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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…

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

What is Gynecomastia?

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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-certified plastic surgeons, we will take the time…

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Category: Breast

Infographic: Is Liposuction a Good Fit for Me?

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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

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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?

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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

Will Liposuction Remove Belly Fat?

May 07, 2018

Can Lipo Remove Belly Fat | Los Altos LiposuctionBelly fat is some of the most difficult fat to eliminate through diet and exercise. Even those engaged in athletic pursuits may develop some belly bulk, and crunches alone are often insufficient for melting it away.

Some may turn to pills, diets, and nonsurgical fat melting procedures like CoolSculptingⓇ to tone and sculpt the midsection. These may, however, have…

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Category: Body

Where Can Breast Implants be Placed?

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April 24, 2018

Los Altos Breast Implant Placement OptionsThe placement of your breast implants will directly impact the look and feel of your breast augmentation procedure. The two most common breast implant…

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Category: Breast

Why Consider Tummy Tuck After Pregnancy?

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April 12, 2018

Pregnancy can result in stubborn fat deposits, particularly around the abdomen, that simply will not respond to diet and exercise. These same deposits can be found in women who have not had children as well and, for those women, liposuction may be sufficient at addressing them.

 

Liposuction may, too, be sufficient for addressing fat…

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Category: Body

How Long Until I can Shower After Plastic Surgery?

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March 21, 2018

Showering After Plastic Surgery | Altos Oaks Plastic SurgeryHow you care for your incisions in the days and weeks following your plastic surgery procedure will play a direct role in the way they heal. Keeping incisions dry and clean is essential for proper healing and may help reduce scar…

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Category: Body, Breast, Face