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Liposuction for the Knees and Calves

April 14, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess pockets of stubborn fat are consistently popular. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) 2014 statistics, liposuction was the third most popular cosmetic surgical procedure pe ...

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Tightness after Facelift

March 30, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Facelift procedures have consistently been among the top five most popular cosmetic surgical procedures performed in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s (ASPS) annual member survey, almost 130,000 facelift procedure ...

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Tummy Tuck and Abdominal Muscle Repair

March 30, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

A tummy tuck procedure (abdominoplasty) is designed to remove excess loose skin and underlying tissue following dramatic weight loss. It can be done alone or in conjunction with a liposuction procedure to remove stubborn pockets of abdominal fat that do n ...

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6 Common Myths About Breast Augmentation

March 12, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Breast augmentation surgery was at the top of the list of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures of 2014.” Regardless of the facts, there are still a number of myths and misconceptions that patients have ...

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Breast Implant Revision to Go Bigger

February 28, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

One of the most common cosmetic reasons for breast implant revision surgery is the patient’s desire to go bigger. When the swelling subsides after breast augmentation surgery, many patients find that they preferred the look of their breasts when they we ...

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Breast Augmentation D-cup

February 27, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Many women that make the decision to undergo breast augmentation surgery wish to achieve a dramatic enhancement in bust size.  In many cases, patients want to achieve a size D cup size after breast augmentation. San Diego plastic surgeon Vincent Marin ha ...

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Repair of Synmastia and Breast Implants in San Diego

February 18, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Synmastia is a condition where a patient’s breast implant crosses the midline of the chest resulting in  the loss of the distinct cleavage area. The skin is often lifted up from the breast bone (sternum) which is normally firmly attached. This can ...

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Revision Plastic Surgery Costs

January 31, 2015 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Revision plastic surgery techniques tend to be more complicated than those used during the initial surgery because the surgeon must correct a problem in addition to producing a cosmetic enhancement, which was the intended goal of the first surgery. Dr. Vi ...

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The Perfect Breast in San Diego

November 5, 2014 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Is there a consensus on the shape of a perfect breast? Recent medical studies suggest there may be an ideal for shape and breast proportion. A surgeon from England at University College London evaluated over 100 women who were Page 3 models from the UK  ...

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