Why Botox® is So Popular


It was 15 years ago this past April that onabotulinum toxin A was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cosmetic use. Back then it was only okayed for fighting frown lines—the vertical creases between the eyebrows that appear after lifelong use of the surrounding muscles. Then came crow’s feet, but now Botox is making news again. Everyone’s favorite wrinkle wonder drug has just won another approval from the FDA, this time (read more)

3 Reasons Why It’s Smart to Get a Neck Lift with Your Facelift


They say that good things come to those who wait. But why wait if you don’t have to? That’s usually the case when it comes to having your neck lifted. Waiting may not be the recommended option if you’re already going to have a facelift. Oftentimes, your plastic surgeon will advise that you have both procedures at once. In most instances, postponing your neck procedure until after your facelift is unnecessary and just adds more (read more)

Three Types of Peels to Try this Fall

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Our skin takes a beating during the hot, summer California days. Whether you have noticed your skin is looking a little dull or specific imperfections have found their way to the skin’s surface, our team at the Medical Skincare Clinic at UCI Plastic Surgery has a peel that is right for you. We even have a pumpkin peel for all of those who can’t get enough of this fall season! 

Why Fall Is a Great Time for Laser Treatments at UCI Plastic Surgery


As all of Southern California prepares for fall, many of our clients are looking for ways to rejuvenate their skin and begin this new season with a fresh start. Our team at UCI Plastic Surgery believes that fall is a great time to pursue these beauty goals, especially with minimally invasive laser treatments. Most people have finished their summer vacations, weekend BBQs, and long days at the beach and are now looking for a way (read more)

How to Correct Drooping or Damaged Earlobes


Ears are an underappreciated feature to providing balance and symmetry to your face. For those who have overstretched earlobes—due to heavy jewelry, gauges, etc.—that harmony often is broken. Attempts at covering up the ears become a daily chore for many with damaged earlobes. Our team at UCI understands that this often overlooked area of the body can cause real self-esteem problems. This is why we taking the time today to give a little bit more (read more)