Five Ways a Breast Reduction Can Improve your Day-to-Day Living in San Diego

Breast Reduction Procedure in San Diego - Shumway MDFor years the media has focused on celebrity breast augmentations and tummy tucks, but little attention has been paid to the breast reduction procedure. In reality, breast reduction is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures in the U.S. Here are five benefits of breast reduction:

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When is Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery Medically Necessary?

Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery - ShumwayIn recent years the blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, has become a common procedure for those hoping to regain a more youthful look. It is often done as a part of a larger face lift procedure, but can also be done independently. Blepharoplasty is also a medical procedure which may be covered by insurance under some circumstances.  Continue reading



6 Things to Know Before Getting Breast Implants

What to Know About Breast Implants - ShumwayIf there’s one thing we’ve learned from watching shows like The Bachelorette and witnessing celebrities on the red carpet, it’s that big breasts are beautiful. With curves coming back into style, more and more women are weighing their options for enhancing their breast size to achieve an hourglass figure – and there are statistics to prove it. Breast augmentation surgeries have increased by a whopping 31 percent since 2000. Continue reading



What are the Benefits of Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid Surgery Benefits - Shumway MDWhen you meet someone new, which facial feature do you notice first? For most of us, it’s the eyes. Unfortunately, this area is also one of the first to display the signs of aging. Collagen and elastin in the delicate, fragile skin around the eyes begin to break down as early as age 30, with deeper wrinkles, puffiness and under-eye bags developing in the years that follow. You may not feel much different than you did in your twenties, but your reflection says otherwise. Continue reading



The Psychological Benefits of Breast Enhancement

Psychological Benefits of Breast Augmentation - ShumwayIf the popularity of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is any indication, achieving an anatomical ideal is highly valued in our society. Breast enhancement surgery is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S., with more than 200,000 operations performed last year. While many women undergo a breast enhancement expecting to achieve a more symmetrical figure, to look better in a bikini, or to restore their pre-baby bodies after a pregnancy, few realize that the benefits of breast enhancement go beyond an improved physical appearance. Continue reading



The Benefits of a Fat Transfer Procedure

Benefits of Fat Transfer - Shumway San DiegoHave you ever wished you could transfer fat from your hips, thighs or stomach to another part of your body that could use a little more volume? Advancements in fat harvesting and grafting make it possible to do just that. At Shumway Cosmetic Surgery in La Jolla, we offer fat transfer procedures to patients who are looking for a safe, natural way to add fullness to their bottocks, facial cheeks or other parts of their body. Continue reading



Make Your Skin Look Great with a Chemical Peel

Make Your Skin Look Great - Shumway San DiegoAll our lives we’ve been told to avoid skincare products and cosmetics containing harsh chemicals. Because of this, the idea of getting a chemical peel can be hard to wrap your head around. However, when performed in a controlled manner by a highly trained medical professional, the benefits of a chemical skin care procedure far outweigh any risks.

If you’re looking for a way to rejuvenate your complexion by reducing the appearance of fine lines, uneven skin tone, and acne scars, you may find the perfect solution in a chemical peel at Shumway Cosmetic Surgery. Continue reading



5 Ways to Improve Cellulite (and One Great Treatment to Banish it)

Treat Cellulite - ShumwayAh, cellulite. Everybody who has it desperately wants to get rid of it. Though anyone can develop annoying fat pockets and dimples on their hips, thighs, and tushes, cellulite is visible most often in women due to the way their connective tissue is arranged and how fat is stored beneath the skin. In other words, whether or not you get cellulite is completely out of your control. Pretty frustrating, isn’t it? Continue reading



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