Plastic Surgery Blog Sacramento

Procedures to Correct Breast Asymmetry

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If uneven breasts are making you self-conscious, that asymmetry may be correctable. Procedures to remedy unevenness depend on the size and shape of the breasts. Top Sacramento board-certified plastic surgeon Debra J. Johnson MD explains different procedures available to correct breast asymmetry. Read More...

How to Analyze a Plastic Surgeon’s Before and After Photos

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Patients researching a plastic surgeon often look at the doctor’s before and after patient photos. It is very important to realize that no plastic surgeon is going to put “bad” photos on their website. You are seeing the doctor’s best results. Your own results may be more average. Board-certified Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Debra J. […] Read More...

Easing Back Into Exercise After Plastic Surgery

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No matter the procedure, recovering from plastic surgery takes time. Even if you were very fit, do not rush back into the exercise habit. Top Sacramento plastic surgeon Debra J. Johnson MD explains why it is crucial to ease back into exercise after plastic surgery, and the best ways to do it. Read More...

Common Components of a Mommy Makeover

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Once you have finished childbearing and nursing, it may be time to think about getting your body back to its former shape — or better! Sacramento board-certified plastic surgeon Debra J. Johnson MD explains the different components of a mommy makeover and how to choose the best options for your needs. Read More...

Benefits of Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Time is our most precious commodity. While that is a primary benefit of having certain procedures done simultaneously, there are other advantages. Top board-certified Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Debra J. Johnson explains how combining plastic surgery procedures has benefits beyond saving time. Read More...

Trends in Plastic Surgery

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Through the months of pandemic, upheaval and economic turmoil, at least one trend line has pointed consistently upward: the increasing popularity of plastic surgery. A recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) suggests that more Americans than ever have considered a body contouring or facial rejuvenation procedure, and there is widespread awareness […] Read More...

What Happens With Breast Explant Surgery?

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Breast implants have a real risk of failure at some point in a patient’s lifetime. Patients may notice that their breasts have enlarged over time and are now bigger than they are comfortable with.  Some patients may develop symptoms after breast implant placement and may decide to remove the implants to try and improve their […] Read More...

Upper Lip Lift and Dermal Filler Options

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Depending on lifestyle, genetics and environment, the passage of time can make your lips thinner due to the reduction in subcutaneous fat and the amount of collagen, the natural protein that gives facial features the full, smooth, healthy appearance of youth. Dermal fillers have become increasingly popular as a convenient non-invasive way to add volume […] Read More...

When Is the Right Time for Mommy Makeover?

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Mommy makeover is the broad term for a group of customized body contouring surgeries that target changes to a woman’s body that occur following pregnancy. “Customized” is the key word, because every woman has her own set of needs and expectations, and relies on her plastic surgeon to achieve very specific results. Beyond choosing the […] Read More...

Treating Dynamic Facial Wrinkles

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Facial wrinkles consist of two primary types: dynamic and static. Treatment for the two types differs. Sacramento board-certified plastic surgeon Debra J. Johnson, M.D. explains why botulinum toxin is the preferred method of treating dynamic wrinkles. Read More...