Treating Glabellar Lines
Glabellar Lines, also known as frown lines or the “elevens” (because they can resemble the number) are the lines or wrinkles that form in the area of your face in between your eyebrows — the “Glabella.” What Causes Glabellar Lines? People who tend to frown or squint when they focus during work or other […]
What is Emsculpt (and does it really work)?
Here at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest and greatest developments in medical technology and bringing the benefits of these new treatments to our patients as soon as they’re available. And without a doubt, one of the most exciting (and most talked-about) new developments in the world of cosmetic […]
Working as a Team makes us Better
For the last decade and a half, Dr. Steven Svehlak and Dr. Daniel Yamini have fused their individual knowledge and skill to provide their patients with highly effective and customizable cosmetic treatments in a safe and welcoming environment. As double board-certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Yamini and Dr. Svehlak prioritize patient safety and satisfaction above all […]
Go local! Why more patients are choosing to have their surgeries over instead of under.
We all know the many reasons to go through with cosmetic surgeries. It may be that we just want to enhance our looks or be more like an image we have in our minds or have seen in movies or TV. It could also just be to feel more confident and sexier. Some feel there […]
Silicone Body Scars and Scares
We see it everywhere, women with big booties and curves are exploding onto the media and cultural scene and many of us are left wondering what happened to the big-boob, blonde and skinny fad! It’s crazy just how quickly the ideal image of beauty shifts right? Not that I’m complaining. As a woman of an […]
What cosmetic deals to buy this holiday season…
It’s that time of year again. The Christmas decorations come up just as the last bite of Halloween candy goes down. Our inbox’s are filled to the brim with Black Friday deals, Secret Santa ideas and New Year’s specials. But which ones should you purchase and for whom? Do people even give the gift of […]
Botched or Board Certified? You Choose.
Too often we see patients come into our office feeling defeated and completely hopeless due to a previously botched surgery. Each and every time it is heart breaking. The same story usually echo’s from each of these botched-surgery patient’s mouths. They were coaxed into having surgery by a Dr.’s impressive marketing plan or a friend […]
Power Assisted Liposuction – Why Board Certified Plastic Surgeons Prefer This Technique!
The Lipo Skinny… Liposuction/Power Assisted Liposuction is one of the most popular and in-demand cosmetic procedures. Removing stubborn fat within minutes sounds like a dream come true to just about anybody. Even better, we can actually utilize the fat aka “liquid gold” on other parts of the body to shape and contour; a fat transfer […]
Tummy Tuck with Tissu Glu
Tissu Glu Surgical Adhesive Who knew that four words could be so important and so impactful when undergoing a super invasive cosmetic surgery such as a Tummy Tuck? For those that may not know, the benefits of a Tummy Tuck (or Abdominoplasty as it will be referred to by your Doc) are so great that […]
What is Plastic Surgery Tourism?
What is Plastic Surgery Tourism? Plastic Surgery Tourism is essentially deal hunting for the cheapest plastic surgery while also traveling and receiving plastic surgery… When it comes to shopping, we all want the best deal, right? We send our CVS coupons to ur phones to use upon checkout, frequent sites like Groupon, Living Social […]
I keep hearing the words “Non-Surgical…” It’s 2017. The world of beauty is not the same as it was in our mother or grandmother’s generation. In fact, we are living in the most exciting time for cosmetic enhancement. Major companies are literally funding millions of dollars worth of research and development, science and technology. This […]
Portrait Plasma Skin Tightening
Portrait Plasma Skin Rejuvination What’s the real deal? By now we’ve heard of every diet, needle, laser, surgery and collapse worthy yoga pose (I’m envisioning the one where you have to cross your arms and legs at the same time while balancing on one foot without toppling over…eeek!) that is supposed to keep our […]
Cellulite Treatment in Los Angeles: Four Methods Explored
Cellulite is an extremely common condition—as well as an extremely common complaint among women (and even some men) throughout the United States. Anywhere from 80 to 90 percent of all women will develop the bumpy look on their thighs or elsewhere at some stage of life, but even though the dimples are practically universal, they […]
Is Botox Safe?
Botox is no longer only for A-list celebrities. Every year millions of men and women choose Botox to safely and temporarily reduce wrinkles, frown lines and crow’s feet, taking years off their looks. Is Botox really safe? Are there any unwanted consequences? Relax, because… Botox is Safe: Botox, or Botulinum toxin, is derived from Clostridium […]
Age-Defying Beauty: Top Cosmetic Treatments for Every Age
However well one prepares for the aging process, there is just no fountain of youth. As we age, our bodies change – that is simply inevitable. But, it doesn’t mean we can’t contest the process along the way with preventative measures and proactive regimens to help put off the signs of aging. According to the […]
A Patient and Her Liposuction Revision Story
In effort to save money, this is a patient who traveled to Mexico for abdominal liposuction. After results that proved bumpy and unsatisfactory, she came to Dr. Steven Svehlak at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery in Los Angeles to see what her options were for a liposuction revision. These pictures show the scarring with which she healed […]
Thriller Fillers and Injectables: Unmask Your Natural Beauty
Aging is no longer something to be frightened of. Award winning and highly experienced injectors, the surgeons at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery specialize in natural-looking, non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatments to give patients an alternative approach to aging gracefully. Considered remarkably safe and even therapeutic in some cases, such as the off-label use of Botox for migraine […]
Breast Augmentation: There Have Never Been More Choices
Every breast is naturally unique. Made up of fatty tissue, glands, ducts and a thin layer of soft skin, the size and shape of one’s breasts are as unique to you as all your other physical characteristics. Some women are quite content with the size and shape of their breasts, while others are dissatisfied, or […]
Liposuction: Does the Fat Come Back?
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 […]
It Pays to Get Plastic Surgery Done Right the First Time
With multitudes of practice experience between the plastic surgeons, Dr. Daniel Yamini and Dr. Steven Svehlak of Sunset Cosmetic Surgery in Los Angeles, it’s guaranteed they have both heard plenty of stories where effective plastic surgery has improved a patient’s body image and self esteem. But on the contrary, they have also seen many unsettling […]
Not All Doctors are the Same!
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. Photo/PDF Credit: NewBeauty Magazine. Click to download complete PDF.
Plastic Surgery, A Journey Towards Your Happiness
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 augmentation. […]
In Pursuit of the Perfect Pout
Scarlett Johansen, Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie. Now-a-days, the phenomenal success and appeal of celebrities with fuller lips is attracting the attention of women everywhere, even internationally. In fact, research carried out by Manchester University in England states that a man is attracted to a woman’s pout more than any other facial feature. Lip enhancement is […]
Eyelid Surgery: Give Droopy Eyes the Boost!
It is often stated that the eyes are the windows to your soul. Captivating and attractive, they receive a great deal of attention as the center point of your face. In fact, the eyes can reveal much of one’s thoughts, emotions and expressions. But as we age, changes begin to take place that quite often […]
What’s in a Name? Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon in LA
There are literally thousands of medical professionals offering cosmetic procedures in Los Angeles. So at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery, doctors Steven Svehlak and Daniel Yamini understand you have a choice when it comes to plastic surgery. You’re looking for the right doctor, with the right set of skills, experience and expertise – and it gets confusing […]
Mommy Makeovers: Get Your Confidence Back!
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 in LA that focus on gently turning back the hands […]
Neck Band Rejuvenation: Ditch Your Scarves!
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 […]
In-Office Procedures, In Popular Demand
With today’s technology, anesthesia and pain control, minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures are the industry’s fastest growing trend. Routinely performed, there are many cosmetic surgical procedures which don’t require an operating room setting and general anesthesia. While more comprehensive and time-intensive procedures such as breast augmentations, facelifts or tummy tucks still do, the following procedures can often […]
Coolsculpting: Is it Really that Cool?
Sunset Cosmetic Surgery’s Board Certified Plastic Surgeons Weigh In on the Coolsculpting Fat Freezing Fad With so many alternatives to traditional liposuction on the market today, choosing the best option can be very confusing. Each one claims to be the best way to blast fat cells and reduce unsightly bulges. Let’s look at one of […]
The Art of Botox: Why Injector Credentials Matter
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 […]
Liposuction Revision Article: What to do if You Get Bad Liposuction
If you’ve had liposuction done and are not satisfied with the results, please contact us for further information, and visit these related pages: Repairing Liposuction: An Interview with Dr. Steven Svehlak Liposuction and Breast Implant Repair: Tara Reid Before & After Photos of Liposuction Repair Why did this happen to me? It can be an extreme let-down […]
Tara Reid’s Liposuction and Breast Repair
Dr. Steven Svehlak is the surgeon many celebrities turn to when their original plastic surgery does not turn out as they had hoped. Breast implant repair and liposuction repair are among his top specialties. In 2006, Dr. Svehlak was featured twice in US Weekly in stories relating to the liposuction repair and breast repair he […]