Preventing Post Op Complications

postop complications

Post op complications are a risk everyone must consider when planning surgery. While there is no surefire way to prevent 100% of post op complications, there are ways to reduce your risk of some of these issues.   What are … Continue reading

Postop Recovery Tips

postop op tips

No matter what procedure you’re having, you’ll need to prepare for some physical (and possibly emotional) limitations after surgery. Set yourself up for success with a few insider tips, as recommended by former surgical patients.     A few things … Continue reading

Bae Break: What’s a Mommy Makeover and does your mommy need one?! [video]

  Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 NOW, and I’m here with our resident certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. Hey, Dr. Bae.   Dr. Bae: Hey, Greg.   Greg: You look like you just got … Continue reading

The difficulty in diagnosing Breast Implant Associated Illness (BIAI)

If you’re considering a breast augmentation, then you’ve no doubt heard about two potential medical issues. One is Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, or ALCL, and the other is Breast Implant Associated Illness, or BIAI. ALCL, which you can read about … Continue reading

Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About Her Boob Job

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Chrissy Teigen becomes the latest famous person to open up about getting a boob job. She joins the ranks of Kaley Cuoco, Victoria Beckham and Anna Faris. For what it’s worth, does it really matter anymore? It’s not shocking and that’s … Continue reading

Nipple reduction vs areola reduction (sort of like Ford vs Ferrari) [video]

nipple reduction

Many patients confuse the anatomical landmarks of the nipple and the areola. In other words, they use the terms as though they’re the same thing. This confusion is clear when discussing a breast augmentation. Most patients believe that one option … Continue reading

Did J Lo get plastic surgery? I say no! [video]

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This year’s Super Bowl was disappointing for many reasons. Being from Louisiana, it was disappointing the Saints weren’t in the big game. With San Francisco as my adopted home, it was also disappointing that the 49er’s lost. But what wasn’t … Continue reading

3 types of a Mommy Makeover [video]

The term Mommy Makeover is thrown around quite a bit amongst plastic surgeons and patients considering the procedure. But what is it? At its most basic meaning, a Mommy Makeover is a procedure to the breasts and abdomen to give … Continue reading

Which breast lift technique is right for you? [video]

In this post, you’ll read about the breast lift and which breast lift technique may be right for you. The video below provide visual examples of each. They have their pros and cons but most importantly, the type of incision … Continue reading

Breast implants: the smaller the better! [video]

I know it’s tough to resist but when it comes to breast implants, the smaller the better. Everyone thinks you have to go big or go home but it’s not really necessary. There are benefits to smaller implants and additional … Continue reading

Allergan removes textured breast implants from market [video]

Allergan, the maker of Botox, Juvederm and breast implants is removing their textured breast implants from the market. The news was first reported by the NY Times. Keep reading to get the details of why they’re being removed from the … Continue reading

5 myths about breast augmentation debunked [video]

1. They cause cancer Breast implants don’t cause the typical type of breast cancer that the vast majority of women have. A very rare form of cancer known as lymphoma, which is more of an overgrowth of lymphatic tissue like … Continue reading

How to achieve the best cosmetic surgery results [video]

If you want to know how to achieve the best cosmetic surgery results, you need to combine surgery with behavioral modification. That’s a fancy way of saying that the best results will come about with surgery and a healthy diet … Continue reading