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FAQ

What is a drainless tummy tuck?

The Drainless Tummy Tuck, also known as drainless abdominoplasty, is an improvement on the popular traditional tummy tuck. The No-Drain Tummy Tuck has eliminated the use of painful drains and discomfort one might feel when the tubes need to be pulled out.

What is the recovery period for BOTOX injections?

Botox is a zero downtime procedure which lasts between 3-6 months. It is commonly performed during a quick office appointment, in conjunction with filler injections such as Juvederm, Restylane, Voluma or other treatments depending on the patients specific needs.

What procedures are part of a 360 mommy makeover?

In a 360 Mommy Makeover, Dr. Macias will tailor your surgery to your specific needs. The procedure itself may include the following:

What is the recovery on a non-surgical rhinoplasty?

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty is a zero downtime procedure which last between 9-12 months depending on the filler that is used.

How soon can I exercise after a breast augmentation?

Most women return to full exercise at 4 weeks.

Can my labiaplasty be done under local anesthesia?

Yes, Labiaplasty is a quick procedure that is done under local anesthesia or under general depending on the patients request.

Does my insurance cover a rhinoplasty?

Some insurance companies will cover your rhinoplasty if you suffer from breathing problems.

What is Inverted Nipple Repair?

Our Marina del Rey inverted nipple repair procedure is a quick, 30-minute surgery that is designed to create nipples that protrude. It is done under local anesthesia and associated with a recovery period of just one to two days.

What is the recovery for nipple repair?

Inverted nipple repair is associated with a very quick recovery period. Most of our Marina del Rey patients are back to normal daily activities within one to two days. Some discomfort and swelling may persist for two weeks. You will need to avoid the gym and any strenuous activities until your nipples have fully healed.

What is Labiaplasty?

Our Marina del Rey labiaplasty is a surgical procedure which reduces and reshapes the inner labia (labia minora). Our labiaplasty patients in Marina del Rey are often unhappy with the appearance of their vagina or complain of discomfort due to the size of the labia minora.

Is Labiaplasty safe and is there scarring after Labiaplasty?

Yes, labiaplasty is a safe procedure. With that said, there are risks to be aware of. Though rare, they include bleeding, infection and hematoma. There’s also a slight chance that your physician could remove too much tissue, though that is less likely to happen if you select an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon. Some scarring is inevitable with any surgery. However, labiaplasty scars are very discreet and will be barely noticeable once the area has healed.

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