Category: Cosmetic Medicine

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It’s been about a month since Allergan announced a worldwide voluntary recall of its BIOCELL textured breast implants at the request of the FDA, due to their association with an increased risk of breast implant-associated large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Since then, we’ve fielded a few calls from concerned patients wondering whether or not their breast… Continue Reading »

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The discussion around feminism and cosmetic surgery of any kind is often complicated—and nearly everyone has an opinion on the subject. Perhaps one of the most hot-button procedures is labiaplasty. With controversy over depictions of the female body in everything from pornography to women’s magazines and heated debates about body positivity, feminism is often at… Continue Reading »

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Cosmetic surgery isn’t as hush-hush as it once was—now it seems like everyone from your favorite celeb to your neighbor is openly sharing whatever they’ve had done. But how many people are having plastic surgery? And what procedures are the most popular? If you’ve been wondering, good news: the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)… Continue Reading »

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Having cosmetic surgery? Want the very best results possible? Of course you do—choosing an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Clark is half the battle, but the other half comes down to how well you take care of yourself and how well you follow instructions after surgery. If you’re like most of our patients,… Continue Reading »

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Despite the fact that over half of the population is composed of women, the topic of female anatomy has traditionally been considered taboo by many—and the word “vagina” is often whispered in hushed tones. Thankfully, times are starting to change, and more and more women are opening up about their sexual health. With this increasing… Continue Reading »

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No one likes sweating under their arms. But there’s sweating (you just finished a killer spin class), and there’s hypohidrosis—a clinical condition in which a person sweats excessively, not just after working out, but also during routine activity, and often in copious amounts. As our Sacramento MiraDry patients who used to suffer from underarm hypohidrosis… Continue Reading »

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Ever wondered, “how much cosmetic surgery do people have?” Well, we do (it’s kind of in our job description), and we anxiously await cosmetic surgery statistics every year. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2017 stats are now official, so let’s take a look. For surgical procedures, breasts did the best (yet again) Topping the… Continue Reading »

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When referring to cosmetic injections, a lot of people call everything BOTOX, the way they call all adhesive bandages “Band-aids.” It’s just simpler that way. But just like Band-aid is only one brand of bandage, BOTOX is a specific brand name injectable—there are loads to choose from: Juvéderm, Restylane, Radiesse, Sculptra, Dysport, Voluma, etc…whew. Overwhelmed… Continue Reading »

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