November 30, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

A person’s face can be dramatically altered and enhanced with a simple rhinoplasty (nasal reshaping surgery) procedure. Just altering the bridge of the nose or changing the angle of the tip of the nose can bring balance to the face, improve symmetry, and bring out the beauty in your other facial features.

November 17, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

Breast augmentation surgery is the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States. Thanks to silicone and saline breast implants, we can enhance the shape, size, and overall prominence of a patient’s breasts. We take time, making sure all of our patients understand their surgical options, as well as the risks and benefits involved.

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

Rhinoplasty (nose job) is one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures performed each year. The results of surgery can be dramatic or subtle.

Dr. John R. Griffin has helped many patients in and around San Mateo, CA thanks to carefully tailored nose reshaping surgery.

October 27, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

September 29, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

There are many kinds of imperfections that affect the appearance of the face. Some of these issues are genetic while others are the result of injury or the environment. When it comes to correcting the appearance of the nose, undergoing a rhinoplasty (nose job) can make a major difference.

September 13, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

If you have breast implants, it’s important to know what you should do in case an implant ruptures. Whether the deflation is immediate or the leak is gradual, ruptured breast implants have a negative impact on your appearance. The problem could potentially have an adverse effect on your health as well. Thankfully, San Mateo, CA plastic surgeon John R. Griffin can correct ruptured implants through breast augmentation revision surgery.

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

When people think about breast augmentation, they often think about the cosmetic benefits for women with small breasts. Yet breast implants have many uses, allowing cosmetic surgeons to restore and enhance a patient’s appearance in many ways. For instance, a number of women may benefit from getting breast implants after they’ve finished breastfeeding.

August 22, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

The nose is extremely delicate after rhinoplasty (nose job). In fact, blowing your nose and wearing glasses can negatively impact the appearance of the nose while you are healing. To prevent these kinds of problems from occurring, it’s important to protect the nose and keep it stabilized in the early days after surgery. That’s where rhinoplasty splints come into play.

July 24, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Accidents can happen any time, any place, and anywhere. Some of these accidents are minor and result in bumps and scrapes, while others may result in facial injuries. The nose is of particular concern in these cases. A broken nose can have a lasting effect on your appearance as well as your overall health and wellness.

July 14, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Breast

Thanks to breast augmentation surgery, we can enhance the size and improve the shape of patients’ breasts. While making the breasts larger is one of the aesthetic goals, it’s just one facet of achieving effective surgery results.

There are many other considerations to keep in mind, especially for patients who have small breasts to begin with. To achieve ideal results in small-breasted patients, surgeons will need to make a few important choices.