2011

Blog Posts in 2011

  • Plasticos Fundraiser at Zov's

    Plasticos Foundation’s fundraiser was mentioned in the current issue of Riviera Magazine. Dr. Jed H. Horowitz and Dr. Larry S. Ncihter hosted a fundraiser at the ever popular Zov’s Bistro. The afternoon was filled with great food, music and silent auction items to benefit the Plasticos Foundation. Plasticos Foundation is a volunteer organization dedicated to provided live-changing reconstructive ...
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  • Choose a Real Plastic Surgeon!

    Last month’s news covered a slew of patients turning to illegal cosmetic surgery practices, many of them unaware of the dangers in being treated by someone not licensed to practice medicine. Doctors Horowitz and Nichter of the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery would like to make prospective patients aware of the dangers of having surgery with someone who is not a surgeon. Patients can risk not ...
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  • The California Breast Lift®

    Want to enlarge or improve your breasts with your own fat? For years, Plastic Surgeons and their patients have desired to transfer unwanted fat from their tummy or thighs to their breasts. We are now are able to do this safely. If you have been considering a Breast Lift or improving your appearance after breast augmentation or Breast Reconstruction but are not comfortable with introducing ...
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  • Women over 50 more susceptible to complications

    Dr. Horowitz and Dr. Nichter at Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery would like to make their patients aware of the results of new medical research. A new study from Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions has shown that women over 50 years old are more prone to complications—especially infections—following breast reduction surgery. The study, which involved 1,192 women of various ages, showed that the ...
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  • Holiday Promotion

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  • New Lite Lift Website Launched

    The Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery announces the opening of its newest website, the Lite Lift Doctor website (liteliftdr.com) . The Lite Lift™, a mini-facelift, is one of our office’s most popular procedures. To better serve prospective patients, we have loaded information about the Lite Lift™ to this dedicated website. If you are interested in the Lite Lift™, please check this website out ...
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  • A step closer to topical Botox

    As clinical trials of topical Botox continue, the results look promising. The summarized results of eleven clinical trials on more than 550 patients has found that topical Botox is safe and effective. The compound worked for an average of 115 days, and produced no significant adverse side-effects. Researchers have remarked on the impressive results of topical Botox, and noted that the effective ...
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  • Liposuction may lower risk of heart disease

    Doctors Nichter and Horowitz at the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery have come across a new study that prospective liposuction patients should be made aware of. Patients who have had liposuction or liposuction with abdominoplasty may be likely to experience a reduction in their triglyceride levels, making them less susceptible to cardiovascular disease. These findings were the result of a new ...
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  • Dr. Nichter & Dr. Horowitz Travel to Armenia

    In May 2011, Dr. Nichter and Dr. Horowitz traveled with Plasticos Foundation to Armenia to perform free reconstructive surgery on children in need and train local surgeons. Watch the video to see how their trip went and why they choose to volunteer. Plasticos Foundation in Armenia
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  • California bans tanning bed use by minors

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a new bill into law which will prohibit the use of ultraviolet tanning beds by people under 18 in the state of California. This new law makes California the first state to ban minors from tanning beds. The law is intended to protect minors from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light, including an increased risk of skin cancer. The bill’s sponsor, state Senator Ted ...
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  • We Invite You to a Truly Special Event

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  • October - Breast Cancer Awareness

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a very important cause for all women. Here at Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, the staff and doctors fully support this cause and want to help as many women as possible. Dr. Horowitz and Dr. Nichter have been at the forefront of breast cancer for more than 25 years. Both doctors believe that breast reconstruction is a physically and emotionally ...
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  • Only Trust a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

    Do you know the crucial difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a board-certified plastic surgeon ? Cosmetic surgeons are not as qualified as plastic surgeons. Most cosmetic surgeons are often doctors who were originally trained in other specialties but took a fast-track course in cosmetic surgery so they could perform those procedures. Cosmetic surgeons do not complete the long residencies ...
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  • Evidence Suggests Vitamins Effective Against Sun-Damaged Skin

    A new study reviewing current scientific literature on the effectiveness of vitamins in combating sun-damaged skin has found “there is evidence to support the potential role of vitamins A, C, E, and B3 in modifying the photoaging process.” The study was compiled by Jenny Kim, M.D., Ph.D., FAAD of UCLA. Vitamin A The two most common forms of Vitamin A are retinols (found in liver, milk, eggs) and ...
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  • Don't miss out on our Sculptra Event!

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