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What Is the Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon?

The difference between a plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon can be summed up in one word: HUGE. Many people mistakenly think there is no difference. And how would the unsuspecting public know otherwise? Both types of doctors went to medical school and are licensed to practice medicine. Both often have beautiful websites and attractive offices …

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The 3 Things That Worry Rhinoplasty Patients (And Why They Shouldn’t)

Rhinoplasty is one of the top 5 cosmetic plastic surgical procedures performed yearly with over 200,000 in 2017 according to statistics compiled by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The ASPS represents over 6000 board certified plastic surgeons and is the largest plastic surgery society in the world. So while rhinoplasty is a trusted …

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Functional Rhinoplasty Improves Health

Surgery noted significant improvements in their nasal airways and overall general health. These conclusions were drawn from surveys completed by study participants before and six months following nasal surgery. Rhinoplasty is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures performed in our practice on men and women. In fact, it is one of the …

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Breast Augmentation and Breastfeeding

How will Breast Augmentation affect my ability to breastfeed? This is a frequent question I’m asked by patients who see me for breast implant surgery. That’s probably because most breast augmentations are performed in women who are in their childbearing years, many of whom haven’t yet become mothers. An excellent review article in the International …

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Dr. Chaffoo Wins Multiple Awards for Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 22, 2018 – Plastic Surgeon Dr Richard Chaffoo from La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, has won multiple Aesthetic Everything awards this year for his aesthetic excellence. He was awarded as a top plastic surgeon in the West and as a Top 100 Aesthetic Doctor in Aesthetic Everything’s annual awards. “I …

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Dr. Susan Stuart Wins Favorite San Diego Dermatologist from 2018 Union-Tribune’s San Diego’s Best Readers Poll

SAN DIEGO, CA, August 30, 2018 – The San Diego Union-Tribune announced Dr Susan Stuart has been awarded as a favorite dermatologist in the Healthy Living section of their annual readers poll. The poll recognizes the best dermatology physicians and practices and as voted by it’s readers. “This recognition reflects the wonderful work that my …

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