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  • "Perky" Natrelle Inspira® Breast Implants

    At Pacific Center Plastic Surgery , we always strive to offer advanced cosmetic surgical procedures and devices to give you the best result and the look you have always wanted. One of the ways we do this is to continuously study the practice of plastic surgery and stay abreast with the latest innovations in the industry. Recently, the FDA approved a new breast implant type manufactured by Allergan ...
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  • Why Get a Breast Reduction?

    Have you been considering getting a breast reduction? These thoughts may have been swirling in your mind for quite some time, particularly if you find that your breasts are “weighing you down.” At Pacific Center Plastic Surgery, we have helped patients who wish to reduce the size of their breasts for cosmetic reasons. Some women, however, feel the need to reduce the size of their breasts due to ...
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  • What Is the Importance of Functional Rhinoplasty?

    Functional rhinoplasty is one form of nasal surgery that is often considered medically necessary; as opposed to cosmetic surgery, which is most often performed by a patient’s choice. However, the procedural difference between cosmetic rhinoplasty and functional rhinoplasty is slight. A cosmetic surgeon always strives to achieve a balance between the nose’s appearance as well as how it functions, ...
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  • Facial Rejuvenation: Four Aspects in Turning Back Time

    The first and most important is the dimension of time and the ability to make you look ten years younger in two hours or less. The other dimensions include: 2) the skin’s surface, 3) skin and muscle laxity, and 4) volume which also changes as we age. We have a variety of surgical and non-surgical treatments to get you to that fourth dimension of time. We always provide a custom plan for our ...
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  • The Naked Truth: Beautiful Lips and Amazing Smile

    There are a few features of our faces that express such beauty and expression as our smiles. We now have so many options both surgical and non surgical to create beautiful lips and a sexy smile. In general, we can reshape, rejuvenate and add volume. There are fillers, silicone implants, dissolving thread implants, lip lifts, lip reductions, peels, and then of course cosmetic dental care to improve ...
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  • New Technology Helps Treat Capsular Contracture after Breast Augmentations Without Surgery

    Dr. Jed Horowitz has always been a proponent of investing in the latest technology to improve the outcome for his patients. So it just made sense to Dr. Horowitz to invest in a system that can help his patients after surgery to have a quality healing process. At Dr. Horowitz’s practice breast augmentation is the most popular procedure among his patients and he has many happy patients develop those ...
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  • Plasticos Foundation Director Re-Caps Medical Mission Trip to Guatemala

    The Plasticos Foundation team recently returned from a medical mission trip to Guatemala where they worked round the clock performing surgery on children with deformities and traumatic injuries. Director, Susan Williamson provides a a re-cap of the trip through her eyes: "I dare say, this was the best mission I have personally been on. Our host surgeon, Dr. Ernesto Cofino was incredibly organized ...
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  • 8th Annual 'Sunday in the Vineyard' Fundraising Event a Big Success

    The Plasticos Foundation, headed by Dr. Horowitz and Dr. Nichter , recently partnered with the Marconi Foundation for Kids for the 8th annual 'Sunday in the Vineyard' fundraising event. The day was a big success raising $105,000. The proceeds will be used locally to help at risk children and to assist with funding the doctors trips to Cuba where they will be performing reconstructive surgery on ...
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  • The Naked Truth: 8 types of Moobs (Man Boobs)

    Not all “man boobs” are created equal. Different kinds of gynecomastia require different surgical procedures for correction. Male breast reduction can be performed with different methods depending on which type you have. Here are the 8 kinds of gynecomastia . Which profile do you match? Normal Normal gynecomastia is caused by a drop in testosterone levels usually seen in young boys from 12 to 15 ...
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  • The Naked Truth: 3 Cures for Stubborn Cellulite

    85% of women are affected by bumpy, dimpled, unappealing cellulite. As cellulite is caused by fibrous bands underneath the skin that compress fat, diet and exercise do little to help the appearance of this condition. Clinical treatments offer the most effective and longest lasting results. My office recommends three different procedures: ThermiSmooth, VelaShape 3, and Cellfina. ThermiSmooth — A ...
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  • Let's Talk Tummy Tucks

    Have you been spending countless hours working out and dieting trying to get rid of stubborn fat and loose skin around your mid section with no significant improvement? It’s actually not uncommon for these issues to persist no matter how strict you are with your diet and exercise regimen. If you have come to the realization you are fighting a losing battle, but still want to improve your body, a ...
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  • Cosmetic Surgery: The Naked Truth about the Ideal Implant

    What is the best implant if a woman does not want to have a silicone implant? What are her options? There are basically three choices: Natural Breast Augmentation (NBA) with her own body fat Saline implants The IDEAL STRUCTURED implant The Ideal Implant was created by a plastic surgeon to provide women with a beautiful, natural and safe option that will provide peace of mind to those concerned ...
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  • Reshaping Lives CA Program

    Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, in partnership with the Plasticos Foundation is launching a new local medical initiative aimed at providing much needed reconstructive surgical care to individuals throughout California. The aptly named ReShapingLivesCA mission will offer reconstructive plastic surgery to area residents who are unable to receive reconstructive surgery for various reasons. The ...
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  • Capsular Contracture: The Naked Truth About Implant Problems

    It is the natural response of the body to form scar tissue around implanted foreign objects. Referred to as capsular contracture (CC), this process squeezes and tightens the implant, making it firm. The range of firmness will vary from person to person, as will the degree of discomfort and pain experienced. It is also important to note that capsular contracture can result in just one breast or ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Cellulite

    It seems like an eternity we have been longing for something that actually works to get rid of unsightly embarrassing orange peel skin - cellulite - Everywhere we turn there are companies advertising products and treatments claiming they will get rid of cellulite only to fall well short of providing any noticeable improvement. Fortunately, there is now hope for the estimated 8 in 10 women ...
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