Category Archives: Skin Rejuvenation

Are Nonsurgical Alternatives the New Facelift ? (Spoiler Alert: No)

One of the most common questions I hear from patients considering a facelift at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice is whether nonsurgical alternatives can provide the same benefits as a full surgical procedure. With the rise of injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers, patients are getting more and more excited about …

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What to Know Before Getting Dermal Fillers

Injectable dermal fillers continue to see a rise in popularity around the country, largely thanks to their versatility and consistently positive results. Fillers have a well-established reputation for smoothing wrinkles, but many people are pleased to learn that these innovative products can do more. In recent years, new fillers have been introduced to add volume …

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Put Your Best Face Forward

Actress Mandy Moore recently made entertainment news headlines when she "lost a fight" with a shower door handle just 2 weeks before the Emmy Awards. At such a late hour, many people would head to the ER for stitches, but Mandy called me, and I was happy to help. I was also grateful for her kind …

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A Fresh Look at Sleep and Wrinkles

The effect of sleep on your appearance is well-documented. We all know that getting enough beauty sleep is one of the keys to maintaining a fresh, youthful face. What many people don’t know is that as you sleep, you may be developing wrinkles. The problem stems not from how much sleep you’re getting, but rather …

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Minimally-Invasive & Non-Surgical Skin Rejuvenation Options

Do you want to reverse the signs of aging without surgery? With the latest advances in technology, cosmetic surgery procedures have become less invasive and safer than ever. With advances in minimally-invasive and non-surgical procedures, patients have safe and effective options for skin care. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. David Stoker specializes in both …

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Wrinkles Aren’t Just Wrinkles

If you have been considering a wrinkle-reducing injectable treatment in Los Angeles such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, you may have heard that BOTOX is often used to treat "dynamic" wrinkles. What does this term mean? Well, there are many types of wrinkles, and each should be approached differently with regard to proper treatment. Three of the most …

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