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How “Drainless” Tummy Tucks Improve Recovery and Results

By on September 22nd, 2022

The best way to enjoy San Diego’s sunny, warm weather is by feeling confident in our bodies. Unfortunately, many people face physical insecurities that can cause them to hide their bodies inside instead of experiencing all of the beautiful outdoor opportunities that San Diego offers. If a flabby abdomen is keeping you inside, then “drainless” tummy tuck may be right for you. Here, Dr. Brian Reagan at True Beauty explains how “drainless” tummy tucks improve recovery and results. What Is Tummy Tuck? Tummy tuck is an outpatient surgical procedure that focuses on removing or reducing excess, loose skin. It can ...Read More →

3 Procedures to Get Rid of Loose Skin After Weight Loss

By on August 24th, 2022

It takes an immense amount of determination and self-control to lose a significant amount of weight. Many people who achieve this feat through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery find themselves with loose skin in one or more areas, and the only way to get rid of the excess tissue is through surgery. At True Beauty, our board-certified plastic surgeon offers various body contouring surgeries to eliminate loose skin, including tummy tuck, arm lift and thigh lift. 1.    Tummy Tuck Eliminates Excess Abdominal Skin Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries and is often done ...Read More →

Breast Augmentation and Nipple Sensitivity: Your Questions Answered

By on July 26th, 2022

Brian Reagan, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has helped countless women achieve their ideal breast size with breast augmentation. Many of his patients have questions or concerns about nipple sensitivity or sensation changes after breast augmentation with breast implants. Luckily, nipple numbness and sensitivity changes are less common complications, and the issue often goes away after surgical recovery. Will I Lose Nipple Sensitivity After Breast Augmentation? Some women may experience oversensitivity, under sensitivity or numbness around their nipples after breast augmentation. However, these changes are typically temporary and may last only a couple of weeks. The risk of ...Read More →

Are Dermal Fillers and Skincare Treatments the Perfect Summer Refresh?

By on June 27th, 2022

We're fortunate to enjoy sunny, warm weather year-round in San Diego and La Jolla, but summer still brings a surge in activities and events that make it even more important to us to look and feel our best. Dermal fillers and skin care treatments are the perfect way to refresh your complexion with quick results and little to no downtime. Dr. Brian Reagan and our team at True Beauty offer many non-surgical options to improve your aesthetic concerns and look flawless all summer long. These treatments can improve fine lines, wrinkles, dull or dry skin, age spots, enlarged pores, discoloration, ...Read More →

Reasons Women Choose Breast Revision Surgery

By on March 13th, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of women in the United States have breast augmentation each year. Patient satisfaction surveys show that almost all these women are happy they had the surgery. Nevertheless, there is always a small percentage of exceptions. Fortunately, women who are not completely satisfied with their breast implants are not stuck with them. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Reagan can perform breast revision surgery on patients who wish to remove and replace or simply remove their breast implants. He treats many patients who want a better surgical outcome than what their previous doctor accomplished. Here, he shares some of ...Read More →

How to Improve Your Contours after Weight Loss

By on February 12th, 2022

When you begin a weight loss journey, you probably envision yourself achieving an attractive, toned body at the end. Alas, it does not always work out that way. Diet and exercise are effective ways to lose weight, but cannot address excess skin that previously stretched out to fit your larger frame. If loose skin is detracting from the slimmed-down body you worked hard for, you may be a good candidate for body contouring procedures. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Reagan shares some of the surgeries and treatments he performs that can finish your transformation: Abdominoplasty Most people who put on ...Read More →

When Is the Right Time to Get Breast Lift?

By on January 14th, 2022

Each year, approximately 100,000 women in the United States undergo breast lift surgery to elevate their breasts. When board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Reagan meets patients for a breast lift consultation, they often express concern that they are either too young or too old to have the procedure. Here, Dr. Reagan discusses the most common reasons women seek breast lift. He also shares some advice about timing your own breast lift. After Having a Baby The breasts go through many changes during and after pregnancy. They first expand in size to accommodate breastfeeding. Once nursing is complete and the breasts ...Read More →

Procedures to Help You Look Less Tired

By on December 16th, 2021

After getting a full night’s sleep, it is frustrating to look in the mirror and notice yourself looking tired. As you age, the skin around your eyes can create a permanently sleepy appearance, which may not correspond with your actual level of energy. Plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Reagan shares some of the cosmetic procedures that target the deep undereye bags and droopy eyelids that can read as tiredness, beginning with some non-surgical options: Dermal Fillers Hyaluronic acid-based fillers like Restylane and Juvederm add volume to the face. These injectables can help fill the dark hollows beneath the eyes for a ...Read More →

Is It Safe to Combine Multiple Plastic Surgery Procedures?

By on November 17th, 2021

When patients start to research plastic surgery procedures, they often discover they are interested in multiple surgeries at once. It is not an unusual request — board certified plastic surgeon Brian Reagan, M.D., regularly treats patients who want to combine procedures. In the hands of a talented surgeon like Dr. Reagan, it is not only remarkably safe, but also convenient. To help patients who are considering having multiple procedures, he shares his thoughts on combining surgeries. Reasons Patients Combine Procedures For patients interested in multiple procedures, it is important to note that having them performed on the same day can ...Read More →

Treatment Options for Tightening Loose Skin after Having Children

By on October 19th, 2021

Giving birth to a child can be one of the greatest joys in a woman’s life, but the physical changes that occur to the body along with pregnancy are not always viewed as warmly. Award-winning plastic surgeon Brian Reagan has helped many San Diego-area women who want to tighten up their bodies after having children. Here are three procedures he is most likely to recommend for their loose skin: Abdominoplasty No plastic surgery procedure is more popular among women who have recently given birth than abdominoplasty. When the belly expands during pregnancy, the surrounding skin stretches to accommodate its new ...Read More →