Cosmetic Procedures for All Your Summer Events

Summer is on its way, and for many, that means it’s time to start shaping up for all that comes with it. The beaches are full, vacations are planned, festival season is in full swing, and weddings are coming up fast.

It’s the perfect time to start thinking about how to improve your shape for the coming season and feel great about yourself for all your summer festivities. But where do you start, and what cosmetic procedures are ideal for your preparations?


For many people, diet and exercise simply isn’t enough to achieve our ideal body. However, that doesn’t mean we don’t all deserve to look good in our best bikinis.

Liposuction is a procedure that removes unwanted fat  and contours various body areas.  . The areas most commonly treated are those which are resistant to diet and exercise. Specific areas can be targeted to get the best results, creating a slimmer and more toned look.

It is recommended that strenuous activity be avoided for three or four weeks after the surgery, so if you think liposuction is the right choice for you, now is the time, before summer is upon us.

Breast Augmentation

Many women consider their breasts to be a representation of their femininity and a vital component of both their self-confidence and attractiveness.   For this reason, breast augmentation has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries available.

If you want fuller, shapelier breasts, consider breast augmentation with or without a breast lift to give a more youthful, fuller you . Like liposuction, though, time is of the essence. The recovery time for breast augmentation is generally around three weeks before you can exercise, but only one week is usually required for resting at home before returning to work.

Botox and Dermal Fillers

If you’re looking to get rid of wrinkles and sport a smoother, more youthful face, then Botox and dermal fillers may be just what you’re looking for. These injectable treatments are quick, efficient, and non-invasive.

Some of the things that make these treatments so ideal are how fast they work, how affordable they are, and the lack of excessive recovery time. The injections often take less than an hour and provide visible results in a matter of minutes. There’s also no need to plan them around time off. You can get your injections one day and be out and about the next, feeling younger and more confident.

Keep in mind, though, that Botox and dermal fillers are temporary. To maintain the results, it will be necessary to have the treatments touched up every three to six months.

The Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a procedure for people with a normal body weight but excessive loose skin or fat. This loose skin is often the result of dramatic weight loss or pregnancy. The surgery itself takes several hours and may require an overnight stay. The recovery time is typically around three weeks, though it is not uncommon for some patients to need longer.  This procedure offers dramatic improvements, including a tighter, flatter abdomen with a narrowed waistline.  Wow!

Dr. Stephen Bresnick, M.D., is one of the most extensively trained and highest rated plastic surgeons offering procedures in the Los Angeles area.  To find out more about how he can help you get summer-ready, call us at (818) 981-3333 today to schedule a consultation.

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