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Rejuvenate, Refresh, and Restore: Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Surgery in Torrance

Everyone knows that the pressure to look good seems more important than ever.

The media, celebrities, social networks, and the selfie phenomenon have all put looks and attractiveness front-and-center.

So what if one isn’t happy with their looks? How does one cope in a world of constant bombardment from magazines, commercials, advertising, and even friends on social media?

Making the decision to invest in cosmetic surgery in Torrance might be the answer if a person finds themselves struggling with unhappiness about an aspect of their appearance. This, combined with honest hard work on self-esteem issues, can make anyone feel more comfortable in their own skin.

Here are some more reasons to consider cosmetic surgery.

It’s a Self-Confidence Booster

Surgery, even simple procedures, can drastically boost self-confidence. It can fix a crooked nose, smooth out the skin, enlarge or decrease breast size, and more.

Many people deal with one or two aspects about their appearance that cause them strife. Fixing these issues permanently can alleviate stressing when they look in the mirror, not to mention help make them feel good about themselves.

It Can Help Erase the Signs of Aging

Many people are self-conscious about wrinkles or age spots, or simply aren’t happy with the way their bodies have been worn down.

Surgery is often called a […]

By | 2018-09-20T00:07:31-07:00 October 5th, 2016|

3 Ways to Keep Torrance Cosmetic Surgery Results Looking Amazing

Cosmetic surgery can offer tremendous improvement in one’s appearance and confidence but a person can also do much to maintain and even enhance their results.

How does one do this? Read more to find out.

3 Straightforward Ways to Maintain Cosmetic Surgery Results for Years to Come

  1. Eat Healthy and Exercise Regularly

This may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s surprising how many people feel like they can let the ball drop once they look the way they want.

Surgery results need to be maintained. Just like when one loses a lot of weight and gains muscle, all of that hard work will be lost if the person stops exercising and eating right. The same goes for surgery results, especially fat removal and body sculpting or lifts.

Extra fat will stretch out the skin and ruin any results. A nutritious diet and getting the body moving are instrumental in making sure this won’t happen.

  1. Quit Bad Habits

Some habits do harm to the body – and little else.

The most obvious is smoking. Smoking is an unhealthy habit that wreaks havoc on a number of body systems. For instance, the nicotine in cigarettes greatly reduces the body’s ability to heal, and healing is instrumental after surgery.

It can also affect lung capacity and circulation, […]

By | 2018-09-19T23:40:42-07:00 October 5th, 2016|

Who Makes a Good Candidate for Plastic Surgery in Torrance?

Plastic surgery can modify the face and make a person feel and look more attractive, younger, or self-confident.

However, not everyone is right for this type of surgery.

Good plastic surgery candidates have a few key things in common.

First, they have reasonable expectations. They understand that surgery isn’t a magic cure for low self-confidence, too.

Next, they are in good health. This means that they have no big medical issues, they aren’t overweight, and their bodies are resilient as a result. They don’t smoke, and neither do they drink heavily.

However, for different types of surgeries, some people are more fit than others. Read on to find out what it takes to be an ideal candidate for different types of plastic surgery in the Torrance area.

Candidacy for Different Types of Plastic Surgeries: What It Takes

Face Lift or Neck Lift

Besides the general requirements for a good candidate, others include having sagging, wrinkled skin with noticeable jowls or a double chin. The skin must also be elastic. Those who are extremely overweight are not candidates for face lifts.

Brow Lift or Forehead Lift

Those with a heavy brow are good candidates for a brow lift. Other candidates may have frown lines or deep forehead wrinkles. Those who are balding are not good […]

By | 2018-09-20T00:18:09-07:00 October 5th, 2016|

Making the Decision to Undergo Cosmetic Surgery

It’s a fact that age can do things to the face that are undesired and unflattering. The primary issue comes from skin loosening and sagging due to gravity, loss of collagens and fat in the face, and the wear and tear from facial expressions. All of these are normal and expected, but not everyone wants to let their age show on their face. Many non-surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic repairs are available on the market, but they don’t last long, and may not go far enough for some. This is the point where the decision to undergo cosmetic surgery in Torrance comes in.

The Argument Against Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is an elective choice for all patients.  Because of this, the patients need to be mentally and financially prepared to undergo any sort of elective cosmetic surgery.  If the patient does feel ‘ready’ then it is best to wait for a time when they do feel comfortable with their decision and motivated to achieve the best results.  Additionally, although many cosmetic surgeries can be done without anesthesia, there are several that require anesthesia.  Overall, anesthesia is very safe.  But, there are always some risks with any sort of procedure or anesthesia.  Recovery depends on the type of procedure […]

By | 2019-01-07T23:04:52-08:00 September 12th, 2016|

The Science of Beauty

The psychology of beauty is simple as it is typically tied into health. For example, some subconsciously associate straight white teeth with cleanliness and strength. And a healthy head of hair is synonymous with youth. But what is the science behind keeping up these beauty standards? It goes beyond using a little blush and flossing daily. There are methods of staying beautiful and healthy looking that may seem straight out of a science fiction novel but have made it possible for to rejuvenate and reinvigorate one’s appearance.

Scientific Ways People are Improving Their Appearance

  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP Therapy) has been taking the hair transplant world by a storm. The process uses the actual blood platelets and growth factors of the patient to apply to the patient’s scalp where they are in need of an increase of hair. The increase of oxygen and healthy nutrients has been shown to improve thinning hair. It is also effective to use on surgery scars.
  • Retinol A – Retinal A is vitamin that has been shown to consistently reduce fine lines and wrinkles. People have been using cold creams and lotions for years, and yes this will lead to softer skin but science has proven the benefits of this […]
By | 2018-09-20T00:08:42-07:00 September 12th, 2016|

Awaken Aesthetics: The Ultimate Destination for Facial Plastic Surgery

When it comes to looking and feeling your best, your face plays a crucial role in creating that confidence.  When you feel good about your appearance, you’re able to meet people in the eye when you’re speaking, hold your head up high, and take exciting chances in both your professional and personal life.

So what happens when you don’t feel good about yourself – and it’s because there’s something about your face you want to change?

Simple: You schedule a facial plastic surgery consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Alex Liu and Dr. Eric Ahn at Awaken Aesthetics.

Facial Plastic Surgery in Torrance, CA

Located in Torrance and serving the greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas, Awaken Aesthetics is the ultimate destination for facial plastic surgery.  Both Dr. Liu and Dr. Ahn are skilled and experienced at subtle yet aesthetically-pleasing facial plastic surgery procedures.

These surgical facial solutions include:

  • Facial Fat Grafting: Looking for a natural way to correct loss of facial volume due to the aging process? Facial fat grafting involves harvesting fat from another area of your body and injecting it into hollow areas where more volume is needed.  Results lead to a contoured, youthful, and natural-looking face.
By | 2018-10-16T01:37:29-07:00 October 25th, 2015|
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