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April 25, 2016

Dr. Jay Orringer, board certified Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon, explains the different types of tummy tucks available. Nationally recognized, Dr. Orringer has been practicing cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery for over two decades.

Call our experienced cosmetic surgery professionals in Beverly Hills at 310-273-1663 to schedule your consultation. 

April 25, 2016

Breast augmentation and a breast lift are both effective procedures which can potentially improve the appearance of your breasts. However, it is important to understand that these procedures are performed to accomplish different goals. As a result, the right option or combination of options for you will depend on your unique individual situation.

If you would like to improve the size or shape of your breasts, then breast augmentation is often the most effective solution. During your procedure, Dr. Orringer will use breast implants to potentially achieve an improved breas...

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April 15, 2016

When attending a breast augmentation consultation with a plastic surgeon, an important question for you to ask is, "Will I need to replace my breast implants?" It is important to remember that breast implants are medical devices and like all medical devices, they have the potential to wear out over time. As a result, you should think of your breast implant as a temporary solution that will eventually need to be replaced, not a permanent solution that will last for the rest of your life.

In the following video, Dr...

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March 31, 2016

There are many facial rejuvenation options available to help you potentially reverse the signs of aging. Some of these involve extensive plastic surgery such as a facelift, while other treatments are more minimally invasive and do not require surgery. One of the most common questions Dr. Jay Orringer hears from patients during a consultation involves when to choose nonsurgical injectables instead of a traditional facelift.

In the following video, Dr. Orringer explains when you may potentially benefit from choosing injectables such as...

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March 29, 2016

One of the most common questions Dr. Jay Orringer hears during a breast augmentation consultation involves whether to use round or shaped breast implants. Unfortunately, there is no definitive, consistent right or wrong answer to this question because the choice of breast implant largely depends on your individual preferences regarding look and feel as well as your unique body type.

In the following video, Dr. Orringer discusses the differences between round and shaped breast implants in great detail, including t...

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March 28, 2016

Mammograms are an important diagnostic tool that may help detect breast cancer in its early stages. The American Cancer Society recommends that women over the age of 40 undergo a mammogram at least once every two years. By catching breast cancer early, you will significantly improve your chances of cure.

Due to the importance of these exams, a common question Dr. Orringer hears during a breast augmentation consultation involves how the implant will impact mammography. Breast implants do interfere with mammography to some extent, although to a lesser degree when placed pa...

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February 24, 2016

A common question Dr. Orringer hears during a facelift consultation is, "How much younger will I look after my procedure?" Unfortunately, it's virtually impossible to answer this question by giving you a specific number of years that will be taken off of your appearance. Due to the individualized nature of the procedure, facelift results will be different for everyone.

In the following video, Dr. Jay Orringer discusses the goals of a facelift procedure and provides his perspective on the way expectations for facelift results should be f...

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February 22, 2016

There are many facial rejuvenation options available that may help you reverse some signs of aging. While minimally invasive options can provide excellent results during the early phases of facial aging, more advanced signs of aging are often best treated with a facelift.  The changes best addressed with a facelift include jowls, excess skin and sagging tissues of the face and neck.

However, it is important to understand that not everyone is an ideal facelift candidate. During your initial consultation, Dr. Jay Orringer will listen care...

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February 19, 2016

In most instances, breast augmentation is performed as an outpatient procedure, allowing you to spend your first night of recovery in the comfort of your own home. However, there are certain situations, such as when you are undergoing a breast augmentation revision procedure, where it makes more sense to stay the night at a facility which specializes in providing post-surgical care.

In the following video, Dr. Jay Orringer discusses the scenarios when he may potentially recommend spending the night at a post-surgical center.


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February 17, 2016

If you are considering undergoing mastectomy as part of your breast cancer treatment, breast reconstruction may be an important part of your recovery process. However, it is important to have some understanding of the various options for breast reconstruction and the major advantages and potential disadvantages of each, before deciding whether breast reconstruction is right for you. Breast reconstruction often begins at the time of the mastectomy.  Therefore, it is important to consult with Dr. Orringer prior to undergoing mastectomy.

The two basic categories of breast reconstruction i...

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