Yearly Archives: 2021

Why Breast Implant Profiles Matter as Much as Size

Why Breast Implant Profiles Matter as Much as Size

Women researching breast augmentation online come across countless questions about how to choose the size of breast implants. That's because implant size is one of the important decisions patients make when planning their procedure. Rarely found, however, are inquiries about choosing implant profiles. However, the profile of breast implants is an equally important variable in getting the results you want from breast augmentation surgery at our plastic surgery practice in Los Angeles.   Women …

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Woman standing with arms crossed, after a mommy makeover in Marina Del Rey.

Being a Mommy After a Mommy Makeover

Women with children at home who are considering Mommy Makeover surgery at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice often share worries about being able to take care of their family after the procedure. Guilt and feelings of selfishness sometimes surface during the consultation because they feel like they should be taking care of their family's …

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Surprising truths about the male facelift

Surprising Truths About the Male Facelift

With Zoom conference calls replacing in-person meetings during the pandemic, many men discovered they didn't project as active and youthful an appearance as they thought. Staring at yourself for several hours a day can reveal some uncomfortable truths. That's one of the reasons we're seeing more men come in for treatments such as BOTOX®, fillers, …

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Woman walking on the beach in Los Angeles cellulite-free after QWO Injections at Stoker Plastic Surgery

Get to Know QWO®: A Cellulite Treatment That Works

Cellulite is as misunderstood as it is common—at least among women. The search for an effective, long-lasting non-surgical cellulite treatment is somewhat of a holy grail in the aesthetic field. QWO is a breakthrough cellulite treatment now available at our Los Angeles-area plastic surgery practice for women tired of having dimpled buttocks. What Is Cellulite? Many …

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Plastic Surgery Tourism Los Angeles

The Pitfalls of Plastic Surgery Tourism

Before the pandemic curtailed international travel in early 2020, the popularity of medical tourism—traveling to another country for plastic surgery or medical treatments—was booming. An organization that tracks medical tourism estimated 2 million Americans traveled abroad in 2019 for healthcare—and cosmetic surgery was the primary reason. The Price of Medical Tourism Why do people seeking …

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Everything You Want to Know About Lip Lifts

Everything You Want to Know About Lip Lifts

Lips, lips, lips. For years—especially since the increased popularity of selfies and Instagram—women and men have focused on creating perfectly plump lips that have just the right fullness. Injectable fillers have been the treatment of choice for lip enhancement at my plastic surgery practice in the Los Angeles area. More recently, however, more attention is …

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PREjuvenation: Improving While Preventing

PREjuvenation: Improving While Preventing

"Prejuvenation" is more than the latest buzzword in the aesthetic field. It's actually a sound anti-aging strategy that helps prevent early signs of aging from developing using a range of nonsurgical treatments. Many people don't notice wrinkles or skin laxity until they're in their 30s or even 40s. Still, treatments we perform for patients in …

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