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What is the best liposuction technique for you (model)

What Is the Best Liposuction Technique for You?

For years, liposuction has been one of the most popular cosmetic surgery treatments among both men and women in the U.S. But if you’re just embarking on your search for the best liposuction options in Los Angeles, be prepared to encounter a bevy of terms and phrases that describe different types of liposuction techniques. Online …

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How Safe Is A Mommy Makeover?

Is a Mommy Makeover safe? That's a really good and super important question; the answer depends. Of course, plastic surgery has a risk, and you always need to compare the pros and cons. Your best bet is to go to a board-certified plastic surgeon, look at their websites, and ensure they have hundreds or even …

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What is the Right Age for a Traceless Facelift?

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. A question I frequently receive in my practice is, "What is the right age for a facelift?" Of course, that answer varies, and it's broad. Typically, patients who are seeking facelifts in my practice are in their 40s or older, and we do it …

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What is a Mommy Makeover, and What is Included?

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, with a question that I often receive in our practice. What is a mommy makeover? It's an excellent question involving three different procedures: a tummy tuck, breast surgery, and Liposuction. This treatment varies a lot depending on the person. For instance, there are different …

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Is plastic surgery after weight-loss trending?

Is Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss Trending?

Many people added a few pounds during the pandemic—the "quarantine 15"—as self-isolating undermined workout schedules and led to more snacking while working from home. In contrast, some people used the disruption to focus on weight loss either through lifestyle changes or bariatric surgery. Losing significant weight, however, often requires plastic surgery after weight loss at …

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Reasons why women get labiaplasty los angeles ca

Is Labiaplasty Right for You?

The phrase "designer vagina" has evolved during the past decade or so to be a catch-all phrase that includes any vaginal rejuvenation treatment women get for cosmetic reasons. But women considering vaginal rejuvenation procedures often seek to improve both the function and appearance of their genitals. Labiaplasty, which I perform at my Los Angeles plastic …

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Breast Implant Safety (What Every Los Angeles Woman Needs To Know)

Breast Implant Safety (What Every Los Angeles Woman Needs To Know)

When discussing the safety of breast implants, it's important to know that few medical devices—if any—have been studied more than silicone gel breast implants. I've served as a clinical investigator for cohesive silicone gel implants and have published clinical research detailing more than 1,000 silicone implant case studies. I can confidently say that women getting …

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