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Why I Hate Review Sites

Having worked in Beverly Hills for many years with some of the best Plastic Surgeons in the world, I have been able to get to know them, and also hear about things that go on in their practice.   In several practices, the topic of review sites...

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Secret Tips for Recovery from Rhinoplasty

Summertime is a popular time in which younger adults on break from school have  rhinoplasty surgery. It is a perfect time to undergo surgery because there is sufficient time for healing to take place. Although initial recovery time from a rhinoplasty is about 1 to...

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What is PRP?

PRP, or Platelet –Rich-Plasma has been used in medicine for years. Having just come into the limelight in recent years because of its connections with the Vampire Facelift (Kim Kardashian) and some major athletes,(Tiger Woods and Kobe Bryant)… more and more physicians are providing PRP...

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The Dangers of Mixing Medications

When you have surgery, your doctor will prescribe several different medications for you to take afterwards while you are recovering.   About once or twice a week, my patient will bring a bag of prescriptions in and not know how to take them, or even what they...

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You Had Lipo Where??

Having worked in plastic surgery for the past eighteen years, there is little that I have not seen, heard of, or done.   Liposuction is one of the most popular procedures performed, and it can be done while awake for small areas, or under anesthesia for larger...

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Hollywood Pregnancy Baby Bumps

It seems as though every day another celebrity is announcing and celebrating her pregnancy and showing off her baby bump to the cameras and paparazzi.   Fergie, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kim Kardashian, Jessica Simpson are just a few that have recently delivered or are soon to deliver.   With...

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Facial Fillers

Facial Fillers and Toxins   Originally used for filling in lines and reducing wrinkles, injectables and fillers have now become a huge market in creating a youthful face without having surgery. From Nasal reshaping to creating cheeks, jaw lines and creating overall volume, injectables and fillers are...

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Beach Body 2013

It is May which means summer is around the corner, especially here in Southern California! This year has gone by fast so far!   Many patients have confided to me that they simply aren’t ready for summer wardrobes… which include sundresses, bathing suits, and showing more skin...

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