Common concerns from potential liposuction patients often include questions about what happens after the fat is removed. Will the fat come back? Will the fat magically re-appear in weird areas of the body? Can I ever gain weight in the areas that were treated again? A few years ago, a study was performed at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine by Teri L. Hernandez, Ph.D., R.N., and Robert H. Eckel, Read More >>
Have you ever felt old or possibly heavier than you actually were? And maybe self-conscious about the appearance of a double chin? Even resorting to the tried and true techniques of making an under the chin bulge less apparent? You know… Standing up straight! Holding your head up high! Sucking up and tightening the area under the chin!
Kybella: The Non-Surgical Treatment for a Double ChinIn the past, many patients have opted for plastic surgery procedures such as liposuction, face or Read More >>
Do you spend 99% of your time taking care of your kids? At Sunset Cosmetic Surgery, we are here to help you take care of YOU. Double board certified plastic surgeons, Steven Svhelak and Daniel Yamini of Sunset Cosmetic Surgery are among the leading plastic surgeons Read More >>
Necks don’t lie! Aging, weight loss or genetics can reveal itself on one’s neck in the form of “rope-like” bulges. During the fall, winter and even the cooler spring months, many resort to hiding their necks behind a turtleneck sweater or scarf. Get ready to ditch the scarves and purchase some lower necklines: Neck bands can easily be treated for a smoother look -- without surgery.
Neck Bands & BOTOX: How it WorksOften due to the natural aging process or weight fluctuations, Read More >>
With so many different terminologies out there, it can be difficult to determine who to trust when it comes to cosmetic plastic surgery. Is a "Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon" the same as a "Board Certified Plastic Surgeon"? This one-sheet infographic from NewBeauty Magazine summarizes the key differences. Read More >>
Experience at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery in Los Angeles, CA, has taught us that there are many, many motivations as to why our patients seek plastic surgery. Some seek help to fix a particular condition, such as rhinoplasty for breathing problems, while others visit for improvement upon their appearance, as in some cases of breast Read More >>
yIn 2014, an increasing number of men are opting for plastic surgery. Men of all types, careers, races and ages are coming in for treatment at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery in Los Angeles. Women may be the ones that are often thought of when it comes to plastic surgery, men are seeking more and more treatment options all over the nation. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, men received more than 1 million cosmetic procedures last year in 2013. Overall, the number of cosmetic Read More >>
Divorce is one of the of the most stressful life events anyone can go through. According to the Holmes and Rahe stress scale, divorce ranks at the top of the list, second only to the death of a spouse. It’s natural that some of that heavy stress will take its toll on you physically. When it is time to for you to get back out to the dating scene, it only makes sense that you would want to look your best. There are many reasons to have a cosmetic procedure or surgery after a divorce. For Read More >>
We’ve all heard horror stories of women with droopy eyelids, overarched eyebrows, or asymmetrical lips after a Botox procedure gone wrong. Botox is supposed to be one of the simplest and safest routes to achieving a youthful, rejuvenated appearance; so how does this happen? For the most part, anyone with a medical license in any of the various medical fields who takes a weekend course can become certified to inject Botox. With little knowledge or experience, individuals at med spas or dentists’ Read More >>
The Beauty Bonus: How Looking Good Can Help You Earn More Land a Better Job It’s often been said that beauty is only skin deep. While this adage may be true, it may not be as true as you’d like. Daniel Hamermesh, an economics professor at the University of Texas in Austin, wondered how much beauty could really pay. It turns out, a good looking person could earn up to 3-4% more than their less attractive coworkers (this can equate to $230,000 more over a lifetime). He also found that "model" Read More >>