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There’s More to Botox than Wrinkles

Botox is a big brand name. Everyone knows about Botox, and most of the notoriety comes from word-of-mouth communication, not paid advertising. In fact, since the FDA approved it to treat facial wrinkles in 2002, Botox injection sessions have been the most popular cosmetic procedure every year. But you don’t know everything about Botox. It was, and continues to evolve, into a heavily used neuromodulator beyond the aesthetic/wrinkle-reducing uses you’ve […]

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Today Booty Calls Are In

It doesn’t seem that long ago when supermodels all seemed to strive to look like heroin addicts. Kate Moss was the poster child, looking as if she existed on a daily diet of two rice cakes and a teaspoon of humus. Uh, can you say unhealthy and a dumb body image for younger girls and women? Welcome anorexia and bulimia. Fortunately, those days are long gone. Rounder, more realistic, figures […]

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Fixing Your Earlobes

There are many reasons a person can come to Dr. Malamet seeking his expertise in repairing their earlobes. The earlobes are pretty fragile, but we often seem to give them a little respect. We saddle them with very heavy earrings or create large holes for big gauges. We wear hoops that catch on just about everything in sight or have piercings in weakened areas that don’t hold up. Regardless of […]

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Tightening the Neck and Chin

Weak chins. Come on. Who wants one of those? We don’t have to be chiseled like Mt. Rushmore, but a little definition wouldn’t hurt. And just down from our chin, our neck can also not like aging so much. Since the neck muscles and skin don’t have a bone under them to at least lie on, our necks can be the first area to really start sagging and showing its […]

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Quick Ways To Look Thinner Without Losing Weight

Did you know that there are plenty of ways to look thinner without shedding any pounds? Start looking slimmer today—here’s what you can do. Add strength training to your workouts – Strength training helps you tone your whole body and often you can lose inches from your waist and thighs even if you don’t loose any pounds. Lift weights if you like or try bodyweight exercises like yoga and pilates. […]

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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 you have a question about any aspect of your surgery. Some general guidelines about support […]

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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 frequently asked following rhinoplasty procedures. The patient may have pre-existing skin conditions such as acne, […]

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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 all men, male breast reduction is growing rapidly in popularity. However, there are some issues […]

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Can you get breast implants if you smoke cigarettes?

While there are additional risks that come from performing breast augmentation on a patient that smokes cigarettes, it is possible with some caveats. As with any surgical procedure, smoking cigarettes can lead to additional complications during, but especially after a breast augmentation in Encino or Beverly Hills. While smoking is not prohibited when preparing for breast augmentation surgery, it is widely encouraged that patients try to quit for at least […]

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How is Ethnic Rhinoplasty different from Traditional Rhinoplasty?

If you are looking for a qualified rhinoplasty surgeon, you may have found surgeons who offer ethnic rhinoplasty. This brings up the obvious question as to how ethnic rhinoplasty differs from traditional rhinoplasty. While the main process is the same, taking a patient’s ethnicity into account can help produce amazing results that match the proportions of the face. Since even small changes to the nose can drastically improve the balance […]

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