The average person exploring their weight reduction options may have trouble discerning between body contouring and weight loss surgery. Admittedly, the medical terminology can be difficult for the layperson to parse, leading to misconceptions that body contouring procedures like tummy tuck (also known as abdominoplasty) result in weight loss.
Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso want to set the record straight: Tummy tuck is not a viable method for weight reduction. Read on as they provide a more thorough explanation. Continue reading
Because liposuction is intended to treat unwanted body fat, many candidates are unaware that the quality and tone of their skin matters a great deal. The ideal candidate for liposuction has firm, plump and elastic skin; patients with loose or saggy skin usually do not see the same great results.
Below, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso explain why skin elasticity is so important to achieving excellent outcomes. Continue reading
Breast reduction has the potential to change a woman’s life. By reducing oversized, heavy breasts, the surgery can improve appearance, personal comfort and self-confidence. To help educate women interested in breast reduction, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso answer commonly asked questions about the procedure below. Continue reading
Botox and fillers are fantastic products that turn back the clock on facial aging. One of the only drawbacks of these injectables is that the results don’t last permanently. To maintain smooth, youthful looking skin with Botox or fillers, regular treatments are required.
However, there are steps you can take to prolong the results of treatment with injectables. Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso share their best tips below. Continue reading
One of the questions that Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso frequently receive from breast lift candidates is, “Can I have breast lift without implants?” Because this comes up so often in consultation, the plastic surgeons thought it would be helpful to address it in a blog post. Read on as Dr. Pearl and Dr. Ereso reveal the honest truth about breast lift without implants. Continue reading
There was a time when the overwhelming majority of plastic surgery patients were women. Nowadays, it isn’t at all unusual for a man to pursue plastic surgery to correct features that bother him. Plastic surgeons like Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso have seen a noticeable uptick in the number of men requesting plastic surgery.
In this post, Dr. Pearl and Dr. Ereso want to discuss one of the most popular procedures among male patients: male breast reduction to correct gynecomastia. Continue reading
Facial plastic surgery is designed to refine or improve areas of the face to increase self-confidence. Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso can attest that facial plastic surgery is not right for everyone. There are certain criteria interested a person must meet in order to be considered a suitable candidate.
Here, Bay Area cosmetic surgeons Drs. Pearl and Ereso reveal some of the signs that you are a good candidate for facial plastic surgery. Continue reading
Lip augmentation procedures have skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, as new techniques and technology make treatment safer and more successful than ever. If you are considering a plumper, more sensual pout, lip fillers are a great option. Here, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso, plastic surgery specialists in the Bay Area, explain what you should know about lip augmentation with fillers. Continue reading
Motherhood is a joyful experience, but many women find the effects of pregnancy and nursing to be tough on their figures and their confidence. Every day, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center meet women that are unhappy with the ways their bodies have changed after having children. The plastic surgeons often recommend a treatment known as the mommy makeover, which combines several plastic surgery procedures to return a patient’s body to its pre-pregnancy glory.
In this post, Bay Area plastic surgeons Dr. Pearl and Dr. Ereso explain the procedures commonly included in most mommy makeovers. Continue reading
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