Joseph T. Cruise, M.D.


(949) 446-1421 


Tips for an Easy Breast Augmentation Recovery

By beth | December 29, 2017

When performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Cruise, breast augmentation recovery should be smooth and quick. However, an easy recovery will depend on many factors, including how prepared you are to take the necessary care of yourself during your recovery period. Here are some things to keep in mind when recovering from your…

Read More
Natrelle Inspira Breast Implants

Why Choose Natrelle® Inspira Silicone Breast Implants

By Kym Whitney | March 3, 2017

Allergan is one of four breast implant manufacturers in the United States today, and arguably the most widely used by plastic surgeons. One of their newer implant types is called Natrelle® Inspira. It is different than regular Natrelle breast implants, because it has a higher fill ratio. If you place two implants of the same size,…

Read More
natural breast augmentation

Natural Breast Augmentation Results

By Kym Whitney | March 3, 2017

Dr. Joseph Cruise, board-certified plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, is seeing great results with Allergan’s Natrelle Style 410 highly cohesive anatomically shaped silicone breast implants. The tear drop design was made to mirror that of a woman’s natural breast shape.  Traditionally, breast implants have been designed in a round uniform shape to provide similar fullness around the…

Read More
breast augmentation

Breast Augmentation – I Wish I Went Bigger

By Kym Whitney | January 11, 2017

It may sound cliché ” I wish I had gone bigger,” but the reality is that most woman have a repeat breast augmentation surgery to go larger. One of the biggest issues with cosmetic surgery is not having a clear vision of what you will look like after surgery. While 3D imaging technology is now…

Read More
allergan breast implants

Types of Breast Implants Explained

By Kym Whitney | January 11, 2017

There are a variety of breast implant options available to women considering breast augmentation in the United States. Saline Breast Implants Saline breast implants come empty and are filled with sterile salt water once implanted into the body. Implant sizes come in a range versus one set size. The range allows the implant to be…

Read More
breast implant warranty

Breast Implant Warranty Information

By Kym Whitney | January 11, 2017

For women considering breast augmentation, it often comes as a surprise that breast implant manufacturers offer warranties on  their implants. Knowing this information can provide a sense of comfort and relief during the decision making process. Here is an overview of the warranty information for the two leading breast implant manufacturers, Allergan and Mentor. ALLERGAN NATRELLE®…

Read More
Breast Implants

Breast Implant 101: Saline vs. Silicone

By Kym Whitney | January 9, 2017

Saline Breast Implants vs. Silicone Breast Implants In the 1990s, silicone implants were taken off the market due to concerns there was a link between silicone implants and auto-immune disease. After years of studies, more than any other medical device has ever gone through, there was no link established between silicone implants and an increased…

Read More
Dr Cruise Bravo TV

Gynecomastia Condition Unveiled on Bravo TV Helps Others

By Kym Whitney | October 21, 2016

When celebrity hair stylist Brandon Liberati decided to share his gynecomastia experience on Bravo TV’s “Newlyweds” show, it became the first time the condition was publicly discussed on such a widely watched platform. On the Newlyweds, Season 3, Episode 7, Brandon and his partner Craig Ramsay, opened up about the affect gynecomastia had on both…

Read More
Breast Augmentation - Things to Know

Patient’s Perspective: 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Breast Augmentation

By Kym Whitney | October 17, 2016

A helpful guide written by a breast augmentation patient for breast augmentation patients.     Be prepared to alter your plan. Although you may go into your consultation knowing exactly what size you want to be, be prepared for your plastic surgeon to throw you a curve ball. There are various factors which go into…

Read More

Mommy Makeover Inspires Cruise Plastic Surgery Patient to Help Others

By Kym Whitney | October 4, 2015

Dr. Cruise and his staff at Cruise Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach had the pleasure of assisting their patient Stacey Stevens with her journey towards re-gaining her body back after gaining 100 pounds with each of her two back to back pregnancies. After fully recovering from a mommy makeover to restore her breasts and stomach,…

Read More