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Labiaplasty Expert Dr. Quita Lopez Discusses Procedure Evolution

Labioplasty or Vaginal Rejuvenation procedures have grown much more popular over the last decade.B Fueled in part by media coverage, more patients are requesting the procedure.B Different specialties have been performing the procedure and using different techniques to trim the labia minora. Techniques used to reduce the labia include wedge-excision, either centrally or inferiorlyB and […]

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Fat Grafting Face

Have you looked at your new driverb�s license or passport and noticed a difference in your face?B Do you see that your eyes are more hollow and sunken in appearance, along with the loss of your youthful cheekbones.B Do you see smokerb�s lines around your mouth, along withB smaller lips that donb�t have as much […]

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What is Fleur De Lis Abdominoplasty?

Fleur-De-Lis Abdominoplasty What is a Fleur-De-Lis Abdominoplasty? This is a tummy tuck procedure that I do for patients that have skin excess in the horizontal and vertical axis. What is means is that a person will have excess skin that you can stretch side ways above the belly button as well as excess skin below […]

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What is a Tummy Tuck

The tummy tuck procedure What is a tummy tuck procedure? The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty procedure involves removing excess skin, fat and tightening the muscles of the abdomen if they are stretched out. This procedure is typically performed on patients that have skin redundacy in the abdomen from weight gain and loss and with changes […]

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Vaser Liposuction Fresno

What is it? Is it better than regular liposuction? Vaser ( vibration amplification of sound energy at resonance )liposuction uses ultrasound energy to disrupt the fat before suction liposuction is performed.B Having used Vaser for almost 2 years I can say that it cuts by liposuction time by 50% and the suctioning is much easier […]

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Vagina Tightening Fresno

Vagionoplasty or vaginal tightening procedures are becoming more common and popular with patients.B It is part of the what is aesthetic genital surgery. Patients that desire a vaginoplasty usually experience decreased vaginal sensation most commonly with the feeling of having more vaginal laxity usually due to childbirth.B They complain they are not as tight as […]

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Treating Melasma

Treating abnormal pigmentation The main determinant of a skin color is melanin. The production of this pigment is a very complex process that involves 14 steps and is under the control of 250 genes. Melanin is produced within melanosomes which exist in the melanocyte cytoplasm. The pigment is then transferred to keratinocytes which distribute melanin […]

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Gyneocomastia and Treatment Fresno

Gynecomastia or enlarged male breast. Causes and surgical treatment. Gynecomastia is an enlargement of the male breast where there is glandular overproduction.B Pseudo-gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast due to increase fat and not increasedB glandular proliferation. This usually occurs in males that are overweight. The cause of enlarged breast tissue is an imbalance of […]

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Botox, Dysport or Xeomin which is right for me?

BotoxR , Dysport and Xeomin What is the difference between the three? What do the studies in the literature say? There are currently 3 FDA approved Neurotoxins that are used for cosmetic purposes. The 3 Neurotoxins include: 1)Botox Cosmetic whose generic name is onabotulinumtoxinA. 2)Dysport which is abobotulinumtoxinA. 3)Xeomin is icobotulinumtoxinA. The above neuromodulators or […]

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Hand Rejuvenation Fresno

Hand rejuvenation Patients are expressing an interest in hand rejuvenation.B It is a visible part of the body that can give a patientb’s age away.B After treatingB the face andB neck, the hands are the nextB most visible part of the body. As one ages, the hand will develop deep surface and skin changes. The […]

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