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 →
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South Bay Plastic Surgeons Blog
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 →
If your breasts have lost volume, changed shape, or started to sag due to pregnancy or weight loss, breast augmentation is a great option for you. You probably did a ton of research and planning before your breast augmentation, but what should you expect after the procedure? Patients often worry about getting back to their regular routines, asking, "How soon can I exercise after my breast augmentation" and "When can I travel again?" If you're planning for breast augmentation, here are some helpful tips for …Continue reading →
Thinking about stopping in for dermal fillers at our med spa in Torrance, CA? Whether you’ve tried other treatments before or are totally new to the cosmetic world, trying fillers for the first time can certainly cause a few butterflies—especially for those who don’t love needles. With the right prep (and the right injector!), however, you can enjoy a breezy treatment experience and achieve results you can’t wait to show off. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through what to expect when getting fillers, …Continue reading →
Should I get a tummy tuck? It’s a question our Torrance, CA, plastic surgery patients often ask when they’re in pursuit of a tighter, flatter tummy. While tummy tuck surgery certainly has what it takes to create a toned midsection, it’s not always the best approach, and it’s not right for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll share a few pointers for determining whether you’re an ideal tummy tuck candidate, both physically and emotionally. Make sure your concerns match up with tummy tuck indications. You …Continue reading →
When it comes to laser skin rejuvenation, two of the most popular treatments available today are Halo laser skin resurfacing and BBL. At our med spa in Torrance, our clients are huge fans of the way these treatments address sun damage, dark spots, fine lines, and more. While they treat many of the same concerns, they do so in different ways, and they each offer their own set of unique benefits. What’s the difference between Halo and BBL? In this blog, we’ll talk about the …Continue reading →
When it comes to anti-aging, there’s been a gold-standard procedure reigning for decades: the facelift. At our Torrance, CA, plastic surgery practice and around the world, people trust the facelift to take years off their looks by lifting, repositioning, and reshaping the delicate tissues of the lower face and neck. But facelifts aren’t without their drawbacks—risks, invasiveness, and recovery time, just to name a few. As more and more innovative nonsurgical treatments emerge each year, it has many of our patients wondering: Have nonsurgical options …Continue reading →