• 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 […]

  • Dr. Lowenstein discusses scars in aspen trees and plastic surgery

    While hiking in the back country, Dr. Lowenstein discusses scarring as it can be found on aspen trees as well as skin. By utilizing meticulous technique and plastic surgery principles, Dr. Lowenstein minimizes the appearance of incisions and scars in our Santa Barbara plastic surgery practice.

  • Our new Virtual Tour!

    Looking to find out what it’s like to walk around our Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery office? Check out our new virtual tour of Montecito Plastic Surgery. Although being a plastic surgeon in Santa Barbara is fantastic, Dr. Lowenstein is even luckier in that he has been able to design his state of the art plastic […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fat Injections, Cheek Lifts, and Timeless Beauty in Santa Barbara

    A quick discussion about the cheek lift… Many plastic surgeons, instead of a cheek lift, will do fat injections, cheek implants, or temporary injection of fillers. Some patients who have had these operations can very often be seen as having fullness in regions of the face that are not quite normal. We recognize that something […]

  • Tuberous or constricted breasts- how to correct the breast shape

    Tuberous breasts are more common than you would think- a large part of my Santa Barbara plastic surgery practice involves reshaping breasts to a more aesthetic shape, and I see patients with tuberous breasts with great frequency. Tuberous breasts are often referred to as constricted breasts, because it seems that part of the breasts (most […]

  • Breast implant surgery in Santa Barbara

    Yesterday I did three breast implant operations at my plastic surgery center here in Santa Barbara. One of them was what we call a primary breast augmentation, which means I operated on a woman who did not previously have breast implants and I did her breast augmentation for the first time. The other two patients […]

  • The ASAPS Aesthetic Symposium in Las Vegas

    Sitting in the United Club waiting 3 hours for my flight to Santa Barbara…. at least I have time to reflect on a fantastic facial plastic surgery meeting in Las Vegas, as well as the donations I made at the craps tables last night. I came out well ahead if you count the time spent […]

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