Author Archive | Dr. Matthew Malamet

Tummy Tuck Techniques

Tummy tucks are becoming more popular by the minute. There are multiple techniques to achieve your tummy tuck, depending on your desired results. Even still, many women in Encino are unfamiliar or simply unaware of the fact that there is more to offer in the world of a tummy tucks beyond the standard tummy tuck. […]

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Breast Augmentation Techniques

When shopping around for the right Encino surgeon for your breast augmentation procedure, it is a wise idea to educate yourself about the different techniques and approaches that can be taken to achieve your desired results. There are four main techniques used for breast augmentation surgery: Inframammary technique, Transaxillary technique, Transumbilical, and Periareolar technique. Here, […]

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Using Botox for ‘Gummy’ Smile

Ever wondered if something could be done to improve your overly gummy smile? Some people are under the impression that having your gums cut and re-shaped by a specialist is the only option. Plastic surgeons have mixed opinions, but most agree that with a highly skilled surgeon, Botox is one option for curing your gummy […]

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Beautiful Breast Lift in Encino

Why bother undergoing a cosmetic procedure such as a breast lift if the resulting scars are going to be so noticeable that the procedure seems like a waste? Many women who are considering a breast lift in Encino contemplate this procedure heavily because they think the scarring is uncontrollable. With a qualified Board Certified Plastic […]

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Will insurance pay for a breast reduction?

Do you suffer from back pain, aching shoulders, pinched nerves, or consistent headaches? Your over-sized breasts could be the culprit. Many Encino women suffer from these and other ailments secondary to their extremely large breasts. The good news is that your insurance may cover a breast reduction procedure for you. The bad news is too […]

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Longevity of Breast Implants

There have been mixed reviews in the past about how long breast implants last, if they expire inside your body, and whether or not they need to be replaced after a certain amount of time. Implant manufacturers, plastic surgeons in Encino, and across the globe have finally put this debate to rest after many surgical […]

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Breast Implant Scar Locations

Women who want breast implants in Encino also want to be able to show them off without revealing scars. A main benefit of getting breast implants is being able to feel comfortable wearing a dress, swimsuit, and anything else you want. With this in mind, it is especially important that you research and ask your […]

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Can you wear a different support bra after breast augmentation?

Encino women after a breast augmentation often wonder if they must continue to wear the surgical bra or if they can switch to a different type of support bra. While interviewing your plastic surgeon and then discussing post-operative care, you will want to follow your surgeon’s at-home care guidelines explicitly and always contact them if […]

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Proper Skin Care Following Rhinoplasty

For Encino rhinoplasty patients, choosing to have the surgery is such an exciting and empowering decision. The shape of the nose affects so many other aspects of the face that the difference is striking, and the change gives people tremendous self-confidence in their appearance after the procedure. Small wonder then that skin care questions are […]

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Can an adolescent get a Male Breast Reduction?

Gynecomastia (enlarged male breasts) is a very common condition among adolescent men and can cause a great deal of mental anguish during a young man’s developmental years. For that reason, parents may want to get male breast reduction for their young children to avoid potential ridicule from their peers. With gynecomastia affecting nearly 50% of […]

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