Fat Is The Original Filler

During the course of any day, I am asked why fat isn’t the “same” throughout the body. Consider that fat has been grossly underappreciated and in fact deplored, however this connotes a fundamental misunderstanding of the multiple roles fat plays. Structure and protection are critical reasons why fat surrounds critical structures… Read More »

Breast Lift vs. Breast Augmentation: Which Is Right for Me?

“Which procedure is right for me?” is a common question asked of female plastic surgeon Dr. Lavinia K. Chong. Women from across the country, who are interested in improving their silhouette with breast surgery, seek out her expertise for advisement. “Do I need a breast lift?” and “Which implant should I choose?” are also among frequently asked questions. Read More »

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 »