Archive for August, 2012

Keller Funnel

These are devices that allow insertion of gel implants WITHOUT any skin contamination.  Skin contact with the implant is implicated in creating conditions favorable to developing capsular contractures.  I use it routinely on all gel augmentations to give my patients the smallest risk of developing complications.  You can view this on


Labiaplasty is a procedure designed to diminish the amount of skin around the vaginal area.  Often, there is obvious protrusion appreciated when standing and this excess can be irritated from normal everyday activities.  The procedure can be done in the privacy of our office under oral sedation and local anesthesia, taking from 1-2 hours, depending on the extent of the procedures (inner lips, outer lips, hood).  This procedure will not improve your sexual performance or responses, nor will it tighten the vagina.  Risks are possible and should be discussed with your doctor.  In addition, this procedure requires abstinence for at least 4 weeks.  Nevertheless, the vast majority of patients are delighted with their results.

News in Plastic Surgery

Over the years plastic surgery has continued to change and evolve. Check out the video below to stay up-to-date with the latest news in plastic and cosmetic surgery.


Liposuction, also technically referred to as lipoplasty, is a cosmetc procedure that “sucks” and breaks up fat from various parts of the body. Liposuction can be performed on the abdomen, thighs (thighplasty), neck, chin (mentoplasty), arms (brachioplasty), calves and back. The fat is removed through a cannula, using a high-pressure vacuum, which is inserted under the skin. There are various types of lipsuction including:

  • Tumescent liposuction
  • Wet liposuction
  • Super-wet liposuction
  • Dry liposuction
  • Ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL)
  • Power-assisted liposuction (PAL)
  • Laser Assisted Lipolysis (LAL)

To learn more about liposuction contact a Redding Plastic Surgeon today!

Breast Augmentation

With any cosmetic procedure performed surgeon’s consider the individual patient and their unique goals and concerns. Although patients do have the common goal of enlarging their breasts, they differ significantly in the degree of enlargement desired.

Many women opt for Breast augmentation to improve the size and shape of breasts. All breast implants are made of a silicone shell that is filled with either silicone gel or saline. Our surgeons will discuss the options that are best suitable for your body and needs. He will also discuss the two types of implant surfaces and implant shapes available to help you choose your preference.

Contact us today to learn more about breast augmentation surgery.