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April 27, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

April 13, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

A droopy tip means that the tip of your nose droops or sags at the very end. For some people, the droopiness causes the nose to have a hook-like shape, which is why people also call this condition a hooked nose.

Whether viewed from the front or the side, a drooping nasal tip can have a negative effect on the appearance of your face. For many people, an ideal nose does not droop at all and instead has a slight upward angle at the tip.

March 23, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Cosmetic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released its annual statistics on surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. For the 13th year in a row, breast augmentation surgery with silicone or saline implants remains the most popular surgical option. Rhinoplasty (nose job) also had a strong showing, remaining extremely popular with patients.

March 16, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Cosmetic Surgery

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has released statistics on facial procedures performed in 2018. This survey notes overall trends in the field of cosmetic surgery, and reveals what procedures are most popular and what patients across the country care about. Once again, cosmetic injectables and rhinoplasty (nose job) for surgical revision of the nasal bridge remain two of the most popular treatment options.

February 26, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

If you have a crooked nose, it can lead to a great deal of self-consciousness. You might experience issues with your self image even around family members and friends. Thankfully people with crooked or misshaped noses can undergo rhinoplasty (nose job), a cosmetic and reconstructive nasal surgery that can correct the appearance of the bridge and other parts of the nose. The end result is a more symmetrical face and better overall appearance.

February 16, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

One of the best ways for women to enhance their curves is to undergo breast augmentation surgery using silicone or saline implants. Breast enlargement remains the most popular cosmetic surgery in the country, with more than 300,000 surgeries performed in 2017 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

January 31, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Excessive sun exposure is bad for your skin in general. The UV damage can lead to sun spots, deepening lines, discoloration, and can increase the risk of cancer. For plastic surgery patients, excessive sun exposure increases the risk of post-op complications, and can lead to worsening side effects and longer recovery times. That’s why San Mateo, CA plastic surgeon Dr. John R. Griffin advises his patients to stay out of the sun after surgery.

January 26, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

December 31, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Undergoing a rhinoplasty (nasal reshaping surgery) can dramatically improve the appearance of your face. Even just a subtle adjustment of the nasal bridge or shape of the nostrils can help enhance your facial features. San Mateo, CA cosmetic surgeon John R. Griffin has helped many patients thanks to this facial surgery.

December 31, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

After giving birth, your breasts will probably look different than they did before pregnancy. Hormone changes prepare the body for pregnancy, causing women to gain weight. The breasts swell for milk production.

After giving birth and breastfeeding, women shed the weight they gained and their hormone levels return to pre-pregnancy levels.

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