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You Don’t Have to Be a Mommy to Get a Mommy Makeover

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You don’t have to be a mom to benefit from a mommy makeover at our Torrance plastic surgery practice. This combination of procedures offers more than its name conveys. In reality, most people who are looking to tighten up stretched skin, enhance their breasts, and shrink stubborn fat deposits at the same time are likely strong candidates. Wondering if a mommy makeover could be your key to body confidence? This blog will discuss which non-moms can benefit from a mommy makeover. What exactly is a …

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Why Liposuction Might Be Your Biggest Fitness Ally

Confident, thin woman exercising with her husband after liposuction

There’s a common misconception that liposuction is a fitness “quick fix”—that it removes large amounts of fat to give people an “easy way out” when it comes to weight loss. This myth couldn’t be less accurate. In reality, liposuction at our Torrance practice near Redondo Beach, CA, isn’t a weight loss procedure at all. It’s a body contouring boost that doesn’t take the work out of fitness; instead, it highlights the hard work that has already been done. In this blog post, we’d like to …

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Here’s How to Get the Lip Injection Results You Want

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One of the quickest and easiest ways to subtly elevate your appearance is lip injections with facial fillers such as JUVÉDERM®. Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach men and women frequently visit our Torrance med spa for great results, and there are a few key tips we share with them to make sure they get exactly what they’re looking for. Here are a few ways you can make sure you get lip injection results you truly love. Draw inspiration from your own best self, not from …

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FAQ: Your Mommy Makeover Questions Answered

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When we consult with people considering a mommy makeover at our Torrance practice near Long Beach, CA, our goal is to provide as much information as possible. To this end, we answer quite a few questions about the procedure daily, a few of which come up more often than others. In this blog post, we’ll share answers to some of our most commonly asked questions about the mommy makeover, from the cost to the recovery time to the results. How soon after having a baby …

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What Should I Look for in Liposuction Before-and-After Photos?

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For men and women considering liposuction in the Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach areas, looking through before-and-after photos is an essential step in the research process. Photos of a surgeon’s work speak volumes, not only about their skill in a given procedure, but also about considerations such as attention to detail, experience working with diverse body types, and more. In this blog post, we'll share a few key things you should look for as you browse liposuction before-and-after photo galleries while researching potential surgeons. Inconspicuous …

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The 4 Emotions You’ll Feel After Breast Augmentation

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When we consult with women considering breast augmentation in Torrance, CA, from across the Manhattan Beach area, we want them to know we’re here to support them every step of the way. That support includes providing plenty of information about what to expect throughout the surgical process. Breast augmentation can be a highly rewarding decision that leaves you feeling more confident in your skin, but that’s not to say the journey doesn’t include a few highs and lows along the way. Between the anticipation ahead …

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The “Bo-Curious” Generation—Why Millennials Are Into BOTOX®

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It’s not surprising that many members of the Millennial generation are becoming “Bo-curious.” A recent survey on RealSelf revealed that 51% of people between the ages of 18 to 34 are considering a cosmetic treatment in the next year. As BOTOX Cosmetic has remained one of the most popular treatments at our Torrance practice and throughout the U.S., it makes total sense that the treatment is growing in popularity among younger men and women. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at why Millennials …

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CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction: Which Is Right for You?

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When it comes to body contouring, CoolSculpting and liposuction are the go-to treatments for our Torrance, CA, patients. Both options offer powerful fat reduction results that help the men and women who visit us feel more confident in their skin. However, these treatments do very different things and involve very different treatment experiences. The choice between them is ultimately a personal one, but it’s important to know the key differences between each approach. Which body contouring treatment is right for you? In this blog post, …

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Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation, or Both?

Woman confident at the beach after breast lift and breast augmentation

Many women interested in enhancing their breasts aren’t sure which procedure will help them achieve the best results. Breast lifts and breast augmentation are among the most popular procedure options at our Torrance, CA, practice, but they offer very different solutions to common breast concerns. The choice between these surgeries can be a confusing one. That’s why we’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at what each procedure can and can’t achieve. Plus, we’ll explain why taking a combined …

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Your Top CoolSculpting® Questions Answered

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It’s likely you’ve heard about CoolSculpting at our Manhattan Beach-area practice in Torrance. The nonsurgical body contouring approach has become a favorite of men and women who are looking to slim stubborn fat pockets without surgery. But as popular as the treatment is, many people still have questions about how it works, who it’s right for, and why it’s worth trying. In this blog post, we’re answering a few of your most commonly asked CoolSculpting questions. Q: How does CoolSculpting work? A: CoolSculpting works using …

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