How Old Do I Have To Be For Liposuction?
Posted on December 4, 2022
Liposuction is one of the most popular procedures to help sculpt and define the body. This body contouring procedure is an option for patients 18 years and older, and is typically only performed for younger patients in special, medically-necessary circumstances. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Kim provides liposuction to patients in Beverly Hills, Los […]
How Long After Giving Birth Can I Get Breast Implants?
After giving birth, many women would prefer to begin getting back to their pre-pregnancy body as soon as possible. Although breast augmentation is a powerful rejuvenation procedure for mothers following childbirth, there are some considerations and safety precautions that must be taken into account before undergoing surgery. During your consultation, your surgeon will help you […]
How soon after giving birth can I have a tummy tuck?
Posted on November 8, 2022
Women who have recently given birth may desire a tummy tuck to restore their bodies to their pre-pregnancy shape. While some may be eager to pursue the surgery right away, it is important to go over all the details and plan accordingly with your doctor. During your consultation, your surgeon will go over the details […]
Should I Get Tummy Tuck, or Liposuction?
Liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) are two distinct surgical treatments that can rejuvenate the abdominal area. During your consultation with your surgeon, you will be informed of the differences between these techniques and which one is most suitable for you and your goals. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Kim provides tummy tuck and liposuction […]
What is Revision Rhinoplasty?
Posted on September 8, 2022
Complex surgical procedures, such as rhinoplasty, can result in complications even when performed by the best of surgeons. Patients may experience difficulty breathing or dissatisfaction with the appearance of their nose following rhinoplasty, and require a secondary surgery to remediate issues. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Kim provides revision rhinoplasty to patients in Beverly […]
How Do I Know if One of My Breast Implants is Encapsulated?
Breast augmentation with artificial implants is the most popular procedure that women seek to enlarge and reshape their breasts. Breast augmentation surgery involves the placement of the breast implants into the chest, either under or over the chest muscles. Complications from this surgery are rare but possible, with capsular contracture being one of the more […]
What Are The Pros And Cons Of A Rhinoplasty?
Posted on August 30, 2022
Choosing to undergo rhinoplasty or a nose job should be a personal decision. Responsible plastic surgeons would explain the procedure and its inherent pros and cons. They will ask you to weigh your own personal needs before getting the procedure. You should speak with a skilled and seasoned plastic surgeon about the benefits and limitations […]
Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants: Are They Safe?
All breast implants have an outer shell made from silicone, which is an inert polymer. The shell can be designed to be textured or smooth. Smooth walled implants mimic the natural movement of breasts by rolling around the breast pocket subtly. On the other hand, textured implants have small surface spaces and encourage soft tissue […]
What Are The Potential Risks And Side Effects Of Breast Augmentation?
Breast augmentation carries a certain risk of medical challenges as with any other surgery. Patients may experience complications during the surgery or from the implants. There can be side effects associated with the surgery and post-operative care as well. The decision to get breast augmentation surgery should be personal. You should arrive at a decision […]
What To Expect During Your Consultation For Ear Surgery?
Posted on May 27, 2022
Many individuals are not happy with the size and shape of their ears. This may occur right from childhood. Ear reshaping plastic surgery or otoplasty is for you if you think your ears are asymmetrical, droopy, or protuberant. This safe and proven surgical solution is widely available for reshaping ears. People considering ear pinning or […]