Juvederm vs. Restylane
Dermal fillers are one of the top cosmetic procedures for restoring a youthful complexion without having to undergo surgery.Juvederm Los Angeles and Restylane are two popular dermal fillers available on the market. Both products are FDA-approved. As the skin ages, collagen and elastin break down underneath the surface, which can cause fine lines, deep wrinkles, folds, […]
Rhinoplasty vs. Septoplasty
Rhinoplasty and septoplasty are both surgeries that target the nose, but though the procedures are related, they accomplish different goals. A better understanding of how these two facial surgeries work—their similarities and their differences—can help patients partner more effectively with their surgeon to select the appropriate procedure for them. When it comes to rhinoplasty, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Don’t Let your Neck Give Away your Age!
Blah blah blah, Botox. I think it’s safe to say by now we have all heard the magical and amazing word “Botox” right? Not only is Allergan (it’s maker) investing boocoo bucks on marketing and advertising to make Botox the household name it’s become, but our friends are talking about it. Our moms and sisters, […]
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 […]
Feel great about your appearance at every age.
Feel great about your appearance…at every age. We like to think real patient testimonies are the best… We sat down with a special patient of Dr. Yamini’s, who had story she felt very compelled to tell. She is super cute and her name is Lynn. Like thousands of women Lynn is experiencing “the maturing aspect […]
Rhinoplasty: The Most Popular Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons compiles a list of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedures in the United States. Breast augmentation tends to top the chart, and 2015 was no exception. It was followed by liposuction, and then nose reshaping, also known as rhinoplasty. Los Angeles cosmetic surgeons Dr. Steve Svehlak […]
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 […]
Live Chin Up with Kybella, Stop Fretting Over a Double Chin
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 […]
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 […]
Portrait Plasma Skin Regeneration Frequently Asked Questions
What is Portrait® Skin Regeneration? The Portrait® Skin Regeneration System has been clinically proven to stimulate a natural regenerative process of the skin and represents a dramatic leap forward in the science of beauty. No lasers, light, or injections are used. Instead, it delivers millisecond pulses of nitrogen plasma to the skin’s surface. This is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Best Face Forward
The face is the most expressive feature of the human body. One can fold one’s arms in anger, but no one would know the reason for this defensive gesture if you didn’t wear a frown. The face can show the most expression, but also the most aging. Factors including sunlight, pollution, stress, and scarring can […]
The Beauty Bonus
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 […]
Botox Los Angeles Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is Botox used for non-cosmetic reasons as well? Yes, botox has been in use for decades and has been shown effective and safe for treating serious medical conditions such as: Hyperhydrosis [excessive sweating in arm pits or hands] Migraine and tension headaches Blepharospasm [eyelid spasm] Strabismus [crossed eye problems] Bladder incontinence Back pain and […]