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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…

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What kind of tummy tuck do I need?

Every week in my office I see patients for abdominoplasty (also called tummy tuck) consultations who are confused about the difference between the “mini” tummy tuck and a full tummy tuck- it’s not just about the incision. Most patients of course want a mini tummy tuck because the perception of the smaller scar is most attractive.  While…

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What is Renuvion Cosmetic Technology (J-Plasma) Skin Tightening?

Because the field of cosmetic surgery is constantly evolving, finding an effective and minimally-invasive treatment for skin laxity can sometimes prove to be overwhelming – until now. Renuvion Cosmetic Technology (also known as Renuvion, J-Plasma or J-Plasty) is a revolutionary, game-changing procedure that tightens and rejuvenates loose skin without the need for invasive surgery or…

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Now offering the CoolMini CoolSculpting treatment!

Check out the new way to treat the double chin and other small areas of fat…. The CoolMini applicator is here! This small applicator is ideal for use in the “Double Chin” area, but can also be used in the upper breast near the armpit where a little fatty tissue often bothers patients when they…

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Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference?

When your body just won’t cooperate with your diet and exercise efforts, it may be time to consider plastic surgery to get the outcome you want. The midsection is often one of the hardest areas to whittle down, which is why Dr. Lowenstein frequently performs tummy tucks and liposuction in Santa Barbara at Montecito Plastic…

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Is it time for a Santa Barbara Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover is a very vague term that can mean lots of things, and can be performed on women who have had children or not. Usually, mommy makeover corresponds to a combination of breast enhancement and body contouring…. but there are many ways to do both. In my Santa Barbara plastic surgery practice, we…

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Liposuction gone bad

Many have seen the photos of Tara Reid showing what is being called “botched plastic surgery”.  Having seen a few patients with similar problems in my office following liposuction from plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, I thought it important to address what is going on here and the reasons behind these kinds of results. Liposuction…

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Next Generation Skin Tightening is Here in Santa Barbara

As a plastic surgeon, you would think I only had one job… but that is not the case. In addition to seeing patients and performing surgery, a field like plastic surgery is ever evolving and changing. One of the most important aspects of what I do is keeping abreast of the latest techniques and technologies.…

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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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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…

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Molly Sims talks about her CoolSculpting

http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2015/10/talking-coolsculpting-with-molly-sims See this excellent article in Vanity Fair about Molly Sims and her decision to use CoolSculpting. She discusses her life, her decisions, and her great results! Call us at 805-969-9004 to get more information about CoolSculpting and see if this fantastic slimming technology is right for you!

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