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Top New Trends in Male Plastic Surgery

In today’s fiercely competitive job market, more men are seeking out cosmetic enhancement to give them a career boost. And while men are selecting some of the very same treatments women have embraced for years, they’re doing so for different reasons. Laser Hair Removal It’s not a huge surprise that especially in San Francisco; men CONTINUE READING

4 Things You Should Know Before Getting Liposuction

For years, liposuction has been one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the U.S. – and for good reason. It’s a safe and effective way to streamline your figure by eliminating stubborn fat. If you’re considering liposuction (or any cosmetic procedure for that matter), it’s important to do your homework. Below are four important CONTINUE READING

Six Causes of “Man Boobs”

Gynecomastia, or “man boobs,” is an embarrassing, but surprisingly common condition. Though rarely life-threatening, gynecomastia can result in low self-esteem, poor self-image and social isolation. So, what exactly causes gynecomastia? In most cases, the cause of enlarged male breasts is idiopathic (meaning no definitive cause), in other cases, it can be attributed to a hormone CONTINUE READING

And the ‘Best Nose of 2012’ award goes to…

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, than the Duchess of Cambridge should be feeling pretty good right about now. Not only is her style emulated across the globe, her looks have even inspired a new trend in cosmetic surgery – look-a-like rhinoplasty. According to a recent survey released by the Transform Cosmetic Surgery CONTINUE READING

Is there a laser treatment for crepey neck skin?

Laser treatments for concerns such as this “can” offer improvement depending on a variety of factors. If your skin has a good tone overall with no other issues outside the crepey skin, it’s possible laser treatment can provide at least some benefit. If there are other underlying issues then it’s possible you’ll need to consider CONTINUE READING

My recent medical mission to Vietnam

As many of you know, I was offered a wonderful opportunity this last January, when I headed to Phan Rang, Vietnam to assist with ReSurge International’s latest medical mission. Over a 14-day period, two plastic surgeons (myself and one other) handled approximately 120 procedures on close to 80 patients. In addition to numerous cleft lip CONTINUE READING

Can Lasik surgery be combined with eyelid surgery?

It is not recommended to combine these two procedures.  Most doctors will not operate in the immediate area where another surgeon is also operating at the same time.  Lasik surgery results in quite a bit of irritation and dry eye symptoms, and often requires artificial tears to help alleviate symptom and lubricate the eye enough CONTINUE READING