Plastic Surgery Blog Sacramento

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...

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...