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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

The Best Buttock Augmentation Procedures for Slender People

There are two ways that talented Bay Area plastic surgeons Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso can enhance the size and shape of the buttocks: with the placement of an implant or with the Brazilian butt lift procedure.

Buttock implants are safe medical devices inserted into the buttocks to add volume and fullness. Two implants are used and they are placed on either side of the buttocks. They are available in different sizes and shapes to create a range of results.

Brazilian butt lift involves taking unwanted fat from an area of the patient’s body (e.g., the abdomen or thighs), purifying it and injecting it into the buttocks to add fullness. Many patients love their Brazilian Butt Lift because the results look and feel natural, and because the procedure transforms more of the body — including the donor area. The area around the buttocks is sculpted to accentuate the shape of the buttocks. Continue reading

Treating Breasts that Are Different Sizes

No two breasts are exactly alike. Most women notice that when they look close enough, one breast appears bigger than the other. Unfortunately for some, this asymmetry is more pronounced (occasionally even considered a deformity) and can cause a woman to feel excessively self-conscious.

Padded bras may help balance out breasts that are two different sizes, but surgery is the only way to permanently fix the problem. Here, the team at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center explains how breast surgery can correct this type of asymmetry to improve self-image and confidence. Continue reading

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