What’s the Best Way to Eliminate Frown Lines?

Frown lines, also called glabellar lines, are vertical lines or wrinkles that form between the brows as a result of regular muscle contractions. Every day, we make a myriad of facial expressions by contracting our facial muscles in different ways. Over time, these repeated muscle contractions can lead to the formation of frown lines and […]

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Tummy Tuck FAQ’s

How do I know if I need a mini tummy tuck, a full tummy tuck, or liposuction? First of all, the only way to really know for sure is to get opinions from Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. Explore the consultation process and learn about your options. Before you head in, however, I can tell you […]

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The Fear Of Anesthesia

Concerns of Anesthesia In all of my years of plastic surgery consulting, I have heard just about every concern that prospective patients have. Potential outcome, financial concerns, and time off from work are all extremely common. If I had to pick the most common fear, however, I would say that it is the fear of anesthesia.  […]

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Botox Alternative, San Diego

Xeomin For the last 10 years or more Botox has been the main “go to” treatment for wrinkles on the forehead, frown lines, and crow’s feet.  Botox, or botulinum toxin A is manufactured by Allergan and has been just about the only reliable treatment available.  A few years ago, a competitor entered the market called […]

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Pregnancy after a tummy tuck

 Can I have a baby after a tummy tuck? Chances are, if you are considering abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery), you have probably already had children.  Most of the patients we see here at Del Mar Plastic Surgery have either experienced major weight loss or have had pregnancies resulting in weakened abdominal muscles and excess skin.  […]

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Breast Implant Leaks, San Diego

Breast Implant Leak or Rupture Symptoms One of the risks of having breast implants is understanding that at some point over their life span, they may rupture or leak.  Spontaneous ruptures are extremely rare; it usually takes some sort of adverse event or trauma to the breast to cause a problem.  If for some reason […]

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