Author Archive | Matthew Malamet MD

dermal fillers Encino, CA

Plump Lips are Sooooooo Kissable

Do you remember that shampoo commercial a few years back that said, “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful”? Upon watching the spot, most people said out loud, “I hate you.” For many women, the same could be true of Angelina Jolie and those lips of hers. Sure, she may have now been through two divorces, […]

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Skin Cancer Encino, CA

ABCs of Skin Cancer

While you may associate “ABC” with the Jackson Five, when it comes to your skin it pays to remember ABCDE. Those five letters are an easy way to remember five steps in identifying growths that could be skin cancer. Living in sunny Southern California, most of us are aware of the dangers presented by the […]

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Laser Resurfacing Encino, California

Using Lasers to Get Rid of Old, Damaged Skin

Before lasers came into their own for various skin treatments, there was dermabrasion. In dermabrasion, circulating diamond-tipped abrasive brushes sanded off the surface layers of the skin. This aggressive procedure required a lengthy and fairly painful recovery. But laser skin resurfacing has made dermabrasion a thing of the past Dr. Malamet uses laser resurfacing to […]

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Smaller Breasts Without the Scarring

Overly large breasts can be nothing but a burden, both physically and emotionally. But breast reduction surgery can involve extensive scarring, which many potential patients aren’t interested in. In some cases, however, Dr. Malamet can perform breast reduction using the only liposuction to reduce breast size without the scars. Maybe that could work for you. […]

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Tummy Tuck in Encino, CA

Tuck that Tummy

Certain things are hallmarks of aging — forgetting where you’re sometimes going when you’re already driving in your car, more gray hair seemingly every day, incredulity at the size and age of your children who just yesterday (you swear) were in elementary school…and a pooch on your tummy. Yes, whether you had children or not, […]

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Unwanted Hair is so…Unwanted

Getting rid of unwanted hair is nothing short of unrelenting pain. And that is both a literal and a figurative association. It hurts to pluck, wax, shave, apply stinging creams, and the like to get rid of the hair. Beyond the physical, it’s an ongoing, recurring theme: get rid of the hair, watch it return, […]

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Thigh Lift iEncino

Lose Those Sagging Thighs

If you’ve lost a lot of weight, or if you put on and then lost a good deal of weight with a pregnancy, there’s a good chance your upper thighs aren’t what they once were. It’s difficult, if not impossible, for the skin to return to its former tautness after a large change in weight. […]

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Sleeveless Blouses Need Not Be Feared

One of the most annoying areas of aging on the bodies of most women is the upper arms. What once were toned, shapely, and firm, the underside of our upper arms as we age tend to become loose, even in extreme cases flappy. Ugh. It can be enough to make a woman avoid one of […]

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The Trusty Facelift

These days, everywhere you look it seems someone else is turning 100. We’re all living longer, but the problem is our skin isn’t built for the long haul. It is damaged by the sun and lifestyle choices. Its supply of collagen, the protein that provides the support system for the skin, dwindles one additional percent […]

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