It should come as no surprise that eyes are one of the first features that others notice about you. Unfortunately, eyes are also one of the first places to age. As the years pass, both the shape and form of our eyes change. Aging affects both the upper and lower lids. Just as upper eyelid droop, so does the lower lid. A sagging lower lid can make one appear tired and even sad. Blepharoplasty can (read more)
This past September, Dr. Evans had the honor of speaking at a conference held by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Taipei, Taiwan. Established over 40 years ago with a mission to promote worldwide patient safety, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) continues to hold their 2,400 members to high standards that transcend country and even continent. Believing that the best surgeons keep their skills current; ISAPS provides continuing education to (read more)
A growing, and dangerous trend—more and more, men and women are venturing to foreign countries to undergo plastic surgery. Coupled with low pricing, the allure of a trip abroad is tempting to many. As the popularity of plastic surgery continues to rise, medical tourism—aptly garnered a nip-tuck holiday—has become more commonplace. However, as board certified plastic surgeons, our team of surgeons emphasizes that while inexpensive vacation packages may be appealing, there are inherent risks. “All (read more)
October marks breast cancer awareness month. As more and more attention is devoted to the importance of early detection, our patients at Pacific Coast Plastic Surgery are increasingly inquiring as to what effect breast augmentation has on breast cancer detection. While smart to be concerned, there is little evidence to suggest that breast augmentation and implants hinder the detection of breast cancer. That said, it is wise to understand how detection differs with implants.
Starting this past summer, we came together as a community and held a series of events. Hoping to educate our attendees, each event focused on a specific topic and was presented by one of our expert physicians. Those in attendance had a great time understanding the truth and misconceptions surrounding each of the topics. Patients also enjoyed getting some one-on-one time with our doctors and being able to try our latest skincare products sampled in (read more)