Archive for the ‘Lasers & Injectables’ Category

No More Soaked Shirts With miraDry®

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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It’s normal to sweat when you’re exercising, nervous, or just plain hot. But some people sweat even when they’re calm and cool. This type of excessive sweating isn’t just an annoyance, it’s a medical condition called hyperhidrosis. And if you’ve got it, you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world suffer from this uncomfortable and embarrassing condition.

Antiperspirants and other clinical treatments for hyperhidrosis require ongoing use or continual treatments, and offer only temporary relief, usually with a steep price tag. Now there’s a sure way to significantly and permanently reduce underarm sweating and odor. It’s called miraDry. We offer miraDry for hyperhidrosis in Los Angeles at Marina Plastic Surgery, and we have seen remarkable results.

It’s non-surgical, non-invasive, and stops sweating for good. Using microwave-based technology and precisely targeted energy, the device actually disables sweat glands under the arm. A full treatment requires about 2 to 3 sessions at 3-month intervals.

I share more of my thoughts on miraDry, in this article published on EveryJoe.com.

A Procedure So Cool, Even the Doctor is Getting It Done!

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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As cosmetic procedures become more popular, people tend to share their experiences. I enjoy speaking with people about treatments I’ve undergone, so right after my first CoolSculpting® by ZELTIQ® session in Los Angeles, I started sharing the experience.

Like many plastic surgery patients, I’m generally satisfied with my physical appearance, but there are certain areas that would benefit from cosmetic enhancement. I decided to try CoolSculpting for my pesky love handles because I know how this effective treatment can eliminate small pockets of fat without the downtime associated with surgery.

Turns out, the rumors are true: CoolSculpting is an effective and comfortable body contouring treatment. I was able to read during my hour-long cycles, and I returned to my daily activities immediately after the procedure. I’m thrilled with the results, and I’m looking forward to seeing how my next session will provide more dramatic results.

CoolSculpting is an excellent treatment, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to connect with my patients who are interested in it.

Dr. Grant Stevens

I am a board-certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience researching and implementing new approaches to plastic surgery. At Plastic Surgery Insider, you get the benefit of my experience and authority when you read my perspectives on the latest news and procedures in plastic surgery.
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