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

Woman in Los Angeles., CA looking at before-and-after photos of breast augmentation online

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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Self-Improvement Isn’t Selfish: Let’s Stop Mom-Shaming the Mommy Makeover

Mother in Los Angeles, CA who was reminded that it is not selfish to get a mommy makeover

Ever felt secret shame for thinking about getting plastic surgery? You’re not alone. Many of the women who visit us for mommy makeover surgery in the Los Angeles area share fears of experiencing “mom shaming” or “mom guilt” for investing time and money into the way they look. But plastic surgery is about so much more than the way we look—it’s about the way we feel about ourselves. There’s nothing selfish about wanting to live confidently, whether that involves plastic surgery or not. In this …

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

Confident, thin woman walking

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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FAQ: Your Mommy Makeover Questions Answered

Mother helping child with homework

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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The 4 Emotions You’ll Feel After Breast Augmentation

Woman feeling confident after breast augmentation

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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Mommy Makeover: Are You the Right Age for It?

Mother and daughter looking in the mirror after mother's mommy makeover.

Many women wonder if they are the “right” age for a mommy makeover, with some feeling it may be too soon after childbirth and others feeling they may be older than ideal for the surgery. In reality, there is no “right” age. Women considering mommy makeover surgery in the Long Beach or Torrance, CA, areas can trust our board-certified plastic surgeons to personalize each procedure to best serve their individual age-related needs and concerns. Whether you’re an older mom or recently had children, there are …

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Ideas to Help You Sleep Tight After Breast Augmentation

Brunette woman sleeping in bed

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 Los Angeles and 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 …

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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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