Author Archives: Dr. Sasaki

What Should I Look for in Facelift and Neck Lift Before-and-After Photos?

Woman looking at before and after photos for facelifts and neck lifts.

Board-certified plastic surgeons endeavor to restore a more natural, pleasing, age-appropriate appearance through facelift and neck lift surgeries. At my Pasadena plastic surgery practice near Los Angeles, my surgical goal is to create a return of form and function that is uniquely optimal for each patient. Despite artistic challenges, plastic surgeons attempt to achieve common …

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What Should You Ask at Your Plastic Surgery Consultation?

Doctor and patient parting ways after discussing questions during a surgical consult.

Patients seeking an in-depth consultation for aesthetic concerns should consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon who is trained in all aspects of the specialty, from skin care to injectables to surgical procedures. At my practice in Pasadena, plastic surgery consultations are an essential step in building strong relationships with my patients, and my goal is …

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Hair Restoration with PRP: Fad or the Future?

Man happy with his results after getting hair restoration with PRP.

Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common form of hair loss, affecting up to 60% of men and over 20 million women (50%) in the U.S. alone. When it comes to hair restoration at my Pasadena plastic surgery practice, I offer several approaches for addressing this loss, including the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Does …

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Get the Facts About Hair Restoration with PRP

Get the Facts About Hair Restoration with PRP in Pasadena, CA

Hair loss is an issue that affects millions of people in the U.S. Hair transplant surgery is an effective solution for some men and women, but it’s not always an accessible one. Thankfully, nonsurgical treatments such as hair stimulation with PRP at my Los Angeles-area practice are providing faster, easier ways to stimulate natural hair …

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3 Reasons Facelifts Remain Popular

3 Reasons Facelifts Remain Popular in Pasadena, CA

Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation is more effective and accessible than ever thanks to injectable treatments and noninvasive skin tightening procedures. However, while these options are helpful for some, there is a reason facelift surgery at my Pasadena practice continues to be such a popular and trusted approach, especially for those with significant signs of aging in …

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Eyes Don’t Lie: Learn About the Benefits of Blepharoplasty

Eyes Don't Lie: Learn About the Benefits of Blepharoplasty in Pasadena, CA

Improving the appearance of the eyelids can have a powerful anti-aging effect for the entire face . Even though many people know smoothing wrinkles or tightening loose skin will help them appear younger, it’s worth noting that eyelid surgery can also play a crucial role in restoring youth to the face. I perform blepharoplasty at …

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Creation or Deepening of an Upper Eyelid Crease

Creation or Deepening of an Upper Eyelid Crease in Pasadena, CA

Men and women looking for more dimension in the upper eyelid can often benefit from more definition along the upper eyelid crease. I create this result with upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) at my Pasadena practice using an approach called double eyelid surgery. I perform this procedure with an experienced and artistic eye, keeping in mind …

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5 Things to Consider Before a Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment

5 Things to Consider Before a Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment in Pasadena, CA

We often recommend Fraxel® laser skin resurfacing at my Pasadena practice for men and women interested in improving the texture, tone, and firmness of their skin. Laser skin treatments provide patients with a versatile, nonsurgical alternative to plastic surgery that produces remarkable results. It's important, however, to understand how laser skin resurfacing works and how …

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Time to Ditch the Rogaine®: Hair Stimulation & Restoration With PRP

Hair Restoration with PRP in Pasadena CA with Dr. Gordon Sasaki

When you experience hair loss, your self-esteem can suffer, affecting your entire disposition. Both men and women dealing with thinning hair often seek out treatment because this problem is so difficult to hide. There are 4 options most people will choose from: hair pieces, hair transplants, topical solutions, and hair restoration with platelet-rich plasma (PRP). …

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The Beauty of Neck Lifts: Remove More Than Excess Skin

The Versatility of Neck Lifts in Pasadena, CA with Dr. Gordon Sasaki

Most people think of a surgical neck lift as a way to remove excess skin. What you may not realize is that many who have opted for a neck lift are pleasantly surprised by what a difference it makes to their looks in general. This single procedure can be a game-changer for your appearance in several …

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