“Bottoming Out” – Breast Implants

CORRECTION OF RECURRENT BREAST IMPLANT PTOSIS WITH DERMACELL ALLOGRAFT DERMIS Recurrent breast implant ptosis (or “bottoming out” of the implant pocket) is fortunately not common.  However, it does happen. “Bottoming out” means that the breast implants have descended too low on the chest, thus making the nipple too high on the breast mound. If bottoming…

GRAVITY

  I am sure by now most of you have seen or heard about the movie Gravity, starting Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. In case you haven’t seen it, the basis of the movie is about two astronauts repairing a portion of the space station.  Suddenly, things go horribly wrong and they have to use their…

Breast Augmentation Implant Profiles

DON’T FRET TOO MUCH ABOUT BREAST IMPLANT PROFILES! Recently, many of my prospective patients have gone to various forums after their consultation for breast enhancement, and have become utterly confused due to missing, inaccurate, or excessive information.  The stress over choosing the right breast implant profile has come up over and over again.  Stop it!…

SIBLINGS

  My oldest daughter, Lena, is now 27 months old and my youngest daughter, Shylee, turned one last month. Recently I took them to the park and they were sitting next to each other in the stroller.  Shylee started making noises, which usually signals hunger.  I handed her the bottle and she started to suck…

AAAH…TO BE YOUNG AGAIN!

We watch Michel Telo’s Ai Se Eu Te Pego on our television’s YouTube channel a lot.  It is a happy and cheerful song and we dance with our 2 1/2 year and one year old daughter (she is still a bit lost!). One time as we were watching the young crowd dance to this song,…

Tummy Tuck Cost in Orange County

COST OF ABDOMINOPLASTY SURGERY Tummy tuck is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed, and the results, given the right patient, can be dramatic. The cost of abdominoplasty can vary greatly, especially in competitive markets such as Southern California. As with all cosmetic surgery procedures, the price variation is due to a combination of factors. …