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Waltzman Plastic Surgery and the ZO® 3 – Step Peel™

If you can believe it, chemical peels have been around since the 1800’s. Although far less advanced than the peels we use today, they were definitely a pioneering effort that lead to the ZO® 3 – Step Peel™, which is the preferred in-office peel used by Dr. Waltzman and his team. This innovative 3-step peel […]


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 […]


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 […]


Why Consider a Mommy Makeover?

Having a child is probably one of the most wonderful experiences a woman can have. However, the birth, breastfeeding and the pregnancy itself have a serious effect to changes on the body. Weight fluctuations and hormonal changes can take their toll causing noticeable changes in the skin, deflation and sagging of the breasts and loss […]


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 […]


The Mind, Mood and Plastic Surgery

Do aesthetic procedures affect or impact mood? Good research shows that Botox injected into the forehead muscles can inhibit frowning, which mitigates the symptoms of anger and depression. Do facelifts promote smiling? Which comes first- the expression or the emotion? Facial Feedback Hypothesis According to the hypothesis called facial-feedback, emotion follows expression. A large body of […]


Dr. Josh Waltzman receives ‘RealSelf Top Doctor’ 2015 award

Dr. Josh Waltzman is proud to announce he was recently given the honor of a RealSelf Top Doctor (TOP), a recognition awarded to less than 10% of doctors on RealSelf. This status is earned by achieving high patient satisfaction (as reported in RealSelf reviews), getting favorable feedback on his expert answers, and after investing significant time in […]


Waltzman Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Grand Opening!

We are excited to be opening our brand new Long Beach, CA plastic surgery office. Dr. Josh Waltzman is dedicated to providing exceptional care to patients throughout Southern California. Dr. Waltzman provides cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures including facelifts, breast augmentation and body contouring. Learn more by browsing our new patient friendly website.