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…

LIPOSUCTION (LIPOSCULPTURE)-ARE YOU A GOOD CANDIDATE?

 Liposuction Specialist Santa Ana, Orange County, Riverside County Liposuction, also known as liposculpture, is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in the United States.  Many of my Orange County patients request liposuction as a separate or combined procedure. Liposuction literally means sucking out the fat and, in fact, this is what is done. …

SCARS AND PLASTIC SURGERY

ORANGE COUNTY SCARS AND ORANGE COUNTY PLASTIC SURGERY Scars, all my Orange County plastic surgery patients are concerned about scarring after surgery. Although the concern is understandable, having done hundreds of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures in orange county, I can confidently say the risk of undesirable scarring is low.   In order to identify an…

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…

SEROMA AND ABDOMINOPLASTY

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is one of the most requested surgeries from my Orange County patients.   Seroma is one of the most common problems which may occur after abdominoplasty.  In my practice, approximately 10% of patients develop seroma.   Seroma is a collection of fluid under the skin.  It can develop early (while the drains…