• The Time for a Facelift May be Now. Here’s How You Can Tell!

    As much as we appreciate the ability to turn to nonsurgical modalities to correct the signs of aging, we also recognize the value of a well-performed facelift. Because a facelift is a surgical procedure, and because we’ve seen high-profile evidence of what can go wrong if this surgery is not done well, most people who […]

  • The Lip Flip- Plasma vs Fillers to plump and improve the upper lip

    Addressing the upper lip is one of the most common reasons to visit a plastic surgeon.  Some patients are looking for a more full lip, while others are looking more for the “pout.”   There have always been two options for lifting the upper lip, one surgical that few people are into, and the other using […]

  • How Does Botox Lift the Brow?

    Botox has long been considered a sort of wonder-drug for the reduction of dynamic lines and wrinkles. Initially approved by the FDA to treat frown lines, Botox used has expanded significantly. It is now commonly used to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet, the lines that you see at the outer corners of your eyes […]

  • Plasma Pen Treatment for a More Pleasing Appearance

    Our skin is a crucial aspect of our appearance. As we age and the structure of the dermis weakens, the face tends to lose vital texture and tone. Over time, the combination of biological aging and sun damage leaves the skin looking tired and unhealthy. We are fortunate to have a variety of options for […]

  • Ultherapy: A Quick and Convenient Way to Lift the Neck and Face

    An aging face isn’t the worst thing in the world, but it is one of the most frustrating problems adults encounter. In our long history of providing plastic surgery and nonsurgical services in the Santa Barbara area, we have discovered that, for the most part, people don’t mind getting older. They don’t so much mind […]

  • Why We Love VASER Liposuction

    Liposuction has been one of the most common plastic surgery procedures for quite some time now. This technique has helped millions of people achieve the body contours that they couldn’t get through diet and exercise alone. As effective as liposuction has always been at reducing unwanted fatty deposits, there was room for improvement in the […]

  • How Plastic Surgery Serves Those Who Have Lost Weight

    Losing weight is always a significant accomplishment. For those who have dropped many, many pounds, whether, through surgery or diet and exercise, a new problem may occur. Massive weight loss can often result in so much loose, sagging tissue that the ideal shape is hidden beneath it. The final hurdle to cross to get the […]

  • CoolSculpting or Liposuction: Which is Right for You?

    Making healthy choices just feels good, doesn’t it? Eating well fuels the body and keeps the mind sharp. Getting exercise several days a week helps us offset the stress of everyday life and also gives us more energy to thrive. If these were the only goals of a healthy lifestyle, most of us would be […]

  • Polly Dursum, RN, Joins the Medical Spa at Montecito Plastic Surgery

    We are so excited about our big, big news! In addition to our wonderful nurse Stephanie, we have a new nurse joining the team. Polly Dursum, RN, BSN, CANS is joining Montecito Plastic Surgery in Santa Barbara, CA! A lot of initials after her name? YES, and that is because of her outstanding experience with: […]

  • Breast Implant Removal: How to Retain Your Ideal Beauty

    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that over 310,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2018. That same year, just over 29,000 breast implant removal procedures were performed. Multiple studies by implant manufacturers confirm that breast implants are not intended to last indefinitely. About half of all patients who receive breast implants, regardless of […]

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