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, […]
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 […]
The Age of BOTOX®: Is it for Your 50s? 40s? 30s?
Wrinkles and age are seemingly inseparable. Depictions of senior citizens, intended to emphasize their longevity, almost always focus on visible creases and lines around a thick pair of glasses. But for all their association with the accumulation of decades, wrinkles often have their roots in a person’s younger years. They also have a tendency to […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]