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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Vectra 3D: The Crystal Ball of Cosmetic Surgery

Our Torrance plastic surgery group is known for excellent cosmetic surgery results for breast, body and face. For patients who'd like another layer of reassurance as to how they'll look after a cosmetic enhancement, we have the latest version of the VECTRA® 3D imaging system. When our patients attend a cosmetic surgery consultation at our Torrance office, our  system can give them a digital look into their future! What is the VECTRA 3D Imaging System? The VECTRA 3D imaging system was developed by Canfield, a technology company …

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Everything You Want to Know About "Gummy Bear" Implants

Have you heard of "gummy bear" ? Do you wonder what they are and how they might compare to saline, gel-filled and other types of implants? “Gummy bear” is actually an informal name that doesn't describe a specific implant. It is used to describe a group of relatively solid gel-filled implants. Historically, implants were filled with a watery form of silicone that was more likely to leak. Current gel-filled implants are filled with a more solid form of silicone that holds its shape if the …

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Facial Rejuvenation 101: Facelifts

Are you concerned about signs of facial aging that are no longer addressed through nonsurgical means such as BOTOX®, laser procedures, or spa treatments? It may be time to consider a surgical procedure to turn back the clock and restore a more youthful visage! What is a Facelift? A at our Torrance, CA practice is an elective surgical procedure that creates a more youthful appearance. It can be done at any age, although most of our Los Angeles facelift patients are between the ages of …

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Body Sculpting After Massive Weight Loss

lor Men and women in the Los Angeles area who accomplish massive weight loss as a result of diet & exercise and/or bariatric surgery often find that after the weight is gone, they are left with unattractive and uncomfortable folds of flesh and skin. after losing large amounts of weight can improve the body you have worked so hard to achieve. We tailor each body sculpting procedure to fit your body's needs. It can include a variety of contouring surgeries such as a tummy tuck, …

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Breast Reduction: Not Just for Hollywood A-Listers

If you experience shoulder or back pain, grooves from bra straps, or frequent irritation or rashes beneath your breasts as a result of overly large breasts, a at our Torrance or Beverly Hills practice might eliminate these problems. Some of our breast reduction patients have none of the physical symptoms mentioned above, but seek to have breasts that are more proportionate to the rest of their figure. Dissatisfaction with appearance and difficulty finding clothing often plague women with very large breasts. Unlike other cosmetic procedures, …

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Introducing Dr. Whitney A. Burrell

There's a new face at our Torrance plastic surgery office: that of skilled . A cancer surgeon's daughter who hails from Atlanta, Dr. Burrell has trained at some of America's most prestigious institutions, including Columbia, Princeton and Weill Cornell Medical College, on her journey to become a plastic surgeon. Her undergraduate degree was earned at Princeton, as well as a general studies certificate from Columbia. Her medical school training was completed at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.  Dr. Burrell then enrolled in a 3-year …

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