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

Two people in a pool after having body contouring procedures

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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Your Liposuction Recovery Timeline

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Liposuction can be an exciting solution for those who have struggled with stubborn fat deposits. If you’re considering liposuction at our Manhattan Beach-area practice in Torrance, knowing what to expect during recovery is a great way to feel even more empowered and excited about your next step. This blog post will discuss the factors that influence the recovery timeline and explain what you’ll experience through each step of the liposuction recovery process. Recovery Time Factors In reality, there is no single recovery timeline for liposuction …

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Dad Bod? Here Are Your Options to Look Trimmer by Summer

Slim dad walking on the beach with his son.

While some men love rocking the “dad bod,” not every man is crazy about the pockets of unwanted fat that accumulate with age. It’s a common concern for dads who want to feel confident and youthful, especially when they hit the pool or beach in the summer. There’s good news: Body contouring procedures performed at our Torrance practice, such as liposuction and CoolSculpting®, can help Manhattan Beach-area men look and feel better than ever. In this post, we’ll look at the most common dad bod …

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Shapewear or Surgery? When to Hang Your Spanx® and Choose Liposuction

Woman Trying on Dress After Liposuction

When it comes to unwanted bulges and bumps, many people turn to Spanx® for help. The shapewear garments are famous for their ability to smooth out a silhouette and have you looking great in a little black dress. But they’re also famous for being itchy, uncomfortable, and impossible to get in and out of. There’s a better way: liposuction. At our Torrance practice near Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach, liposuction offers a body contouring solution that is customizable, long-lasting, and effective even in swimwear. In …

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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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Unwanted Fat or Sagging Skin? Your Best Options for Each

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When it comes to contouring your body, it can be difficult to know where to start—especially if you're not sure whether your concern is caused by excess skin or excess fat. Although both issues are common, they're often treated in very different ways. Understanding what's causing your problem area is key to treating it effectively. Options for Unwanted Fat Most people, no matter how fit, have some areas of unwanted fat that just won't go away. Fat accumulation patterns are unpredictable and largely related to …

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