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Answering Your Top Ear Surgery Questions

Prominent, underdeveloped, or misshapen ears are a common source of self-consciousness for patients of all ages. This makes otoplasty, or cosmetic ear surgery, a popular choice. Dr. Cruise’s patients often have similar questions which are shown below.   Why Is Otoplasty Done? Otoplasty, or ear surgery, is performed to change…

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Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon

If you are interested in plastic surgery, choosing a  surgeon is the biggest decisions you will make. It’s important to find a trustworthy doctor who is experienced in the procedure you are interested in and  who makes you feel comfortable and confident. Below are some steps you can take to…

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Breast Implants Appearance After Surgery

Breast Implants Appear High and Nipple Position Low Breast Implants Symptoms: Breast Implants look too high on chest One side usually higher than the other Nipples facing downward Breast tissue hanging down over the implant Breast Implants appear small and flat but high on chest Causes: After breast augmentation the…

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Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

To achieve the results you are looking for, it may be recommended that you combine procedures. Addressing multiple areas or utilizing multiple techniques can create a more balanced or more natural-looking result overall, and many procedures will complement one another. An experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Cruise can make a…

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Can I Have Kids After a Mommy Makeover?

If you are considering having a mommy makeover, but may opt to have children some day in the future, it is important to know how the procedure will impact you in the future. The best plan will vary for each patient, so a consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon like…

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Gynecomastia Surgery Saved His Life

At the young age of 12, Brandon started going through puberty and noticed a change in his chest. It was subtle at first, like a small pea-sized lump, but then it continued to grow over the next four years. Finally, at the age of 16, he recalls having undeniable “man…

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Will I Still Look Like Myself After a Facelift?

It’s very common for facelift patients to share concerns about looking like themselves after surgery. While the goal is to reduce signs of aging, results should still look natural. Dr. Cruise utilizes advanced facelift techniques to create the best possible results for each patient and to ensure they look like…

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How is a BBL Performed?

The Brazilian butt lift, or BBL, remains a popular procedure in Orange County, California.  Dr. Cruise commonly receives requests for BBL consultations from patients who wish to achieve a more dramatic hourglass shape with rounder, lifted buttocks complemented by a slim, toned waist. Rather than using implants, a Brazilian Butt…

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How Long Until I Can Exercise After Mommy Makeover?

Mommy makeovers are a popular procedure option for mothers who want to improve their confidence after pregnancy. One of the most common questions that patients have during a mommy makeover consultation is how long it will take before they can resume most of their regular daily activities after surgery. Dr.…

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How Long Does a BBL Last?

BBL’s continue to increase in popularity, especially as patients seek the celebrity hourglass shape that a Brazilian Butt Lift can create. Naturally, most patients have questions about how long their BBL results will last. Dr. Cruise can answer any questions you may have during your consultation, but it’s helpful to…

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What’s the Best Age for a Facelift?

One of the most common questions regarding facelifts is when the right time is for a patient to undergo their surgery. What is the most common or best age to undergo a facelift? Here we will explain the signs to look out for when considering facelift surgery and the best…

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Can I Get a Small Brazilian Butt Lift?

When most people think of a BBL, or Brazilian butt lift, they picture dramatic results and a “wow factor” hourglass shape. The Kardashians, Cardi B, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Lopez, come to mind. While this can be a beautiful look for some, not everyone desires the same result. This leaves many…

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