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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: Which Body Contouring Option is Right for Me?

November 12, 2018

Love Handles can be Removed with LiposuctionBody contouring procedures are designed to trim, tone, and enhance targeted areas of the body. Liposuction, the most commonly performed body contouring procedure, offers a multitude of benefits including:

  • Optimal removal of stubborn fat deposits
  • Minimal damage to surrounding tissue and muscle
  • Visible results within a few short weeks

Liposuction is best for men and women who are close…

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Category: Body

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

October 01, 2018

Join us on October 17th from 10am-2pm for a free consultation and skin analysis from our very own Jan Marini expert. Jan Marini is an innovator in the field of skin care and a company that, for nearly 25 years, has been providing science-based skin care solutions that are available only through authorized retailers. 

Altos Oaks is proud to offer the Jan Marini line of professional skin care products. At our Los Altos plastic surgery center, we carry or can quickly order the entire line of Jan Marini products, enabling us to customize an at-home…

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Category: Skin

Which Breast Implant Size is Best for Me?

September 17, 2018

The size of your breast implants will play a direct role in the final appearance of your breast enlargement procedure. During the planning phase of your procedure, your plastic surgeon will carefully cover breast implant sizing, placement, and shape to help ensure you are provided with all of the information you will need to make the best decision for your body. Through the use of 3D imaging, we can further assist in your choosing the best breast implant size by allowing you to see computer-generated images of likely results.

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Category: Breast

About Our Services

September 11, 2018

At Altos Oaks Plastic Surgery, we offer a comprehensive range of both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments. Our six board-certified plastic surgeons approach each service with great care, enabling us to produce natural-looking results that compliment surrounding features, helping you reach your goals while honoring your natural beauty. 

If you are considering a cosmetic procedure in Los Altos, San Jose, or…

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Category: Body, Botox, Breast, Face, Fillers, IPL, Skin

What is Gynecomastia?

August 15, 2018

Gynecomastia is an emasculating and embarrassing condition in which excess fat produces the appearance of breasts in men. The short SlideShare below explores this condition, along with its causes, treatment options, and how to maintain results. If you are interested in learning more or if you are ready to schedule your male breast reduction consultation, contact our board-certified plastic surgeons and schedule a consultation today.

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Category: Body

How Breast Implants Impact Breastfeeding

August 02, 2018

Pregnancy Following Breast Augmentation.jpgIf you are considering breast augmentation and you plan on having children in the future, it is important to understand how breast implants may impact your ability to breastfeed - and what steps can be taken to help ensure such impact is minimized. During your initial consultation with one of our board-…

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Category: Breast

Infographic: Is Liposuction a Good Fit for Me?

July 11, 2018

Liposuction is versatile and is a great option for the removal of fat deposits that have failed to respond to diet and exercise. Not a weight-loss procedure, liposuction is best for people who are within reach of their goal weight and can serve as the perfect springboard for a healthier, happier, and more rewarding life. Of course, where you take your results is up to you, but the board-certified plastic surgeons at Altos Oaks are excited to help you on your way.

Give us a call at 650-934-7020 to schedule a consultation and learn more about liposuction options, scars…

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Category: Body

Liposuction: An Overview

June 18, 2018

Have you been considering liposuction? Below is an overview of this popular body contouring procedure that includes:

  • The types of liposuction available at our Los Altos office
  • How long liposuction recovery may take
  • Ways to maintain your liposuction results
  • Information about long-term health goals and body contouring
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Category: Body

Will a Breast Lift Shrink My Cup Size?

May 17, 2018

During breast lift surgery, unnecessary skin is removed and both tissue and skin are lifted to restore ideal shape, contours, and perkiness to the breasts. Using the latest in surgical techniques, our Los Altos plastic surgeons can use breast lift surgery to bring your breasts into line with surrounding features, helping enhance the entire upper body in the process.

There are three incision options our plastic surgeons offer for breast lift surgery:

  • Circumareolar…
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Category: Breast