How Revision Treatments Can Repair A “Botched” Procedure

You’ve fully recovered from your cosmetic procedures but when you look at yourself in the mirror, the results aren’t all that you expected them to be. While most patients are usually pleased with their refreshed and rejuvenated face, or their new, sculpted physique, it is still likely for others to be dissatisfied with their treatment

Benefits of Awake Liposuction

Over the years, medical research and the development of cutting-edge techniques and equipment have paved the way for reduced recovery time and optimal results for fat removal and body shaping. One technique, in particular, has become the gold standard in body contouring is awake liposuction, also known as tumescent liposuction/liposculpture. While it is still surgical,

Accentuate Your Back with Venus Dimples

Lower back dimples are indentations where your two pelvic bones connect. More commonly known as Venus dimples, they are considered an indicator of good circulation and good health. They’re also considered a sign of allure and beauty. Not everyone has natural Venus dimples, and they cannot be developed through exercise. If you’re lucky enough to

Turn Heads with Body Contouring

It may be nearing winter, but in sunny San Diego, we have summer weather year-round, which means it’s never too late to be “beach body ready.” And you don’t have to spend hours on a treadmill or live on salads and kale shakes to achieve this! In fact, if you have one or two pockets

Lighten Up With Liposculpture to Shape & Contour

Liposuction has been around for decades, but it is only in recent years that cosmetic surgeons have really begun perfecting the technique known as liposculpture. Liposculpture, as defined by our practice, refers to the targeted removal of fat with an eye towards shaping and contouring, rather than simply removing bulk fat. Through tumescent liposculpture, patients

Tone & Tighten So Your Appearance Matches Your Lifestyle

A toned, sculpted body is something that many people might think is out of their reach. We’re all familiar with the experience of dieting, exercising, making a lifestyle change, and yet still seeing pudge and sagging skin. This is not your fault – it’s genetics. The unfortunate truth is that some people are just genetically

Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Here

We’re all guilty of overindulging during the holidays, then vowing to start a new diet and exercise plan once the New Year starts. However, many New Year’s resolutions, especially those that concern diet and fitness, fail within the first few months. It can be discouraging not to be able to see a visible difference after

The Truth Behind 5 CoolSculpting Myths

Maintaining a fit body takes self-discipline. A lot of work is necessary to keep yourself healthy and toned – eating a balanced diet, avoiding tempting snacks (ice cream, fried foods, chocolate cake, and other delicious treats), getting enough sleep (7-8 hours) and following a daily exercise plan. Yet, it always seems that a couple of

10 Things You Didn’t Know about CoolSculpting

Freezing your fat to reduce weight and shape your body is quickly becoming popular. Normally, we think of toiling in hot, stuffy conditions as the best ways for removing stubborn fat. But if you’re looking for a unique yet effective and permanent alternative, you should consider CoolSculpting by Zeltiq. Hailed as a liposuction alternative, this

Get Beach Body Ready With Non-Invasive Body Sculpting

Spring is already here, and that means beach season is just around the corner. Are you ready to bring out your bathing suit? We know that New Year’s resolutions have a tendency to fall by the wayside as work, social obligations, and life, in general, get in the way of going to the gym regularly

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