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August 24, 2023

When many patients set out to lose weight, they may find success on the scale, while still not seeing sufficient difference in their “problem” area: the abdomen. The stubbornness of abdominal fat is not just an imagined phenomenon — it is a reality supported by science. Here, internationally known plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, explains why belly fat is particularly resistant to weight loss.

Understanding Abdominal Fat

Subcutaneous fat is the type of fat that creates a visibly bulging abdomen. This is the fat that exists just beneath the skin (but above the muscle) that people can pinch. About 90% of body fat...

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Tags: Liposuction
August 24, 2023

When preparing for breast augmentation regarding implants. The size, shape, surface, and type of implant are all important considerations that affect the ultimate outcome. One additional factor that patients may not anticipate is the desired position of the implant. A plastic surgeon can place the implant either in front of the muscle (subglandular) or behind the muscle (submuscular), with each placement having its own benefits. In this blog, renowned Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay S. Orringer, discusses differences between these implant positions.


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March 21, 2023

Women with especially large breasts who complain of back, neck, and shoulder pain and body disproportion, may consider having breast reduction surgery. One of the most common questions they investigate while researching this procedure is whether breast reduction is permanent. Internationally known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, provides perspectives to that question in this blog.

Aspects of Breast Reduction Are Permanent for Many Patients

During breast reduction surgery, Dr. Orringer elevates the nipples and remov...

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March 14, 2023

A woman’s body inevitably changes during and following pregnancy. Her abdominal wall loses some firmness and her breasts do not sit as high as they once did. Those who miss their pre-pregnancy bodies often turn to mommy makeover, a plastic surgery plan that addresses the areas most affected by pregnancy. Here, internationally known plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, explains a few of the potential advantages that may come with mommy makeover.

Restoring a Woman’s Pre-Pregnancy Body

Pregnancy can seriously change a woman’s body — even for those wo...

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October 14, 2022

The goal of abdominoplasty (better known as tummy tuck) is to improve the appearance of the abdomen, but it makes sense for patients to ask questions about post-surgical scarring before proceeding. Patients should want to know where the scars might be located and how prominent they typically are. Dr. Jay Orringer, a double board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of experience with tummy tuck procedures, discusses what patients might expect.

Along the Lower Abdomen

To perform abdominoplasty, Dr. Orringer must make a h...

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October 14, 2022

When you seek a cosmetic breast procedure like breast augmentation, breast lift or breast reduction, your primary goal is to improve the appearance of your breasts. Still, you may have concerns about some changes that may accompany the procedure, such as the way your breast tissue and nipples feel. In this blog, renowned p...

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July 04, 2022

If you are dissatisfied with some of the changes in your body following pregnancy, then you may be interested in a mommy makeover, a surgical plan that often includes popular procedures like breast lift, breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck. An internationally known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, explains why having a skilled, qualified surgeon is an essential part of the mommy makeover experience.

The Surgeon Must Be Skilled at Blending a Variety of Aesthetic Procedures

Mommy makeover is a combination of surgical procedures designed to improve changes to the female body that occur due...

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Tags: Mommy makeover
June 27, 2022

Tummy tuck is a popular procedure for patients who wish to flatten and tighten their abdomen. While most of the attention is put on what happens to excess skin and fat, it is also fair to wonder about the way the procedure may affect the belly button. To educate curious patients, Dr. Orringer explains what patients might expect regarding their navel during and after abdominoplasty.

What Happens to the Belly Button?

In addition to the main incision made above the pubic bone, but typically below the underwear or bathing suit line, Dr. Orringer makes a second incision around the belly button. This navel incision is...

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Tags: Tummy Tuck
June 20, 2022

Dr. Jay Orringer’s popularity for breast augmentation in Beverly Hills is due not only to the aesthetic, individualized results he strives to achieve for his patients, but also the attention he devotes to post-surgical care. To help his patients in their recovery phase after breast augmentation, he offers the following information about activity after receiving breast implants:

Immediately after Surgery

While some patients assume they should restrict themselves to bed for the first few days after their surgery, Dr. Orringer encourages his patients to start taking short walks on the evening of surgery. Continuing th...

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Tags: Breast Augmentation
January 17, 2022

Liposuction has been the standard fat removal surgery since the 1980s. A myriad of less invasive body contouring procedures have come on the market in recent years. For some, these may provide pleasing improvement in contour. However, multiple procedures may be required to achieve a more optimal result.

Internationally-known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, shares some of the potential advantages of liposuction.

Liposuction May Allow for Larger Volume Fat Removal in One Procedure

With liposuction, Dr. Orringer can treat larger deposits of fat, while controlling how much fat is removed. Alth...

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Tags: Liposuction