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How Soon After My Baby Should I Wait to Have a Mommy Makeover?

You’ve just had a new baby and are thrilled by the new addition to your family – but you’re not exactly happy about the new additions to your waistline and breasts. Sure, you know that your body changes during pregnancy.  Plus, you wouldn’t give up your baby for the world.  But you can’t help but be disappointed at the changes that seem to have made a permanent mark on your body.  From pregnancy to breastfeeding, your body isn’t what it used to be… And you want to get it back! That’s why you’re interested in undergoing a Mommy Makeover procedure at South Coast Plastic Surgery in Irvine, California! This Orange County plastic surgery center is renowned for providing both new and seasoned mothers with the procedures they need to feel confident about their appearance again.  The [...]

By | 2016-08-16T10:49:38-07:00 August 10th, 2016|

PRP Therapy and Microneedling While Pregnant: Is It Safe?

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Explained Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy – also referred to as PRP – is one of the hottest cosmetic procedures hitting plastic surgery practices and medical spas across the country. This rejuvenation treatment uses the platelets from your own blood to refresh and boost your skin for a younger, tighter appearance. PRP therapy has been used for the treatment of wrinkles and fine lines, as well as general skin rejuvenation. PRP therapy has even been used for tightening and lifting the chest area, making this a great natural alternative to breast augmentation. Microneedling Explained Microneedling – another popular treatment – uses small, rapid needle injections to create micro-wounds within the skin, which encourages increased collagen and elastin levels. The end result is a natural approach to skin rejuvenation, [...]

By | 2019-03-06T12:22:25-07:00 April 11th, 2016|

Is It Possible to Have a Breast Reduction AND Augmentation?

At first glance, the concept of undergoing both a breast reduction and augmentation might seem like two opposing ideas. A breast reduction is done to lift and reduce the size of the breasts, particularly in patients who are experiencing significant physical and mental difficulties as a result of oversized breasts. Breast augmentation, on the other hand, is done to enhance the fullness, shape, and size of the breasts. So how can you undergo both procedures at once? Why Choose Breast Reduction AND Augmentation? Many patients who are concerned about breast reduction also express reservations about how their breasts will look after the procedure has finished. For some patients, concerns about volume and fullness may lead them to inquire about the possibility of getting smaller breast implants after the reduction has been completed. At South Coast Plastic [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:55:02-07:00 March 20th, 2016|

Now Get A Clear Vision of How Your New Breasts Will Look at South Coast Plastic Surgery

One of the biggest challenges associated with breast augmentation involves attempting to visualize how your new breasts will look after the procedure. While consultations, before & after photos, and interactions with implants can help, the truth is that many patients are still unsure of how their new breasts will look on their specific body frame after undergoing the procedure. Fortunately, a new company in San Clemente, CA is helping make this hesitation a thing of the past with augmented reality technology – and it’s now available at South Coast Plastic Surgery in Irvine, CA. Introducing Illusio Augmented Reality Illusio, a medical tech company, utilizes augmented reality technology to make it possible for both patients and plastic surgeons to get a clear idea of how a certain implant size or shape will look after breast surgery. A [...]

By | 2016-11-18T11:36:27-07:00 March 10th, 2016|

Breast Augmentation: Are Breast Implants Safer Than Fat Transfer?

When it comes to increasing the size and shape of your breasts, it may seem like there are a lot more options out there for you to choose from.  From traditional breast implants to fat grafting – where fat from the body is used to increase the bust size – there are more ways to achieve your ideal breast size than ever before.   However, there’s a great deal of controversy about the safest way to surgically enhance the bust size.  With that in mind, let’s take a look at which is the safest breast augmentation procedure: fat transfers, or breast implants? The Truth About Fat Transfers For many patients, the idea of undergoing a breast augmentation via fat transfer is an appealing one.  Fat is harvested from another part of the body – typically the [...]

By | 2018-10-18T03:06:26-07:00 September 29th, 2015|

Should I opt for round or shaped breast implants?

Getting the results you want from breast augmentation can be tricky, especially if you don’t get the right type of breast implant. One of the first questions many women ask is ‘should I opt for round or shaped breast implants?’  Women ought to discuss the options thoroughly with a board-certified plastic surgeon who will be able to evaluate your breast and body type and make specific recommendations based on your goals. The shape implants you choose will determine how your breasts look after surgery. Let’s examine some of the differences between round and shaped implants: Round Implants Some women prefer these implants because they provide nice fullness in the upper portion of the breast. These implants also provide a rounder look to the augmented breast. Shaped (Tear Drop) Implants The shaped or tear drop implants closely [...]

By | 2018-10-18T03:05:16-07:00 March 16th, 2015|
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