When Can I Resume 420 Friendly Activities After Plastic Surgery?

July 16, 2020

Introduction Marijuana Types  Don’t Mix! If Possible, Don’t Smoke or Vape Common Sense with No Scientific Basis Introduction Yes, California has legal recreational and medicinal approval for marijuana. Some of my Plastic Surgery patients have asked me when it is OK to take marijuana before and after their procedures. These recommendations are based on common […]

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Lower Eyelid Rejuvenation: How To Fix Under Eye Bags

August 1, 2019

Are the bags under your eyes Prada?  Have you spent your entire paycheck on eye creams and concealers? Since you can’t actually fill in your deep under eye wrinkle with spackling compound, maybe you’ve become an expert at concealing with makeup, but with minimal improvement.   Lower eyelid bags are often a sign of lack of […]

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Say Hello Jeuveau to the Newest Botox Competitor

July 11, 2019

Did you know that there’s a #newtox in town? You may have heard the name Jeuveau from injectors and surgeons alike – but what exactly is this product taking aesthetics by storm? Jeuveau is a neuromodulator and a direct competitor to Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin. Like these household names, Jeuveau is a wrinkle reducer that […]

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Revance: Redefining Rejuvenation

February 22, 2019

I had the pleasure of spending time with Dan Browne, the CEO of Revance Therapeutics. I had my fair share of questions and here are a few of the main points about their upcoming product. Revance Therapeutics is releasing a modified product of botulinum toxin that is attached to a peptide. Their product is also […]

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My Favorite Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day –  a romantic day of love filled with quality time with loved ones, overpriced gifts and corny affirmations!  However, one of my most cherished memories of romance actually took place far from my home and loved ones in Malawi!   I went on a medical mission several years ago and repaired a young […]

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Hand Rejuvenation in San Francisco

January 10, 2019

Have you noticed your hands looking more bony and hollow over time? Are the tendons on the back of your hands more exposed? Unfortunately, this is a normal sign of aging. And even more unfortunate is the fact that hands are an easy “tell” for someone’s true age. You can have all the surgery and […]

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