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Facelift? Neck Lift? Brow Lift? Which Surgery Option Is Right for You?

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Aging is a natural part of life, but embracing the changes it brings to our appearance isn't always easy. At South Bay Plastic Surgeons, we understand the desire to look as youthful on the outside as you feel on the inside. With multiple surgical facial enhancement procedures available, it can be overwhelming to determine which one (or combination) is right for you. In this post, we'll break down common aging concerns and the facial plastic surgery options that address them, including the ever-popular facelift procedure. …

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Body Contouring Surgery: Get the Body You’ve Always Wanted

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Turning your vision of the perfect body into reality can sometimes require a little extra help. At South Bay Plastic Surgeons, we specialize in providing that help through a range of body contouring procedures designed to meet your aesthetic goals. Body contouring surgery, including tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, and cutting-edge Avéli™ cellulite treatment, can achieve your goals when diet and exercise fall short. Combining these treatments offers multiple benefits. This blog post will explore how these procedures can work together to sculpt a more confident …

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What Will My Tummy Tuck Scar Look Like?

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Sometimes, diet and exercise alone can’t eliminate a belly pooch and loose abdominal skin—especially following pregnancy or significant weight loss. A tummy tuck can give you a firmer, flatter midsection and help you achieve your ideal physique. When considering this popular procedure, it’s critical to understand what to expect. If you’re wondering what your tummy tuck scar will look like post-surgery, keep reading! We’ll describe tummy tuck scars and explain how tummy tuck surgeons deliver transformative body contouring results while minimizing your incisions and scarring …

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How Long Does a Facelift Last? Your FAQs Answered!

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Are you considering a facelift to look and feel more vibrant? Facelift surgery can take years off your appearance so that in addition to looking better, you also feel more confident in your renewed skin. How long does a facelift last, and is it right for you? We’re here to help you navigate your aesthetic journey with some FAQs about facelift surgery, recovery, and results. Read on to learn more! How does a facelift work? A facelift is a surgical procedure that involves removing loose, …

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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: Which Is Better?

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Are you dealing with persistent fat or sagging abdominal skin resistant to your dedicated diet and exercise routines? We understand your frustration, whether post-childbirth changes or substantial weight loss has resulted in lax abdominal skin or weakened muscles that affect your self-confidence. Selecting the ideal body contouring method might seem daunting. In this blog post, we'll compare tummy tuck surgery and liposuction, two popular body contouring procedures. We aim to provide you with a clearer understanding of each approach and help you make an informed …

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Is Breast Augmentation With Fat Transfer a Win-Win?

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Most women opt for breast surgery to improve their appearance and self-confidence. But just as there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to choosing a bra, you also have choices regarding breast augmentation. This procedure has truly evolved over the years, and today we can offer you options like natural breast augmentation with fat transfer vs. breast implants.  What is unique about breast augmentation with fat transfer? What is recovery like? Are you a good candidate? Let’s explore how and why a fat transfer breast augmentation could be …

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4 Questions To Ask Before Liposuction

4 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Liposuction

is one of the most gratifying cosmetic procedures we perform for our patients. That’s because liposuction can sculpt and slim areas of the body that diet and exercise sometimes can’t. (We all know the frustration of trying to “spot treat” our trouble zones.) With relatively little downtime and results that can last several years, it’s no wonder so many people choose this popular body contouring procedure. Once you’ve decided to have liposuction, it’s important to choose a provider who is qualified to perform your treatment. …

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How To Sleep After Breast Augmentation: 3 Tips for Resting Well

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After breast augmentation—or any surgery, for that matter—rest is paramount. But getting the sleep you need during recovery can be tough. Our breast augmentation patients have taught us a thing or 2 about the recuperation process—and we’re sharing their tips for how to sleep well after breast augmentation here. Why Sleep Is Vital During Recovery Resting with your eyes closed can feel nice, but it’s simply not the same as sleep. When you fall asleep, your body undergoes a series of physiological changes and enters …

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Filler Removal FAQ: How Common, Safe & Quick Is It?

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The next trending cosmetic surgery procedure may not be what you expect. If you're a fan of celebrity news, you may have heard Blac Chyna, Amy Schumer, Kylie Jenner, Vicki Gunvalson (Real Housewives of Orange County) and Simon Cowell sharing their decisions to undergo filler removal. If you're considering dermal fillers, you should know how common filler removal is, as well as how it's completed. In our experience, filler removal—technically filler dissolution—is the exception rather than the norm. However, the option for dissolving your injectable …

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Why Plastic Surgery for Men Is on the Rise

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Interest in plastic surgery for men has been steadily rising as more and more men are enjoying the benefits of body contouring, anti-aging treatments, and facial enhancement. What's driving this change? A Competitive Edge in the Workplace An increasing number of men undergo cosmetic enhancements to help them compete in the business world. In fact, career advancement is one of the most commonly cited reasons for men pursuing plastic surgery. The enhancements offered by plastic surgery give men greater confidence, make them appear more masculine, …

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