I HUGGED BACH!

  My oldest daughter is now old enough to appreciate music.  We try to expose her to a wide range of music.  At home she watches a wide range of videos on You tube (from Pit Bull to traditional Persian music).  However, when she is in my car, I like to expose her to classical…

THE NEW GENERATION OF KIDS SCARES ME!

  KROQ (106.7FM) is my favorite radio station in the morning.  I love Kevin and Bean’s sense of humor and the comedy bits they have on the show. A week ago they were speaking with Dr. Drew Pinsky (Dr. Drew) and he was concerned about children and young adults expecting to become famous without doing…

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. The origin of the link between calorie restriction and longevity probably originated in the United States, during the great depression.  It was found that between 1929 and…

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…