Dr. Yamahata's Blog

What Does It Mean to Be the “Best” Mommy Makeover Surgeon?

Woman researching who is the best mommy makeover plastic surgeon

For potential plastic surgery patients here in Sacramento and across the country, finding the best plastic surgeon is a major priority. They want to know they’re getting the finest possible care, but sometimes aren’t clear on what exactly that means with so much at play. Since mommy makeovers in particular can involve multiple procedures, it may seem difficult to determine … Read more

The Subtle Breast Augmentation

Woman in red dress contemplating having a subtle breast augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures I perform at my Sacramento office. With so many patients coming in from the city and nearby Folsom, I often spot trends or patterns in the requests I receive. Lately, I’ve noticed a surge in women looking for a subtle breast augmentation that will enhance their look without creating an over-the-top … Read more

How to Prepare Yourself for Plastic Surgery

Preparing for plastic surgery in Sacramento.

When I consult with women and men considering cosmetic plastic surgery at my Sacramento practice, I typically encourage them to see this as a great time to make other lifestyle changes. People who want to look their best can take steps even before getting plastic surgery that will help them during their recovery and beyond. Before your surgery date, we … Read more

Liposuction: Your New Year’s Resolution’s Best Ally

Liposuction and your News Years resolution.

Making a New Year’s resolution to get in shape? Having a specific goal is of the best ways to help you see your resolution through. For some people, the goal might be to fit into wedding attire, while others may be preparing for a physically challenging vacation. However, not many people think of liposuction as a weight-loss motivator—but it can … Read more

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