Plastic Surgery Blog Sacramento

Transgender Breast Surgery

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Transgender breast surgery is often a critical component in the gender affirmation process. Board-certified Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Debra J. Johnson explains transgender breast surgery for those transitioning from male to female and from female to male. Read More...

Why More Men Are Choosing Plastic Surgery

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Coco Chanel once quipped that “a handsome man” was the best fashion accessory for a woman. Men increasingly recognize the importance of meeting visual standards and expectations, not just in romantic relationships, but also in the arena of business competition. That, in turn, has led to a dramatic increase in men seeking surgical solutions that […] Read More...

Facts About Facelift

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Facelift is a lot like the celebrities we often associate with the procedure: Everyone knows its name, and almost everyone seems to have an opinion about it. After all, facelift has been around for decades, and in that time it has taken up vast amounts of column space in everything from solemn medical journals to […] Read More...

Preparing for Your Surgical Procedure

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Preparing for surgery is more than a question of filling prescriptions, clearing your work schedule and stocking the refrigerator. Tending to your mental and emotional state is just as important. By managing expectations and keeping a clear perspective, you will have a real advantage on the day of surgery — and the days of recovery […] Read More...

Differences Between Blepharoplasty and Brow Lift

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Patients seeking solutions for weary eyes and worn-out expressions typically consider two surgical options: blepharoplasty and brow lift. After evaluating the specific facial areas that are showing signs of aging, experienced Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Debra Johnson may recommend one of these effective procedures to erase lines, wrinkles — and years — from your appearance. Read More...

The Most Common Misconceptions About Liposuction

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Liposuction is among the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures — and also one of the most misunderstood. As a top Sacramento plastic surgeon, Dr. Debra Johnson has met with many men and women interested in liposuction, and in the process, has cleared up many misconceptions. She sets the record straight on the most common ones […] Read More...

Will I Need a Breast Lift After Removing My Implants?

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There are several reasons why women may choose to remove their breast implants. Although breast augmentation is safe, there is a degree of risk involved that may necessitate the removal of breast implants. In other cases, a woman may simply decide that she is no longer happy with her breast implants and wants to remove […] Read More...

What Men Should Know About Plastic Surgery

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Despite the fact that a record number of men are turning to plastic surgery to look and feel better about themselves, the topic of male plastic surgery is not as openly discussed as female plastic surgery. Because of this, some men may find it difficult to find accurate information to make educated and confident decisions […] Read More...

Advances in Tummy Tuck

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In the past, tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, often involved noticeable scarring, extensive recovery and uncomfortable drains. Modern advances in plastic surgery, however, have made way for techniques that result in a more comfortable experience for the patient and improved aesthetic results. Read More...

Should I Combine Facelift with Eyelid Surgery?

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The effects of aging usually impact more than one area of the face, meaning many patients have simultaneous cosmetic concerns about the brow, neck, cheeks, jawline and/or eyelids. Combining multiple facial rejuvenation procedures can be an effective way to address these concerns at the same time. Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, and facelift are […] Read More...