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Aug 28, 2010
Los Angeles Plastic SurgeonSouthern California attracts people with its beaches, shopping, theme parks, and most notoriously—its Los Angeles Plastic Surgery. Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles is recommended because it is safe, affordable, and life-enhancing. Cosmetic surgeons will consult patients and provide options and available methods to achieve the physical outcome patients are looking for.

Tummy Tuck Los Angeles patients undergo this procedure (also called Abdominoplasty) to remove excess fat and skin from the abdominal area of their body. This procedure is recommended for patients who cannot accomplish weight loss goals by diet and exercise alone. Tummy Tucks are recommended because they are safe, affordable, and effective. Tummy Tuck patients find success with the procedure resulting in a defined waistline (by using Liposuction) and tightened abdominal muscles.

Liposuction Los Angeles patients are recommended this procedure because liposuction can be treated on virtually all areas of the body effectively. Liposuction can be done using local or general anesthesia depending on the area being worked on and patients usually go home the same day following the procedure. Recovery from the procedure varies between patients and the area that was worked on. Some patients recover in 3-4 weeks and other patients can take up to several months for a full recover.

Los Angeles Breast Augmentation procedures are one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedures. During consultation, your cosmetic surgeon will help you determine the size and type of implants that will be used. Most patients do not experience much discomfort during recovery but pain medication is always provided. Recovery time also varies between patients as full recovery usually takes a few months.
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Posted: Aug 28, 2010 12:22am
Jul 21, 2010
Los Angeles Plastic  SurgeonThere are many things one can do overseas that are more cost effective. More and more companies are outsourcing work to other countries these days. However, one thing that should not be done in other countries is plastic surgery! Plastic surgeons in the United States are held to higher training standards than those in other countries. If you are going to a Board Certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon in the United States, you can be assured that you are not gambling with your health. Sometimes these procedures can be significantly more affordable, but it is not worth it to get a procedure done that could turn out to have serious consequences. When opting to get a breast augmentation Beverly Hills residents are much better off staying in the United States!

Any surgical procedure can lead to risks and side effects. Pain, dizziness and nausea are very common, but there are more serious side effects which a foreign facility may not be able to treat. Significant bleeding, infection at the site of an incision, accumulation of fluid beneath the wound and others can occur during the procedure. If these aren’t treated properly, the problem can get much more serious and another surgery might be needed. In the United States, these problems can still occur, but an accredited facility is much better equipped to handle these situations. Mexico and Thailand are two of the most popular places to get plastic surgery abroad. Although these two countries will often have better facilities than some other countries – especially those in South America – they are still not going to be as safe as those in the United States.

Many of the activities associated with postoperative traveling also increase the risk for complications. When you are traveling in a car, airplane, or train, it is inevitable that you will have to do somewhat strenuous activities. For example, bag lifting and standing for long periods of time can increase recovery time and risk of complications. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, infection is the leading complication among traveling patients. In addition, traveling is also associated with higher swelling, blood clots, and pulmonary embolism rates. When traveling abroad for a breast augmentation Los Angeles patients often find themselves visiting American facilities to get secondary treatment.

In the United States, there are accrediting agencies that are usually not found in other countries. In addition, doctors must obtain hospital privileges to perform procedures. In addition, the training of doctors in other countries can be different from those in the United States. For procedures outside of the United States, it can be difficult to evaluate the medical facility, the skill of the doctor and staff, the procedure, and the devices used during the procedures. When getting breast implants Los Angeles residents are advised to stay in the United States where they can be assured of a certain level of medical care!
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Posted: Jul 21, 2010 5:19am
Jun 28, 2010
Los Angeles Plastic SurgeonWhen talking about breast augmentation Los Angeles residents mainly think of breast implants. In reality, there are many different surgeries that can be done on the breasts for different reasons. In addition, these reasons are not all cosmetic; some people have other reasons for getting breast surgery. A breast enlargement is one of the most frequently performed procedures in the United States. Many women request this procedure following pregnancy or weight loss as they want to restore the volume to their breasts. In addition, some people simply want to have larger breasts for aesthetic purposes. The size of the breast implants can be decided upon consultation with a plastic surgeon. The goal is to enlarge the breasts while also making them look and feel natural! While getting a breast augmentation Beverly Hills residents will often opt for a breast lift (mastoplexy) as well. Gravity causes the breast tissue and skin to stretch resulting in sagging appearing breasts with low positioned nipples. Breast sagging, also known as ptosis, can occur at any age. A mastoplexy will lift the breast, the nipple, and tighten the skin of the breast. During a consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon, one can decide if a breast augmentation is needed as well as a breast lift. In the case of breast reduction Los Angeles patients often benefit greatly! This is because extremely large breasts often cause significant pain to the neck, back, and shoulder area. There are three techniques used during breast reduction surgery. The inverted T method results in a vertical and horizontal scar (hence the name). The breasts are lifted and the size of the areola is reduced. The vertical reduction technique is used for people with smaller breasts. It results in a vertical scar and a scar around the areola. The free nipple breast reduction technique is used for patients with very large breasts. This technique involves removing the nipple and areola, reducing the breast size, and suturing the nipple to the breast in a higher position. A less common procedure is inverted nipple correction. This is performed through a small incision at the base of the nipple. A constricting band is then released and the nipple is maintained in traction for several weeks using a suture taped to the breast. This procedure may or may not influence sensory changes or inability to breast feed. Another surprisingly popular procedure is a breast revision. One of the main reasons women undergo this procedure is because of a deflated breast implant. In addition, some women want to change out a previous implant to a smaller or larger size. Finally, some women are just not happy with the original results of a previous surgery. Most women who undergo breast surgery will have to have some kind of revision done eventually. Breast implants wear out after a few years and need to be corrected. When consulting with a plastic surgeon Beverly Hills residents have many options when it comes to breast surgery! Speak with your plastic surgeon to learn about all your options.
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Posted: Jun 28, 2010 12:11am
Jun 28, 2010
Rhinoplasty Los AngelesWhen thinking of plastic surgery, especially the rhinoplasty Los Angeles residents tend to think that only women are going under the knife. However, this is far from true. Although most plastic surgery procedures are done predominantly on women, men are joining in on the plastic surgery craze as well. This is partly because of the “metrosexual” movement. It is becoming more and more socially acceptable for men to take care of their appearance and their body. Some American men are beginning to turn to plastic surgery to improve their appearance. There are a small percentage of men and women who undergo rhinoplasty surgery in order to eliminate breathing problems, but many want to reduce their nose size and make their face appear more balanced. By contacting a plastic surgeon Los Angeles residents can now change the shape of their nostrils, alter the tip of the nose, and make general changes to boost one’s appearance and self-image. Just as for women, however, there are restrictions on who can get plastic surgery. For example, young men under the age of sixteen should not undergo rhinoplasty surgery because the nose is still growing. Many young men are self conscious about their nose’s appearance but they should wait until they are old enough to understand the full ramifications of the process. When undergoing a rhinoplasty Beverly Hills and Los Angeles men must make sure they are doing it for the right reasons. The surgery cannot completely change your nose. It can alter the appearance but one must have realistic expectations as to how it will look after the procedure. Many people like to look at the “Before and After” pictures that most plastic surgeons have on their websites. One can look for a nose similar to theirs and see the changes that were made. Then he can ask himself if that is what he wants his nose to look like as well. Every nose is different but one can get a good idea of what he will look like after the procedure. The main difference between the male rhinoplasty and the female rhinoplasty is that men tend to have thicker skin layers and a stronger bone and cartilage. In addition, it is very important for most males undergoing rhinoplasty to retain their nose’s “masculinity.” The ideal modern male nose is usually characterized by a strong and straight nasal dorsum as opposed to a soft feminine nose. A skilled plastic surgeon will be very careful not to make the nose too small or thin when performing a male rhinoplasty. When contacting a plastic surgeon Beverly Hills men must be very clear on what they want out of the surgery and what they expect their nose to look like!
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Posted: Jun 28, 2010 12:09am
May 26, 2010
Plastic surgery is so common nowdays that even teenagers are opting for it. however, a larger chunk of population still gasps at the name of it. According to a leading Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, many people still see it as something that Hollywood starts use to hide away their age signs such as loose skin, extra layers of fat, wrinkles, fine lines etc.

Female models are notorious of getting under the knife to enhance their body contour. Well, if you think like this, then perhaps you are not the only one. recent study by American Cosmetic Surgery Institute reveals that almost 43% of Americans feel that plastic surgery os entirely option and people ise it only to improve their looks. 37% respondents said that plastic surgery is necessary to alter any birth defect that a person is born with and must be promoted as a way of treating injuries. They of course excluded certain procedures such as Breast augmentation Beverly Hills out of their scope while answering the questions.

In a recent meet of plastic surgeon los angeles, it was noticed that the perception of cosmetic surgery in American society completely underrates the versatility that this specialty has to offer. Think about a 18-year-old girl who wishes to get rid of the ugly marks of beating that she has been through while growing up? Or a young man who has met an accident and lost half portion of his face skin to a fire?

These are only few of many people who need professional help from cosmetic surgeons to boost self esteem and adjust to a different environment and for this reason; plastic surgery is rightly called as a delicate combination of science and art by a leading Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon.
With the introduction of ground-breaking procedures, plastic surgery is gradually progressing towards popularity among masses. It consists of mainly of two types – cosmetic and reconstructive.

• Cosmetic surgery is advised where a person wishes to improve how he or she looks. It is exclusively concerned with maintaining normal appearance, reinstating it, or enhancing it beyond the average level towards an aesthetic ideal. Some of the common body parts that people want to improve are – breasts, eyes, face, ears, hair, nose and stomach.

• Reconstructive surgery is generally performed on accident victims. It sometimes involves the rebuilding of severely fractured bones and skin grafting and includes procedures such as implanting prosthesis (artificial structures used to replace missing limbs or other body parts like teeth, hip, knee joints etc.) or reattachment of an amputated finger or toe.

If you are looking for changing the shape of your nose particularly, Rhinoplasty Los Angeles is a site for information and latest news about cosmetic nose surgery and through it you can consult a world-class Rhinoplasty surgeon who can make a profound difference in your facial expression.

‘Be how you want to be’ is the new generation mantra and Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgery can help you in finding a perfect look for you which would not only make you feel comfortable among others but will also give you an emotional boost regarding your looks.
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Posted: May 26, 2010 11:47pm
May 26, 2010
Southern Californians are often pressured to have “movie-star” looks. The ideals created by the media have been and continue to be emulated by people everywhere.This sentiment is especially important in the case of teenagers. Teens are already self-conscious but in Southern California they are more so because of the pressure to look a certain way. The most popular surgery for teenagers in America is a nose job. This is because, unlike other parts of the body and face, the nose stops growing at about age 14 for girls and 16 for boys. It has even become a tradition in many parts of the country to give nose jobs as graduation gifts for teenagers. This can certainly positively affect a person’s self esteem. On the other hand, many Beverly Hills plastic surgeons will say that having plastic surgery too early causes many teenagers to regret their decision later.

When it comes to teenagers, it is very important for plastic surgeons to asses both physical and mental maturity before agreeing to do the surgery. Many teenagers don’t think about the fact that plastic surgery procedures are permanent. Just because it seems like a good idea at the moment doesn’t mean that they will think it was a good idea in 5 years. In an article from CNN, Sabrina Weiss, a young adult talks about the nose job she got when she was 17. She thought it would be a great confidence-booster. Although the surgery was done well, she was immediately regretful about her decision. In the interview, she tells CNN that she still misses her old nose and wishes her parents had not let her get the procedure. She advises parents to tell their teenaged children to wait a few years and see if they still want to get the procedure in their 20s. When visiting their plastic surgeon Los Angeles teenagers often have unrealistic expectations for the outcome of the surgery. For example, the teen will not just walk out of the operating room with a transformed personality. A shy person who has trouble making friends will not automatically become a confident, sociable person just because of a nose job. On the other hand, some teenagers do benefit immensely from rhinoplasty surgery. It is a good “new beginning” for teens who are about to start college and make new friends. It really depends on the person and it is important to speak with the surgeon to determine if the surgery is right for them.

In addition, some Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeons suggest that teenagers requesting rhinoplasty surgery could be suffering from Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also called BDD, is a chronic mental illness in which one intensely obsesses about their appearance or a certain flaw in their appearance. The flaw is often exaggerated and the person obsesses about fixing it, often by means of plastic surgery. It is usually very emotionally distressing to the person. After visiting a rhinoplasty surgeon Los Angeles teens are often referred to counseling. This is a way better method of treating BDD in teenagers as it helps them to accept their body as it is.
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Posted: May 26, 2010 11:42pm
Apr 20, 2010
plastic surgeon Los AngelesLos Angeles is one area that is well known worldwide for an above average amount of plastic surgery procedures. The list of plastic surgeons for these specialties reads like a celebrity who’s who in the field. Beverly Hills especially is targeted as the place to go for rhinoplasty and breast augmentation. Surgeons in this field are not only expected to be excellent doctors but must also have the ability to take their craft to the next level and be skilled artisans as well. They must have imagination and an eye for the desired outcome along with a dedicated and expert staff.

Rhinoplasty Beverly Hills is one of the most common plastic surgery facial procedures. Many young women and men of Los Angeles seek a “nose job” so that the shape of the nose more aesthetically matches the shape and size of the face. Rhinoplasty Los Angeles is especially popular among ethnic Americans who wish to soften and reduce nasal features. This procedure can be challenging for the Los Angeles plastic surgeon. Breathing function must not be sacrificed in constructing a well proportioned nose. Rhinoplasty to correct breathing problems or injuries can also be combined with cosmetic surgery to provide the patient with the function and beauty that they desire.

Breast augmentation is known as one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in Beverly Hills. Women in Los Angeles have typically been known to ask for larger implants than those in other California cities. The breast augmentation Los Angeles procedure crosses all ethnic boundaries. Women of all races have a desire to enhance their bust size and figure. The plastic surgeon Los Angeles has the choice of several different types of breast implant materials. Clients can choose a saline implant. This choice is seen as less of risk. If solution should leak into the body, the saline would do no harm. These implants also have a very low infection rate.
Saline breast augmentation implants are a popular choice. These implants are filled with a silicone gel. These are more popular because the silicone gives them a more natural breast like feel. Although there were claims that these implants could cause negative reactions, clinical studies have showed that there have been no adverse reactions. The most important thing to remember in considering either rhinoplasty or breast augmentation plastic surgery in Los Angeles is to discuss all of the pros and cons with the plastic surgeon. Check the credentials and references of the surgeon and take all necessary precautions for safety.
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Posted: Apr 20, 2010 10:53pm
Apr 20, 2010
When it comes to breast augmentation Los Angeles has got it covered, however one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures is the rhinoplasty. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of nose jobs increased by 74% in 2009. The procedure can be performed for health purposes, to help someone with breathing for example, or for aesthetic purposes. When the surgery is done to improve the nose’s function, it is called reconstructive surgery. On the other hand, when surgery is used for aesthetic purposes, it is termed cosmetic surgery. Two techniques used by rhinoplasty surgeons are the closed technique and the open technique. During the closed technique, the nasal bones are reached by making incisions within the nostril. After the incision is made, the skin is separated from the underlying bones and cartilages. This method leaves no visible scar because the incision is made inside the nose. During the open technique, the nasal bones are reached by making incisions within the nostril and via the skin that segregates that nostril. This routine is preferable for complicated procedures.

When someone makes the decision to get a rhinoplasty Los Angeles surgeons will advise him or her of the options. Each patient is completely different as no nose is exactly the same as the next. This makes it difficult to perfect the procedure and it takes a skilled, practiced plastic surgeon to do the job. The patient can either be given a local or general anesthesia, depending on the complexity of the procedure. Then, incisions are made to reach the bone and the cartilage support structure of the nose. Next, the underlying bone and cartilage are removed or added o or reorganized to give the nose an improved appearance and shape. The incisions are then closed with dissolving sutures. A splint is used in the nose to maintain the new shape while the nose heals. The procedure is usually carried out as an outpatient procedure and the whole procedure can take an hour or two depending on how much work is involved.

When getting a rhinoplasty Beverly Hills patients are advised to strictly follow the post-operative care procedures. After the procedure, the patient must breathe through his or her mouth. There will of course be swelling and bruising and applying a cold compress can help. He or she can eat or drink after five hours and it is important not to blow the nose. Following the post-operative procedures properly will lead to a fast recovery. Pain, swelling, bruising, a feeling of a stuffy nose, and numbness are normal for a few months but abrupt nose bleeds and infection are not common so it is important to consult a doctor if this happens. When searching for an experienced plastic surgeon Los Angeles is a good place to start. The procedure might be a little more costly but it can save thousands on a revision rhinoplasty procedure to correct a bad nose job.
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