Author Archives: Dr. David Stoker

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Get the VIP Treatment you deserve with nonsurgical treatments and services that will leave you feeling glamorous on the inside and glowing on the outside! We're offering four lucky winners four ways to win! Four winners will receive a $500 gift card to Stoker Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA.  Entering is easy! Simply …

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Beyond the Facelift: Total Facial Rejuvenation

Before-and-after photos showcasing the results of facelift surgery are often stunning because the improvements are so dramatic. Many patients appear 10 to 20 years younger in their “after” photos. Can a facelift really produce such significant outcomes? The answer is yes when combined with other procedures—an approach I use at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice called …

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Tips for Digital Detoxing

Remember how trying to limit screen time was considered a worthy goal? Actually, it still is a good idea. Still, with millions of people working from home with worksites shuttered, it's difficult to avoid being on the computer for a significant portion of the day. And once we're off the clock, we can't go out, …

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Couple at home during quarantine in Los Angeles, CA playing with their dog

Timeless Advice: Focus on the Positive

One of the most important ways to maintain a healthy immune system is to decrease your stress level as much as possible. That can be easier said than done. It can be challenging to keep a positive and healthy outlook in an era of seemingly constant changes. One of the most important jobs physicians have, …

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Looking Your Best on a Webcam

More of us than ever are working from home and participating in virtual meetings. Engaging socially via streaming platforms is also more popular than ever. Given all of the time you now spend on your webcam, we thought you would appreciate some helpful advice about how to look your best. Whether you're on Zoom, FaceTime, …

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Couple working out together at home during COVID-19.

Staying in Shape When the Gym’s Closed

For people who regularly exercise at the gym or swim laps, the extended quarantine poses challenges for staying in shape. It's time to get a bit creative because exercise is more important than ever during these stressful times. And at Stoker Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, we're concerned about our patients' overall wellness. In this …

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Getting Healthy Before Plastic Surgery

If you're planning for cosmetic plastic surgery, either at our Los Angeles practice or elsewhere, being as healthy as possible before undergoing the procedure is an important goal. Being your healthiest self before plastic surgery, whether it's rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, a tummy tuck, or any other procedure, is important because it can help ease your …

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Dr. David Stoker

Stoker Plastic Surgery Open Now with a New ‘Safer Appointment’ Process

We are excited to welcome you back to the practice effective immediately. Our appointments for both surgical and non-surgical services are quickly filling up. We encourage you to begin your journey with a Virtual Consultation or to email or call (310) 300-1779 to reserve your in-office appointment. We are adapting our scheduling process and extending …

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Woman excited to learn the top cosmetic surgery trends of 2020

Cosmetic Surgery Trends for 2020

Rapid technological advancements in aesthetics coupled with the spread of social media have led to an era of what seems like never-ending cosmetic trends. At our plastic surgery practice in Los Angeles, we often see patients who are interested in looks that have captured the public's imagination. That's fine, but we also counsel patients to …

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