Posted January 30, 2017 in Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Many of us look in the mirror and find that time and gravity have taken a toll on our facial skin. The skin starts to sag and wrinkle, weighing down our confidence. Some of us may emulate with our hands what our faces would look like if we “lifted” the skin back on certain areas of the face.…
Posted November 29, 2016 in Liposuction, Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
A protruding abdomen is one of the body characteristics that both men and women find troublesome. Many people develop excess fat and loose abdominal skin due to weight fluctuations, aging, and pregnancy. They often attempt to diet and exercise to slim the appearance of the abdomen but find it hard to eliminate a distended stomach despite their efforts.…
Posted October 31, 2016 in Breast Augmentation
Posted October 26, 2016 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift
There are many reasons why women may want to have breast surgery. Whether it’s because of issues with size or shape, to produce a more youthful look, or to restore comfort, breast surgery can help achieve those goals. But what many women may not realize is that they may benefit from a combination of breast surgeries to reach their desired results.…
Posted October 14, 2016 in Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
You are not alone. Winter is a popular time for patients to schedule plastic surgery. If you are thinking about it, now is the time to schedule your consultation and take the first step toward a better you for the new year.
Although it seems like Fall just began, there are only 78 days left in the year!…
Posted September 30, 2016 in Breast Augmentation, How Tos, Recovery
Your recovery period plays an important role in the quality of your breast augmentation results. You should alway carefully follow your postoperative instructions to prevent infection, which can be harmful to your health and the look of your breasts. While breast augmentation recovery can be accompanied by some discomfort and pain, these tips will help you feel more comfortable and have you back on your feet in no time.…
Posted September 08, 2016 in Smartlipo®
Advances in liposuction treatment and equipment have made the process more precise and customizable than ever before. With all of the new technologies available, it may be hard to know which option is best for you. One great option in Beverly Hills is SmartLipo at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery.
Benefits of SmartLipo
SmartLipo is a laser assisted lipolysis system that works by heating the fat cells using laser light energy before removing the fat from the body.…
Posted August 29, 2016 in Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty), Recovery, Recovery Tips
Recovery from eyelid surgery to correct drooping and puffiness around the eyes generally does not take an extended time period. Most patients can return to work and a majority of normal activities in about a week.
You will likely experience bruising and swelling around the eyes in the first few days of recovery. This will subside as your body heals and can be alleviated somewhat by keeping your head elevated and icing the area.…
Posted August 25, 2016 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift
Many women begin researching breast surgery because there are certain characteristics of their breasts that they would like to downplay and others they would like to enhance. Breast lift and breast augmentation can both serve to give you a more ideal breast, but each procedure is designed to address specific issues.
Breast lift does not add volume to your breasts, instead this procedure addresses sagging (ptosis) in breasts that women often experience after childbearing or weight loss or due simply to aging and genetics.…
Posted August 16, 2016 in Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
Otoplasty is surgery performed to reshape your ears to give them a more natural, complementary look with your facial features. One of the many questions we get from patients considering otoplasty is “what will the recovery be like?”
Otoplasty recovery is relatively short. Although recovery varies for each patient, you should expect to return to work or school and most light activities in about a week.…