Bottoming Out

September 18, 2020

What is it “Bottoming Out” is an expression when your breast implants after breast augmentation surgery are too low. Your breasts have too much volume at the bottom of your breasts, and your breast fold may appear too low in relation to the rest of your breasts. How does it happen During breast augmentation, the […]

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Lies And More Lies About How Long Dermal Filler Lasts

August 19, 2020

All patients want their dermal filler to last for a long time. I know there is significant cost, time spent in the office, and some discomfort with getting injectables. Marketing terms and different types of dermal fillers only add confusion to the mix! The bottom line: the chemical content of your filler and where it […]

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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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