Pure Fat- Fat Harvesting Explained

May 24, 2016

Warning- Not for the Faint of Heart! "This is what fat harvesting looks like. This is actual fat after it's filtered and processed – and this is what it looks like. Typically we don't use this (pointing to a syringe with no tip). We us a syringe with a cannula to put the fat in […]

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Liposuction Aspirate- A Close Up of “Liquid Gold”

May 24, 2016

Warning- Not for the Faint of Heart! Pictured here is the liposuction aspirate coming out and into the storage container. You can see that the good stuff being auctioned out is mainly yellow to white in color- liquid gold. This liposuction aspirate can be thrown away, or it can be filtered and processed to get […]

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Tumescent Fluid- the “Secret Sauce” of Liposuction

May 24, 2016

Warning- May be NSFW/ not suitable for work. "You can see what we call 'peau d'orange' or 'orange peel', which is what we want in tumescent fluid before we start the actual liposuction." I am injecting the fat with tumescent fluid before starting the actual liposuction. This fluid slows down bleeding, allowing me to remove […]

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Kybella- the Permanent Solution for your Double Chin

May 10, 2016

What is Kybella? Kybella is a new injectable that melts fat. The exact chemical is “deoxycholic acid”. The chemical is shipped in vials, and I have to withdraw it into small syringes and inject it directly into your fat. The chemical works by destroying fat cells.  No fat cells will result in your “double chin” […]

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6 Secrets to Know Before Your Breast Augmentation

October 21, 2015

Breast Augmentation is still a very popular procedure in the US, and a lot of my time is spent talking to patients in my San Francisco and Santa Clara offices about then final result of their operation. With decades of experience, here are 6 big secrets to know before your Breast Augmentation procedure. Try Before […]

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