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How Can I Get Rid of Smile Lines?

By |2019-11-06T08:39:19-07:00November 4th, 2019|Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra|

Smile lines can have a negative impact on the way we see ourselves. The often hard-to-treat wrinkles are typically caused by repetitive facial expressions and can worsen with time. If you’d like to visibly reduce moderate smile lines but aren’t quite ready for surgical procedures, it might be time to consider enlisting the help [...]

Can I Only Get CoolSculpting On My Abdomen?

By |2019-10-17T06:51:39-07:00October 28th, 2019|CoolSculpting|

CoolSculpting is a revolutionary new fat-freezing procedure designed to tackle otherwise hard to treat pockets of fat. In the past, the only way to address diet and exercise-resistant fat cells were through surgical means. These days, however, we’re able to nix troublesome fat pockets with little to no pain, side effects, or downtime. [...]

How Costly is a Tummy Tuck?

By |2019-10-18T10:54:18-07:00October 14th, 2019|Body Contouring, Surgical, Tummy Tuck|

If you have sagging skin around your stomach, you may be a good candidate for a tummy tuck procedure. This surgery - also known as an abdominoplasty - is a great option for people who have skin that didn’t “snap back” after major weight loss, pregnancy, or even as a result of getting older. [...]

What Are My Non-Surgical Options for Skin Tightening?

By |2019-10-11T07:27:16-07:00October 1st, 2019|Contour, Non-surgical, Sciton Lasers, SkinTyte|

If you’re starting to experience sagging skin, you’re probably looking for a more effective treatment that you can’t just get from creams and serums. But you’re also not ready for surgical skin tightening, as your sagging skin may not be severe enough to warrant cosmetic surgery. So what’s a person to do? Simple: Check [...]

What is the Best Laser to Improve My Complexion?

By |2019-08-29T06:15:49-07:00September 30th, 2019|Laser Skin Resurfacing, Laser Skin Treatment, Non-surgical, Sciton Lasers|

Ever wondered how Hollywood celebrities get the kind of skin that looks absolutely perfect - even if they’re splashed across a massive IMAX screen? Sure, some of it can be attributed to genetics. But a large part of getting that perfect complexion boils down to laser skin resurfacing - an innovative, results-driven treatment that [...]

What are the Side Effects of CoolSculpting?

By |2019-08-29T06:15:53-07:00September 20th, 2019|Body Contouring, CoolSculpting, Non-surgical|

Are you interested in CoolSculpting for body contouring, but still uncertain about undergoing treatments because you don’t know what the side effects might be? Wonder no more: We’ve got the scoop on the five most common side effects of CoolSculpting, including how long those side effects may last. View More [...]

How Can I Get Rid of Excess Skin on My Arms?

By |2019-08-29T12:41:51-07:00September 5th, 2019|Arm Lift, Body Contouring, Plastic Surgery|

If you have excess skin on your arms as a result of significant weight loss or just getting older, you may feel self-conscious about showing off your arms. Additionally, for many people, excess arm skin isn’t just an aesthetic issue - it can also lead to skin rashes and even infections. All of [...]

How Can I Improve Fine Lines and Wrinkles without Surgery?

By |2019-08-16T07:30:45-07:00August 24th, 2019|Facial Rejuvenation, Injectables, Juvederm, Non-surgical Treatments, Radiesse, Restylane|

Think you need to have surgery done to see a significant improvement in fine lines and wrinkles? Think again! We’ve got the inside scoop on the best non-surgical solution for wrinkles and fine lines, including how to tell if you’re a candidate for this treatment. Anti-Aging Injections [...]

How Long Does CoolSculpting Take?

By |2019-08-16T06:59:55-07:00August 16th, 2019|Body, CoolSculpting, CoolSculpting, Non-surgical Treatments|

Let’s face it: Most of us don’t have an endless amount of hours we can spare. So when it comes to scheduling your CoolSculpting sessions for non-invasive body contouring, you’ve got this one question on your mind: How long does CoolSculpting take? View More Patient Results *Individual Results [...]

Is an Eyelid Lift Part of a Facelift?

By |2019-08-16T06:48:00-07:00August 8th, 2019|Eyelid Lift, Facelift, Facial Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Procedures|

Are you interested in getting a facelift procedure, but not sure if it’s going to improve aging around your eyes? Let’s take a closer look at if an eyelid lift is part of a facelift, including what results to expect from a facelift procedure. View More Patient Results [...]

How Soon Will I See Body Contouring Results from CoolSculpting?

By |2019-08-22T06:21:08-07:00July 27th, 2019|Body, CoolSculpting, CoolSculpting|

Are you interested in undergoing CoolSculpting treatments for fat reduction, but not exactly sure how soon you’ll see body contouring results? Wonder no more: We’ve got the average time you can expect to see your CoolSculpting results, as well as tips and tricks to maintain those results once they show up. [...]

How to Improve Skin Tone and Texture without Downtime

By |2019-08-22T06:24:17-07:00July 17th, 2019|Face, Facial Rejuvenation, Non-surgical Treatments, Sciton Halo, Sciton Lasers|

Let’s face it: We live in an age where we need to be camera-ready at any instance. But if you have hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, or anything else that’s preventing you from achieving that perfect complexion, selfies and social media may make you feel like you have to hide your face. Hide no more: [...]

Is Dysport Like Botox?

By |2019-08-22T06:24:52-07:00July 7th, 2019|Botox, Dysport, Face, Facial Rejuvenation, Injectables|

By now, you probably know that there are a lot of anti-wrinkle injections out there. Two of them - Dysport and Botox - promise to help ease the appearance of prominent wrinkles, including frown lines and crow’s feet. But is Dysport like Botox? What are the similarities and differences between the two injections - [...]

Will My Dysport Last All Summer?

By |2019-06-19T06:32:04-07:00June 25th, 2019|Dysport|

You’re ready for a summer of adventures, BBQs, and rooftop cocktails - not facial wrinkles and forehead lines. After all, you want to rock that stunning no-makeup selfie look, which can be hard to do if you’re feeling self-conscious about the appearance of frown lines and crow’s feet. So if you’re considering getting Dysport [...]

How Soon After Breastfeeding Can I Get Implants?

By |2019-06-19T06:28:23-07:00June 10th, 2019|Breast Augmentation|

Are you interested in restoring the look of your pre-baby chest with breast augmentation surgery? If so, it’s important to understand how soon after breastfeeding can you get implants, as well as what you should do if you plan on having more children. View More Patient Results [...]

How Often Should I Get a HydraFacial?

By |2019-06-19T06:26:01-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Hydrafacial|

Admit it: You’re interested in learning more about how the HydraFacial can help you achieve your best complexion ever. Maybe you’ve had friends rave about it, or a coworker reveal that it’s her secret to amazingly beautiful skin. Or maybe you’ve even read about it online. No matter how you’ve heard about it, you’ve [...]

Will the Halo Laser Reduce My Sun Spots and Brown Spots?

By |2019-05-31T09:29:18-07:00May 31st, 2019|Halo Laser|

If you have sun spots and brown spots, it might feel like the only way you can get rid of them is to cover them up with makeup. But there’s a way to improve them so effectively that you’re left with a clear and glowing complexion again… And it involves the Halo laser! [...]

What Areas of My Body Can I Get Treated with DualSculpting?

By |2019-05-20T08:01:19-07:00May 15th, 2019|CoolSculpting|

When it comes to CoolSculpting - a hot new body contouring procedure - there’s an old saying that perfectly describes what happens when you want to increase its efficacy: “Two is better than one.” That’s where DualSculpting comes into play. So what exactly is DualSculpting - and what areas of your body can be [...]

What Can I Expect During My Breast Augmentation Consultation?

By |2019-05-16T09:17:43-07:00May 1st, 2019|Breast Augmentation|

Did you recently schedule a breast augmentation consultation, but not sure what to expect from your appointment? Fear not - we’ve uncovered what you can expect from your breast augmentation consultation, including how to prepare for this crucial meeting with your potential plastic surgeon. View More Patient Results [...]

How Can I Remove Excess Skin After Weight Loss?

By |2019-04-22T11:50:26-07:00April 20th, 2019|Skin Flap Removal|

Give yourself a huge pat on the back, because you are officially awesome. Not only did you decide to lose weight, but you did what a lot of people can’t do: you had the discipline, foresight, and dedication to sticking with your weight-loss goals. That’s why you lost so much [...]

Am I a Candidate for Male Breast Reduction?

By |2019-04-22T11:57:19-07:00April 10th, 2019|Gynecomastia|

If you have male breasts (or “man boobs,” as they’re usually referred to), it might feel like they’re holding you back from feeling 100% confident about yourself. Sure, you do all the right things by dieting and exercising. But you’re just not seeing results - and it’s starting to make you feel like your [...]

Facelift vs. Mini Facelift: What’s Best for You?

By |2019-04-17T06:41:26-07:00March 29th, 2019|Facelift, Mini Facelift|

If you have significant signs of facial aging, you may be investing in a lot of facial serums, creams, and even spa treatments. But if you have moderate to severe skin sagging, wrinkles, and drooping, your best bet for achieving a younger appearance may be with facial surgery. What’s the [...]

Embarrassed by Man Boobs? They Can Be Corrected!

By |2019-04-11T06:52:33-07:00March 19th, 2019|Gynecomastia|

If you have male breasts - more commonly known as “man boobs” - you may feel as though there’s nothing you can do to correct them. Diet and exercise alone can’t decrease the size of man boobs, as they’re not exclusively caused by fat; rather, they’re caused by excessive glandular tissue in the chest [...]

How Can I Safely Tighten Loose Skin?

By |2019-08-02T02:34:02-07:00March 3rd, 2019|SkinTyte|

Halo SkinTyte for Skin Tightening SkinTyte is an innovative technology developed solely to tighten and tone loose skin - all without requiring incisions or extensive recovery. SkinTyte achieves these results through the power of laser heat energy. When this energy is used to heat the skin, the dermal layers [...]

What’s the Best Way to Treat Sagging Jowls?

By |2019-04-01T06:47:14-07:00February 25th, 2019|Facial Rejuvenation, Facial Surgery|

Do you have sagging jowls? Does the excess skin around your neck and jawline make you look older than you actually are? If that’s the case, it’s time to discover the best way to treat sagging jowls: lower face and neck lift surgery. VIEW MORE [...]

What’s the Best Laser for Evening Skin Tone and Complexion?

By |2019-04-01T06:44:31-07:00February 15th, 2019|Face, Facial Rejuvenation|

You love displaying the latest trends in makeup - but you don’t exactly love feeling like you have to cover up because your skin isn’t 100% perfect. Whether you suffer from acne scars of breakouts past or hyperpigmentation, you’re looking for the kind of skin that’s so radiant and smooth, you’ll be ready for [...]

How Do I Safely Shed My Muffin Top

By |2019-08-02T02:35:31-07:00February 5th, 2019|Body Contouring, CoolSculpting|

When it comes to diet and exercise, you’re doing all the right things. You’re sweating it out at the gym. You’re eating plenty of leafy greens and lean proteins. You’re even trying to indulge in self-care more so as to make your mind more well-balanced. So why isn’t your muffin [...]

How Can Lasers Help Improve My Surgical Scars?

By |2019-07-04T00:26:11-07:00January 28th, 2019|Laser Skin Resurfacing|

If you’re interested in undergoing cosmetic surgery but nervous about potential surgical scars, we understand the hesitation. After all, what’s the point of undergoing surgery for a more natural and youthful look if your surgical scars reveal all? That’s why laser resurfacing treatments play a pivotal role in your post-procedure [...]

What Are the Advantages of DualSculpting?

By |2019-02-22T14:22:41-07:00January 14th, 2019|Body Contouring|

You’ve probably heard of CoolSculpting before - and you’re intrigued. VIEW MORE PATIENT CASES After all, it seems that CoolSculpting is one of the best ways to reduce stubborn areas of fat without resorting to surgery. Plus, the procedure itself doesn’t involve any downtime; you can [...]

What are the Benefits of Silicone Implants?

By |2019-08-02T02:46:32-07:00January 3rd, 2019|Breast Augmentation, Breast Surgery|

Are you interested in undergoing a breast augmentation - but not sure which type of implant is right for you? It’s understandable. After all, there are multiple types of implants out there, all of which seem to promise the same results. One type of implant you keep seeing in your research is the [...]

How Often Should I Get Treatments to Maintain My Halo Glow?

By |2019-07-04T00:39:14-07:00December 28th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation, Laser Skin Resurfacing|

There’s nothing quite like a Halo glow - it’s the kind of radiance that will make you look like you belong on a red carpet. And whether you’re undergoing Halo treatments you’re for a special event or just because, a Halo glow is something that just can’t be achieved with makeup and over-the-counter [...]

Get Bright and Tight with BBL Laser Treatments and Skin Tyte

By |2019-08-29T05:45:49-07:00December 14th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation, Laser Skin Resurfacing|

A new year has finally arrived - and if you’ve vowed to make 2019 the year of amazing skin, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock can help! At his plastic surgery practice in the greater Bay Area, Dr. Aycock is pleased to offer two non-surgical treatments for clients who want their skin to [...]

What is the Difference Between an Upper and Lower Eyelid Lift?

By |2019-06-09T22:39:24-07:00December 4th, 2018|Face, Facial Surgery|

If you’re interested in undergoing an eyelid lift, you may have asked yourself if you’d see better results if you got an upper eyelid lift or a lower eyelid lift. But how can you make the right decision if you’re not sure what the differences are between the procedures? That’s why we’ve decided to [...]

What is the Difference Between a Mini Facelift and a Full Facelift?

By |2019-03-07T08:36:37-07:00November 26th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation, Facial Surgery|

If you’re interested in undergoing facelift surgery, you may have run across something interesting during the course of your research: there’s more than one kind of facelift. That’s right: More and more plastic surgeons are specializing in both mini facelifts and full facelifts, both of which are designed to help a patient look [...]

How Much Does CoolSculpting Cost?

By |2019-08-29T04:45:57-07:00November 16th, 2018|Body Contouring|

2019 is around the corner - and that means you’re ready to make it your best year ever. That’s why you’re committed to eating right, getting plenty of exercise, and fitting better into your favorite pants and dresses. But what happens if you have a little more trouble losing that fat than you [...]

How Long Can I Leave In My Breast Implants?

By |2019-03-08T08:19:44-07:00November 6th, 2018|Breast Surgery|

If you’re undergoing breast augmentation, you may be thinking about how great you’ll look in your clothes - not the fact that you may need to have your breast implants removed in the future. Breast implant removal and replacement is a common part of the breast augmentation experience. That’s why many women walk [...]

How Long Does a Tummy Tuck Recovery Take?

By |2019-08-02T02:48:19-07:00October 8th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|

Are you interested in undergoing a tummy tuck procedure, but not sure if you have the time to devote to the recovery? Let’s take a look at exactly how long a tummy tuck recovery can take, and what you can do to make sure it’s a successful one! How Long Does a Tummy [...]

How Long Does It Take to See Results From Hair Restoration?

By |2019-08-02T02:57:18-07:00September 26th, 2018|NeoGraft Hair Restoration|

If you have thinning hair or are starting to see signs of balding, you may be considering undergoing a hair restoration procedure. After all, you’re not exactly ready to give up on your natural hairline. Plus, you know that having thicker, luscious-looking hair can keep you looking younger, even as you start to enter [...]

The Importance of Regular Facials

By |2019-08-02T02:58:46-07:00September 13th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation|

When you think of facials, do you tend to picture a luxurious treatment that you can only really enjoy on a special occasion? Or do you imagine facials at home, where you smear on a concoction, catch an episode of your favorite show on Netflix, then rinse it off - only to see no [...]

How Should I Prep for My Mommy Makeover Surgery?

By |2018-10-10T12:42:34-07:00September 4th, 2018|Mommy Makeover|

Are you interested in undergoing a Mommy Makeover surgery? If that’s the case, you’re probably very excited about the outcome of your surgery. After all, you know that a Mommy Makeover procedure can help you get your pre-pregnancy body back. From repairing and flattening your stomach to lifting and restoring volume to your breasts, [...]

Do I Need to Use Retin A?

By |2019-05-10T03:49:19-07:00August 29th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation|

Are you on the hunt for a topical cream that can actually improve cellular turnover, reduce the look of wrinkles, and even help fade scars? Then it’s time to rediscover Retin-A. If you had acne as a teenager or in your 20s, then you know that Retin-A is one of the preferred topical solutions [...]

How Are Drugstore Skincare Products Different From Dr. Aycock’s Products?

By |2019-08-02T02:42:32-07:00August 16th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation|

If you’ve looked at board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Aycock’s skincare shop, you’ve probably noticed that he has plenty of solutions for a variety of complexion woes. Whether you have aging symptoms or you still have acne breakouts, Dr. Aycock’s products can help you reveal brighter, smoother, and younger-looking skin. However, many people [...]

What is Hydroquinone, and Who Should Be Using It?

By |2019-02-12T14:28:46-07:00August 6th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation|

If you have excess hyperpigmentation from sun damage or acne scarring, you may be searching for a treatment that can help you achieve a smoother, more uniform complexion. While there are plenty of cosmetic procedures out there that can help, sometimes the best solution is one you can store right in your bathroom cabinet. [...]

Improve Fine Lines and Wrinkles With Juvederm

By |2019-08-02T02:53:06-07:00July 25th, 2018|Dermal Fillers, Face, Fillers, Uncategorized|

Are you interested in a more natural and long-lasting approach to anti-aging? Then it’s time to introduce yourself to JuvedermⓇ - an FDA-approved dermal filler that’s renowned for minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. But what makes JuvedermⓇ so great at improving fine lines and wrinkles? And what can you expect from [...]

What’s the Difference Between Laser Lipo and CoolSculpting?

By |2019-08-02T02:54:34-07:00July 16th, 2018|Body Contouring, CoolSculpting, Liposuction|

You’re looking for a fat reduction solution - but you’re not exactly sure which one is right for you. It’s not that you don’t know what you want; far from it! The problem is that there are so many options out there that you’re not exactly sure which procedure will lead to the results [...]

Should I Get Fillers or Cheek Implants?

By |2019-08-02T02:56:08-07:00July 9th, 2018|Dermal Fillers, Facial Rejuvenation, Fillers|

Ever notice that the most youthful faces have full, apple-like cheeks? It’s no coincidence; fuller, rounder-looking cheeks have often been associated with everlasting youth because younger people tend to have more facial fat. As we get older, this facial fat tends to break down, resulting in a loss of that all-important volume. That means [...]

Brow Lift vs. Eyelid Lift: Which One is Right For You?

By |2018-05-31T10:43:00-07:00June 28th, 2018|Face|

Do you feel frustrated by drooping eyelids or puffy bags around your eyes? Are you tired of people always asking you why you look so tired (no pun intended)? Do you feel like your eyebrows make you constantly look like you’re in a bad mood? If you answered yes to any [...]

What’s the Difference Between Liposuction and a Tummy Tuck?

By |2019-01-11T06:11:56-07:00June 18th, 2018|Body Contouring, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck|

It seems as though there are a lot of procedures out there designed to help you achieve your best tummy ever. From liposuction to tummy tucks - and everything in between - there’s never been a better time to seek out cosmetic surgery for a little extra help in getting that flat stomach. [...]

When Can I Go to the Beach After My Facelift?

By |2019-05-12T23:14:48-07:00May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

The summer season is almost here - and you can’t wait to spend your time off soaking up the sunshine at your favorite local beach. Or maybe you’ve planned a summertime getaway to your favorite tropical destination. No matter where your summertime adventures may take you, you’ve got one question: “How long after a [...]

What is the Recovery Time for a Tummy Tuck?

By |2018-10-04T02:53:39-07:00May 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

If you’re interested in a tummy tuck procedure, you already know that this surgery can be pivotal for getting the smoother, firmer-looking stomach that you’ve always wanted. After all, you haven’t been able to get your tummy back to your pre-baby body, no matter how much diet and exercise you do. But there’s just [...]

What’s the Recovery Time for Breast Augmentation?

By |2018-05-23T11:06:02-07:00May 4th, 2018|Breast Augmentation|

You’re interested in breast augmentation surgery, but there’s one thing holding you back: thoughts of an extensive recovery. After all, you don’t exactly have a ton of free time on your hands. Between work, family, and sneaking some time in the gym, you’d be surprised if you have enough time at the end of [...]

What Will Happen on the Day of My HydraFacial?

By |2018-05-21T10:02:57-07:00April 30th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation|

So you’ve decided to get a HydraFacial treatment - congratulations! The HydraFacial is one of the best non-surgical facial treatments for quick, efficient cleansing with immediately obvious results. A HydraFacial session may last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, but your skin will look like you spent a day at a five-star spa. [...]

Can Men Benefit From CoolSculpting?

By |2018-05-21T09:52:19-07:00April 17th, 2018|CoolSculpting|

Women aren’t the only ones who want a trimmer, leaner figure - in fact, more men are looking to trim their waistline and banish stubborn fat that won’t respond to diet and exercise. Perhaps that’s why board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock is starting to see more men interested in CoolSculpting treatments at his [...]

What Are the Benefits of Dysport Injections?

By |2018-05-21T10:10:13-07:00April 3rd, 2018|Dermal Fillers|

If you’re starting to notice more fine lines and wrinkles creeping across your complexion, you may be interested in learning more about Dysport injections. This FDA-approved anti-aging treatment is largely seen as a cheaper alternative to Botox, in that it uses the same active ingredient (botulinum toxin). Dysport injections are especially useful for [...]

Are There Any Scars After a Facelift?

By |2018-05-11T13:43:55-07:00March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

If you’re interested in a facelift procedure, then you already know that this surgery is one of the best ways to treat a myriad of aging symptoms, including sagging skin, wrinkles and fine lines, and more. You probably also know that the results of a facelift can last for more than ten years, making [...]

What Conditions Can Be Treated By the HALO Laser?

By |2018-05-21T10:53:04-07:00March 12th, 2018|Face, Facial Rejuvenation|

Everyone wants a glowing complexion - but sometimes skin has other ideas. Fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and even acne scars can all gang up to make you feel less than confident about your bare skin. And while over-the-counter products can help mask these imperfections, the truth is that if you want truly radiant and flawless [...]