Category Archives: Plastic Surgeon

How an Extreme Body Lift Changed Her Life

Dr. David Stoker, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. Today, I have a beautiful six-week post-op result on an extreme makeover after massive weight loss. I have a beautiful 39-year-old great-looking woman who fortunately lost 180+ pounds, which made an enormous difference for her. Unfortunately, the significant weight loss caused her breasts to be pointing …

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Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: Which Procedure Is Better for You?

Dr. David Stoker board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. A question that patients frequently ask our practice is, "tummy tuck versus liposuction, which should I have? well, it depends on what your needs and goals are. In general, if you're going to perform liposuction only, you need to have adequate skin elasticity to tighten up …

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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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Should You Use Social Media for Cosmetic Surgery Research? Thoughts From an LA Plastic Surgeon

Should You Use Social Media for Cosmetic Surgery Research? Thoughts From an LA Plastic Surgeon

It's no secret that the pervasive use of social media sites such as Instagram and Facebook motivates both women and men to pursue cosmetic treatments. What is less well known, however, is the increasing use of these sites by plastic surgeons to communicate directly with potential patients through testimonials, educational videos, and before-and-after photos. Plastic …

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Dr. David Stoker

What Is the Dr. Stoker Difference?

Throughout our website, you'll find a feature on various pages that showcases the "Dr. Stoker Difference." There we outline the reasons why Dr. Stoker is considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, where some of the most accomplished cosmetic surgeons in the world practice. In this blog post, we want to expand …

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Dr. David Stoker

Traveling for Plastic Surgery: It’s Easier Than You Think

As a plastic surgeon, I pride myself on providing optimal care to patients undergoing all sorts of aesthetic procedures, including surgery after weight loss, here in my Los Angeles-area practice. Being located in a major metropolitan area, especially one that doubles as a large tourist destination, means I see plenty of patients from other states …

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