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Post-Op Depression is Real!


How to Cope with the Emotional Rollercoaster After Surgery It sounds a bit strange that having surgery to improve your physical appearance also comes with some emotional aftermath. Some plastic surgery patients lack the consideration of the emotional aspects of healing and accepting their new body image. The effects of negative emotions can be minimized […]

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How do I Prepare for my Plastic Surgery Procedure?


Whether you are planning on having a breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction or facelift, there are a lot of things to take into consideration before committing to setting a date for a plastic surgery procedure. These procedures have been perfected over the years and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Waltzman is an expert when it […]

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Picture the New You with Crisalix 3D Imaging!


Self body image is an important part of life that many of us don’t consciously think about on a daily basis, but is very important to our self-esteem. When it does come to the forefront, and the next step is taken to seek out a plastic surgeon, many patients are nervous or even afraid of […]

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Round VS. Teardrop Implants – What is the right choice for you?


It’s useful to understand your options for different implant shapes and sizes when considering a breast augmentation. Dr. Waltzman is a board certified plastic surgeon with the knowledge and experience to guide you toward the choices best suited for a pleasing aesthetic outcome. Round VS. Teardrop/Anatomical Form Stable Implants Round Round implants are the most […]

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A saline breast implant that feels like silicone? That’s IDEAL!


Waltzman Plastic Surgery is proud to introduce the IDEAL IMPLANT as an option for breast augmentation candidates. Dr. Waltzman is one of the first plastic surgeons to offer this implant in Southern California. It is an exciting time in breast implant technology, as the IDEAL IMPLANT is filled with saline for your peace of mind, but has the natural feel of silicone.

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How do I tell my kids, “Mommy is having surgery”?


If you are planning on having a procedure done in the near future and are having trouble finding the words to explain it to your children, then this might help you. Whether you are planning a full mommy makeover, or laser resurfacing etc …, there are certain things your children will need to know and […]

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Picture the New You with Crisalix 3D Imaging!


Self body image is an important part of life that many of us don’t consciously think about on a daily basis, but is very important to our self-esteem. When it does come to the forefront, and the next step is taken to seek out a plastic surgeon, many patients are nervous or even afraid of […]

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The 5 W’s of Cosmetic Surgery


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, almost 16 million cosmetic and six million reconstructive procedures were performed in 2015, a combined three percent increase from 2014. Once a taboo subject, the thought of having cosmetic surgery is becoming more acceptable. People are having an easier time considering plastic surgery and having an open […]

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Long Beach Rhinoplasty


Nasal surgery to improve breathing function and/or to improve aesthetic appearance has been around for thousands of years. It is one of the oldest surgical procedures in history. The first recorded rhinoplasty was performed in ancient India in the 6th century B.C., according to Elizabeth Haiken the author of “Venus Envy: A History of Plastic […]

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Kybella – The non-invasive solution to a double chin


Are you self conscious about your double chin? Does it run in your family? Have wished for a way to remove your double chin without surgery? Why do I have a double chin? A double chin is caused by excess fat accumulation below the jawline. It affects men and women alike, and can result from […]

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