La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Blog

Ask the Doctor: Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover with BBL. Achievable? Hi and thanks for your questions. Your goals are achievable but best determined by a personal consultation with a local, board certified plastic surgeon. At the consult your plastic surgeon will take a detailed history and perform a thorough examination of your areas of concern. The pictures you submitted were helpful but no one …

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Rhinoplasty Explained by Dr. Chaffoo

  Most plastic surgeons agree that rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging cosmetic (aesthetic) plastic surgery procedures for many reasons. The nose is a complex structure with an obvious position in the middle of one’s face. Expert rhinoplasty requires simultaneously correcting nasal deformities while preserving maximal nasal function. One cannot make a nose look …

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 Is it safe to get Botox while breastfeeding? Congratulations on your newborn! There is no information or guidelines for Botox during breastfeeding. However, I would delay your treatment until after completing breast feeding. What is the difference between Botulax and Botox? Aside from the brand, are they pretty much the same thing? Aside from the …

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CoolSculpting at La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

This completely non invasive technology has disrupted the field of aesthetic medicine. Now patients can reduce those bulges of excess fat safely with no needles, anesthesia, or recovery time. This is the most effective method to remove fat with the application of cold which freezes fat cells. These cells are destroyed and the body eliminates …

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Breast Augmentation with Doctor Chaffoo

It is over 50 years since the first breast enlargement using silicone implants. Today it rates as the second-most popular form of cosmetic surgery worldwide, undergone by 1.5 million women in 2010. It began in spring 1962 when Timmie Jean Lindsey, a mother-of-six lay down on the operating table at Jefferson Davis hospital in Houston, …

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Doctor Chaffoo, MD, FACS, FICS is Guest Blogger on ASPS

Dr. Richard Chaffoo is the founder and surgical director of La Jolla Plastic Surgery & dermatology offering advanced hair replacement and restoration in the San Diego area. He is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon with 30 years of surgical experience. His accomplishments include past President of the San Diego Plastic Surgery Society and current Chief …

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