Arm lifts surgeries have steadily increased over the last several years. Part of that comes from the fact that weight loss procedures like the gastric bypass surgery have grown in popularity. As a result of this significant loss of weight, patients are left with excessive amounts of draping skin all over the body. And one of the more visible areas of this flabby skin is in the arms. While you are no doubt feeling like a whole new you after shedding those pounds, there may still be room for improvement. Unfortunately, after the skin has been stretched out for a prolonged period of time, it won’t return to normal without a little help from a surgical procedure.
Last month, Dr. Wendy Ng and the UCI Medical Center team performed surgery to successfully reattach a Laguna Beach teen’s arm after a traumatic accident in Emerald Bay. After three weeks recovering at the UCI Medical Center in Anaheim, the 15-year old boy has now returned home with full use of his arm. Continue reading “UCI Medical Center Team Help Reattach Teen’s Arm” »
We are very pleased to announce the addition of the nation’s favorite fat-fighter to our Southern California plastic surgery practice: CoolSculpting! Now you can shape and mold those hard-to-treat bulges without the need for surgery or a lot of downtime. Here, we answer your most frequently asked questions about the coolest way there is to slim down.
Kaitlyn and Frida hobbled to the finish line of the three-legged race as one. Two girls with Apert syndrome, never having met one another before that day, were joined as one in friendship and sport.
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! Continue reading “Three Types of Peels to Try this Fall” »