LIPOSUCTION-ORANGE COUNTY (A PATINET’S RECOVERY)

Orange County Liposuction Specialist As an Orange County liposuction surgeon, many patients ask about the recovery period. Depending on the patient, the area and amount of liposuction required, the procedure may be performed in the office under local anesthesia.  In other cases, the procedure is performed in an outpatient surgery center using general anesthesia. After…

MASSAGING AFTER ORANGE COUNTY BREAST AUGMENTATION: IS IT NECESSARY?

BREAST AUGMENTATION ORANGE COUNTY: MASSAGING AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION Breast Augmentation is the most common procedure requested by my Orange County patients.  Some patients are curious as to why I recommend massaging the breast after augmentation. A breast implant is a foreign material.   The body, initially, will try to absorb the implant.  Since it cannot, the…

OVERSEAS PLASTIC SURGERY-IS IT WORTH IT?

I occasionally come across Orange County plastic surgery patients who have had or know someone who has had plastic surgery outside of the United States. In some instances, the outcome is good.  However, in my opinion, the results are sub-optimal in majority of cases. This is not to say there are no competent plastic surgeons…

ORANGE COUNTY RHINOPLASTY SPECIALIST

IGNORE THE INSIDE AND YOU WILL BE SORRY! Many of my Orange County rhinoplasty patients complain about the shape of their nose. Although it is important to address the cosmetic concerns of the patient, one must not forget an intra-nasal examination and address any issues inside the nose as well. Almost all patients have some…

IS PERFECT SYMMETRY POSSIBLE AFTER PLASTIC SURGERY?

I believe this is a valid question, since many of my Orange County plastic surgery patients look at themselves more often after surgery than before the procedure.  For purpose of clarification, I like to divide symmetry into two categories: perfect and relative. Perfect symmetry means both sides of the area operated on (two breasts in…

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…