• 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 […]

  • The Facelift Isn’t What It Used to Be

    The idea of managing the signs of aging is wonderful. That is until those expensive creams and serums aren’t getting the results we believed they would. At some point, it may be necessary to consider a facelift, and many people don’t like the idea of it. The primary reason why is that, historically, facelifts have […]

  • Textured breast implants and health risks

    We at Montecito Plastic Surgery have been occasionally asked about the recent news that textured breast implants have been taken off of the market in many countries overseas.  There have been recent FDA hearings about the safety of breast implants, and (as is often the case) the news cycle has turned it attention to breast […]

  • How Much Does CoolSculpting Cost?

    After a certain age, stubborn areas of fat will develop no matter how often you work out or how many diets you try. This is true for men and women both. Fortunately, advances in cosmetic treatments make it possible to trim away unwanted fat and obtain the body you’ve always wanted. CoolSculpting, a revolutionary approach […]

  • Does CoolSculpting Work?

    If you are one of countless individuals who want to improve their body’s tone and contours but find traditionally, more-invasive options like liposuction to be off-putting, consider CoolSculpting. At Montecito Plastic Surgery, we are proud to offer CoolSculpting — a safe, effective and non-invasive means of eliminating fat and getting the slimmer, more attractive figure […]

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