Practice News

In San Diego County and beyond, triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo is a respected authority on plastic surgery and hair restoration procedures. He strives to educate the public by providing press releases on the latest aesthetic treatments, technology, and industry news. Review the press releases below and visit this page regularly to keep yourself up to date on how to look your best.

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Press Releases

San Diego Readers Name La Jolla Skin One of Top Cosmetic Practices

Readers of the Union-Tribune voted for Dr. Richard Chaffoo as one of San Diego's top cosmetic plastic surgeons, and La Jolla Light readers named Dr. Susan Stuart as one of the top 3 dermatologists in the area… Read More

La Jolla Skin Named One of Top Dermatology Practices in San Diego ranked Dr. Susan Stuart of La Jolla Skin as one of the top 20 dermatologists in San Diego based on her experience, reputation, professionalism, and credibility, among other criteria… Read More

La Jolla Skin & Dermatology Firms Unite With New Website

With La Jolla Skin, the team of cosmetic surgery specialist Dr. Richard Chaffoo and dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart are uniting their dual San Diego practice… Read More

San Diego Plastic Surgeon Now Offering CoolSculpting® for Double Chin

CoolSculpting's newest applicator, designed to target small trouble spots, is available for San Diego-area residents at Dr. Richard Chaffoo's La Jolla practice… Read More

A La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Practice Has Success With Newest Generation of Laser Lipolysis

Dr. Richard Chaffoo says San Diego and La Jolla cosmetic surgery patients have an effective solution for unwanted fat and cellulite with Smartlipo TriPlex™… Read More

Surgeon Discusses Study on Smoking and Facial Aging

New research on identical twins with different smoking habits details specific ways that smoking accelerates facial aging. Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a La Jolla cosmetic surgery and facelift specialist, says the results are not surprising… Read More

New Hair Transplant Technique Creates Better Results in Less Time

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a triple-board-certified plastic surgeon and hair transplant specialist in San Diego, offers the minimally invasive NeoGraft treatment for hair restoration because it avoids scars, reduces recovery and saves patients time, among other benefits… Read More

San Diego Plastic Surgeon Offers Sientra® Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a triple-board-certified plastic surgeon, now offers Sientra's Silimed® brand of high-strength cohesive gel breast implants for patients at his La Jolla Skin practice… Read More

San Diego Plastic Surgeon Offers Innovative Hair Restoration Option

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a triple-board-certified plastic surgeon, expanded his highly respected cosmetic surgery practice to offer NeoGraft, an innovative new hair transplant solution for San Diego patients… Read More

CoolSculpting® Now Available at La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Practice

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo now offers CoolSculpting for non-surgical fat reduction at his La Jolla cosmetic surgery practice. CoolSculpting uses patented fat-freezing technology to shrink the midsection… Read More

La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Specialist Featured in Forbes

Why don't more women choose breast reconstruction following a mastectomy? Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a San Diego-area plastic surgeon, shared his views on the subject in a recent Forbes article… Read More

Liposuction Specialist in San Diego Named "Top Doc" by U.S. News

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a liposuction specialist in San Diego, was recently named one of the nation's "Top Doctors" by U.S. News & World Report, based on a peer nomination process… Read More

More Patients Seeking Natural Looking Breasts from Plastic Surgery in San Diego

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a board-certified plastic surgeon, is seeing an increasing number of women interested in natural looking breasts at his plastic surgery practice in San Diego… Read More

San Diego Rhinoplasty Specialist Publishes Real Patient Photos

Richard Chaffoo, MD, FACS, FICS is a triple board certified plastic surgeon known for facial, body and breast enhancement procedures. He recently posted many new patient before and after photos to his Web site to help educate site visitors… Read More

San Diego Liposuction Surgeon Urges Patients to Check Credentials

After recent news reports of a Chula Vista woman who died after getting liposuction in Tijuana, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo is redoubling his efforts to educate patients about the importance of checking surgeon credentials… Read More

San Diego Liposuction May Foster Physical Fitness

Men and women in the San Diego area consistently rank as some of the fittest in the nation. More in-shape local residents are benefitting from targeted liposuction procedures, according to board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo… Read More

San Diego Face Lift Surgeon Details Top "New Year's Resolution" Procedures

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a triple board-certified plastic surgeon, discusses the top facial and body contouring procedures that he expects to see as his patients make their 2010 New Year's resolutions… Read More

Many Affordable San Diego Breast Augmentation Options Available

Dr. Richard Chaffoo says that women can secure affordable financing and special pricing for breast augmentation, but should not overlook other important considerations such as certifications, experience, and rapport with a surgeon… Read More

Dr. Richard Chaffoo Nominated for San Diego Plastic Surgery Award

Prominent La Jolla plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo is pleased to be nominated for the prestigious San Diego Union-Tribune "Best of" award for excellence in San Diego plastic surgery… Read More

Breast Augmentation a Top Choice for San Diego Plastic Surgery Patients

In San Diego, breast augmentation procedures continue to be highly popular at the practice of acclaimed plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo, despite the economic downturn. He attributes the continued interest in breast enhancement to the many advantages these procedures can offer… Read More

San Diego Women Using BOTOX® Cosmetic to "Preview" Facial Cosmetic Surgery Results

An increasing number of women and men have had San Diego BOTOX® Cosmetic and skin care treatments to help visualize the skin smoothing results of facial cosmetic surgery. Husband-and-wife cosmetic enhancement team Dr. Susan Stuart and Dr. Richard Chaffoo explain why more patients are opting for these "previews"… Read More

San Diego Plastic Surgery and Skin Care Specialists Team Up in "Full Care" Cosmetic Practice

San Diego plastic surgery and skin care patients looking for top-notch treatments finally have access to the options they need, all in one location. La Jolla Skin combines the extensive experience and procedure options of two talented and trusted cosmetic specialists… Read More

La Jolla Plastic Surgeon Garners Accolades

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a triple board certified plastic surgeon in La Jolla, California, has recently received a series of honors recognizing his work in the field of plastic surgery, including two prestigious appointments within the plastic surgery community… Read More

San Diego Women Choosing Breast Augmentation Plus Lift for More Complete "Mommy Makeover"

The "mommy makeover" — a series of cosmetic surgery procedures designed to help women regain their pre-childbirth bodies — is becoming increasingly popular among women all over the country. Read More

Surgeon Launches Updated Web Site for Plastic Surgery Patients in San Diego & the Temecula Valley

Offering plastic surgery for San Diego and Temecula residents, Dr. Richard Chaffoo is a triple board certified plastic surgeon. His updated Web site contains even more information on cosmetic options and shares stories from real patients… Read More