Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

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 …

Read More
Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation: What You Need To Know About 24-Hour Recovery

Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation: What You Need To Know About 24-Hour Recovery

Is it possible to recover in 24 hours after breast augmentation? At my Los Angeles practice, I carefully plan and execute breast augmentation surgical plans for each patient, using techniques and state-of-the-art equipment that reduces recovery time. Most of the women I see who are considering breast implants lead busy lives, and these rapid recovery …

Read More
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 …

Read More
Los Angeles Natural Breast Augmentation

What is ‘L.A. Natural’ Breast Augmentation?

If you’ve been researching breast augmentation, you’ve probably noticed that most women’s goals are to have breast implants that look natural. What looks natural to someone in Miami, Las Vegas, or New York, however, may be different from what a breast augmentation patient in Los Angeles considers natural. At my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice, I’ve developed …

Read More
A woman looks at a bra while shopping after getting breast augmentation surgery.

Tips for Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

One of the perks enjoyed by breast augmentation patients at my plastic surgery practice in Los Angeles is the confidence they feel wearing clothes, workout gear, and bathing suits that they avoided before getting breast implants. This newfound confidence also inspires shopping for sexier and more fashionable bras. It's important, however, that women with new …

Read More
Dr. David Stoker

How ‘Rapid’ Is Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation?

Consultations with breast augmentation patients at my Los Angeles practice always include a discussion about the recovery process. One of the questions I often hear—and that is asked frequently on sites such as RealSelf—is whether the "Rapid Recovery" technique really speeds up the pace of healing. I understand why potential patients may be skeptical. The …

Read More
Dr. David Stoker

How Soon After Giving Birth Can I Get a Mommy Makeover?

Stories about celebrity moms "bouncing back" from pregnancy and wearing bikinis weeks after delivery put unrealistic pressure on women who have recently had children. Many of these non-celebrity moms exercise and eat right, but can't regain their pre-pregnancy shapes within just a few months. That's because it's one thing to lose weight gained during pregnancy, …

Read More
Dr. David Stoker

What to Know Before You Get Breast Augmentation

Even though breast augmentation patients at my Los Angeles practice ultimately love their results, the initial changes after surgery can sometimes take them by surprise. The results they see in the first few days of recovery often don’t reflect the vision they had in mind, which can take a few weeks to fully develop. It’s important …

Read More
GALLERY Contact