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What To Expect at Your Dermal Filler Appointment (Watch a Real Treatment!)

Woman in Los Angeles, CA looking at her dermal filler results in the mirror (model)

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, …

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How To Determine Whether You Are a Tummy Tuck Candidate

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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 …

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Halo™ Laser Skin Resurfacing vs. BBL: 3 Big Differences You Need to Know About

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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 …

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To Lift or Not to Lift? Comparing Facelifts & Less Invasive Options

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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 …

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to the Mommy Makeover

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You’re a mom on the go with kids to look after, work and social obligations to fulfill, and responsibilities to spare. You devote most of your time and attention to caring for the ones around you—it’s time you showed yourself the same love! Getting a mommy makeover in Los Angeles may seem like a big commitment for a busy mom like you, but with a little planning and some help from your support system, it’s totally doable. Read on to learn what moms on the …

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

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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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