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Thinking About Plastic Surgery?

Most people opting for plastic surgery fall into two groups: those who need it to treat a health condition and those who want to enhance their appearance. For instance, a breast reduction can help relieve back pain, and rhinoplasty can reduce the size of a large nose....

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Meet our New Doctor: Dr. Zeiderman

Cosmetic surgery is a complex and intricate field that calls for technical expertise and an understanding of a patient’s goals. Much more than a way to transform appearances, it also helps boost confidence, restore self-esteem, and improve overall well-being. When...

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Understanding Breast Augmentation

When choosing a plastic surgeon for a breast augmentation procedure, it isn’t enough to search for the “best plastic surgeon near me.” Undergoing breast augmentation is a significant life decision, both emotionally and physically. You want to work with a surgeon you...

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Common Misconceptions About Plastic Surgery

When deciding to undergo cosmetic surgery, finding the best surgeon with the necessary qualifications, experience, and expertise is crucial to ensure a safe and successful outcome. You also want one who believes in sharing with their patients accurate and balanced...

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How to choose the right plastic surgeon for your needs

Choosing to undergo cosmetic surgery is always a highly personal decision and sometimes a difficult one. Whether you’re hoping to enhance your appearance with a breast augmentation, facelift, or another procedure, meeting with a board-certified plastic surgeon ahead...

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All You Need to Know About Liposuction

Due to its many benefits, liposuction is the most requested plastic surgery procedure patients seek after breast augmentations. Sometimes referred to as lipoplasty or body contouring, liposuction is a minimally invasive treatment that slims and shapes body areas that...

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What is Abdominoplasty?

Even if you eat right and exercise regularly, it can be challenging to shed abdominal fat, particularly as you age. Whether your “belly pooch” is the result of weight gain or loss, pregnancy, or the natural aging process, abdominoplasty can be an effective way to...

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Autologous Fat Grafting

Autologous fat grafting (also referred to as autologous fat transfer or fat injection) transfers your body’s fat from one area to another to: Create volume Enhance contours Smooth depressions It produces long-lasting results and is most commonly used for lip, buttock...

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Facelift vs Better Skincare Routine

Facelift surgery can help smooth wrinkles and tighten loose skin. While the procedure is considered extremely safe when performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, many people who consult us ask if there are other, non-surgical treatments they can try first. If you’re...

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Botox – Neuromodulator, Does it Fix Everything?

While you may worry about the onset of facial lines that will appear as time passes, you should know that scientists have developed non-invasive injectables known as Neuromodulators that help to keep you looking as young as you feel. Treatments can hide and even...

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Considering a Neck Lift?

Eventually, most people will start noticing their neck contours changing, usually while viewing themselves in a mirror or a photograph. A common problem, virtually everyone will experience these changes to some degree. The good news is that there are solutions....

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Skin Care Do’s and Don’t

Napa Solano Plastic Surgery offers some essential suggestions for taking the best care and protecting your skin to preserve a healthful, youthful look. These hints address application procedures and are divided into ones that you should do and others that you...

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Tretinoin vs. Retinol

When researching information regarding anti-aging solutions for facial wrinkles, you are likely to see references to two products: Tretinoin and Retinol. The two are commonly used and belong to the same class of chemical compounds, although they exhibit differing...

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Diastasis Recti, Can Exercises Treat This?

Recently, High School Musical Actress Ashley Tisdale shared her post-partum journey with diastasis recti. This is a condition in which rectus abdominis muscle or six pack muscle get stretched overtime usually due to pregnancy, weight fluctuation, heavy weight lifting....

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Eye bags vs. Festoons

Do you have some swelling around your eyes and wondering what it could be from and how to get rid of them? Well first step is to understand if you have eyebags or festoons. A plastic surgeon would be the best person to accurately diagnose which one you have. Eyebags...

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New recommendation for implant screening imaging

Breast implants are medical devices placed under breast tissue or muscle to increase breast size or to replace breast tissue that have been removed from cancer. There are two types of implants approved for used in the U.S.: saline and silicone. Both shells...

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Breast Implant Illnesses, What does the evidence show?

Breast implant illness (BII) is a collection of symptoms reported by some patients which they attribute to breast implants. These symptoms may include joint and muscle pain or weakness, memory and concentration problems, chronic pain, depression, fatigue, chronic...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Vaginal Tightening

As women age, declining estrogen levels sometimes leads to thinning of the vaginal walls, a decrease in natural lubrication, and tissue inflammation. The result is often dryness and discomfort that inhibits women from enjoying intimacy. Menopause is the most common...

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Are You Considering CoolSculpting?

For people looking for a safe, nonsurgical fat reduction procedure, CoolSculpting offers them a way to contour their bodies without surgery or anesthesia. If you’re considering CoolSculpting as an alternative to other fat reduction treatments, here’s what you need to...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hair Restoration

Napa Solano Plastic Surgery is delighted to offer NeoGraft® hair transplant treatments for our patients whose hair loss is irreversible and new hair growth is impossible. This revolutionary hair transplant procedure is the first FDA-cleared follicular unit harvesting...

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Have you Met Dr. Klink?

When you search for a “plastic surgeon near me,” you should feel confident in the final choice you make. Choosing cosmetic surgery is a highly personal journey, one where you and your surgeon work together to explore all available options, so you look as good as you...

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Meet Dr. Brett Snyder

When you search for a “plastic surgeon near me” in Napa, you deserve to find a professional who works with you to get the results you want to achieve. As an experienced cosmetic surgeon who’s committed to improving his patients’ lives, Napa Solano Plastic Surgery’s...

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We Launched our new MediSpa Website!

Napa Solano MediSpa has launched its new website, and we can’t wait for you to check it out! Whether you’re looking for a therapeutic facial or wrinkle-eliminating Juvederm treatment, we’re here to help you reveal your beauty from the inside out. We combine innovative...

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Laser Treatments offered at our MediSpa

Napa Solano Plastic Surgery offers the latest technologies in cosmetic surgery to enhance your appearance, including liposuction, breast enhancements, and face and neck lifts. For people who want to improve or correct parts of their body they might be self-conscious...

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Aesthetician Services Offered at Napa Valley MediSpa

Everyone wants the most healthy and beautiful skin possible. Together with your at-home skincare routine, aesthetic procedures like hydrafacials and micropeels help treat sun damage, minimize signs of aging, and keep your skin looking its best. We know that when you...

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Common Questions About Facelifts You Might Have

Are you confused by what you’ve heard about facelifts? Have you decided a facelift is right for you, but you’re not sure which option’s best? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear at Napa Solano Plastic Surgery about the procedure. We hope the...

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Injectable Services at Napa Valley MediSpa

For people who want the benefits of more permanent solutions like face or neck lifts but without the surgery, injectables are a popular alternative. Treatments like Botox and Juvéderm are highly effective at minimizing or eliminating the appearance of wrinkles and...

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Explore the Services Offered at Our MediSpa

Sun exposure, aging, and other factors can take a toll on anyone’s appearance. While a diligent at-home skincare routine can go a long way in restoring your skin’s smooth and glowing complexion, sometimes more advanced treatments are needed. That’s when in-spa...

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Skin Care 101 with Obagi!

Skin resurfacing, fillers, and chemical peels are just a few of the ways to keep your skin looking its best. Some of our patients who desire a more youthful opt for facial plastic surgery procedures like face and neck lifts, chin augmentations, and midface lifts....

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Hair Restoration for Men

[George Costanza is wearing a toupee] Elaine: YOU’RE BALD!  George: I WAS bald.   By age 50 about 85% of men experience balding. 21% of men have inherited male pattern baldness and begin seeing hair loss before age 21. The distress of loosing one’s hair has...

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Facial Rejuvenation for Men

You’re so vain, you probably think this song is about you. ~ Carly Simon Is it vanity that is driving increasing numbers of men to seek cosmetic surgery? After all, in the animal world it is the male peacock who sports the vivid tail feathers, the male lion who wears...

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The latest in Breast Augmentation

Too big, too small, too droopy, too lopsided, too… Many women are unhappy with their breasts and there are no shortage of opinions about what they can and should do to improve them.  In breast augmentation, as in most things related to breasts, the internet...

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What is Erbium laser resurfacing?

Erbium laser resurfacing is a highly effective way to dramatically reduce facial wrinkles, but it does have some significant downtime.  As such, some background is helpful to understand who it’s for and why. Facial wrinkles are an inevitable side effect of aging and...

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