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3 Things To Avoid Right After Liposuction

By on September 25th, 2020

Liposuction is a safe and effective treatment to sculpt difficult-to-tone areas of the body. After your liposuction procedure, you may feel tempted to show off your incredible results right away; but before you can, you will need time to heal. Avoiding certain behaviors can minimize the risk of post-operative complications and maximize the likelihood of a safe, speedy recovery. Read on as our highly sought-after San Diego plastic surgeon, Dr. Brian Reagan, reveals three things to avoid after liposuction. (more…)

Tips for Choosing a Surgeon for Revision Rhinoplasty

By on July 29th, 2020

It is devastating to undergo a nose job and not achieve the results you want. Perhaps your nose was overcorrected, or maybe the changes made were not dramatic enough. In many cases, revision rhinoplasty offers a second chance at an attractive, natural-looking nose. Before you commit to undergoing revision rhinoplasty, it is crucial to find a surgeon who has the experience and skill to correct the mistakes from the first procedure and help you attain your goals. Revision rhinoplasty is a particularly challenging procedure because of factors related to the surgical alteration of the nasal structures — so your choice ...Read More →

What to Expect With Neck Lift

By on June 30th, 2020

If you were not genetically bestowed with an elegant, defined neck — or if your neck has become fleshy or saggy with age —  you may be a good candidate for neck lift with Dr. Brian Reagan. Designed to remove excess skin and fat on the neck and tighten the musculature, neck lift creates a leaner, smoother, wrinkle-free neck. You will be delighted with how much younger you look after neck lift, thanks to Dr. Reagan’s combination of skill and expertise. (more…)

How Much Time Will You Need to Recover From Plastic Surgery?

By on July 19th, 2019

Plastic surgery offers patients a number of benefits, whether they’re having a procedure done for cosmetic or medical reasons. Most plastic surgery procedures do involve a recovery period, though, during which patients need to closely follow their surgeon’s instructions to ensure safe healing and optimal results. The length of recovery largely depends on the type of procedure performed. San Diego plastic surgeon Brian Reagan discusses four of the most popular surgical procedures according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and what patients can expect in terms of each procedure’s recovery period. (more…)

Can Implants Improve Breast Sag?

By on June 21st, 2019

For many women, breast sagging (referred to by doctors as “ptosis”) is inevitable at some point in life, particularly after pregnancy, breastfeeding or significant weight loss. One of the misconceptions about breast surgery is that placing saline or silicone breast implants can improve the look of breast sag and create fuller, perkier looking breasts. Although implants are a great way to enhance the fullness and volume of naturally small breasts, in most cases they do not improve breast sag. San Diego plastic surgeon Brian Reagan, M.D., F.A.C.S., explains more here. Breast Implants Rarely Improve Sag Implants very rarely make saggy or droopy ...Read More →

What Are Bat Wings and What Can Be Done About Them?

By on May 23rd, 2019

Over time, the body’s supply of collagen and elastin — two proteins responsible for the skin’s firm and elastic quality — dwindle. This causes the skin to loosen and sag, an aesthetic problem that can worsen as one gets older or after losing a large amount of weight. On the upper arms, hanging, unsightly skin is sometimes referred to as “bat wings.” If you’re tired of hiding bat wings under long-sleeved shirts and jackets, Dr. Brian Reagan offers a long-lasting solution in arm lift. Read more about the procedure in this blog post. What Arm Lift Accomplishes Arm lift is a cosmetic ...Read More →

Is Your Skin Summer Ready?

By on April 30th, 2019

As summer approaches, your social calendar may be filling up, which means healthy, flawless skin is a must. If the colder weather left your skin dull, dry or lackluster, now is the perfect time for a non-surgical skin treatment. At True Beauty San Diego Aesthetic Surgery & Medicine, Dr. Brian Reagan and our team offer a range of non-surgical treatments to revitalize the skin. Here, we discuss some of our most popular options to prepare for summer. Chemical Peels Chemical peels are a great way to shed the old and damaged outer layers of the skin and make way for a healthier ...Read More →

Signs You May Need Revision Rhinoplasty

By on March 26th, 2019

For many patients, rhinoplasty (nose job) produces beautiful, stunning results. However, not everyone is as lucky. Revision rhinoplasty, also known as secondary rhinoplasty, is a delicate procedure that focuses on improving the aesthetic and/or functional results of a primary rhinoplasty procedure. Here, Dr. Brian Reagan discusses four signs you may need revision rhinoplasty. You Are Not Happy with How Your Nose Looks If you are simply unhappy or unsatisfied with the appearance of your nose after rhinoplasty, an attractive nose is still possible with revision rhinoplasty. It’s important to note that it’s normal for some patients to be unhappy with their initial results, ...Read More →

Will I Have Noticeable Scars After Eyelid Surgery?

By on February 25th, 2019

When performed by a talented plastic surgeon, eyelid surgery can successfully transform tired, older-looking eyes into youthful and energetic ones. San Diego plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Reagan frequently meets with men and women who are interested in eyelid surgery. Understandably, many of them want to know whether they will have noticeable scars after the procedure. Here, Dr Brian Reagan answers the question in detail. Eyelid Surgery Scarring: What to Expect Ultimately, whether or not your scars will be noticeable after eyelid surgery will depend on several factors. The first factor to consider is the placement of the incisions. For upper eyelid surgery, the incisions are usually ...Read More →