Whether you have recently put on a couple unwanted pounds or you’ve been working hard to regain a body you can be proud of, you may find that a cosmetic procedure is the answer to rid yourself of stubborn bulges. CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive fat reduction treatment that can sculpt your figure and provide a boost to your body confidence. There are 3 reasons so many people are considering this non-surgical alternative to liposuction. Continue reading 3 Reasons to Freeze Away Bulges with CoolSculpting®
The weather outside may be frightful but your skin doesn’t have to be.
Wintertime brings boots, scarves, sweaters, and cozy evenings by the fire but it can also mean dry and flaking skin. Don’t let your skin dry out and look dull by forgetting to implement a winter skin care regimen. Licensed Aesthetician Stephanie Ingersoll has outlined her favorite tips to keep your skin hydrated and healthy through the winter months.
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While excited for their Mommy Makeover, many women find the idea of their recovery period somewhat disconcerting. Caring and taking time for yourself can present a challenge. As a mother, your family depends on you. Not only demanding time, children also need your attention and help to get through their day. How then, as a mother, is a restful recovery possible?
Continue reading Mommy Makeover a Success! Taking Steps to Plan Your Recovery
You have fallen in love with your little one, however, your after-baby body is not as easy to love. For many mothers, the changes that their body experiences during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding prevents them from feeling comfortable and confident in their appearance. In hopes of restoring their figure, mothers come to Pacifica Institute seeking the expertise of Dr. Kolder and Dr. Improta.
While certain of how they want to look, many mothers are uncertain as to how to go about and achieve their desired appearance. Fortunately, Dr. Kolder is able to tailor your Mommy Makeover to your body’s unique needs as well as your individual goals.
Continue reading Mommy Makeover: What Is on Your Mothers Day Wish List?
With baby boomers flush with solid pensions, 401Ks and rising investments, more are splurging on cosmetic surgery. Seniors are increasingly spending on facelifts, eyelifts and other procedures to rejuvenate and refresh their appearance. Continue reading SENIORS SPEND MORE ON COSMETIC SURGERY
If you’re interested in cosmetic surgery in Oxnard but want to know if your health insurer will cover it, call your health plan and find out. Health insurance companies require the procedure to be “medically necessary” in order to be covered. Some cosmetic procedures are paid for by health insurance companies while others are not. Continue reading IS PLASTIC SURGERY COVERED BY HEALTH INSURANCE?
A tummy tuck (also known as abdominoplasty) is a procedure where a surgeon removes excess skin and stretch marks. Many women request it after pregnancy or weight loss.
During a tummy tuck, the plastic surgeon directly removes excess abdominal skin and fat, and also tightens the abdominal wall. Typically, about 30 to 50 percent of abdominal skin can be removed during the procedure. The remaining skin is then stretched out to cover the entire abdomen, making it thinner and presenting a leaner shape. Continue reading CONSIDERING A TUMMY TUCK?
If you’re trying to watch your weight by using artificial sweeteners instead of sugar, you may actually be setting yourself up for diabetes or even obesity. Every persons ability to handle artificial sweeteners is completely different. For some people, incorporating small amounts of these sugar substitutes will help in weight loss. However, others may be more susceptible to a host of negative side-effects of artificial sweeteners, including:
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Weight loss surgery is a booming business. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released its annual report on what’s hot in cosmetic procedures. The report found that in 2014, procedures associated with massive weight loss including tummy tucks, thigh lifts, upper arm lifts and breast lifts grew at their fastest rate in four years.
Continue reading WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY BOOMS
A breast cancer diagnosis followed by mastectomy is a difficult challenge for every woman. For younger women, it is often assumed that a mastectomy will be followed by breast reconstruction surgery. For older women, however, the choice may not always be cut and dried.
Continue reading IS BREAST RECONSTRUCTION AFTER MASTECTOMY AN OPTION FOR WOMEN OVER 65?