THE CURSE OF THE JEALOUS PERSON

As many of my regular bloggers know by now, I have an eight month old and a two year old girl.  I have noticed over the past few months, my older daughter plays with her younger sister in a friendly way.  However, given the chance, she does not mind inflicting some physical harm to her…

Breast Augmentation and Lift Using Patients Excess Breast Tissue

BREAST AUGMENTATION AND LIFT WITH AUTOLOGOUS BREAST TISSUE Over the past 5-10 years, some plastic surgeons have been using autologous breast tissue (patient’s own breast) to augment the breast.  The most widely used indication has been for breast reconstruction. However, some plastic surgeons have been advocating it for cosmetic breast augmentation as well.  Naturally, I…

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Orange County

WHAT I HAVE LEARNED AS A PLATIC SURGEON I have been in private practice for 13 years and have operated on at least 1500-2000 patients, if not more. This is what I have learned during these past thirteen years. Experience counts!  In my opinion, the best resident ever, from the best plastic surgery program in…

Lose Weight, Live Longer by Fasting

EAT, FAST, AND LIVE LONGER???? This is the title, without the question marks, of a fascinating BBC program which aired on PBS (please support public television!) on 4/3/2013.    I have provided the link for the actual program below. The origin of the link between calorie restriction and longevity probably originated in the United States,…

OLD RASPUTIN IMPERIAL STOUT BEER

As many of my regular blog readers know, I am passionate about wine.  But recently, I have been exploring beers as well. Once or twice a month, when we have casual get together with friends or family and casual food is eaten (pizza, etc.), beer just seems to hit the spot. Recently I came across…

VALENTINE’S DAY-A DAY TO LOVE

Having a dog as a pet and now having two small children has made me realize why we love our dogs and our children.  We may deny it, but deep inside we all want to be loved and respected.  With a dog and young children, unless one is abusive, the love is unconditional, regardless of…