Orange County Nose Surgery

THE NON-OPERATED OPERATED NOSE I know the title is confusing.  However, I chose this title to make a point. What is the purpose of having one’s nose cosmetically altered if it screams “I had surgery on my nose”? So what makes a nose look unnatural?  In my opinion, the most common alteration is to shave…

GYNECOMASTIA (THE CURSE OF MEN WITH LARGE BREASTS)

Gynecomastia is the medical term for enlarged breast in men. In majority of men, the cause is genetic and idiopathic (no known cause).  Typically, the breast tissue grows around puberty and remains large. It is important to rule out reversible causes such as certain medication, anabolic steroid use, excessive alcohol intake, and medical conditions causing…

WHAT IS MIXTO LASER?

Mixto is a form of fractional CO2 laser.  According to the company information site, www.laseringusa.com , Mixto SX is named for the “mixture” or “mix” of CO2 energy and fractional resurfacing.  The SX stands for surgical, since the laser can be utilized to make surgical cuts with little or no bleeding. The standard CO2 laser…

WHAT IS FRACTIONAL LASER RESURFACING?

Fractional laser resurfacing is an exciting new area in laser treatment of the skin.  Traditionally, the CO2 laser has been considered the “gold standard” for improvement of wrinkles and pigmentation on the facial skin.  There is no question standard CO2 treatment is the most effective for improving deep wrinkles on the face.  Unfortunately, such an…