Abdominoplasty Newport Beach

Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure that has helped many men and women of various ages achieve the mid-section improvements they desire. The mid-section is a common area that people struggle with for a variety of reasons. Women who have had multiple pregnancies often deal with excess, sagging skin the area and stretched our abdominal muscles… Read More »

On Creativity, Change and Constancy

Are these mutually exclusive? Assuming, broad definitions, I don’t think so. Creativity can be the simple act of morning ablutions, showering, grooming and putting on the appropriate social “face”. Hair and wardrobe are familiar components of an individual’s style and undoubtedly reflect much about their aesthetic sensibilities, culture or brand… Read More »

Liposuction Newport Beach

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is performed either on its own or in combination with other body contouring procedures such as a Tummy Tuck, or Body Lift. The Liposuction procedure, also called Lipoplasty, is performed using tiny incision in the specified area through… Read More »

Breast Augmentation Newport Beach

Breast Augmentation is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is performed to enhance the size of the breasts. Many women are unhappy with the size of their breasts as they feel it is disproportionately small for their figures. Some women find that as they get older, especially after pregnancy… Read More »

Rhytidectomy Newport Beach

Rhytidectomy, more commonly referred to as a Face Lift, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is performed to reduce sagging, lines and wrinkles in the lower portion of the face. This procedure is performed through an incision that runs around the ears and into the temple–always the effort is made in cosmetic… Read More »

Who’s Looking After Your Patient

In aesthetic medicine, we obsess about details: patient selection, choice of surgical or nonsurgical procedure, material management (best sutures, implants, garments, post-scar therapy). As trainees, we were exposed to the full range of Plastic Surgery – General, Craniofacial, Hand and Cosmetic, with a heavy emphasis in Reconstruction… Read More »

Brachioplasty Newport Beach

Brachioplasty, also called an Arm Lift, has helped many people improve the appearance of their upper arms—a common area people struggle with, especially as they get older. We all have areas of our body we struggle with more than the rest—the arms can be hard to tone, particularly… Read More »

Artifice

She is what the French call “une femme d’un certain age” (a woman of indeterminate age). To the casual observer, her physical traits place her somewhere between 60 & 70, which sociologists have established as “young old age”. Like many of my patients, we have “traveled” together for some time now and in so… Read More »

Breast Lift Newport Beach

The Breast Lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure designed to rejuvenate the appearance of sagging or drooping breasts. As women get older there are a number of changes that occur to the face and body and the breasts are no exception–certain things… Read More »

Mirror Mirror, You’re Not My Friend

Hail, Queen Ravenna the evil queen of Snow White and the Huntsman, who dared to gaze upon the reflection of an aging female face, in terror and then devise a “solution”. Legend has it that she kept her good looks by “draining the youth” from the kingdom’s maidens in order to maintain the spell cast over her by her mother in childhood… Read More »