2009

Blog Posts in 2009

  • Podcast: Dr. Nichter Talks About The IDEAL Breast Implant Clinical Trials Program

    In an Experts Advice podcast, Dr. Nichter talks about the IDEAL Breast Implant Program – an FDA-approved clinical trial, limited to 500 women having their first breast augmentation or replacement of existing saline or silicone gel implants. Here are the Show Notes from the interview. Who invented the Ideal Implant? How long have breast implants been around? Which is better: Silicone or Saline ...
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  • Appreciating Our Patients

    On October 1st, there were no tricks, only treats for our patients at the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery. Our fun-filled night was a champagne toast to all those who attended and shared their experiences. The night’s treats included a delicious table of nibbles and chocolate-covered strawberries. Attendees mingled with the doctors, staff, and Lite Lift patients. Prizes that were handed to the ...
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  • Autumn Appreciation Event - October 1, 2009

    Doctors Nichter and Horowitz hosted a very successful “Autumn Appreciation Event” last Thursday. We had a great turn-out with more than 100 former patients and friends in attendance. We decided that this would be a great opportunity to spoil our guests and to show our former patients how much we appreciate them. We had a number of vendors showing their wares, gift bags, and held a raffle for ...
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  • ASBPS Press Release: Breakthrough Organization Will Benefit Post-Bariatric Patients

    ASBPS Press Release Breakthrough Organization Will Benefit Post-Bariatric Patients: The American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons A group of distinguished plastic surgeons has launched a powerful new resource for individuals who have experienced dramatic weight loss due to bariatric surgery or intensive dieting. Dr. Jed Horowitz and Dr. Larry Nichter of Huntington Beach and Newport Beach are ...
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  • Congratulations, Dr. Nichter!

    Dr. Larry Nichter was selected for induction into the Collegium and Academy of Distinguished Alumni from Boston University College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. This award is the highest honor Boston University bestows upon their alumni in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments. Dr. Nichter’s induction into the prestigious Collegium will take place during the Alumni Awards ...
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  • Podcast: Dr. Horowitz Talks About The Lite Lift

    Dr. Horowitz talks about the Lite Lift, our quick-to-recover face lift procedure. Download and listen now (MP3 file). Here are the Show Notes from the interview. What is the Lite lift and how is is different from a facelift? What makes the Lite Lift different from the mini facelifts many doctors perform? Who is the best candidate for a Lite-Lift? Is it necessary to use anesthesia? What is the ...
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  • 10% OFF Lite Lift

    Interested in the Lift Lift? Call 714-902-1100 for a consultation! OR Fill out the online form under the the “Contact Us” section. This form is sent to us through email and once you schedule your consultation we will offer you 10% the procedure!
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  • Day 11: More Energy!

    Day 11: More Energy! Pam Says: “Still feeling a little tight and a warm sensation from the tightness. I’m drinking lots of water. Still have the staples in from the temple lift, but I don’t even feel them. (He even gave me blond staples to match my hair!) My ears are still feeling a little tender to the touch. All of the bruising and swelling is completely gone! I feel like I have more energy and ...
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  • Before and After

    Before and After Pam Before and After (8 days after surgery)
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  • Day 8: Back to Work!

    Pam says: “Back to work today! I have more energy and I feel pretty much back to normal. I still feel a little tight, but a good tight, and swollen around my upper eyes (as to be expected). I am happy with how I am healing, and if I could do it again, I definitely would!” “I’m baaaaaaack! “
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  • Day 7: One week after surgery!

    Only one week after surgery Pam is looking and feeling great! She is returning to work tomorrow after 7 days. Pam says: “I visited my daughter today and my son in law said that my skin looks like I am in my thirties… and my kids would definitely tell me the truth !! My ears feel a little “hot” but I am ready to return to work tomorrow! The hardest thing was to sit up straight and sleep with my ...
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  • Day 4: Feeling Great!

    Pam saw Dr. Horowitz today and is doing great! She says she feels like “Pammy”again. She feels that due to her results, her look is softer and won’t be needing as much make-up in the future. Dr. Horowitz removed the tape from her lower eyelids, and she is able to wear make-up now, as she only needs to tape at night. She is “Tickled Pink” with her results!!!
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  • Day 2: 48 Hours After Surgery

    Dr. Horowitz says: “Pam has very little bruising, a small amount of swelling in her face and a normal amount of swelling around her eyes.” “She is feeling a slight tightness of her face and she has some aching around her ears; the soreness will be treated with Advil (Ibuprofen).” “The entire staff is amazed by how great she looks only 48 hours after the procedure and how quickly she is healing!”
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  • Day 1: 24 hours after the Lite Lift

    Pam says: “Feeling much better today. Yesterday I felt “foggy” from all the meds. I had a headache this morning about 10:30 but then realized it was probably lack of caffeine so I got up and had a cup of tea and half banana. The headache went away pretty quickly. I knew that my face would feel tight but didn’t realize that I would have to mash up the banana because I couldn’t open my mouth fully.” ...
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  • Upcoming Lite-lift™ Procedure!

    This coming Monday- May 4th, 2009- our esthetician, Pam, will be having her Lite-lift™ facial rejuvenation! Pam wanted a quick procedure to rejuvenate her face so she can get back to work quickly and look great! The Lite-lift™ is a great alternative to a full face lift for those looking for a minimal recovery time, and a less expensive procedure. Pam’s procedure will be in the office under local ...
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