Plastic Surgery Blog Sacramento

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...

Questions Every Woman Should Ask During Her Mommy Makeover Consultation

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Mommy makeover can restore and even improve upon a woman’s pre-pregnancy body. Many women are saddened by the stretched out skin of the abdomen and breasts after pregnancy, and a mommy makeover can address both areas in one surgical setting to improve their torso. Read More...

Why It’s so Important for Your Plastic Surgeon to be Board Certified

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If you are searching for a plastic surgeon in Sacramento, you likely have an idea of some of the qualities you are searching for. These probably include experience, good post-operative care, affordable pricing and reliable patient references. While all of these are certainly important, there is perhaps one quality that plays the most decisive role […] Read More...

Scarring from Breast Augmentation: What to Expect

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Unsurprisingly, one of most frequently discussed topics in breast augmentation consultations is scarring. Many women are eager to know whether scarring will be noticeable after having breast implants placed. Breast augmentation patients should understand that any time an incision is made on the skin, a scar will eventually appear as part of the body’s healing […] Read More...

The Latest Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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Americans are pursuing plastic surgery in record numbers. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons approximately 17.5 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2017, with surgical procedures accounting for 1.8 million of the total number of procedures. Read More...