The use of psychoactive drugs is exploding among plastic surgery patients, but not all patients disclose their usage to their plastic surgeons. Why does that matter? Although people may not realize it, these medications can lead to surgical complications. To investigate the prevalence of psychoactive drug usage in plastic surgery patients, Dr. Steven P. Davison […]
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News Bytes from Plastic Surgery Associates
- We are thrilled to now offer Geneveve female rejuvenation improving vaginal tightness in a single session. Viveve’s Geneveve is gentle and safe, stimulating collagen production using monopolar radiofrequency. Click here to learn more.
- Plastic Surgery Associates is happy to bring patients the unmatched power of the PicoWay tattoo removal system. Designed to breakup any color ink, PicoWay can successfully dissolve most tattoos more effectively, and with less discomfort, than traditional methods. Click here to learn more.
- Dr. Heather Furnas was presented the Tiffany Award at the 2017 Aesthetic Surgery Meeting in San Diego, for Best Scientific Research! Dr. Furnas’ winning paper, Why Patients Request Labiaplasty, expands on the life-changing role of female genital plastic surgery. Click here to learn more.
- Dr. Furnas and Dr. Canales are excited to announce that Plastic Surgery Associates has opened a second location in Novato. Consultations and treatments are now available at our newest, state-of-the-art office, north of San Francisco. Click here to learn more.
- Plastic Surgery Associates’ Dr. Furnas and Dr. Canales continue to pave the way in female rejuvenation. Through noninvasive treatments, such as ThermiVa, as well as cutting-edge surgical techniques like the vaginoplasty, our female genital plastic surgery procedures set the standard for physicians around the world. Click here to learn more.
The number of labiaplasty procedures done in the U.S. jumped 400% between 2011 and 2015. One of the biggest reasons for that growth may be that people are finally talking and writing about vaginal rejuvenation. From the noninvasive treatments, like ThermiVa and Viveve, that help with dryness and vaginal laxity, to surgical procedures, like labiaplasty […]
Having plastic surgery? Then your plastic surgeon probably told you not to smoke. That’s good advice. But that doesn’t mean you can reach for a substitute. Nicotine wears several masks that may seem seductively harmless, but don’t let them fool you! Nicotine gum, patches, snuff, chewing tobacco, cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and even trendy e-cigarettes have one […]
As the holidays roll around, people sometimes call my plastic surgery office inquiring about giving the gift of plastic surgery. A wife may want to pay for her husband’s eyelid lift, or a husband might ask to surprise his wife with a breast augmentation. The generosity of a gift comes down to motivation. If a loved one […]
Good plastic surgery happens not only in the USA, but also around the world. However, if you are an American citizen planning to travel out of the country for a short period of time to have an elective cosmetic procedure, caveat emptor. In the USA, there are easy ways to vet your plastic surgeon. If you […]
Your eyes are the windows to your age. In fact, studies have shown that when strangers are asked to judge how old a person is, the eye area is one of the biggest influences. The delicate skin around our eyes is usually the first place to get noticeable fine lines/wrinkles and even brown discoloration. The causes are exposure to sun and pollution, stress, and late nights.
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The majority of deaths that occur within health and medicine are due to negligence or incompetence. In the field of cosmetic plastic surgery, common deaths are related to anesthesia with the highest probability of occurrence being 1 out of 13,000 and lowest 1 out of 300,000.
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If you’re having plastic surgery, you’re probably putting 100% of your focus on choosing your surgeon. But where you have your surgery is as important as who does your surgery. An excellent surgeon is likely to operate in a safe operating room, which means one that has been accredited by a recognized national certifying agency. […]
To help patients achieve their new year’s resolutions to slim down areas of excess fat, Plastic Surgery Associates now offers CoolSculpting®, a non-surgical alternative for those considering other options than liposuction in the Marin area. Santa Rosa, California (January 2012) – If you want to melt your muffin top or lose your love handles, Plastic […]
In response to Denise Richards saying she wishes she hadn’t had breast enhancement at 19, the surgeons at Plastic Surgery Associates, who perform breast augmentation in Marin County, talk about the appropriate age for such a procedure. Santa Rosa, California (December 2011) – Denise Richards’ blog is a great springboard for discussing how young is […]
Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa recently updated their website content to better reflect the philosophy of their plastic surgery practice and provide current information about their procedures. Santa Rosa, California (May 2011) – Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa has published new content to their Napa area plastic surgery website. The updated information includes […]
The doctors at Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa have noticed in recent months that more men are coming to their practice interested in cosmetic treatments such as Fraxel® for conditions such as sun damage and skin aging. Santa Rosa, California (December 2010) – Dr. Heather Furnas and Dr. Francisco Canales of Plastic Surgery Associates […]
More women are turning to a Sonoma or Napa plastic surgeon to help them get the ‘full makeover’ that they want to regain their pre-pregnancy appearance. Mommy Makeovers can provide the extra help they need with minimal time away from raising their children or pursuing a career. Santa Rosa, California (October 2009) – More women […]
Women today have high expectations of Sonoma and Napa Valley day spas, and as the demand grows for more effective treatments, many more women are turning to physician-supervised spas to get the results they want. Santa Rosa, California (August 2009) – Sonoma and Napa Valley medical day spas are becoming more popular with women who […]
Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa finds that a breakthrough treatment, Smartlipo™ MPX laser liposuction, allows Santa Rosa women both young and old to enjoy faster and more precise treatments that improve skin tone, unlike traditional liposuction treatments that may create a wrinkled or loose skin tone after surgery. Santa Rosa, California (October 2008) – […]
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of their successful Allegro MedSpa, Santa Rosa plastic surgeons Dr Heather Furnas and Dr. Francisco Canales give their Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa Web site a makeover to feature the medspa prominently SANTA ROSA, CA – December 19, 2007 – According to the International Medical Spa Association (IMSA), there […]
On November 17, 2006 the Food and Drug Administration lifted its 14-year ban on silicone gel breast implants. Noting that there has extensive clinical data, the FDA approved the products of Allergan and Mentor Corporations to be used for breast augmentation in women ages 22 and older as well as in breast reconstruction in women […]
October 15, 2006 Santa Rosa, CA – A new concept in spa treatments launches this week when Allegro MedSpa of Santa Rosa opens its doors. Offering the latest non-surgical aesthetic treatments and, with a physician on-site, Allegro MedSpa bridges the gap between luxury spa and plastic surgical office. “Our treatments are result-based and involve minimal […]