Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty in San Francisco with Dr. Roy Kim

July 16, 2018

Are You a Candidate for Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty? What Refinements Do You Offer With a Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty? How Is the Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty Procedure Done? How does a Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty Differ from Liposuction Around the Waist? What is the Recovery Like for a Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty? How Long Will My Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty Results Last? How Do I Make […]

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What Are the Possible Risks After a Tummy Tuck?

June 4, 2015

As always, any plastic surgery procedure will have possible risks or complications.  What are the unique risks for a tummy tuck, and what are the general risks?  I will explain most of them in this article. Of course, every patient is different, and the internet is less like a medical exam than you might think.  […]

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Heavenly Scars: After a Tummy Tuck

June 4, 2015 , 2 comments

Whoa Nellie!  Before we can even talk about how fabulous your tummy tuck results are going to be, we need to talk about scar healing. All scars will take about 6-12 months to fully heal.  The process is called “scar maturation” and is very important because there is no procedure, laser, cream, massage, potion or […]

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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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