Cosmetic Surgery Glendale, CA 

We believe that cosmetic surgery is not done to change who you are, but rather to refine one’s look so you feel more confident and comfortable. With over 2 decades of combined experience, our goal is to to provide our patients with natural, and beautiful results. Many of our patients experience a dramatic improvement to their self-confidence after plastic surgery. 

Breast Augmentation Glendale, CA

A breast augmentation increases fullness and projection in your breast, it can enhance your self image and self confidence. With our expert care, our patients can enjoy natural-feeling and looking breast.

Saline and Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Breast implants are made of silicone shells that are filled with either saline (salt water) or silicone gel. Both types of implants are very safe and each has its own advantages.

Our physicians will help you decide which one is right for you. During surgery the implant typically gets placed underneath the breast tissue or behind the chest wall muscle. 

Tummy-Tuck Glendale, CA

A tummy-tuck is one of the most popular procedures for women who have had children or those who have undergone dramatic changes from weight loss. During a tummy-tuck the abdominal muscles are tightened and the excess, sagging skin is removed leaving the midsection better toned and flatter. Here's some of our before & after tummy tucks.

Am I a Candidate for Tummy-Tuck?

It is a personal decision to have any cosmetic procedure. The best candidates for this procedure are at or close to their ideal body weight, non-smoker and in good health, have realistic expectations about surgical results, and for women who are done having children. 

Breast Augmentation Glendale, CA

Brazilian Butt Lift Glendale, CA

The simplest, easiest, and best way to get a beautiful butt / curves is through the Brazilian Butt Lift procedure (Also known as “BBL”).

After liposuction and fat removal, the fat from the belly, or other problem areas, are taken, purified, then injected into the butt.

Am I a Candidate for BBL?

To get a BBL, you should be a non-smoker, be in good health, need some fat removed from other areas of your body, and be ready for a huge change.

Give us a call at (818) 243-9999 for a complementary consultation.

Rhinoplasty Glendale, CA

Rhinoplasty is just a fancy word for Nose Job. A nose job can remove a hump on the nose, reshape the tip, change the nostril size, open breathing passages, or make the nose smaller or bigger. Take a look at some of our Nose-Job before & afters.

Am I a Candidate for Rhinoplasty?

There are 2 main reasons why you would get a nose job. The first is for cosmetic reasons; you just want to look more beautiful and have a nicer looking nose.... Or second, because you have trouble breathing or you need to repair a problem with the cartilage in  between the nostrils.

Breast Augmentation Glendale, CA

Blepharoplasty Glendale, CA

A Blepharoplasty, or Eye Lift, is when the excess bagginess from the eyelids are removed. Usually it is done to help the patients look better, but it also helps improve eyesight for most patients, especially elderly ones. Get a glance at our Blepharoplasty before and after photos!

Am I a Candidate for Blepharoplasty?

To get an Eye Lift, you should be in good health, be a non-smoker (or stop smoking after the procedure), and have someone able to take you home after the surgery. 

Give us a call at (818) 243-9999 for a complementary consultation!

What to Expect - Cosmetic Surgery

The purpose of cosmetic surgery is to improve a person's appearance, leading to improved confidence and happiness. 

Because cosmetic surgery can bring lasting and dramatic changes to the outside appearance, it is important to understand how these changes may affect you on the inside. Before making an appointment to see a cosmetic surgeon, you should consider your motives for wanting to change how you look.

Many physical characteristics can be successfully changed through cosmetic surgery; others cannot.

Good candidates for cosmetic surgery:

  • Have realistic expectations

  • Understand the risks associated with the procedure

  • Consult with the surgeon regarding your goals

  • Make sure any chronic medical issues are under control

  • Refrain from smoking and all nicotine products for 5-6 weeks before and after surgery
     

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Risks

All surgeries, including cosmetic procedures, carry risk. Talk with your surgeon to evaluate the risk with your specific procedure.

 

How to prepare
 

Questions to think about

  • What are my motives?

  • What exactly do I want to change?

  • Do I have realistic expectations?

  • What aspects of my life will be affected?

  • Is this the right time in my life to do the surgery?

  • Have I been open and clear about everything with my doctor?

 

Questions to ask the surgeon

P.S. It’s a good idea to take notes when asking!

  • How many times have you done this procedure?

  • Who else will be involved in this process?

  • What results can I expect and when?

  • Will I need to do a physical before we start the surgery?

  • Are there risks unique to my situation?

Questions to ask about the procedure

  • What are the complications associated with this procedure?

  • Is this the right option for me?

  • How long is recovery?

  • Will there be pain afterwards?

  • Will I have any scars?

  • When will I see the results and how long will they last?

  • How much will everything cost?

What to Expect

Before the Procedure

  1. Pre-Operative Consultation

    • You will have a complimentary consultation before your surgery. It could be weeks, months, or days before the surgery, depending on which procedure you have chosen. During your complimentary consultation, you will speak to the doctor about almost everything regarding the procedure.

  2. Consent form

    • Later, when you're coming in for the surgery, you will sign the consent forms and might be photographed if you consent. These photographs will be used as a reference for the surgeon.

  3. Estimate of costs

    • You will get a printout of the costs. Cosmetic procedures are usually not covered by insurance but we do have great financing options!


During the Procedure

  1. If your selected procedure requires general anesthesia or IV (intravenous) sedation, then it will be performed by the anesthesiologist.

  2. Others procedures, such as injectables, fillers, and some cases of blepharoplasty may be performed under local anesthesia.

After the procedure

Prior to outpatient surgery or before discharge from the hospital, you will receive:

  • Instructions for post-surgical care specific to your procedure

  • Medication instructions and prescriptions (for example, for pain medications and antibiotics)

  • Phone numbers to call for questions

For most procedures, we will require you to be driven home by friend or family member.

Results

Don't expect to see the final results right away. After the surgery, you may feel "down" for a while, but don't worry, you'll be back to normal soon. To prevent his, don't prematurely judge the results of the surgery. Give it some time. The bruising or swelling may take at least 3 weeks to subside. So just relax take it easy and get ready for the Brand New You.