Will a Breast Lift Reduce My Cup Size?

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If you are considering a breast lift to restore perkier, firmer breasts, or to reduce breast sagging, you may have heard that the procedure will reduce the size of your bust, ultimately causing you to change your bra size. Generally speaking, yes, you may need to wear a smaller cup size, but not necessarily because your breasts are smaller. In fact, some women need to size up after a breast lift. It simply depends on (read more)

Can Saggy Breasts Be Lifted Naturally?

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Over time, factors like age, pregnancy, and gravity take an eventual toll on your breasts. As your skin loses elasticity, your breasts may begin to sag and lose their shape. This is called “breast ptosis.” While a breast lift procedure can surgically restore the youthful position and appearance of your breasts, there are small, easy things you can do every day to slow ptosis and keep your breasts looking their best.

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

April 22, 2020 Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced plans to allow hospitals and health systems to resume delayed medical care for Californians – such as heart valve replacements, angioplasty and tumor removals, and key preventive care services, such as colonoscopies – which were deferred as the state’s health care delivery systems prepared for a surge of COVID-19 patients. The decision was based on progress toward preparing California hospitals and health systems for a surge (read more)

COVID-19 Update from UCI Health

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The health and safety of our patients and staff are our top priorities. While the COVID‐19 pandemic has  created numerous challenges and changes in the way we provide care, our mission to Discover, Teach, and Heal remains at the forefront of our patient-care philosophy. We encourage you to read our COVID-19 update to learn more about the practical steps we are taking to ensure the health and safety of every person who visits our facilities. (read more)

Is Microneedling Better Than a Chemical Peel?

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Both microneedling and chemical peel cause minor trauma to the skin, stimulating the body’s natural healing response and replacing older, damaged skin with strong and healthy new skin. Which one is best for your specific needs is something best determined by an experienced plastic surgeon.