Facial Fillers – Reviews by a Plastic Surgeon

A Plastic Surgeon Reviews Five Popular Facial Fillers If you aren’t happy with the facial wrinkles that the mirror shows you each morning but you aren’t ready for a surgical procedure, facial fillers may offer you a safe and effective option. There are many fillers on the market, and each one offers its own benefits […]

Benefits of Upper Eyelid Surgery – Blepharoplasty

“Why Do I Look So Tired All The Time?” Benefits of Upper Eyelid Surgery Even after a restful night’s sleep you look in the mirror and tired, puffy eyes greet you back. No amount of eye creams or cucumber slices make a difference. What is going on? Unfortunately, your own genes are to blame. As […]

A Tummy Tuck Can Improve Your Health

Four Surprising Ways a Tummy Tuck Can Actually Improve Your Health Tummy tucks, (known more formally as abdominoplasty), are growing in popularity across America. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of procedures grew a whopping 87% between 2000 and 2014. It’s easy to understand why the procedure is so sought after. […]

Face Surgery

Facial Fat Grafting

How Fat Injections to the Face Can Make You Look Ten Years Younger When it comes to appearances, fat is often considered Public Enemy Number One. It’s the reason why patients are willing to have liposuction procedures. However, fat isn’t always the bad guy. In fact, fat deposits in the right place can actually help […]

Body Surgery

Improve Breasts with Fat Grafting

Refining and Perfecting Breasts with Fat Grafting The reality of the human condition is that most pairs of breasts do not look exactly the same. Instead of the common “twins” analogy used to describe breasts, a more proper assessment is “siblings” or even “cousins.” The symmetry between breasts varies from woman to woman. Women who […]

Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Facial Cosmetic Surgery by Age

At What Age Should I Consider Facial Cosmetic Surgery? Generation X adults were born between 1965 and 1985. Millennials or generation Y, were born between 1982 and 1994. These young and mid-age adults may be noticing that time is creeping up on them! The oldest generation X’ers are now 50, and may be showing signs […]

gynecomastia

Gynecomastia: The Challenges of Male Breasts

Puberty is always a difficult time for boys and girls as their bodies change. For a surprisingly large percentage of boys, puberty can bring even more challenges through the growth of male breasts. The technical term for male breasts is gynecomastia, and we still don’t really know why some men develop enlarged breasts when they […]

Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Why Plastic Surgeons and Patients Are Falling in Love with Gummy Bear Breast Implants Last year, the FDA approved a new type of breast implant from Sientra, and plastic surgeons and patients were really impressed. Sientra calls these implants “highly cohesive” or “form-stable” breast implants, but they quickly earned a nickname that stuck — “gummy […]

Thinking About Otoplasty?

You MUST Ask Your Plastic Surgeon This Critical Question about Otoplasty I really enjoy performing otoplasty (also known as ear surgery and ear pinning), because so many of my otoplasty patients are thrilled with the results of the surgery. As these patients know, an ear never enhances a person’s appearance; it can only detract from […]

Latinas and Breast Implants

What Latinas Need to Know Before Getting Breast Implants Anyone who lives and works in Los Angeles knows that we have a spectacularly diverse population within our big city. The Hispanic population, in particular, is growing quickly and adding a rich flavor to the city. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanics are the largest […]