Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

The Surprising History of Plastic Surgery

Portrait of a woman who is happy she received plastic surgery from a board certified plastic surgeon in Sacramento, CA

Today I use plastic surgery to help my Sacramento-area patients live their most confident lives, whether that’s through body contouring, facial rejuvenation, or breast enhancement. However, plastic surgery wasn’t always as accessible and customizable as it is today. The specialty goes back for centuries and has taken several surprising twists and turns on its path to becoming the helpful art … Read more

Shake the Plastic Surgery Stigma

Portrait of a woman who received plastic surgery from a board certified plastic surgeon and was happy with the results

There’s a reason I chose to practice plastic surgery in Sacramento. To me, there is nothing more rewarding than helping people live more confident lives. I’ve seen firsthand the difference cosmetic procedures can make, from moms reclaiming their pre-pregnancy bodies to women feeling free to wear whatever they want with confidence. Even the smallest enhancements can make a world of difference … 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

Why Plastic Surgery?

Learn more about Sacramento board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Wayne Yamahata, as he introduces you to his plastic surgery blog.

Why plastic surgery? This is a question I have been asked many times by patients, friends, and family. Lucky for me, I have been in the industry long enough to know why this was the right profession. Plastic surgery not only challenges me creatively; it also gives me the chance to transform people’s lives. There is no way to describe … Read more