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Monthly Archives: December 2014

How CoolSculpting® Works for Non-Surgical Body Contouring

In Torrance, South Bay Plastic Surgeons offers the FDA-cleared procedure to safely and effectively reduce subcutaneous fat. CoolSculpting is a fantastic option for people from Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and throughout the South Bay who are hesitant to undergo liposuction or surgical fat removal. It is also a great addition to other options for body contouring. How Does CoolSculpting Work? This innovative procedure is based on science that found that fat cells are more sensitive to cold temperatures than other tissues. When exposed to controlled cooling, …

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Permanent Makeup: More Than Cosmetic

Meet Valerie! If you've ever visited our office on a Friday, then you may have met our artist Valerie Gilbert. She is a master at cosmetic tattooing, which includes permanent makeup along with the final stage of breast reconstruction - nipple and areolar tattooing. For many women, this is the end of a long and difficult journey and Valerie helps to complete this process with her wonderful technique, patience, and always happy personality. Micro pigmentation (cosmetic tattoo) inserts color pigments into the dermal layer of …

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Anesthesia: Why Board Certification Matters

places patient safety in the highest regard. We only use board-certified anesthesiologists to administer sedation and monitor vital signs throughout surgery. It is of utmost importance that a specialist is present to handle this so that our surgeons can focus on their work. If you get a quote for cosmetic surgery and it contains a nominal fee for anesthesiology, you should investigate who is administering the sedation. Is it the surgeon? Is it a nurse? The importance of finding a doctor who values your well-being …

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