Dr. David Stoker
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Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Time for a Holiday Nip/Tuck?

The holiday season is well-known for being the time of year when Americans spend the most money shopping. But holiday spending sprees these days extend to more than electronics and clothing; as it turns out, this is also the time of year that they spend the most money on cosmetic surgery. There are two main contributing factors: the desire to look great at social gatherings and the extra time off for recovery. It’s natural to want to look your best, especially when you know you’re going to see relatives for the first time all year. Getting together with family can … Continue reading »

Breast Enhancement & Body Image

Body image and self-esteem directly influence one another. Having a positive body image is an essential part of having a healthy self-esteem. It is important to remember that your body is unique, and although plastic surgery should not be seen as a panacea for having a low self esteem, it is important to remember the psychological benefits of these procedures. Breast enhancements for those who are dissatisfied with their current breast size or breast asymmetry can enhance appearance and boost self-confidence. Before one decides to have surgery, it is always best to meet with a surgeon with the knowledge and … Continue reading »

Feel Great On The Beach This Summer With Laser Liposuction

For some people, it seems that no matter how much effort they put into diet and exercise, there are areas on their body where fat seems to accumulate in an unnatural proportion and refuse to budge. This can make a person uncomfortable when it comes time to bare all in a bathing suit on the beach, or slip into summer slim clothing that hugs the body. Liposuction has been a popular plastic surgery technique to battle these stubborn areas of fat for years and advances within the last decade have made the procedure even more effective in making the skin … Continue reading »

Recycle Unwanted Fat with a Brazilian Butt Lift

Many people desire to have a more shapely body with slimmed contours, but diet and exercise alone has not given them the results they want. With the Brazilian Butt Lift, Dr. Stoker uses a technique that allows patients to look forward to not only a perkier behind, but also, a reduction of fat in unwanted areas of the body. Depending on the patients needs, Dr. Stoker will harvest fat from target areas of the body such as the torso or thighs and then transfer that to the behind to create a smooth and sexy shape. According to Real Self, 93% … Continue reading »

Real Self Interviews Dr. Stoker on Meredith’s upcoming Body Lift Surgery

In a recent interview with Real Self, Dr. Stoker discussed the upcoming body lift surgery that Meredith would be having. On June 4th, it was revealed that Meredith had reached her goal weight off 155 lbs. with the help of fitness trainer Chris Powell on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Meredith was so dedicated to reaching her goal weight that she tattooed the words “Believe It, Be It” on her lower abdomen.  After reaching her goal weight, Dr. Stoker has deemed that she is a good candidate to have surgery to remove the excess hanging skin and tighten her tummy. One … Continue reading »

Regain Your Figure with a Mommy Makeover

Women who go through pregnancy and childbirth will often see changes in their body that are attributable not only to the weight they gain but the stretching of skin over the expanding abdomen. Most women will gain anywhere between 25 and 50 pounds during pregnancy, some of which they will lose easily after the baby is born and some that will be more stubborn. Even the best exercise and weight loss routine will not have an effect on skin that sags due to loss of elasticity and the breakdown of the underlying structure that supports the skin and surrounding tissues. … Continue reading »

Cosmetic Surgery after Weight Loss

Losing weight is an accomplishment that deserves celebration. Excess fat is linked to many cancers such as breast, colon, pancreatic, and prostate cancers. By losing weight you are helping to decrease your chance of getting diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension among many others. Individuals with a normal weight lead healthier and more active lives. However, after moderate to extreme weight loss, many people are left with loose and excess skin as their skin no longer has the surplus fat to adhere to. This sagging skin can only be effectively treated through a cosmetic procedure referred to as … Continue reading »

What to Expect After Breast Augmentation

Typically breast augmentation is sought out by women that are unhappy with the current shape or size of their breasts. Having breast augmentation can help these women not only feel more beautiful, but can also help them with a boost in their self-confidence. Before making any final decisions about the procedure, it is important that you know what to expect for the surgery itself, and also what to expect during your recovery. Most breast augmentation patients have a recovery of only one week for most activities and a few weeks for full activity. However, each patient’s recovery will be different … Continue reading »

Donated Fat Cells from Liposuction Patients Aid in Stem Cell Research

Working out, eating right and living a healthy lifestyle are beneficial to people because it helps them live a higher quality of life. However, even with extensive dieting and exercise, some people are unable to shed excess fat from trouble areas such as the abdomen, hips, and thighs. With liposuction, you can get the body that you want and start feeling more confident. Patients that have their liposuction performed by Dr. Stoker not only look great, but for the last two years, they also contribute to groundbreaking stem cell research. Have you ever wondered what happens to the fat that … Continue reading »

Preparing for Rhinoplasty

Many people find themselves to be unhappy with the shape or size of their nose. For other people, abnormalities in the nose may be causing difficulty breathing and decrease the overall functionality of the nose. Luckily, the rhinoplasty procedure can sculpt the nose for a more desirable shape and help restore normal breathing. Dr. David Stoker is a skilled nose surgeon in Los Angeles that has performed hundreds of rhinoplasty procedures. To see why so many people choose him as their surgeon, you may view hundreds of his before and after pictures to see the results he has achieved for … Continue reading »

Dr. David Stoker

Educated at some of the most elite institutions in the country, Dr. David Stoker uses his highly advanced knowledge to ensure that each patient achieves beautiful, harmonious results — whether it's through a simple non-surgical procedure or a more advanced surgical transformation. Learn more about his unique credentials and his approach to plastic surgery.

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