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  • Liposuction- Protect Your Investment

    Liposuction is one of the more frequently performed procedures at Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA. Traditional liposuction has been around for decades and remains the gold standard for fat removal. Year after year it ranks as one of the top plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States. Liposuction is typically performed under general anesthesia, however for ...
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  • Drainless tummy tucks: to drain or not to drain?

    The most important decision is to choose a Surgeon who is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with experience. This will provide you with a high degree of safety and the ability to achieve the new body contours that you want and deserve. What are drains used for? The purpose is to remove fluids such as local anesthetic, irrigation, liposuction fluid, blood and serum that may accumulate between the ...
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  • LiteLift® Educational Event Huntington Beach

    On Saturday, April 1st, 2017 the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery held it’s semi-annual LiteLift® educational event. While the event is typically held at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, this time the doctors decided to move the venue to a new location; the beautiful Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort. The LiteLift® event has grown in popularity over the last decade with more than one hundred ...
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  • Cellfina: A Minimally-Invasive Treatment For Cellulite

    Cellulite can be an embarrassing personal problem, but many women are worried about invasive treatments, long recovery times, and spending money on useless treatments.These concerns all can stop women from seeking help for cellulite, when there are options for them. Cellfina is a minimally-invasive treatment for cellulite that boasts results that last at least three years. Cellfina offers relief ...
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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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