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Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery Costs and Financing

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

It is often said that the eyes are the mirror to the soul. However, as we get older, we may not like some of the other things our eyes are telling people. Sagging eyelids, bags under the eyes, or even dark circles can all be remedied with blepharoplasty ( ...

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Gummy Bear Breast Implants San Diego

March 13, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

After over 10 years of study on nearly 1000 patients, the FDA approved the new “gummy bear” breast implants from Allergan – known as the 410 implant. The implant is a more “cohesive” gel, which means its more like a gummy bear than a marshma ...

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Rhinoplasty for Deviated Septum

March 13, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

At our San Diego practice, Marin Aesthetics, Dr. Vincent Marin performs the septoplasty procedure to correct a deviated septum. Read on to learn about the problems caused by a deviated septum, and how surgery can relieve patients of these symptoms. ...

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Rhinoplasty and Ear Pressure

March 4, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

It is common and completely normal for rhinoplasty patients to experience side effects, including swelling and pain, in the first few weeks after surgery. The severity of side effects is at its worst the first week after surgery; over the course of the ne ...

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Breast Implants for Thin Women

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

Because women come in different shapes and sizes, breast implant manufacturers have developed different types of breast implants. You may know what look you are going for when going in for a breast augmentation consultation, but you may not know exactly w ...

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Breast Surgery for Asymmetrical Breasts

February 28, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

There are a number of factors that can contribute to the appearance of asymmetrical breasts. Age, pregnancy, genetics, breast skin laxity, the position of the nipple, and a difference in volume can result in breasts that appear uneven. San Diego plastic s ...

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External vs. Internal Rhinoplasty Splints

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

At the San Diego practice of board certified plastic surgeon Vincent Marin, we use external and internal nasal splints to help us achieve the best possible rhinoplasty results. Here, we explain the uses of external versus internal splints, as well as info ...

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Breast Implants for Tuberous Breast Deformities

January 31, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

The goal of breast augmentation surgery in patients with tubular breasts is to produce a normal breast shape by releasing banding at the base of the breasts, creating a larger and more rounded breast envelope, and reducing the size of the areola and nippl ...

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Brazilian Butt Lift comes to San Diego

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

Whether it is Jennifer Lopez or Kim Kardashian, the butt has become the most sought after body part we are seeing every day. Women are embracing the fuller curve of the their rear ends and seeking to make them even more curvaceous. There are two ways we c ...

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San Diego Board Certified Plastic Surgeon – What Does That Mean?

November 26, 2012 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

The decision to undergo plastic surgery is an extremely personal and important choice. There is much that goes into the specific motivation for each and every patient and this includes self-confidence with particular areas of one’s anatomy, desire f ...

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