Why Your Anti-Scar Product Won’t Work

June 4, 2015

There are always trade offs in life.  When it comes to plastic surgery, a flatter stomach or more shapely breasts or a younger looking face comes with the trade off of one or two scars.  Most cosmetic surgery patients are willing to make this trade, but of course, they would like the scar to be […]

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Luxe, the Valet Parking App For My Office

April 23, 2015

As a plastic surgeon in San Francisco, my office location is truly awesome for people who work in downtown San Francisco, and public transportation access is amazing-  I’m only 1 block away from MUNI and BART, and 2 blocks away from Market St.  However, some of my patients occasionally have a difficult time visiting me […]

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Wacky Wednesday: Procedures

January 28, 2015

Here is proof that any look you want is achievable.  There’s a procedure for that. Butt Facial Photo Credit: Ruaridh Connelian / Barcroft / mirror.co.uk When you go to the beach, your body is on display.  It just is.  To make sure it’s ready for the big show, some ladies are spending $500 on a […]

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When Can I Lift Weights After Breast Augmentation?

December 26, 2014

Some of my breast augmentation patients are fitness fanatics, and they share a common question.  “Dr. Kim, when can I start lifting weights again after my breast augmentation surgery?” Define “Weightlifting”! If you are a weight lifter that is entering fitness competitions, or if you clean, jerk, and own weight lifting gloves, you should brace […]

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Wacky Wednesday: Too Much

December 24, 2014

Photo Credit: Instagram / jordanjames2014 Number 1.  This young man lives in the UK, and is 23.  TWENTY THREE.  I don’t care what his preferences or favorite trends are now, they will be much different at age 30, 40, and beyond.  This is universally true, for everyone. Number 2.  Those cartoon eyebrows are permanent.  And […]

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Wacky Wednesday: Have a Merry Wacky Christmas

December 17, 2014

Yeah, but they don’t actually jingle. Remember two days ago when I posted about how your chest muscles interact with breast implants?  Well, some might just take that information as a useful recovery tip, but not porn star, “Sara X.”  She really capitalized on the biology, and developed a skill, upon which she has built […]

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How To Have Great Scars for Your Kids

March 14, 2013

Your child fell, and has a scratch…or worse.  The babysitter, school nurse, or your sister who’s a drunk family member you used for child care has just called you to say that little Johnny is bleeding and you need to pick him up.  What do you do? First, breathe. As a plastic surgeon with 3 […]

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