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How to Choose Your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

How to Choose Your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

Once you’ve decided to have breast augmentation, the next step is selecting a plastic surgery practice in Sacramento. Choosing the right surgeon to perform your procedure can feel overwhelming–but it doesn’t have to be a difficult process. Here, you’ll learn my top 3 tips for selecting the right breast augmentation surgeon. 1. Always look for a board-certified plastic surgeon. The … Read more

Tips to Prepare for Your Facelift Recovery

Looking refreshed and youthful is something many of my plastic surgery patients in Sacramento are hoping to achieve. Facelift surgery is one facial rejuvenation option that can improve a tired, aged appearance by helping you look more rested. Although facelift surgery has been around for decades, the techniques used today are more refined and sophisticated, producing more natural-looking results. I … Read more

3 Myths Regarding Breast Lifts

Aging, pregnancy, and breastfeeding can all contribute to stretched skin and volume loss, which result in breast droopiness. Sagging breasts are a common concern for many of my plastic surgery patients in Sacramento. A breast lift can restore the breasts to a more natural, upright position for a younger-looking appearance. When women visit me for a breast lift in Sacramento, … Read more

Tummy Tuck: Full or Mini—Which Is Right for You?

Tummy tuck surgery is one of the most popular requests at my plastic surgery practice in Sacramento. This body sculpting procedure helps slim, shape, and flatten the stomach when diet and exercise can’t. My patients who choose tummy tuck surgery enjoy a younger-looking, trimmer waistline with fewer unwanted bumps and bulges. Why Get a Tummy Tuck? Many people choose to … Read more

When to Schedule Your Post-Pregnancy Breast Augmentation

Pregnancy can be one of the most gratifying and magical parts of your life. However, it also comes with sacrifices. One of these sacrifices is that your body goes through some changes that can be difficult—or even impossible—to reverse on your own. A breast augmentation at our plastic surgery center in Sacramento can help you get your pre-baby body back. … Read more

Are You a Breast Lift Candidate?

Mastopexy, also known as a breast lift, at my Sacramento plastic surgery center is a wonderful way to lift, firm, and reshape breasts that sag or droop due to age, motherhood, or weight fluctuations. During the procedure, I remove excess skin, reposition the underlying breast tissues, and lift the entire breast and nipple higher to provide patients with their desired … Read more

Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

A tummy tuck at our Sacramento plastic surgery center can give you the flat, smooth midsection you’ve always wanted. Before you get to enjoy your new body, it is important to take care of yourself during recovery. Proper healing is necessary for achieving your desired results. Follow your surgeon’s instructions carefully. This is essential to a smooth and speedy recovery. … Read more

Neck Lift, Facelift, Or Both?

Neck lifts and facelifts at our Sacramento plastic surgery center can truly transform your look, especially when they are combined into 1 surgical procedure. During your consultation, I will evaluate your face and work with you to create a treatment plan that fits your specific goals. Before reaching that step, it can be helpful to do a little research on your … Read more

How to Use Breast Augmentation Before-and-After Photos

I’m sure you have heard that you can show your surgeon a picture of your favorite celebrity as a model for what you want your breasts to look like after enhancement. Though this may be a good starting point, you must keep in mind that getting the perfect breast implants for your body isn’t all that simple. A breast augmentation … Read more

Combining Your Breast Augmentation with a Lift

Breast augmentation is a very popular procedure that I perform often. However, for women who have had children, lost a great deal of weight, or who are just developing saggy breasts with age, I see a lot of interest in breast lift surgery. Often when women come in for consultation, they are looking to restore their breasts to a more … Read more