Liquid Rhinoplasty Cost

A commonly requested item nowadays is the liquid rhinoplasty or liquid nose job. This is when a patients wants to forego surgery but is interested in improved contours of the nose, albeit temporary. Contouring of the nose can be done with fillers like Juvederm or Belotero. And the first question after, “what’s a liquid rhinoplasty,” […]

Follow the Golden Rule!

While the problem is not rampant, it is frustrating when it happens. I’m talking about someone that calls to schedule an appointment with their doctor or book a reservation at a restaurant and then doesn’t show up, or cancels last minute. Depending on who is reading this, you may think this is obvious courtesy or […]

The Booty Song

It seems as though we can’t get away from talking about Brazilian Butt Lifts! Everywhere we turn, there’s talk of J. Lo or Kim Kardashian’s buttocks and if that wasn’t overwhelming enough, now we have The Booty Song. In case you’re not up to speed on the latest pop culture, there’s a Booty Song by […]

Fat injections: Not just for a Brazilian Butt Lift anymore!

Fat injections have become very popular as of late because it’s the best treatment to enhance the buttocks as in a Brazilian Butt Lift. But fat can be your friend in other ways too! In addition to plumping the buttocks, fat can be used to fill a hole a line or a crease.   In […]

A quick fix in plastic surgery!

Not everything in plastic surgery has to cost a fortune. Many of the bigger procedures like a facelift, breast augmentation or a tummy tuck may be more than you want to spend at this time but what if you have a mole or an old chicken pox scar?! Many people that were born in another […]

In Venezuela, only the mannequins can get a boob job!

Venezuela, a socialist country in South America that you would think is focused on socialist values is actually very focused on women’s beauty. For that reason, it’s one of the busiest countries when it comes to cosmetic surgery. Women want a nip or tuck and even a boob job for their 15th birthday! As I […]

Brazilian Butt Lift: Most requested procedure!

I have a pricing page on my website that allows consumers to add any cosmetic procedure of interest to their “wishlist” and after entering their name, email address and phone number, they’re instantly provided a breakdown of costs for those procedures before coming in for a consultation. So in my office, patients don’t have to […]

Botox to the Jaw Line

When Botox was originally made available to treat wrinkles caused by overactive lines, the focus was on the forehead, the “11’s” between the eyebrows and the crow’s feet around the eyes. With time and, quite frankly, trial and error, more areas are being treated. For example, the upper lip can be treated for fine wrinkles […]

Wow…TV advertising still works!

My practice recently ran a “Medical Minute” on one of the local TV stations, KRON4, here in San Francisco. It’s an informative 60 seconds discussing our ability to perform non-surgical, permanent fat reduction with CoolSculpting in half the time of most practices and also highlighted our in-office operating room and aesthetician. At the end of […]

Mommy Makeover: Are you a candidate?

For patients interested in a nip or tuck after being “done” with kids, there are different variations of what a Mommy Makeover means. Do you need a breast lift and implants or just a lift? Will you need liposuction along with your tummy tuck? Different doctors may include different things in their Mommy Makeover, but […]