*September 20, 2023, This post has been updated to reflect the most accurate information After hours of browsing before-and-after photos and celebrity bikini pictures, you have a good idea about the desired outcome of your . Despite this meticulous research, picking the right size and type of breast implant can still feel overwhelming for women from Manhattan Beach to Newport Beach who come to South Bay Plastic Surgeons. Fortunately, we’re here to guide you. Keep reading to learn why size isn’t the only consideration for …Continue reading →
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South Bay Plastic Surgeons Blog
Are you dealing with persistent fat or sagging abdominal skin resistant to your dedicated diet and exercise routines? We understand your frustration, whether post-childbirth changes or substantial weight loss has resulted in lax abdominal skin or weakened muscles that affect your self-confidence. Selecting the ideal body contouring method might seem daunting. In this blog post, we'll compare tummy tuck surgery and liposuction, two popular body contouring procedures. We aim to provide you with a clearer understanding of each approach and help you make an informed …Continue reading →
Most women opt for breast surgery to improve their appearance and self-confidence. But just as there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to choosing a bra, you also have choices regarding breast augmentation. This procedure has truly evolved over the years, and today we can offer you options like natural breast augmentation with fat transfer vs. breast implants. What is unique about breast augmentation with fat transfer? What is recovery like? Are you a good candidate? Let’s explore how and why a fat transfer breast augmentation could be …Continue reading →
is one of the most gratifying cosmetic procedures we perform for our patients. That’s because liposuction can sculpt and slim areas of the body that diet and exercise sometimes can’t. (We all know the frustration of trying to “spot treat” our trouble zones.) With relatively little downtime and results that can last several years, it’s no wonder so many people choose this popular body contouring procedure. Once you’ve decided to have liposuction, it’s important to choose a provider who is qualified to perform your treatment. …Continue reading →
After breast augmentation—or any surgery, for that matter—rest is paramount. But getting the sleep you need during recovery can be tough. Our breast augmentation patients have taught us a thing or 2 about the recuperation process—and we’re sharing their tips for how to sleep well after breast augmentation here. Why Sleep Is Vital During Recovery Resting with your eyes closed can feel nice, but it’s simply not the same as sleep. When you fall asleep, your body undergoes a series of physiological changes and enters …Continue reading →
The next trending cosmetic surgery procedure may not be what you expect. If you're a fan of celebrity news, you may have heard Blac Chyna, Amy Schumer, Kylie Jenner, Vicki Gunvalson (Real Housewives of Orange County) and Simon Cowell sharing their decisions to undergo filler removal. If you're considering dermal fillers, you should know how common filler removal is, as well as how it's completed. In our experience, filler removal—technically filler dissolution—is the exception rather than the norm. However, the option for dissolving your injectable …Continue reading →
It's nothing new for people to turn to prescription drugs as a quick and easy way to lose unwanted fat. Lately, Ozempic has been the most talked-about option. The FDA approved Novo Nordisk's drug Ozempic for treating Type 2 diabetes, but it has also shown promising results for weight loss. The company now also markets the drug specifically for weight loss as Wegovy®, approved by the FDA in 2021. These drugs aren't your only options for fat reduction, however. Other, longer-lasting treatments are available and …Continue reading →
Sometimes diet and exercise alone are not enough to help restore your body to its original shape after pregnancy, childbirth, and the demands of motherhood. Mommy makeover surgery is a personalized combination procedure that improves many areas of your body at once, from your breasts to your belly. And while you may be used to putting your family's needs first, maybe it's time to address what you need to feel good about yourself. If you're just starting to research your surgical options and looking for …Continue reading →
If you are finding it difficult to love your double chin, chin liposuction may be the answer. When fat deposits accumulate under the chin area, you lose the contours of your profile and look older. These fat deposits can build up under your chin due to genetics, aging, or weight gain, and they are difficult to target fat through diet and exercise. Liposuction is commonly used to eliminate excess fat in the abdomen, hips, or thighs, but it can work just as well on the …Continue reading →
You will be happy to know that tummy tuck results are permanent, but be aware that weight fluctuations can affect your new contours. During a tummy tuck, your plastic surgeon will remove excess skin and strengthen abdominal muscles to achieve a streamlined effect. You do have to be at a stable weight before the procedure to achieve optimal results, and it's important to stay at a stable weight after the procedure to maintain that taut tummy. After your tummy tuck, you will typically need around …Continue reading →
Your face is a mirror of your inner self and can reflect joy, radiance, and growth. You don’t want your face to reflect the passing years but rather the age you feel inside. A facelift can do exactly that by giving your face and neck a subtle refresh and recapturing a more youthful look. You likely have many questions and concerns about what to expect after your facelift procedure. How long will I need to be off work? When can I resume exercise? Will I …Continue reading →