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Ideas to Help You Sleep Tight After Breast Augmentation

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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 our Manhattan Beach-area surgeons a thing or 2 about the breast augmentation recuperation process—and we’re sharing their tips here. Why Sleep? 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 into a state of repair and true …

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Choosing the Right Breast Implants—It’s About More Than Size

Choosing the Right Breast Implants

You've thought about getting breast implants for years and now it's time for the consultation. After hours of browsing before-and-after photos and celebrity bikini pictures, you've got a good idea about the outcome you want. Now it's time to choose the breast implants. This is the moment of truth for patients from Manhattan Beach to Newport Beach who come to South Bay Plastic Surgeons. Choosing breast implants, though, involves much more than deciding on a size. That's because several other factors influence the results of …

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Everything You Want to Know About "Gummy Bear" Implants

Have you heard of "gummy bear" ? Do you wonder what they are and how they might compare to saline, gel-filled and other types of implants? “Gummy bear” is actually an informal name that doesn't describe a specific implant. It is used to describe a group of relatively solid gel-filled implants. Historically, implants were filled with a watery form of silicone that was more likely to leak. Current gel-filled implants are filled with a more solid form of silicone that holds its shape if the …

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Mommy Makeovers

Our Torrance plastic surgeons perform Mommy Makeover surgery to help women from Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Long Beach, and other nearby communities regain---as close as possible---their pre-baby bodies. Many end up looking better than ever! These personalized combination procedures usually include a breast enhancement procedure such as breast augmentation, lift, or reduction plus a tummy tuck to address stretch marks and excess tissue in the tummy area (with or without liposuction). The Breasts & Belly Might Not Bounce Back Many of our South Bay plastic surgery patients …

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The Season for Plastic Surgery

It may surprise you to learn that winter is a great time for cosmetic enhancements! Loose-fitting clothes allow the healing process to progress with little notice compared with summer's skimpier fashions that expose more of one's body (and healing incisions). Winter is also a more casual time of year, once the holidays have passed. South Bay Mommy Makeover, , and/or patients favor the colder months for these procedures, as they can cover compression garments and/or drains with bulkier winter clothing. Many Manhattan Beach, Hermosa and Redondo plastic …

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