Are My Breast Implants Too High?

Posted April 14, 2019

Dr. Friedman gets asked this question several times a week. And the answer is always, “Yes, they are too high. But don’t worry; it’s normal.” All breast implants placed under the chest muscle will start out too high and tight. It takes time for the muscle to stretch and adjust to the implants. Not only […]

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Botox Makes You Look Better…

Posted September 03, 2014

…But can it make you feel better? With annual sales north of a billion dollars, the makers of Botox must be doing something right. I personally inject Botox to the 11 lines, forehead, and crows feet about 5 to 10 times weekly, and it is highly effective in reducing dynamic wrinkles in these areas. There […]

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The Skinny on Liposuction: There’s only so much I can do

Posted August 18, 2014

While visiting my parents in Los Angeles last week, we toured the famous J Paul Getty Museum, which houses a number of famous paintings and sculptures. As a wood and marble sculptor myself, I certainly appreciate the artist’s skill. As a plastic surgeon, the bronze sculpture got me thinking about—yes, you guessed it—liposuction. Since the […]

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Improving Nipple Projection: Surgery for Inverted Nipples and Flat Nipples

Posted August 05, 2014

Inverted nipples are surprisingly common, occurring in 3 – 5% of women. Instead of the nipple “pointing out,” it retracts inward, usually due to tethering bands of fibrous tissue. Most women with inverted nipples have a normal amount of nipple skin; it’s just pointing the wrong direction. Inverted nipple repair Before After Flat nipples are […]

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Liposuction of the Neck

Posted July 15, 2014

–because no one wants a double chin It seems like a strange area to accumulate fat.  And yet many people who are otherwise height-weight proportionate have a stubborn deposit right under the chin that makes them look heavier.  If you pose with your chin up and forward every time someone takes a photo, then you […]

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