New President Of ASAPS

I am excited to announce that I have just been elected as president of the Board of Directors for the American Society Aesthetic Plastic Surgery #ASAPS. It’s a great honor, and I am delighted that you can celebrate it with me. The organization bestowed this beautiful medal on me for the year, which I will […]

Marina Plastic Surgery Welcomes Dr. Hammoudeh

Join me in welcoming Ziyad S. Hammoudeh, M.D., to Marina Plastic Surgery. Dr. Hammoudeh joins our highly trained staff of physician assistants, aestheticians and nurses at our plastic surgery and skin care practice. We’re delighted to bring Dr. Hammoudeh into the practice. He completed a highly competitive aesthetic fellowship at the University of Southern California […]

New Treatment for Incontinence

Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates in Marina del Rey, CA and medical director for Body by OrangeTwist aesthetic centers, addresses the issue of female incontinence. “Geneveve by Viveve uses cryogen-cooled monopolar radiofrequency to uniformly deliver gentle volumetric heating while cooling surface tissue. This device tightens the vagina, […]

Snap, Crackle, Pop – Tat is Gone!

The number of people who want a tattoo gone is growing. A 2015 study showed that 23% of those with ink regretted it. But it’s expensive to remove, and the limitations of traditional laser tattoo removal include: Limited treatment of tattoo colors and types Inability to effectively break up ink particles Discomfort during treatments Certain […]