New Year BLog

Happy New Year to all of you!

Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 9:57 pm , Category: Featured,Nonsurgical,Plastic Surgery

I will begin by sharing one of my all-time favorite quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Write it on your heart that EVERY DAY is the best day in the year.” Most importantly, I want to say THANK YOU for taking

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You Asked, We Listened!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 10:02 pm , Category: Nonsurgical,Plastic Surgery,Skin Care

For years, patients have followed my e-blasts, in anticipation for special promotions and offers, to help make their dream procedures more affordable. I also appreciate a good deal, so it always pleased me to know how many of you I

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Sclerotherapy —Marina Del Rey Spider Vein Removal

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 6:00 pm , Category: Cosmetics,Nonsurgical,Skin Care

Feeling self-conscious about spider veins? Contributing factors to the formation of these red, jagged collections of blood vessels are genetics, pregnancy, hormones, weight gain and prolonged sitting or standing. The swollen veins often form on the legs or lower extremities

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Trout Pout Is OUT — Natural-Looking Lips More Desirable Marina Del Rey

Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 7:21 pm , Category: BOTOX,Cosmetics,Nonsurgical

It’s finally time to bid adieu to over-puffed, outdated and often gaudy fish-lips, lovingly referred to as the Trout Pout — a look which can wreak havoc on Hollywood careers. These days nobody wants to replicate the appearance of having

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MedSpa Safety

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 6:04 pm , Category: Featured,Laser Hair Removal,Nonsurgical,Skin Care

Medical spas are very popular for non-surgical treatments such as laser hair removal in Los Angeles. But are they safe? Ask yourself the following: • Is the medspa located within a physician’s office, rather than a salon or mall? Some

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Needles are the New Knives

Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 7:31 pm , Category: Nonsurgical,Plastic Surgery

Surgery isn’t always necessary. The old catch phrase “heal with steel” is no longer always true. Today there are more ways than ever to enhance your appearance in Los Angeles without plastic surgery. Some of the most popular at Marina

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It’s So Cool: the Benefits of Freezing Fat

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 3:47 pm , Category: Body Contouring,Nonsurgical,Plastic Surgery

At our Los Angeles plastic surgery practice, men and women often ask me about options for getting rid of their “trouble spots.” We’ve all got them: those annoying areas of fat that just will NOT budge no matter how much

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Frown Lines and Crow’s Feet: Help!

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 7:33 pm , Category: BOTOX,Nonsurgical

Reality check: Life doesn't always play fair. One not-so-pretty example is dynamic wrinkles. Caused by facial expressions such as laughing, smiling, frowning and squinting, dynamic wrinkles can occur in the prime of your life. Change your frown to a smile

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BOTOX® Cosmetic Basics

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 at 6:13 pm , Category: BOTOX,Featured,Nonsurgical

We all know BOTOX® Cosmetic is a hot-topic these days, helping many individuals look younger. But what is it? And how does it fight wrinkles? I get these questions a lot from prospective Los Angeles BOTOX Cosmetic patients. Here’s the

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Other BOTOX® Uses

Saturday, June 4th, 2011 at 7:35 pm , Category: BOTOX,Nonsurgical

Dear Charlie, I’ve heard that BOTOX® isn’t just for reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. What other uses does it have? Thanks, Marlene Hi Marlene, Men and women often view a BOTOX Cosmetic treatment in Los Angeles as

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