Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been used extensively in Orthopedics and spine disorders for many years to treat a number of musculoskeletal ailments. In recent years, many hair restoration practices have added this treatment for both men and women who suffer from hair loss due to a number of causes. Let’s review what is PRP, does it work, and is it right for your hair loss?
If you’ve ever considered plastic surgery of the nose, also known as rhinoplasty, then you’ve probably seen the terms closed rhinoplasty and open rhinoplasty. These two terms describe the surgical approach used by a plastic surgeon to perform cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty. Whenever I see a patient for rhinoplasty this is one of the first issues we discuss at the consultation.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), well over 300,000 people in the USA elected to undergo body contouring surgery in 2017. In fact, liposuction and tummy tuck are two of the five most common cosmetic plastic surgical procedures performed year after year by board certified plastic surgeons. As you can see, if the appearance of your abdomen bothers you then consider yourself amongst good company!
How do I treat the lines on my forehead? What can I do to have fuller pouty lips? Is it Botox or fillers that I need or both? These are common questions patients often ask when looking for treatments to improve their appearance and reduce signs of aging and sun damage. Medispas often give conflicting and confusing advice to the public simply because the staff who perform treatments are often not doctors and certainly not board certified dermatologists or plastic surgeons which we call “core physicians”.
My San Diego and La Jolla area patients often ask me which time of year is best when considering elective cosmetic plastic surgery such as breast augmentation or liposuction. Is there an “ideal” time for recovering from plastic surgery? While no absolute “ideal” time exists, there are some compelling reasons to consider having your elective plastic surgery during the winter … >
Come visit Dr. Stuart & Dr. Chaffoo and let us help you achieve the spectacular look you deserve!
La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
9850 Genesee Ave #480
La Jolla, CA 92037