It’s no surprise that every bride-to-be wants to look their absolute best as they walk down the aisle. But how they are achieving this may be a bit surprising. The latest statistics from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery show more women are going beyond just facials, manicures and makeup for their […]
The number of plastic surgery procedures performed has surged in recent years, and shows no signs of slowing down. What’s more telling, however, are which surgical procedures are on the rise. Newport Beach plastic surgeon Dr. Rob Kessler shares his thoughts on the plastic surgery procedures that are in high demand. A Bigger Buttocks with […]
Imagine being in your seventies or eighties. You are in great health; you live an active lifestyle and enjoy a wonderful quality of life. You wake up one morning and stretch—you feel energized and ready to tackle your day. But when you go look in your bathroom mirror, you’re staring at a reflection of someone who looks much older than what you feel. The signs of your age—perhaps sagging skin, wrinkles and sunspots—don’t really reflect how healthy and young you feel on the inside.
Botox Cosmetic used to be all the rage for reducing the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles, but dermal fillers, specifically hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvederm and Restylane, gained ground in 2013.
Per the 2013 report on facial plastic surgery released by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, member surgeons performed almost 10,000 more hyaluronic acid filler injections in 2013 than they did in 2012.
With any California plastic surgery, not only do you need to consider pre-op instructions when it comes to timing the surgery, but there is also the healing process that you need to factor in. Whether your goal is to look fabulous in a bikini on California’s beaches, look younger for an upcoming school reunion, or you have a wedding coming up in the spring and want breasts that look great in today’s strapless fashions, now is the time to start planning your plastic surgeries.
With any cosmetic surgery, your plastic surgeon wants you to have stopped smoking, drinking alcohol, and using certain medications or nutritional supplements a few weeks prior to the surgery. From the date of your consultation, you will likely need a few weeks before the surgeon will perform the surgery.
In 2012, American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported 202,000 liposuction procedures were performed by ASPS surgeons. It is a safe, effective plastic surgery used to remove excess fat stores that diet and exercise have not eliminated.
While liposuction is a completely safe procedure, some men and women find themselves concerned over rumors they hear from friends and in the media. Here are four of those common concerns and the reality of each.