Just 35 years ago I started Marina Plastic Surgery. Dr. Paul Weeks, here with me, trained me and turned me loose to start a wonderful practice in Marina del Rey, CA! After 35 years and patients from all 50 states and 63 foreign countries, we are committed to providing the best care to our “patients […]
Breast Implant Removal Overview
The breast implant removal procedure itself is very straightforward. There are at least four options to choose from.
To Fly or Not to Fly, That is the Question
Recently, I was interviewed for the Plastic Surgery Channel about the dangers of medical tourism. I think the topic is an important one, so I wanted to share my thoughts with you. The appeal of traveling abroad for cosmetic surgery is rooted in cheaper price tags coupled with the lure of an exotic vacation. It’s […]
Bathing Suits and Breast Implants – It’s Summer!
It’s bathing suit season and time for those breast implants you have been coveting, so let’s talk about the breast implant called the Gummy Bear in this post. Despite its playful name, these implants really offer some wonderful opportunities for breast augmentation procedures. Made from a high-strength silicone gel, the Gummy Bear implant by Sientra […]
Off To D.C. and Georgetown University Hospital
Traveling cross country today to be a guest lecturer tomorrow at the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. It’s always fun and invigorating to speak to senior residents and the faculty about advances in plastic surgery. I’m honored as always to be of service this way. You can read more here. See you […]
Tips and More About Breast Implants
Because our practice does a lot of breast implant surgery, we are frequently asked to answer the many questions women have about the surgery and about implants and mammography. Two very good articles were just posted on the web with a lot of information you may find useful if you are having breast implant surgery […]
Breast Lifts – It’s all About Timing
Many women feel higher self-esteem in their bras than out of them. This is often due to the modern bra’s ability to lift and add volume with a few simple hook-eye closures hidden by lace. Pouring your sagging breasts into a bra every morning and watching as they fall the moment that you remove your […]
The Quest for Perfect Breasts
We’ve been in the perfect breast business for many years always staying on top of what’s new. But with all the chatter out there about good, better and best, there’s a lot of confusion. Charlie, our plastic surgery director and “insider,” decided to share some insight on her blog this month. Check out the post […]
New York! New York!
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation are hosting the “The Aesthetic Meeting 2013” in New York City. Yes, it’s a wonderful town, and I am having a ball in between lectures and a “Cool Night Out in Manhattan” where I am demonstrating CoolSculpting with the rest […]