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What Exactly to Look for in Breast Augmentation Before-and-After Pictures

Woman in Los Angeles., CA looking at before-and-after photos of breast augmentation online

Thinking about breast augmentation in the Redondo Beach area? It’s no secret that looking through before-and-after photos by plastic surgeons near you will play a big part in your research. Before-and-after pictures offer an unfiltered look into what a surgeon is capable of and what awaits you on the other side of surgery. But do you know what you should be looking for as you click through each transformation? Read on to learn more about great things to see in a surgeon’s photo gallery, red flags …

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What to Expect at Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

Woman in Los Angeles, CA on the beach in bathing suit after breast augmentation

You’ve decided to have breast augmentation, and your next step is to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. But what exactly will that consultation include? Scheduling that first appointment can seem intimidating, but you don’t have to worry. Knowing what to expect is a great way to put your mind at ease so you can focus on the excitement of taking your first steps toward the body you’ve always wanted. In this blog post, we’ll share some tips we give our Manhattan Beach-area breast …

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How To Get the Best Tummy Tuck Results (5 Tips From Plastic Surgeons)

Woman in Los Angeles, CA admiring tummy tuck results in the mirror

As you plan your tummy tuck in the Los Angeles or Torrance areas, you want to be sure you’ll get everything you desire out of your surgery. You want results that look natural, make you feel confident, and last for as long as possible. There are a few steps you can take to get the most out of your tummy tuck experience, from choosing the right approach to scheduling your surgery at the perfect time. In this blog post, we will share a few tips …

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5 Skin Rejuvenation Treatments To Enhance Your Facelift Results

Woman in Los Angeles, CA smiling after enhancing her facelift results with BOTOX

When it comes to facial rejuvenation, there are few surgical procedures as popular or effective as the facelift. At our Torrance practice, people say they look and feel years younger after the surgery. For those who love their results and want to keep looking as young as possible for as long as possible, skin rejuvenation treatments are often the secret ingredient. Read on to learn more about a few of our favorite skin rejuvenation treatments for enhancing the anti-aging effects of your facelift. Microneedling Stimulate …

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The BOTOX® Brow Lift: How It Works & What To Expect

Woman in Los Angeles, CA who has received BOTOX to rejuvenate the appearance of her forehead

Did you know you can lift your brows using just a little BOTOX? Available at our med spa serving Torrance and Redondo Beach, the BOTOX brow lift elevates your brow for a more youthful look without surgery or downtime. It’s a quick, minimally invasive secret weapon for boosting your look, and it’s becoming a favorite treatment for men and women alike. Read on to learn more about what this treatment involves, how it compares to surgery, and whether it may be worth a try at …

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How to Prepare Your Body & Mind for Liposuction

Woman in Los Angeles, CA preparing for her liposuction procedure

The countdown to liposuction here in the Manhattan Beach area is an exciting one. Your surgery is on the books, your dream body is within reach, and now all you have to do is get ready for the big day. What exactly belongs on your pre-liposuction to-do list? In this blog post, we’ll share a few steps you can take to feel prepared, empowered, and at ease as you head into your liposuction experience. How to Physically Prepare for Liposuction Follow these tips to get …

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BOTOX®, Dysport® & Jeuveau®: How Are They Different & Which Is Best for Me?

Woman in Los Angeles, CA determining her best option to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles

When it comes to smoothing away lines and wrinkles, people all around the world know and love BOTOX. At our Torrance med spa, however, BOTOX isn’t our only line of defense against wrinkles. Dysport and Jeuveau are quickly becoming equally popular for their anti-aging abilities, as well. They function almost exactly like BOTOX and offer similarly smooth results. So how are they different? In this blog post, we’ll compare the 3 neurotoxins available at The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons to help you understand …

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Self-Improvement Isn’t Selfish: Let’s Stop Mom-Shaming the Mommy Makeover

Mother in Los Angeles, CA who was reminded that it is not selfish to get a mommy makeover

Ever felt secret shame for thinking about getting plastic surgery? You’re not alone. Many of the women who visit us for mommy makeover surgery in the Los Angeles area share fears of experiencing “mom shaming” or “mom guilt” for investing time and money into the way they look. But plastic surgery is about so much more than the way we look—it’s about the way we feel about ourselves. There’s nothing selfish about wanting to live confidently, whether that involves plastic surgery or not. In this …

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Facelift vs. Dermal Fillers: Which Is Right for You?

Woman in Torrance, CA considering facial rejuvenation options

There are more options than ever when it comes to taking years off your appearance. From a traditional facelift to nonsurgical dermal fillers, Torrance patients have many ways to slim and sculpt the face. However, knowing which procedure is right for you may take a bit of research. Facelift surgery and fillers both help your anti-aging goals, but budget, recovery time, and the extent of your aesthetic needs will likely affect your decision. In this blog post, we'll share the benefits of each approach to …

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Does CoolSculpting® Really Work? Let’s Look at the Facts

Woman in Los Angeles, CA who has received CoolSculpting treatments that worked to eliminate fat

Ever wondered if CoolSculpting is really worth the hype? If you’ve heard about the treatment’s ability to “freeze the fat” and help you slim down without surgery, you probably have questions about how it actually works and whether you’ll really be able to see a difference. At our Torrance med spa, we perform CoolSculpting for people from Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, and throughout the Los Angeles region, and we’ve seen some pretty powerful transformations. Read on to learn more about the science behind CoolSculpting and …

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