Plastic Surgery Newport Beach
Plastic surgery offers the opportunity for patients to partner with a plastic surgeon as a team with their desired body the end goal. Humans are unique and should celebrate their individual appearance. Your personal journey to becoming the person you wish to be might include surgical or non-surgical enhancements that a plastic surgeon can provide.
There is an almost unending list of body issues that can be fixed or altered with cosmetic surgery. Only you will know which procedure is perfectly suited to your desired body, but below you’ll discover the most common cosmetic surgical procedures available.
Breast Augmentation & Breast Implants
Breast augmentation isn’t purely used to increase the size of your breasts. Many women opt for breast implants to correct asymmetrical breasts or increase breast fullness as well. The use of breast augmentation allows for increased breast size or corrections in breast shape. These implants are constructed using materials that have been tested for safety. New computer simulation programs are making breast implant decisions much easier. Your cosmetic surgeon will be able to show you what you’ll look like with each breast size you are choosing between. Due in no small part to the huge popularity of breast implants, this simulation software aided decision-making is unique to this procedure. Many women find that even a tiny increase in breast size can make a large difference in their overall appearance. Whether done as part of a mommy makeover or done as a single procedure, breast augmentation is one of the most popular surgery procedures in America. Breast lifts are often paired with breast implants in order to improve the shape of the breasts while simultaneously increasing the size.
Liposuction is a relatively simple procedure. Liposuction is merely the process of removing fat from unwanted areas of the body. The procedure is precise and allows for targeted body contouring. The end results of liposuction can be extremely dramatic. You’ve probably known or met a person who lost a ton of weight and they looked like a whole new person. That is the type of results liposuction can produce. Even if only small amounts of fat may be removed the effect is very noticeable and permanent. Since it’s become increasingly popular you are no longer limited to just removing
Botox is a very common treatment that fights the signs of aging. Facial wrinkles like frown lines, crow’s feet or smile lines are all common concerns often corrected with Botox. Botox works by reducing the movement of the muscle it is injected into. Now, before you get worried about the concept of injecting a toxin into your body. The FDA has approved the utilization of Botox and have declared it’s safe for use. Botox gained popularity for its rapid results and almost painless application and remains the only treatment of its type. It is virtually impossible to avoid wrinkles as you age, but Botox provides a fast and effective way to minimize these wrinkles and “turn back the clock” on your appearance. Though you might be able to locate different health care practitioners who provide Botox injections. It is advised that you visit a professional cosmetic surgeon for your Botox treatment.
Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
Changing the shape of the nose is a very common plastic surgery procedure. There are a lot of reasons you may choose to have rhinoplasty surgery. The fixing of nose shape and structure are common reasons people opt for rhinoplasty. One very common non-cosmetic reason people require a non-cosmetic rhinoplasty procedure is a difficulty breathing caused by a deviated septum. A deviated septum is a common result of a broken nose and rhinoplasty can be used to correct this. Non-cosmetic reasons aside, rhinoplasty is most often used to enhance one’s looks by improving the shape or size of the nose. Some common reasons patients choose to get the procedure are; wide or upturned nostrils, wide bridge, visible humps, wide tip, undesirable shape of tip, and general unevenness. As with most surgical procedures, rhinoplasty will require some recovery time. Recovery times will vary quite a bit with this surgery as the actual work completed is different from patient to patient. That being said, the recovery can be as little as a single week. As time goes by people notice the full effect of the changes to the contours of their nose. Whether completed on its own or combined with an additional cosmetic surgery procedure, rhinoplasty is one of the most transformative procedures to choose from.
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
Even with diet and physical exercise you might still find yourself unhappy with the appearance of your abdomen. Weight loss, achieved through dieting and exercising, is an important part of overall health. Unfortunately, you might have found that your desired results haven’t been achieved in the tummy area. Saggy skin is one of the most common problems corrected with a tummy tuck. The goal of a tummy tuck is to improve the overall shape of the stomach area. During a tummy tuck your plastic surgeon will remove excess fat and also tighten the abdominal muscles, resulting in a flatter and firmer abdomen region. As with other cosmetic surgery treatments, the end result of a tummy tuck are permanent and become dramatically more noticeable as you recover. If you’re considering a tummy tuck, speak with your cosmetic surgeon today.
Mommy Makeover Surgery
Being a Mother is a very special time and experience. After pregnancy and the time for breastfeeding has become a thing of the past, Mothers now have the ability to regain much of the body they may have lost during this special time. During and after pregnancy a Mom’s body goes through dramatic changes. Mommy Makeovers are a combo of surgeries that are combined to achieve the exact goals of the patient. The main areas targeted with a Mommy Makeover are the breasts and abdomen region. For the breasts, it is common for a breast augmentation and breast lift to be completed in order to regain the “perkiness” and fullness of the breasts. For the stomach area, a tummy tuck and/or liposuction is very often done. By pairing these procedures into one visit the patient often receives a substantial savings of both time and investment. Another benefit of having the surgeries completed at the same time is that the recovery time required will also be combined. The end result is Newport Beach, CA Mothers being able to return to your busy life quicker!
If your goal is an overall lowering of facial aging signs a facelift might be your best option. As with all cosmetic surgery, the facelift has come a long way in recent years. In the past, a facelift simply tightened the skin of the face. Not anymore! It’s now possible for your plastic surgeon to fully reposition fat, skin and even muscle to achieve your goal look. This means you can finally get rid of that double chin or those jowls that have in the past been very hard to remove. Moreover, your plastic surgeon can even fill those pesky wrinkles below your eyelids and down your nose. All humans are unique, which means each patient requires a personalized treatment plan for their facial rejuvenation. Your plastic surgeon will be able to assist guide you in developing the perfect plan for you specifically. A facelift is very often paired with one or a couple other facial treatments to create that desired appearance. Other popular procedures combined with a facelift include: a brow lift, facial implants, eyelid surgery and laser skin resurfacing
Though increasing breast size is the most common form of breast cosmetic surgery. Some women are looking to reduce the size of their breasts instead. There are many women who find their breast size to be uncomfortably large. This can cause physical and emotional hardship and is easily remedied. Breasts are made smaller by the removal of breast tissue and excess fat. This is called “breast reduction” surgery. Cosmetic surgeons also reshape the breast leaving you with the shape and size that fits your body the best. Depending on the desired outcome for your procedure, your cosmetic surgeon may recommend the reduction be paired with a breast lift. The result would be a reduced size and entirely different shape. The surgery is also commonly performed as part of a mommy makeover.
Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
As time goes by, your breasts change shape and normal sagging can happen. This is not unlike the skin covering the rest of your body. The elasticity of all skin goes down over time, and this is not any different for the skin of your breasts. Changes in breast shape and “perkiness” can also be effected by pregnancy, breastfeeding and also changes in bodyweight. The outcome are breasts that have lost their former perkiness. If you are still content with your breast shape and size, but want to fix the sagging discussed …a breast lift may be perfect for you. The goal perky, non-saggy, appearance is achieved by removing extra skin and then tightening the breast tissue. The specific areas affected and procedures that would be completed to create your desired outcome will be unique to you. Your plastic surgeon will be able to explain this to you in full. Breast lifts become more popular as a minimalist alternative to more traditional breast augmentation. You may be familiar with the term “mommy makeover” as this procedure has grown in popularity over recent years. A mommy makeover is a term for a series of surgeries all completed at the same time to regain the youthful appearance sometimes lost post pregnancy and breastfeeding. A mommy makeover usually consists of breast implants, a breast lift, liposuction and a tummy tuck.
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
Skin naturally sags as you age. This is caused by skin losing its former elasticity. When this occurs in the eye area it can cause you to look significantly older. Many problems caused by eye skin losing elasticity can now be resolved by plastic surgery. Blepharoplasty (also called eyelid surgery) is effective for many eye aging issues from lower lid bags to puffy lids. If you’re looking to resolve eye aging issues, speak with your plastic surgeon about eyelid surgery. Though it does not takle other aging problems of the eye region such as creases and dark circles, the change is noticeable. In addition to the appearance issues discussed, you might be experiencing impaired vision due to the “heaviness” of your lids caused by lost elasticity …this can be helped a great deal by this procedure. Eyelid surgery is very often paired with a brow lift or facelift to create the desired results. Your plastic surgeon will be able to suggest the best course of action to help you regain that youthful appearance in the eye region.
Juvederm is a name-brand of filler that is used to provide instant smoothness to even stubborn wrinkles. Its primary ingredient is hyaluronic acid. This ingredient is naturally present in the skin and completely safe to use in plastic surgery. Juvederm also includes lidocaine to improve overall comfort during treatment. As with other non-surgical treatments found at your Newport Beach plastic surgeon’s office, Juvederm only requires a quick office visit. There is no need for lengthylong doctor visits, hospital trips, or multiple treatments before noticing improvements. Some of the most common regions treated with Juvederm include: smile lines, marionette lines, vertical lip lines and corner lines.
Fat Transfer Surgery
Fat transfer surgery has grown immensely in popularity in the last few years. You may have heard of it by its other popular names, fat grafting or fat injections. When patients are considering fillers or implants for augmentation, fat can be used as an alternative. In cases when a traditional filler would be used to correct creases, fat could be transferred instead. Essentially, fat is removed (using liposuction) from an area of the body where you have unwanted fat. It’s then, transferred to and injected into the area needing a filler. This allows for both a decrease in unwanted fat and the filling of wrinkles and creases. The benefits of this are not only the fact that you removed excess fat …but, because fat was used instead of traditional fillers, there are no ongoing maintenance treatments. Fat transfers also offer a much more natural alternative to implants for augmenting body parts. This includes common areas like breasts and buttocks. Obviously, a breast or buttock augmentation performed in this manner will take a bit longer than a traditional augmentation using implants. But, the result is permanent, natural and obviously you also remove unwanted fat simultaneously.
Neck Lift (Platysmaplasty)
If you are content with the contours of your face and are pleased with the smile lines but think that the appearance of your face makes you look older, a neck lift may work to correct this. A neck lift helps to address issues like loose skin and/or extra fat in the neck area. Because this part of the body ages in multiple of different ways, the neck lift is tailored specifically to you by your plastic surgeon. It might include; the removal of skin, liposuction, and fillers for correction of muscle banding. The procedure is completed as a surgery and the results are permanent.
You might be looking to increase your breast size, eliminate excess fat or have an entire makeover after child rearing (mommy makeover) …there are many of options that will work for you. When partnered with a plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, CA you’ll have access to the most up-to-date techniques available for enhancing your look.