Motakef Plastic + Reconstructive Surgery Blog

It's vitally important to get all the information you can before deciding on one or more plastic or reconstructive surgery procedures, and it's completely understandable to need more information before committing to a procedure at Motakef Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Anaheim Hills, CA. Our blog can lend a hand. Read on see what Orange County plastic surgeon Dr. Saba Motakef says about some of today's plastic surgeries and aesthetic treatments, including breast augmentation, cosmetic injectables, skin rejuvenation, and liposuction.

What to Know When Choosing Breast Implants

Dr. Saba Motakef | 05/26/2023

There are several decisions to make when selecting your breast implants, including the size, shape, placement, and others.


What to Know Before Having Facelift Surgery

Dr. Saba Motakef | 05/12/2023

Learn about facelift surgery, including how to determine candidacy, procedure types, preparation, recovery, and setting realistic expectations.


How Does VASER® Liposuction Differ from Traditional Liposuction?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 04/29/2023

What sets VASERlipo apart from regular liposuction, and which one is right for you? Find the answers here.


What Should You Avoid After HydraFacial®?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 04/08/2023

Find out how to get the most out of your HydraFacial by protecting your skin from harsh skin care treatments and sun exposure.


When Can I Lift My Arms After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 03/24/2023

Plan ahead for your breast augmentation recovery by understanding what restrictions you may have — like lifting your arms — and for how long.


What Are the Signs You May Need Facelift Surgery?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 03/17/2023

Learn about the signs that can indicate that you may need a facelift, such as sagging or drooping of the facial skin and deep wrinkles.


Is Laser Skin Rejuvenation Better for Sun-damaged Skin?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 02/28/2023

Reverse years’ worth of sun damage and help get the clearer, brighter complexion you’ve always wanted with laser skin rejuvenation.


How Long is the Recovery Time from Microneedling?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 02/16/2023

Following microneedling treatment, you may notice bruising, redness, swelling, and spots in the treatment area, but it should resolve in a day or two.


What Are the Benefits of Medical-Grade Skin Care Products?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 01/26/2023

Learn how medical-grade skin care products, such as the Obagi line, can help improve your skin and prevent imperfections.


How Long Do VASER® Liposuction Results Last?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 01/16/2023

Learn about VASER liposuction, which provides long-lasting body contouring results.


What are the Different Types of Facelift Procedures?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 12/26/2022

Whether you want to address subtle drooping or sagging skin throughout the face and neck, we have a procedure that meets your needs.


Will I Have Visible Scars After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 12/19/2022

Learn about the diverse types of breast augmentation incisions used and how much scarring you can expect from the different techniques.


What is the best diet after plastic surgery?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 12/12/2022

One of the most components of your recovery after surgery is the optimal diet.


Mid-Face Volume Loss Can be Restored With JUVÉDERM®

Dr. Saba Motakef | 11/22/2022

Attain a youthful complexion and combat volume loss in your mid-face with JUVÉDERM treatments.


Can I Get BOTOX® While Pregnant?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 11/18/2022

Learn if it is safe to undergo BOTOX injections when pregnant or if you should wait to undergo the cosmetic procedure.


Can I Achieve Flawless-Looking Skin With Clear + Brilliant® Treatment?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 10/30/2022

Attain a smoother, youthful complexion with Clear + Brilliant treatments and other skin rejuvenation services.


How Long Will My Breasts Swell After Breast Augmentation?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 10/22/2022

Breast augmentation surgery can help patients achieve their personal goals. Find out how long swelling can last and what to expect during recovery.


Will I Really Look Younger After Facelift Surgery?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 09/27/2022

Explore if facelift surgery is right for you to help you look younger in Anaheim Hills and Orange County, CA.


Should You Get Liposuction After Recent Weight Loss?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 09/26/2022

Attain a slimmer waist and diminish unwanted fat deposits with VASER® ultrasound-assisted liposuction.


Will I benefit from an internal bra during breast augmentation surgery?

Dr. Saba Motakef | 09/19/2022

Learn how internal bras are used in breast augmentation surgery to provide lasti


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