable and professional and makes you feel like you are his ONLY patient! His staff is friendly and goes above and beyond to make the patient a top priority. I would most definitely recommend him for anything Big or small!

Google Patient Reviews

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inge Jones

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So satisfied with my results, Dr.Carlin and his whole staff are amazing. Highly recommended!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Jamie Sailer

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I am really giving you 11 stars(I’m sure you understand) Thanks so much to ALL of YOU for taking care of my Mommy!!!!!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Renee Donohue Eaves

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I have a lot of respect for Dr. Carlin for his wonderful bedside manner and excellent work that he does! The office staff is friendly as well. All around great experience.

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Kaile Gerdes

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Wonderful experience! Amazing staff who make you feel comfortable! So happy with my results!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Sally Aycock Hogg

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I have written a 5+ Review earlier, but can’t find it, so I am writing another one! Dr. Carlin is the BEST Plastic Surgeon in this state( & probably all of the states!) Not only does he do an excellent job, he has a great personality & bedside manner! His staff are some of the nicest people I have ever met. It has been almost 5 years since I became his patient & I will always be grateful to have the pleasure of knowing him & his staff! I was referred by a friend & have referred my friends to him!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Celeste Mills

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Dr. Carlin is by far the best doctor! Excellent with everything he does!!!! 5+++++ stars!!!! To Dr. Carlin and his team! So pleased with how I was taken care of! I would recommend them over and over!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Kim Cribb

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The staff is so friendly and Dr. Carlin is AMAZING

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Carl Mubarak

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Dr. Carlin and a great staff !!!!!! Considerate and caring people in this office.

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Kyle West Bopp

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This was the best experience! Dr. Carlin and his staff were welcoming from the start and made me very comfortable throughout my consultation and operation! The end result=best decision

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Lindsey Hendren

There are not enough words to be said about the amazing job, the care, recovery, and honesty of expectations!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Amanda Berry

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Would highly recommend to anyone! Very pleased with the staff and results.

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Amy Stinson

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Dr Carlin & his staff are the best! He’s performed 2 different procedures on me & has closed my husband’s incisions twice, after having the mohs procedure on his face. We’re both highly satisfied with our results. His office staff is extremely friendly and professional as well! Thank you for all you do Dr Carlin & staff!

Facebook Patient Reviews

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Jamillha Datchick Jacobs

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Dr. Carlin is the best ever… he is honest, caring with is patients the office.. staff is just great great great…. when i had my surgery he made me comfortable and ease my Nerves….

I will recommend him to the world…..

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