Brow Lift for a Younger Appearance

The face is often the first area of the body to show early signs of aging. Of the face the forehead can be a prime spot for wrinkles and lines even at a young age. The skin on the forehead and around the eyebrows is delicate and thin, but also prone to a great deal of movement – leading to new wrinkles. A brow lift or forehead lift is a procedure used to reduce the signs of aging by softening frown lines and creases in the forehead and raising the position of the eyebrows. If you suffer from...

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Complete Your Transformation with Excess Skin Removal

If you have recently lost weight due to diet, exercise or even a past pregnancy there is a chance that you are now noticing loose or sagging skin. This can be prominent especially around the waist, underneath the arms and around the breasts. While weight loss is very rewarding, the side effects of excess skin can be disheartening. If your skin was unable to return to its original tightness following weight loss or pregnancy, consider a cosmetic procedure to remove excess skin today –...

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Labiaplasty

Female rejuvenation surgeries have become much more popular, often done by plastic surgeons and by some gynecologists.  There is a range of procedures aimed at improving appearance or function of the vaginal area.  One of the most common procedures, labiaplasty , however is performed to improve comfort and appearance, and prevent issues with pinching, pain, itching and moisture. Labia minora are the moist inner lips of the vulva.  They are normally irregular in shape, asymmetric and very...

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Knowing Your Plastic Surgeon: Meet Marialyn Sardo, MD, FACS

One of the most important decisions that you can make prior to undergoing cosmetic surgery – is your choice of plastic surgeon. If you are in the San Diego area you can rest assured that Dr. Sardo is experienced and a native San Diegan. Dr. Sardo’s educational background includes: Undergraduate school at San Diego State University, graduating with Academic Distinction and Highest Honors in Chemistry and the Phi Beta Kappa. Medical Training at University of California, San Diego School of...

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Implant Placement, Over or Under the Muscle?

There are lots of decisions and considerations to make when planning for a breast augmentation. While many patients consider the size and shape of their breasts, not as many plan for the placement of their implants. When placing a breast implant your surgeon can place the implant either over or under your chest muscle (also known as subglandular v. submuscular placement).  Placement is important because the chest muscle can provide additional support for the implant if needed and can also...

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Improve Your Silhouette with a Breast Lift

Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery performed every year. However more and more patients seek natural-looking improvement without implants. For this reason, breast lift surgery is becoming more and more popular each year. Breast lift surgery does not enlarge the size of your breasts but can dramatically change their shape, making them look fuller and more youthful. If you’re ready to take years off of your appearance and feel like your old self again, consider breast lift...

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