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Custom Facial Implants: Benefits, Uses, and More

Are you looking to refine your current facial features and create more definition in your facial contours? Custom facial implants are an ideal solution for anyone looking to achieve a more defined jawline, prominent cheekbones or improve a weak chin. Ivy-league trained craniofacial specialist, Dr. Catherine S. Chang is a facial implant expert and offers a unique approach for creating custom implants using state-of-the-art computer imaging for exact precision.

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Eyelid Lift Surgery: Blepharoplasty Procedure and Recovery

Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Sarmela Sunder answers commonly asked questions for Eyelid Lift Surgery
Are you looking tired due to sagging, drooping skin around the upper or lower eyes? Many people both young and old often times are unsatisfied with the appearance of their eyelids due to excess sagging skin around this area. Dr. Sarmela Sunder, a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon specializes in eyelid surgery for both the upper and lower eyelid.

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Rhinoplasty Procedure and Recovery Time

Sometimes we can often be critical about certain characteristics of our nose. Nose surgery is an ideal procedure for patients looking to refine a dorsal hump, bulbous tip, or nostrils. Board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sarmela Sunder of Cassileth Plastic Surgeon Beverly Hills is a rhinoplasty expert with over 8 years devoted to studying the face and neck. As a top rhinoplasty surgeon in Beverly Hills, she often has famous influencers coming to her for face enhancements and cosmetic procedures. Dr. Sunder’s rhinoplasty techniques are meticulous and achieve beautiful, natural results for patients with all types of nasal issues or breathing problems.

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Facelift What to Expect: Procedure, Recovery Time, and More

As we age, we all want to achieve a more youthful appearance. Stopping the clock on facial aging involves a mix of few things including lifestyle, diet, exercise, anti-aging products, and cosmetic procedures.

Many patients visit Dr. Sarmela Sunder of Cassileth Plastic Surgery Beverly Hills for facelift procedures including mini facelifts, full facelifts, lower facelifts, and non-surgical facelift procedures. With over 8 years devoted to studying the face and neck, Dr. Sunder is a true facelift specialist who performs them regularly for patients from around the world. Her work is renowned by her patients and strong social media following. Dr. Sunder offers expertise in facial plastic surgery and artistry; She Is able to enhance each patient’s unique anatomy and make them look years younger while addressing signs of aging including: correcting excess sagging skin, tightening drooping jowls, and smoothing wrinkles.

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FAQ: One-Stage Breast Reconstruction

FAQ: One-Stage Breast Reconstruction Questions & answers from Nation’s Leading Breast Reconstruction Surgeon dr. lisa cassileth BY. LISA B. CASSILETH MD, FACS Dr. Cassileth, founder of Cassileth Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, CA is an industry leader in breast reconstruction. She believes no one should have to live with unsatisfactory

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After Face Surgery

After your surgery, our nurses will bring you to the recovery room where you will be carefully monitored and attended as you wake up from surgery. Once you are awake and alert, the nurses will help you get dressed and your family member or friend will be invited to see you. Once the anesthesiologist discharges you, your post-operative instructions will be reviewed and you will be able to return home or to the recovery facility.

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Fat Grafting After Lumpectomy

Fat Grafting After Lumpectomy BY. LISA B. CASSILETH MD, FACS When the amount of tissue that was removed in your lumpectomy caused a divot or an obvious difference in size between the breasts, we can do something to create a better match with the opposite breast. The best way to

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Age Spot Removal Tips

AGE SPOT REMOVAL CASSILETH PLASTIC SURGERY & SKIN CARE WHAT ARE AGE SPOTS?​ The brownish discoloration often referred to as “age spots” are actually a result of sun exposure, not getting older. As we age, the pigment in our skin (which naturally protects us from the sun) deteriorates and we

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Considering Acne Scar Treatments?

CONSIDERING ACNE SCAR TREATMENTS? TOP BEVERLY HILLS ACNE SCAR TREATMENT BY CASSILETH PLASTIC SURGERY & SKIN CARE The best treatment for acne scars is preventing them from occurring. Since inflammation is the single greatest cause of acne scar development, here are a couple tips to help prevent acne scars. Direct

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Your Breast Cancer Journey

Your Breast Cancer Journey Trust Nation’s Leading Breast Specialists During Your Breast Cancer Journey Getting the right kind of mastectomy is critical. The best results are achieved with a nipple/areola-sparing mastectomy or, if necessary, a skin-sparing mastectomy. We work very closely with our breast cancer surgeons at Bedford Breast Center, who perform

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Am I A Good Candidate for A Tummy Tuck?

Am I A Good Candidate For A Tummy Tuck? How To Know If You Should Consider A Tummy Tuck Procedure After Children BY AMBER DAWN LEE The best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to have my daughter years ago. The second best decision was having a full

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Capsular Conctracture Treatment Q&A With Dr. Cassileth

CAPSULAR CONTRACTURE Q&A WITH DR. LISA B. CASSILETH Trust Nation’s Leading Breast REVISION SURGEON AND CAPSULAR CONTRACTURE BY DR. LISA CASSILETH Capsular contracture is a side effect that some women experience after breast augmentation. After the breast implant surgery, fibrous tissue forms around it, creating a capsule. This is the body’s

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Types Of Breast Lifts Explained

TYPES OF BREAST LIFTS EXPLAINED AMBER DAWN LEE Okay ladies, here’s what you need to know about breast lifts. A breast lift (mastopexy) is not your regular ‘boob job’ (breast augmentation). Traditional breast lifts (mastopexies) use the skin to lift the breasts, creating wide scars. The breasts then begin to droop again in

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Facelifts Have A New Era

Facelifts Have A New Era Trust Nation’s Leading Facelift Plastic Surgeons BY. AMBER DAWN LEE Facelifts have reached a new era! Since birth, modern women (and men) have been told that we can do and be anything we want. There are no rules anymore, and our choices are endless. Yay

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What Exactly Is A Mommy Makeover?

What Exactly Is A Mommy Makeover?​ By Amber Lee Dawn Holy mother of.. procedures. So how exactly does this whole mommy makeover thing work? New life and sadly a new body figure, that we didn’t ask for. It may be a new beginning for our babes, but our postpartum body has created

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Facial Implant Q&A with Dr. Catherine S. Chang

Do you want to improve the overall appearance of your facial structure? Almost everyone wants to chiseled, more defined profile, cheekbones, chin or jawline. When some of the features are not as prominent or in proportion with other facial features, the face can look less attractive. Custom facial implants can be a great option to correct this and give you a more defined, balanced look.

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Chin Augmentation Q&A with Dr. Cat Chang

CHIN AUGMENTATION q&a BY DR. CATHERINE S. CHANG Thinking about a chin augmentation? Almost everyone wants a chiseled, more defined profile. A chin augmentation can be a great option for patients looking to reshape or enhance the size of their chin. This is generally performed with a chin implant to enhance the size

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Mommy Makeover Q&A With Dr. Killeen

Mommy Makeover Q&A With Dr. Killeen Trust Nation’s LeadinG MOMMY MAKEOVER SURGEON DR. KILLEEN BY DR. KELLY KILLEEN Thinking about a Mommy Makeover? Motherhood is such a beautiful thing but sometimes a woman’s body just isn’t what it used to be before postpartum. For mothers seeking a slimmer, tighter physique –

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Tummy Tuck Q&A With Dr. Killeen

TUMMY TUCK Q&A BY DR. KELLY KILLEEN Thinking about a tummy tuck? Just about everyone wants to get that flatter, more defined abdomen back. When you have tried just about every workout at the gym and can’t lose the excess fat around your midsection a tummy tuck  may be a

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Facelift Q&A With Dr. Sarmela Sunder

Facelift Q&A with Dr. Sarmela Sunder We’ve compiled a list of Dr. Sunder’s most commonly asked facelift questions BY DR. SARMELA SUNDER Just about everyone wants to turn back the clock on aging and look like their younger self. When signs of aging around the jawline and lower face start

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Rhinoplasty Q&A With Dr. Sarmela Sunder

Rhinoplasty Q&A with Dr. Sarmela Sunder BY. SARMELA SUNDER Many people have issues with how their nose looks in the mirror or in photos. Rhinoplasty is a great option for people  looking for a more balanced, harmonious facial appearance with a more refined nose. When considering changing the shape, size or contour

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Four Things Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Melissa Etheridge Jolie Comments Unfounded: Four Things Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer Breast reconstruction expert Dr. Lisa Cassileth knows what breast cancer can mean to a woman and her family. She has called Melissa Etheridge’s comments on the matter “unfounded” and seeks to warn others to make their

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Big Talk About Breast Reconstruction

Big Talk About Breast Reconstruction Recently the Cosmetic Surgery Times wrote a wonderful and insightful article about the successful Reddit AUA (ask us anything) hosted by our own Lisa B. Cassileth, M.D., FACS, and Kelly Killeen, M.D. In this interview following their lively and popular Reddit Q&A (over 2,100 comments), Dr. Cassileth and

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New Moms: Is Exercising Not Working for You?

New Moms: Is Exercising Not Working for You? While there is nothing that changes your life in such a positive way as having a baby, for some new mothers, getting their body back to their pre-pregnancy look, or any desired look can be a difficult hurdle to overcome. Extreme dieting isn’t

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Exercise or cosmetic surgery to get your flat belly back?

Exercise or cosmetic surgery to get your flat belly back? SEPTEMBER 28, 2016/LISACASSILETHMD Maybe you had kids. Maybe you got old. Either way, there is something you are really not happy about in your tummy zone. When we see patients for abdominal laxity, or fat, or skin, we have a huge

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Should I Replace My Breast Implants?

Should I Replace My Breast Implants? When you first decided on getting a breast augmentation, it likely did not occur to you that you may want, or even need, to have your implants removed later on. However, every year there are thousands of women who undergo breast implant removal surgery for a

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Breast Implant Revision – Is Capsule Removal Necessary?

Breast Implant Revision – Is Capsule Removal Necessary? BY. LISA B. CASSILETH MD, FACS Breast Implant Revision – Is Capsule Removal Necessary? Most plastic surgeons say, “never”. A small group says, “always”. Why is this and what is the real answer? The truth is that there are situations where the

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Breast Implant Illness (BII) – a Rare but Real Problem

Breast Implant Illness (BII) – a Rare but Real Problem Trust Nation’s Leading Breast Reconstruction team for Fat Grafting BY. LISA B. CASSILETH MD, FACS After getting breast implants, some women experience symptoms including fatigue, hypothyroidism, gastrointestinal problems, autoimmune symptoms, joint pain, and more. Only some of these women have capsular contracture and

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How to Tell if Your Breast Implants are Contracted

My breasts are starting to look weird, what is going on? A frequent consult seen in our office is patients with breast implants who are concerned because they seem to be changing.  By the time patients come to us, they have strange appearing breasts that are firm and painful.  These

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Textured Breast Implants and ALCL

textured implants and alcl By Dr. Kelly Kileen In the past 2 years, there has been a lot of news coverage about breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This disease is not breast cancer, but a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma associated with breast implants. The risk of developing this

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Quick Botox Beauty Tips

Quick Tips JULY 16, 2011/LISACASSILETHMD There are a many different approaches for achieving a refreshed look, without surgery.  Here are just two of them: Botox Eyebrow Lift. There are several ways Botox can improve one’s overall appearance.  Everyone knows it works great for frown lines. But there are tricks that

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