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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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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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Breast Reconstruction Primer Part 1: Latissimus Dorsi and TDAP

As you know, the skilled plastic surgeons at South Bay Plastic Surgeons in Torrance perform a variety of procedures. This article describes two breast reconstruction methods: Latissimus Dorsi Flap and TDAP Flap. Both of these two breast reconstruction procedures use tissue (flaps) from the back to reconstruct the breast(s). The Latissimus Dorsi muscle is located just below the shoulder and behind the armpit. It’s involved in pulling movements, such as climbing a ladder or rowing. The Benefits of Flap Reconstruction Compared with Implant Reconstruction The primary benefit of flap reconstruction, whether it …

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