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Five Surprising Benefits of Emsculpt®

July 13, 2021

Emsculpt Benefits

Emsculpt® is a non-surgical body contouring device that can help reduce fat and build muscle. The first FDA-approved device of its kind, Emsculpt® is a safe and effective alternative to surgical procedures which can come with risks and require lengthy recovery periods.

While not right for every situation,…

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It’s Men’s Health Month!

June 17, 2021

Men's Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, an extension of Men’s Health Week, an observance passed by Senate and House Joint Resolutions in 1994. The focus of Men’s Health Week and later Month, is, among other things, the life expectancy of males, diseases more common in male bodies, and the lifestyle factors that lead to both of these things.

June is also, coincidentally,…

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Does Insurance Cover Eyelid Surgery?

May 13, 2021

Does Insurance Cover Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is a procedure that can be used to:

  • Eliminate puffiness
  • Reduce dark circles
  • Remove bags underneath the eyes
  • Improve hollowness underneath the eyes
  • Reduce folds in the…
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What Areas of the Body Can Liposuction Treat?

April 16, 2021
Liposuction Treatment Areas

Liposuction is used to remove stubborn fat deposits from the:

  • Ankles and Calves
  • Knees and Thighs
  • Hips and Buttocks
  • Abdomen and Low Back
  • Midback and Chest
  • Neck and Face

Any area of the body where diet-and-exercise-resistant fat deposits accumulate can be treated with…

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Category: Liposuction

Does Breast Lift Surgery Include Implants?

March 23, 2021

Does Breast Lift Surgery Include Implants?

Breast lift surgery addresses sagging tissue and loose skin to produce a firmer and more youthfully positioned breast mound. Breast lift surgery does not automatically include breast implants, though they can be included in the procedure to enhance cleavage, improve…

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Category: Breast Implants

Can Tummy Tuck Surgery Help Me Lose Weight?

February 22, 2021
Tummy Tuck and Weight Loss

Tummy tuck surgery removes loose and sagging skin along with stubborn deposits of fat from the belly and waist. This will result in nominal weight loss. Tummy tuck surgery is not, however, considered a weight loss procedure nor is it safe to use it as such.

The best candidates for…

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When Should I Have Tummy Tuck Surgery?

January 21, 2021

Tummy Tuck CandidatesTummy tuck surgery addresses loose skin and stubborn fat throughout the midsection. With this procedure, board-certified plastic surgeon Richard Lee can help tone, trim, and define the abdominal area, producing a firmer, smoother, and more attractive physique.

Tummy tuck surgery is ideal for patients who have loose and sagging skin around their belly and hips. It…

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Category: Tummy Tuck

Restore Confidence by Surgically Addressing Gynecomastia

December 15, 2020

A man in a white t-shirt does push ups at homeMen with excess breast tissue in the chest may feel self-conscious about their appearance, especially in situations where they are expected to be shirtless. However, gynecomastia doesn’t have to keep men in hiding. Instead, Dr. Richard Lee and his team in Newport Beach, California encourage these men to speak up about their…

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Understanding How Emsculpt Works

November 11, 2020

A young woman jumps in the air against a solid orange backgroundHave you always wanted a firmer midsection and muscle definition? Are you finding that your work at the gym is not nearly as noticeable on the body as you expected? Is time and energy slim, but your body is not? If you are interested in addressing the body contours of the midsection while toning and…

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Category: Mommy Makeover

The Male Breast Reduction Process

October 14, 2020

A middle age man with glasses wears a sweater and crosses his arms while smilingAdult men with noticeably enlarged or swollen breasts are often diagnosed with a condition known as gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is a condition that can affect men of any age, race, and body type, and doesn’t always coincide with one’s weight. In fact, many patients who consider having…

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