What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of Unwanted Fat?

Perhaps you’re genetically predisposed to carrying weight in your thighs or hips; or maybe you’ve noticed with age that you’re putting on weight in those areas. If diet and exercise efforts won’t help to slim these bothersome areas of excess fat, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center can help. Here, they explain some of the treatment options that are available at our Bay Area plastic surgery practice Continue reading

Why Fall/Winter Are Good Times to Have Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery During WinterPerhaps you have been considering plastic surgery for a while now, but you haven’t been able to find the time to pull the trigger. While most cosmetic plastic surgeries are relatively quick outpatient procedures, it can take several weeks for the post-operative side effects to disappear and to feel “normal” again. Figuring out how and when to schedule time to recover can be tricky. In this article, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso discuss why fall and winter are good times to have plastic surgery.   Continue reading

Breast Augmentation: Is Bigger Better?

Everywhere you turn, it seems you’re being told you need more of something. Whether you’re being compelled to “super-size” a fast food combo, purchase the vehicle with more horsepower or buy one product to get another one free, you’re constantly being told that bigger is better. In this blog post, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso outline why going giant-sized on breast augmentation isn’t necessarily the best choice for everyone.     Continue reading

Refreshing Tired Eyes with Eyelid Lift

Quite often, the eyes are the first thing you notice about someone and the last thing you forget. When you engage in conversation, you look to their eyes for cues and clues into their personality. Unfortunately, time and genetics can be unkind to aging eyelids, causing the upper eyelids to droop and bags to form below the eyes. Blepharoplasty, known more commonly as eyelid lift, is a great way to erase signs of aging around the eyes. Below, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso explain why an eyelid lift may be the right cosmetic surgery option for you.  Continue reading

Signs You Are a Candidate for Breast Revision

Breast revision, also referred to as breast implant replacement, is sometimes required to remove and replace implants that have developed a problem, or to contour breasts as the body changes with age. If you wish to correct complications that arose from your primary augmentation, or if you simply want to change the size of your implants, you may be considering breast revision. In this blog post, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso discuss what makes someone a good candidate for breast revision. Continue reading

Look Great at Any Age

Whether you are 21 or 71, Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso want you to look and feel your best. The key to looking and feeling good at any age is to understand what you can’t control — namely, the aging process, the effects of pregnancy and your genetics — and what you can do about things that bother you. Working with a team of talented plastic surgeons is an excellent way to minimize what you don’t like about your appearance and accentuate what you love!

Here, our Bay Area plastic surgeons outline some of the most popular cosmetic treatments, broken down by age group.   Continue reading

Is Laser Skin Resurfacing Right for You?

Are you looking for a non-surgical way to minimize the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, sun damage or acne scarring on your face and neck? You have several options at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, including traditional laser skin resurfacing and Fraxel laser resurfacing. Here, Bay Area plastic surgeons Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso explain whether laser skin resurfacing might be right for you. Continue reading

Tips to Enhance Your Plastic Surgery Consultation

The consultation is an exciting step in the plastic surgery journey. It’s a valuable opportunity to sit down with a knowledgeable plastic surgeon, explain what you are looking for and describe what you hope to achieve. In turn, the plastic surgeon can answer all of your questions, examine you and recommend the best way to accomplish your goals.

A little planning and preparation can help you make sure that your plastic surgery consultation is productive and informative. Here our board certified plastic surgeons in the Bay Area, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso, share tips for making the most of your consultation.  Continue reading

Can the Effects of Dermal Fillers Be Reversed?

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular ways to minimize fine lines and wrinkles, restore fullness to the face and plump up lips and cheeks. When administered by a qualified plastic surgeon or nurse, these injectables create beautiful, natural looking results. The overwhelming majority of patients love the outcomes of filler treatment.

However, dermal fillers are not perfect. On occasion, a mistake can lead to overcorrection or asymmetry, or the body may react poorly to the product used. Sometimes, a patient may end up not liking the way they look afterwards, and want the outcome reversed.

According to Bay Area cosmetic surgeons Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, “un-doing” the results of dermal filler treatment depends on the specific filler used, as well as the nature and severity of the problem. Continue reading

 
 
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