SCARS AND PLASTIC SURGERY

ORANGE COUNTY SCARS AND ORANGE COUNTY PLASTIC SURGERY Scars, all my Orange County plastic surgery patients are concerned about scarring after surgery. Although the concern is understandable, having done hundreds of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures in orange county, I can confidently say the risk of undesirable scarring is low.   In order to identify an…

PLASTIC SURGERY FOR THE BRAIN

I watched a fascinating show on KCET this weekend called Musical Minds.  It was a show about how music affects the brain, and how music can be used to control certain neurological diseases.  The show discussed how music can be used to focus the mind of neurological patients.  These patients cannot function normally in public…

SEROMA AND TUMMY TUCK (ABDOMINOPLASTY)

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is one of the most requested surgeries from my Orange County patients.   Seroma is one of the most common problems which may occur after abdominoplasty.  In my practice, approximately 10% of patients develop seroma.   Seroma is a collection of fluid under the skin.  It can develop early (while the drains…

Orange County Nose Surgery

-THE NON-OPERATED OPERATED NOSE I know the title is confusing.  However, I chose this title to make a point. What is the purpose of having one’s nose cosmetically altered if it screams “I had surgery on my nose”? So what makes a nose look unnatural?  In my opinion, the most common alteration is to shave…