Category Archives: Nonsurgical

Double Chin Reduction: Which Treatment Is Best?

A woman pleased with her results after undergoing a double chin reduction treatment.

The appearance of a double chin is one of the most common aesthetic complaints among both women and men. Ten years ago, the only treatment was neck liposuction. With the introduction of nonsurgical treatments such as KYBELLA® and CoolSculpting®—both offered at my Pasadena plastic surgery practice—patients now have options. Even though many of my patients …

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Aesthetic Procedures for Teens

How are teenagers’ motivations for aesthetic procedure different from those of adults? Teenagers often seek aesthetic non-surgical procedures or plastic surgery to improve physical characteristics they feel are awkward or flawed, that if left uncorrected, may continue to affect them into adulthood.  Many teens wish to fit in with peers, to look similar.  Adults tend …

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Cosmetic Surgery for Millennials

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are ethnically diverse, tolerant of cultural and personal differences, confident in themselves, and proactive versus reactive.  By 2030 Millennial will account for 75% of the American workforce.  Similar to previous generations, this emerging largest generational group experience challenging and exciting years that signify the end or continuation of their …

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California’s Plastic Surgery Trends for 2019

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeon, the number of surgical, minimally invasive and  non-surgical procedures in 2019 has grown for both female and male patients over that observed in 2018 with no indication of slowing down.  Advances in technology and patient preference indicate a definite trend in the rise of “tweak-ment” that results …

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Dr. Sasaki Answers Commonly-Asked Questions

1. When can I exercise after a facelift and/or neck lift procedure? rejuvenation procedures require appropriate identification of deformities prior their restoration to obtain a natural aesthetic appearance that will be appropriate to the patient’s age.  In general, face and neck lifts are indicated for patients with advanced signs of aging.  These composite lifts adjust …

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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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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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Ultherapy®: Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Alternative

Ultherapy®: Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Alternative

If you go online and search for "nonsurgical facelift," the number of results can be a bit overwhelming. One of the most popular skin tightening options at my Pasadena plastic surgery practice that doesn't involve incisions or injections is Ultherapy, a game-changing treatment that is a favorite of celebrities because it produces excellent results that …

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How Long Do CoolSculpting® Results Last?

How long do CoolSculpting results last?

The women and men considering CoolSculpting at our Pasadena practice typically are in good overall shape and want to tone areas where fat tends to accumulate, even though they exercise and watch what they eat. Most of the patients want to know how long the results will last and if they'll need follow-up treatments in …

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