Hyperpigmentation Skin Treatments in San Diego & La Jolla

Best Treatments for Hyperpigmentation (Dark Spots) in San Diego

One of the biggest misconceptions about hyperpigmentation, or dark patches of skin, is that it eventually fades on its own. Although that may be true occasionally, the majority of hyperpigmentation cases require either in-office treatments or medical-grade skin care products to achieve any improvement.

Read on as Dr. Brad Mozaffari and Dr. Dennis Bucko reveal safe, effective treatment options to lighten hyperpigmentation and even out the tone of the skin. Read more

Breast Lift Benefits in San Diego & La Jolla

What Are the Benefits of Breast Lift?

Although breast augmentation is the most popular breast enhancement procedure we perform at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center, it is not the only one. Breast lift can also improve the appearance of the breasts and help women feel beautiful and confident.

Take a moment to learn about the benefits of breast lift from Dr. Brad Mozaffari and Dr. Dennis Bucko. Read more

Nipple Sensitivity Breast Surgery Tips La Jolla, CA

Will I Lose Nipple Sensitivity after Breast Surgery?

If you are considering a breast surgery procedure like breast augmentation, breast lift or breast reduction, you might have some concerns about the possibility of losing nipple sensitivity.

This is a very valid fear and something that Dr. Brad Mozaffari and Dr. Dennis Bucko take great care to prevent. Read on as they share their insight on the issue. Read more

Rhinoplasty Swelling & Recovery Tips La Jolla, CA

How Long Does the Swelling Last after Rhinoplasty?

Swelling after rhinoplasty is fairly individualized. If you are planning to undergo rhinoplasty, the amount of swelling and how long it will last will depend on factors such as your health, the amount of work that is needed to achieve the desired look, and whether you have had prior nasal surgeries.

Dr. Brad Mozaffari and Dr. Dennis Bucko are the best resources for information about swelling after rhinoplasty. Read on as they explain how often the swelling tends to last and what you can do to properly manage it after your surgery. Read more

Arm Lift Contour La Jolla

Achieve a Leaner, More Elegant Arm Contour with Arm Lift

Are your upper arms a problem area for you? Do you avoid wearing short-sleeved shirts or fitted tops because you are embarrassed by bulges or sagginess in your arms? You may benefit from brachioplasty, more commonly known as arm lift. The procedure is available with the talented team at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center, led by Dr. Dennis Bucko and Dr. Brad Mozaffari. Read more

Eyelid Surgery La Jolla

Will Eyelid Surgery Leave Scars?

Concerns about scarring after plastic surgery are common, particularly in facial procedures like upper or lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery or eyelid lift). Dr. Dennis Bucko and Dr. Brad Mozaffari understand that you want the best cosmetic result with the least noticeable scarring.

Although it can be difficult to predict how your skin will scar after surgery, in general eyelid surgery scars tend to be very small and difficult to detect. Read more

Breast Augmentation Candidate La Jolla

What Makes a Woman a Good Candidate for Breast Augmentation?

In a recent post, Dr. Dennis Bucko and Dr. Brad Mozaffari revealed the 2018 plastic surgery trends and statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In the post, they explained that breast augmentation continues to be the most popular procedure nationwide.

Our team knows many women may be interested in breast augmentation – you might be one of them! To help educate you about the procedure, we thought it would be helpful to review requirements for candidacy. Read more

Combining plastic surgery procedures San Diego

Is It Safe to Combine Plastic Surgery Procedures Into One Operation?

Have you been considering plastic surgery to enhance your appearance and self-confidence? Perhaps you have researched two or more cosmetic procedures and wonder if it is safe to combine multiple procedures into one operation.

In general, healthy individuals who work with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Dennis Bucko or Dr. Brad Mozaffari can safely undergo a plastic surgery combination procedure. Before recommending such an option (and plastic surgery in general), your surgeon will thoroughly evaluate your medical history and aesthetic goals to determine whether you are an appropriate candidate. Read more

Newest Plastic Surgery Trends and Statistics from ASPS San Diego

Latest Plastic Surgery Trends and Statistics from ASPS

Interest in plastic surgery continues to grow. Americans spent more than $16.5 billion on cosmetic procedures in 2018, according to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The statistics also reveal that nearly a quarter million more cosmetic procedures were performed in 2018 than the previous year.

So what were the most popular surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures in 2018? Here, Dr. Dennis Bucko and Dr. Brad Mozaffari break down the latest statistics from ASPS. Read more

Timing body contouring after weight loss San Diego

Timing Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Losing a large amount of weight, either through bariatric surgery or diet and exercise, is a significant achievement. Unfortunately, many people struggle with noticeable excess skin that hangs off the body and cannot conform to the body’s smaller shape. If you can relate to this, you may be a candidate for post-weight-loss body contouring. Procedures like tummy tuck, arm lift and thigh lift remove excess skin to reveals a better contoured and slimmer physique. Read more