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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?

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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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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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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 only minimal effect…

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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

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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 deposits in…

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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 visibility following full…

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Category: Body, Breast, Face

What Are the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures?

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March 08, 2018

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) releases data on plastic surgery trends. Central to this is how many of each type of procedure was performed by board-certified plastic surgeons in the year prior.

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

Welcome to Our Cosmetic Surgery Blog

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December 28, 2017

front door of Altos Oaks Plastic Surgery

Welcome to the new blog of Altos Oaks Plastic Surgery. As part of our commitment to patient education, we are proud to present this valuable resource where you will find a wealth of information related to our wide range of plastic surgery procedures and non-invasive treatments.

Please bookmark this page and check back frequently to find articles that discuss the topics that matter most to you when considering…

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