I told you so (warning, graphic photos)

laser lipo

In this recent Medscape article, the FDA has announced that the heat-based device Renuvion/J-Plasma, which has been used for skin tightening after tummy tucks or liposuction, “has not been determined to be safe or effective for any procedure intended to improve the appearance of the skin.” The device is cleared by the FDA for “general […]

Preventing Post Op Complications

postop complications

Post op complications are a risk everyone must consider when planning surgery. While there is no surefire way to prevent 100% of post op complications, there are ways to reduce your risk of some of these issues.   What are some post op complications I should be aware of?   Fever Fever is a vague […]

Postop Recovery Tips

No matter what procedure you’re having, you’ll need to prepare for some physical (and possibly emotional) limitations after surgery. Set yourself up for success with a few insider tips, as recommended by former surgical patients.     A few things I wish I knew before surgery   Post-op constipation is real. The combination of narcotic […]

What kind of breast lift do you need?

breast lift

 Greg: Hey, this is Greg here from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 NOW. And of course, if you’re on this website, you know that guy. It’s Dr. Bae, board certified plastic surgeon. Hey there.   Dr. Bae: Hey Greg. Thanks for joining me.   Greg: Absolutely. It’s always great to be here, especially, from […]

All about Botox, Xeomin, Dysport and Jeuveau

Botox, Xeomin, Dysport and Jeuveau

Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 now. And I am here again with board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. Hello, Dr. Bae.   Dr. Bae: Hey, Greg.   Greg: I was thinking about you the other day. I was driving through your neighborhood. I was like, “Where is he? Maybe […]

What you need to know about textured breast implants [video]

 Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 NOW, and I’m here with a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. What’s up, Dr. Bae.   Dr. Bae: I’m good. I’m good. All is well, all is well.   The big news on textured breast implants Greg: Well, I’m happy to hear that. […]

Bae Break: What is a Brazilian Butt Lift [video]

Brazilian butt lift

 Greg: Hey, it’s Greg from 997, now on Big Bay Mornings, and I am here with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. What’s going on, Dr. Bae?   Dr. Bae: Things are good, things are good. Baby’s sleeping well, and we’ve got a lot of surgery scheduled for all of our patients, and everybody loves […]

How to fix undereye bags with Greg and Dr. Bae [video]

fix undereye bags

Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings back with board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. What’s up Dr. Bae?   Dr Bae: I’m great, Greg. How you doing?   Greg: I am amazing.   Dr Bae: Well, you’re looking a little bit like, I wasn’t sure if I was with the Terminator or […]

Dr. Kaplan joining NewBeauty on Instagram Live!

We’re very excited to announce that Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, board certified plastic surgeon and founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will be NewBeauty Magazine’s guest on Instagram Live! So tune in Tuesday, November 10th at 9am PST. If you’re reading this after November 10th, click here for the recording.   Dr. Kaplan on Instagram Live with New […]

The Safe BBL

safe bbl

Deaths during a Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL have made the news over the last several years. These are avoidable tragedies. The cause of death after a BBL is due to fat embolism.   After harvesting fat from the abdomen, flanks and back via liposuction, the fat is injected into the buttocks. If injecting too […]

Is Botox plastic surgery?

is botox plastic surgery

Is Botox plastic surgery? Plastic surgery is a wide ranging field. A plastic surgeon in training can enjoy one aspect of the field when they start, and go in a totally different direction when they finish training.   The major categories include reconstructive plastic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. Cosmetics is further […]