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What Areas of the Body Can Men and Women Get Liposuction?

Liposuction remains one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed each year on both men and women. If you’re considering liposuction, then you likely have a specific area of your body in mind. Liposuction is one of the most effective ways to get rid of stubborn fat with long-term…

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Understanding the Degrees of Breast Sagginess

At Cruise Plastic Surgery, Dr. Joseph T. Cruise, MD has designed a classification system for the seven main types of breasts. This helps his clients determine what kind of procedure they will need based on their current breasts and the results they are hoping to receive. A woman’s breasts may…

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Do I Need a Breast Lift After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Whether you’ve already undergone breast implant surgery or are still considering your options, it’s likely that you’ve come across information about breast lifts. The breast lift procedures are another popular breast surgery that shares similar goals with breast augmentation and can sometimes be beneficial for breast augmentation patients. Here’s what…

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Does a Breast Lift Reduce Cup Size?

Breast lifts are a popular procedure used to restore a youthful appearance, create a more flattering body contour, and provide more latitude with clothing. The procedure involves reshaping and repositioning breast tissue, which means that patients often have questions about the size of their breasts after having a breast lift.…

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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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