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Am I Too Old for Cosmetic Surgery?

You are never too old to reap the benefits of cosmetic surgery. There are some conditions that need to be met, but these apply at every age and for every person having surgery – such as realistic goals and expectations and good health. You must be up for the rigors of surgery, anesthesia and recovery from…

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Say Goodbye to that Double Chin

Are you looking for a “snatched” jawline? Are you tired of pushing yourself at the gym but still seeing no changes to your double chin? You are not alone! A stubborn double chin or sometimes called extra submental fat may not be your fault. Age, genetics, and lifestyle (i.e. diet and exercise) influence the size…

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Spotlight Procedure: CO2 Laser Resurfacing

WHAT IS FRACTIONAL LASER RESURFACING? The fractional CO2 laser creates tiny “columns of thermal destruction” in the skin that stimulate the growth of new, healthy skin cells to replace old, damaged cells. This procedure treats wrinkles, discoloration, sun damage, age spots, and acne scars. Instead of removing skin layers with chemicals, the CO2 laser removes…

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Dr. Madorsky speaks to California Dermatologists about Trends in Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr. Simon Madorsky, facial plastic surgeon, addressed an audience of California Dermatologists at the CalDerm Symposium, September 23-25 in Carlsbad. He spoke on Fillers and Nuromuscular Toxins (such as Botox), providing advice and tips for these injectables, as well as explaining relevant facial anatomy. He also spoke to the group about wound repair, including various…

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A Decade with Dr. Daines!

September marks the 10 Year Anniversary of Dr. Steven Daines in practice at the Appearance Center of Newport Beach. As a thank you to patients, we are offering some incentives to come and see Dr. Daines in the month of September: – 10% off Botox/Dysport; – 10% off filler; – 10% off CO2 laser with complimentary exosomes (a $200 value)(book…

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Aloha Dr. Dunn!

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Brandyn Dunn, a Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, has joined our growing team. Born in Southern California and raised in Hawaii, Dr. Dunn has incorporated the Aloha spirit into both his personal and professional life. In the Hawaiian language, Aloha is not only hello or goodbye, but also means…

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Fearful of Filler?

Dermal fillers, also called injectables, are a safe and effective way to enhance your appearance without the need for invasive surgery or downtime, but results are very dependent on the injector. At the Appearance Center, our providers are highly-trained medical professionals, familiar with the unique anatomy of the face, and have had extensive training and…

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Thinking About a Rhinoplasty?

A rhinoplasty, or nose job, is surgery performed to alter the way your nose functions and looks. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 220,000 rhinoplasties are performed yearly, making this the most common facial plastic surgery procedure. Rhinoplasty can simultaneously help you improve breathing and achieve a more balanced appearance. IS RHINOPLASTY…

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Achieving Perfect Lips: Filler or Lip Lift?

Hyaluronic acid injections, commonly known as “fillers,” are a popular way to increase lip volume. Injectable filler is relatively quick to perform, has minimal downtime, and provides immediate results. Not all patients will benefit from lip filler, especially patients with a long upper lip. In those cases, a surgical lip lift is the only option…

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