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Pregnancy After Tummy Tuck

Having a tummy tuck procedure is a life changing experience to repair a woman’s abdomen after childbirth or extreme weight loss. Some patient’s experience a planned or unplanned pregnancy after their tummy tuck procedure and have several concerns regarding their growing abdomen and unborn child.  Experiencing pregnancy after a tummy […]

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Vanquish ME vs. CoolSculpting for Fat Reduction & Body Sculpting

There are only two non-invasive body sculpting devices on the market that have been proven to permanently destroy fat cells: Vanquish ME and CoolSculpting. Which method of fat reduction is right for you? Read up on each procedure below to find out. What is Vanquish ME? FDA-approved in 2015, Vanquish […]

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Breast Augmentation Incisions

Contents1 Periareolar:1.1 Pros:1.2 Cons:2 Inframammary:2.1 Pros:2.2 Cons:3 Transaxillary:3.1 Pros:3.2 Cons:4 Transumbilical:4.1 Pros:4.2 Cons: Periareolar: Pros: The scar usually blends wells well with the surrounding tissue. The same incision can be used again if later surgeries are needed. The space for the implant can be seen clearly with direct vision. Cons: […]

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Plastic Surgery Myths

Contents1 Surgery Myths2 Breast Surgery Myths3 Body Contouring Myths4 Facelift Myths5 Facial Surgery Myths6 Fat Grafting Myths Surgery Myths Myth: Extreme makeovers are safe and commonly done Truth: As a rule, it is not commonly performed, nor should it be. Most patients don’t want an extreme result, they want a […]

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Anesthesia and Cosmetic Surgery

For almost all cosmetic surgery procedures performed by Dr. Singer, one of our board-certified anesthesiologists will be with you. In the Singer Surgical Centre, the two most common types of anesthesia are monitored sedation and general anesthesia. Monitored Sedation For many surgeries, intravenous monitored sedation, called Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC), is […]

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What is Laser Hair Removal?

For ladies, a neglected bikini line can seriously squash confidence at the beach. And guys, we know you like to bare a smooth, chiseled chest while jogging through Balboa Park. If you’re tired of razor burn, ingrown hairs, painful waxes (hello, Brazilian!) and messy creams, we’re happy to tell you […]

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Dr. Tom Pousti Talks About 2 Stage Breast Procedures

While breast augmentation or mastopexy surgery performed separately have less potential risk and complications, breast augmentation/mastopexy surgery performed together carry a higher chance of complications and need for further surgery. For example, there is an increased risk of infection, implant exposure, breast asymmetry, loss of nipple-areola sensation, inability to breast […]

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How to Delay the Appearance of Aging

Contents1 Basic Things to Delay the Appearance of Aging2 Non-Invasive & Minimally–Invasive Treatments3 Additional Options4 What Not To Do5 What You Cannot Do Basic Things to Delay the Appearance of Aging Avoid sun exposure. Sunscreen needs to be reapplied throughout the day when in the sun. Even on a cloudy […]

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Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck

Liposuction refers to an operation that removes adipose tissue with the use of cannulas to improve body contour. Abdominoplasty is the repair of the abdominal wall (abdominal muscle plication) as well as the excision of extra / damaged skin for improved abdominal contour and skin tightening. Liposuction procedure varies in […]

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