A Chemical Peel can be used for minor skin texture issues and sun damage and to enhance the skin’s appearance. This treatment can be done alone or combined with a facial. There are different depths that can be reached depending on the desired results. Typically, the best results are seen in a younger patient population […]Read More
Q&A: How to Address Your Stubborn Fat Pockets Before Summer
Non-surgical body treatments are a hot topic as innovative technologies have made it easier than ever to change our appearance without surgery or downtime. If you are trying to target stubborn areas of your body with little success, you may want to consider the latest noninvasive body device, Physiq. One reason noninvasive treatments have become […]Read More
Intimacy & Plastic Surgery FAQ
What can happen if I am intimate with my partner after surgery? An increase in your heart rate and blood pressure can increase the risk of postoperative bleeding and can increase swelling. Your incision site may be at risk of being disrupted with aggressive handling. Implants can be displaced, and the chance of infection may […]Read More
Virtue (Microneedling combined with Radiofrequency) VS. CoolPeel+ (CO2 Laser)
This or That? A provider can use each device to give a very specific, individualized treatment based on the patients’ needs. Combined as a package, the results can be remarkable, especially when treating tough scars or deep lines. So, let’s break them down and discuss each one individually. Virtue (Microneedling with Radiofrequency): This device allows […]Read More
Before and After Photos, Are They Relevant?
There are a few things we recommend patients do when considering a plastic surgery procedure and researching their surgeon. One of them is to view the before and after photos on the practice website. This is to give the patient a reference point as to what the surgeon considers a good result and if the […]Read More
Q&A: Is our CoolPeel+ treatment right for you?
What can be used to address crepey skin to the upper chest, sun damage to the face and chest, improve skin texture, and correct precancerous lesions? The CoolPeel+ is a new way to deliver the benefits of a traditional CO2 resurfacing treatment safely and comfortably. The superficial layer of skin tissue is targeted, and damaged […]Read More
November Q&A: MicroTox
Our nurses spent a day training in our office last month with Leslie Fletcher, Nurse Practitioner, and owner of the InjectAbility Institute in Torrance, California. They worked on new injectable techniques such as advanced contouring of the jawline, MicroTox, and NaselTox. What is MicroTox? MicroTox was developed through the Injectability Institute and describes a procedure […]Read More
October Q&A: Breast Reconstruction
What is the Most Common Method of Breast Reconstruction? Generally, there are two ways to build a breast, one is implant-based and the other is flap based. Implant-based is the most common reconstruction method used today. This procedure starts with the placement of a tissue expander in the breast pocket which is generally done at […]Read More
September 2020 Q&A: How Can I Get Rid of a Double Chin?
With facial rejuvenation at the forefront of aesthetics right now, it is no surprise that the popularity of the chin, whether adding volume or taking it away, would become an area of discussion. Submental fat, or a double chin, can be caused by your genetics, weight gain, or sagging skin commonly associated with aging. Submental […]Read More
August 2020 Q&A: Is Breast Surgery Right For Me?
Breast surgery continues to be one of the most commonly sought-after plastic surgery procedures. Most patients are interested in getting more information on one of the following areas: Adding volume or fullness to the upper breast Fixing asymmetry between both breasts Breast augmentation Volume or fullness can be lost to the upper breast because of […]Read More