Brazilian Butt Lift

Butt Augmentation Using Fat Transfer Fat transfer to the buttocks (Brazilian Butt Lift) was the fastest growing cosmetic surgical procedure in 2015. With the advances in fat harvesting and transfer, butt augmentation has become more predictable, and more consistent results are achieved. For years, every time I performed liposuction, I thought about all the fat…

Earlobe Repair

Earlobe Repair Surgery Stretching of the earlobe is not a new tradition.  It has been used for centuries especially by African tribes.  We occasionally do see patients who want their stretched earlobes repaired, mainly because these patients are planning to enter a professional career. The earlobe repair procedure is performed comfortably under local anesthesia and…

Removal of Lipoma

Treatment of Lipoma with Liposuction A lipoma is an abnormal growth (tumor) of normal fat cells.  The lipoma can grow anywhere in the body and in some cases, patients have multiple (sometimes 20-30) lipomas. The lipoma presents as a soft, almost rubbery mass under the skin.  The gold standard, with the lowest risk of recurrence,…

SEX AFTER PLASTIC SURGERY

When Can I Have Sex After Cosmetic Surgery? No, I am not branching out into the porn industry! However, I do feel many patients want to ask this question, but are too embarrassed to do so. The act of making love, believe or not, is extremely physical and the average person will burn 300-500 calories…

Breast Implant Replacement

Bilateral Implant Exchange with Breast Lift For some patients, there is the misunderstanding that a large breast implant will result in a “perky” breast. When I really question the patient thoroughly, they are expecting a look which is only possible in action hero comic books (the small waisted, toned woman with big, perky breasts). Although…

Breast Implant Massage After Surgery

The Importance of Post-Operative Breast Implant Massage At our Orange County practice, we perform a large number of breast augmentations, and over the past 15 years we have gained extensive experience regarding what may cause some of the complications associated with breast augmentation surgery. The three most common complications associated with breast augmentation, at least…