With plastic surgery procedures on the rise, more and more plastic surgeons are promoting themselves online and in social media. It can make finding a qualified, top cosmetic surgeon so much easier - and so much more difficult. Here are five things to consider when trying to find the best cosmetic surgeon for you.
People considering traveling for cosmetic surgery (commonly known as “cosmetic surgery tourism), need to properly evaluate the risks – financial, medical, health – against any potential benefits. When it comes to aesthetic surgery abroad, a cheaper price may mean a higher cost in the long run. Is traveling for cosmetic surgery safe? Whenever there’s a […]
What Membership in The Aesthetic Society Means The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ASAPS, is the world’s premier organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Membership in ASAPS indicates a plastic surgeon’s commitment to years of specialized training, continued innovation, and a superior standard of care. Dr. Jason’s Instagram Takeover Recently I had the pri...
Gynecomastia case numbers are increasing. Gynecomastia is the swelling of male breast tissue due to a hormonal imbalance. The condition affects approximately 200,000 males per year in the United States. Although men of all ages may experience gynecomastia, the incidence peaks among males between the ages of 50-69. In adult males, small amounts of estrogen […]
More men are undergoing plastic surgery. According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, men are turning to cosmetic procedures in greater numbers and at increasingly younger ages. Thirty one percent of men surveyed said they were extremely likely to consider a cosmetic procedure, either surgical or non-invasive. […]
Facial Reconstruction Before & After Result: For some patients plastic surgery can be not only life altering but life saving. This patient is a 56 y/o male with no prior medical history admitted on 7/23/15 as a tier III code trauma (GCS of 3). He was hit by an automobile while cycling and found underneath […]
With all the lies and rumors I’ve seen about my field, I wanted to debunk 5 common plastic surgery myths and misconceptions that I’ve had to explain to many people throughout my medical career. You often hear things about plastic surgery that may sound a little hard to believe. When searching for information or talking […]
Over the past few months I received a few notable awards in my field of plastic surgery. I wanted to take a moment to talk about what these awards represent and the importance of looking for the proper credentials when choosing your plastic surgeon before undergoing a procedure. Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons […]
We’ve all heard of a nose job before, but what exactly happens in the operating room during the procedure? I made this infographic to help you understand what happens during a nose job, medically referred to as a rhinoplasty or a septorhinoplasty procedure. Plastic surgery can get complicated but learning about it doesn’t have to […]
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Jason Roostaeian, answers top questions about Kybella and how this new nonsurgical treatment is helping patients that suffer from under chin fullness. + What is Kybella (by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals) Kybella is the first FDA approved injectable drug to improve the appearance of the jaw line by dissolving excess fat underneath […]