Revision Rhinoplasty Using Rib Cartilage

June 21, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Rhinoplasty or a nose job is one of the most technically challenging operations performed by plastic surgeons not just in San Diego, but the entire country as well. As a result, many doctors are not trained to a sufficient degree on the intricacies of the ...

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Breast Implants and Mammograms

June 14, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

One huge concern on any woman’s mind these days is breast cancer. In fact, the risks of breast cancer are so widespread that doctors recommend all women over 40 get a mammogram every one to two years. The reason for this is because the earlier breast ca ...

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Hump and Tip Refinement

June 7, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Some patients suffer from nasal deformities that cause functional problems, while other patients have nasal cosmetic issues they are interested in reversing. Regardless of the reasons patients seek out surgery, it’s important to choose a surgeon with ye ...

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Rhinoplasty after Broken Nose

June 1, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Many patients go through traumatic experiences that alter the way their faces look. Often, Dr. Vincent Marin treats patients that have suffered a broken nose. Rhinoplasty surgery can correct functional and aesthetics issues resulting from the broken nose. ...

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Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) to Narrow a Wide Nose

May 15, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Facial features should be well-balanced between the eyes, nose, and mouth. For the most pleasing facial appearance, one particular feature should not overwhelm the other two. Unfortunately, a nose that is too wide, either at the base or the bridge, can ma ...

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Breast Augmentation and Areola Reduction

May 6, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Breasts come in many shapes and sizes. However, more often than not, women are unhappy with the shape and/or size of their breasts. One study found that 70 percent of women between the ages of 18 and 65 were unhappy with either the shape or size of their ...

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Rhinoplasty to Alleviate Allergies

April 30, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

It happens every spring. Flowers and plants are in full bloom, and pollen is in the air. Along with that come your stuffy or runny nose, watery eyes, and sinus pain. If there happens to be a particularly high pollen count, you are even more miserable, som ...

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High vs. Moderate vs. Low Profile Breast Implants

April 20, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Deciding to get breast implants is just the first step in the decision-making process for breast augmentation surgery. When it comes to the right type of breast implants, there are a few different options to consider. For example, patients can choose sili ...

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Breast Implant Sizes: Before and After Photos

April 15, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Undoubtedly, breast implant size is a popular topic among women who are about to undergo breast augmentation. When the appropriately sized implant is chosen, the patient is far more likely to be satisfied with the results of surgery. If patients feel that ...

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When to Wear Glasses after Rhinoplasty

April 8, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Did you just go through a rhinoplasty surgery and wondering when you can start wearing your glasses again? Giving without your glasses may be inconvenient for some patients, but it’s important to make sure your nose has enough time to heal properly. Her ...

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