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RANCH & COAST PLASTIC SURGERY VOTED BEST MEDICAL SPA

RANCH & COAST PLASTIC SURGERY VOTED BEST MEDICAL SPA Just recently, San Diego’s ultimate lifestyle magazine Ranch & Coast named us the Best Medical Spa in San Diego. Their latest issue features the Ranch & Coast Best of 2017 edition. In it you...

Breast Augmentation for Athletes

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RHINOPLASTY AND SEPTOPLASTY

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RHINOPLASTY AND SEPTOPLASTY Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty are surgical procedures that are often performed together. They can both enhance the appearance of your nose and facilitate better breathing, but they are different in terms of...

PLASTIC SURGERY SCHOLARSHIP

PLASTIC SURGERY SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST Scholarship Details Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery, a leading provider in cosmetic and plastic surgery, is pleased to announce they will be holding a “Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery National Scholarship Contest”....

Fighting Pain In Surgery Nerve Blocks

FIGHTING PAIN IN SURGERY WITH NERVE BLOCKS Fighting Pain In Surgery with Nerve Blocks Nerve Blocks in Breast Surgery One of the most exciting new concepts in plastic surgery has been the recent development of regional nerve blocks for breast and abdominal...

Obsessed With Tension

What Causes Scarring from Plastic Surgery? After genetics, the most important factor for achieving a perfect scar is avoiding tension on the skin closure; this is established at the time of the operation. The skin as an organ is designed to keep out the environment,...

Lo Barato es Mas Carro

Is Cheap Plastic Surgery Worth the Price? “Lo Barato es mas carro” is a Spanish term that translates to “the cheaper it is the more expensive it becomes”. This is very appropriate in the field of cosmetic surgery. I often see patients who are willing to consider going...

No Trauma No Drama

The skin as an organ is designed to keep out the environment, and therefore has an enormous amount of immunologic cells. When the skin is injured with a surgical procedure or if there is significant tension placed on the skin, there is an increased recruitment of...

Living a Healthy Skin Lifestyle

Being a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who literally cuts into skin for a living, I have a unique perspective on assessing a person’s health from the inside out. There is no question that one’s habits have a profound effect on their body. The skin is the body’s...