Ethnic Rhinoplasty

RHINOPLASTY CASE REPORT: WHEN MORE IS BETTER Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed.  In most cases, rhinoplasty is about balanced removal of anatomy with small additions to the nasal tip, and narrowing the nasal bones. In some patients, however, only addition or augmenting the anatomy is the key to…

Breast Augmentation Before and After Pictures

Orange County Breast Augmentation Surgery – Before and After Photos Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States, with over 300,000 surgeries performed. Breast augmentation surgery has a very high satisfaction rate, if the patient has realistic expectations and understands the limitations of the surgery within her anatomy.  For example,…

WHAT IS VASER LIPO?

How is Vaser Lipo different than traditional liposuction? Vaser Lipo, also known as Vaser liposuction, is another liposuction method which has become popular in recent years. For clarification, different companies can make the machine used for this procedure.  However, since Sound Surgical Technologies (trademarked under the name Vaser Lipo) has become the first company to…

FATHERHOOD AT 8 MONTHS

I am a late bloomer. I married a wonderful person at age 39 and now have my first child, a girl, at age 47. It has been 8 months since Lena was born, and I feel like a first year resident!  As a resident, you are thrown into the “water of residency”, and by trial…

ARE YOU READY FOR TINTIN?

I am surprised how little Tintin is known in the United States.  Well, this is going to change soon.  A new animated (this is high quality animation) movie directed by Steven Spielberg will be released this month:  Tintin and the Secret of the Unicorn. The character, a young and curious detective/journalist was created by Herge’,…

LIPOSUCTION MAY HAVE POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT

Reeduce Triglyceride Levels By Undergoing Liposuction A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons this year measured triglyceride levels of patients undergoing liposuction before and after the procedure.  229 patients were included in the study. No difference was seen in patients with normal levels.  However, in patients with high…