Holiday Gifting|Giving Botox To Friends and Relatives

How Botox and Other Procedures Are Becoming More Popular As Holiday Gifts

In recent years, more men and women have been thinking outside the box when it comes to gift giving. Literally. Instead of items that can be wrapped such as perfume, makeup palettes, scarves, jewelry and other forms of merchandise, people are giving vouchers or gift cards for Botox and other types of cosmetic procedures. The

Lipsuction| Fat Injection- FAQ

Can Liposuction Be Done Right After A Pregnancy?

Much attention has been placed on Los Angeles reality star, Kim Kardashian who seems to have lost all her pregnancy weight just four months after giving birth to her new baby girl. She made a public statement asserting that her slim figure is the result of hard work, consistent discipline and a lot of exercise.

Los Angeles Patient - Fraxel Dual for Surgical Scar

Surgical Scar Treatment Results With Fraxel Dual

Scar tissue generally develops as a way for the skin to heal itself from trauma. Injuries can can be caused by heat, inflammation or impact from a sharp object. Fibroblast cells in the dermis will produce very thick collagen tissue. This is done to help fortify and protect the skin. However, many individuals are not

Leg Vein Removal for Smoother Legs

Los Angeles Leg Vein Removal – Before and After

Leg veins become visible as a result of dysfunctional valves within the blood vessels. These valves help the blood move in a single direction back up to the heart after they have delivered oxygen to cells in the body.  But they can become weak due to factors like genetics or ongoing pressure.  This causes blood

Patient Featured on Good Morning America| Eyebrow Hair Transplant

Results of Eyebrow Hair Transplant Procedure Inspired By Brooke Shields

This patient, Pamela Pemrose, was featured on Good Morning America for her eyebrow hair transplant procedure performed by Dr. Umar. Pamela wanted to have fuller looking brows. And she particularly admired the long, straight shape of Brooke Shield’s eyebrows. For about ten years, she has been relying on brow pencils. But she decided that she

Fraxel Dual Patient| Treating Pores, Age Spots, Skin Texture and More

Fraxel Dual According To Lucky Magazine

It is always interesting to hear about  skin treatment experiences of other patients.  Jennifer Scruby, a writer at Lucky Magazine wrote an article back in December (2012) about her Fraxel Dual laser skin treatment. She reported that her friends noticed a positive difference in her skin even though she did not get a face lift.  One

Botox| Treatment for Facial Expression Wrinkles

Botox Popularity Confirmed By 2012 Stats

It is no surprise that Botox procedures are in high demand.  However, it is interesting to learn what statistics have to say about this. Earlier this month, the American Society of Plastic Surgery revealed their findings  on the number of cosmetic procedures that were performed in 2012. Based on the results, more people are opting

Split Earlobe Repair| Los Angeles Female Patient

Split Earlobe Repair Results For Los Angeles Patient

Split earlobes are a common issue that occurs in those who have their ears pierced. The initial hole becomes elongated when heavy earrings pull them downward. However the reason why earlobes actually split have been somewhat of a mystery. This is because there are women in other countries who wear heavy gold earrings and end up

Skin Care| Understanding Retinoids

Understanding Retinoids As An Effective Wrinkle Treatment Ingredient

Retinoids are derivatives of Vitamin A. They can be found in prescription strength creams such as Retin A, Renova, Atralin, Avage/Tazorac. There is also an over the counter version called Retinol. Although these skin care products are usually not found in glamorous packaging, retinoids are recommended by dermatologists as the most effective wrinkle treatment ingredient

Before and After Brooke Shields Inspired Eyebrow Transplant Surgery

Eyebrow Hair Transplant By Dr. Umar Featured on Good Morning America

Eyebrow hair transplant procedures are gaining interest due to the beauty trend of fuller, thicker brows.  According to Good Morning America,  many women are inspired by Kim Kardashian’s eyebrows. Other influential celebrities include: 1) Miley Cyrus 2) Brooke Shields 3) Angelina Jolie Tattoos and cosmetic pencils have been used to refine the look of the