Entries by Regina Rosenthal MD

Your Mommy Makeover: Before Surgery

Motherhood is inevitably going to change a woman’s body. For some women, the effects that pregnancy and breastfeeding have on the body are a source of frustration. Diet and exercise only go so far. Healthy habits cannot do anything for drooping or deflated breasts or separated abdominal muscles. This is why mommy makeover treatment is […]

Will a Nose Job Change my Face?

Many people express that they would like to change their nose. Clinical practice has taught the skilled plastic surgeon that when a person’s nose does not fit their face, that person has a difficult time seeing anything but the problem that is their nose. When the nose is crooked, large, humped, or simply out of […]

That Unwanted Fat Might Prove Beneficial

There are two concerns that seem to affect nearly every person at some point. One that we frequently hear is that there is too much fat on one or more areas of the body. Fat cells like to linger in places like the thighs, buttocks, and midsection. Another widespread concern is facial aging. This can […]

Prepare For Mega-Change with a Mommy Makeover

There are several aspects of life that change when a woman becomes a mother. Historically, her shape has been one of them. It doesn’t have to be. Whether you are chasing after toddlers or watching your children raise children, you can reclaim your body with a Mommy Makeover. Mommy Makeover treatment has become increasingly popular […]

Real Facts about Liposuction

Liposuction is a popular procedure through which many of our patients have achieved better body contours. This minimally-invasive surgery has been performed around the world for many years, and yet, the world wide web has brought about a bit of confusion regarding what is and isn’t possible with it. If you are contemplating how to […]

Is a Breast Lift Worth It?

Cosmetic surgery is an exciting journey. At the same time, there is no denying that undergoing plastic surgery means investing time and money you might utilize elsewhere. One of the questions we often get is how long the results of a particular procedure may last. Beneath that, what patients really want to know is whether […]

What You Can Do to Support Perky Breasts

Many women have a desire to enjoy perky breasts for the majority of their lifetime. Often, this desire is unconscious. We may not begin to recognize that we almost expect for our breasts to stay full and firm until they just aren’t that way anymore. Throughout the many changes a woman’s body goes through, is […]

Are You Regretting Those Lip Fillers?

Statistically, most people who get lip fillers are very happy with their results (over 95% according to RealSelf). However, this isn’t the case for every person. Even Kylie Jenner, who made lip enhancement mega-famous and created quite the uproar when she increased the volume of her lips to va-va-voom status, eventually cooled on the idea […]

Choosing the Right Rhinoplasty for Your Needs

Each year, thousands of searches for “rhinoplasty” or “nose job” are made online. Far fewer people act on their interest for a better nose than who seek information, which is good. A nose job is an enormous decision and one that should be made carefully. It is possible to undergo revision if needed after one […]

Which Way to a Sculpted Chin?

There are several ways in which the face changes with age. For many people, it is the visibility of submental fullness that troubles them the most. While we give a lot of attention to lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin, the double-chin often gets forgotten, except by those who wish they could forget about this problem. […]

Resolutions You Don’t Have to Tackle Alone

In the new year, many people have established habits that will help them reach their goals. We often hear from people who have resolved to feel better about their body. What this usually means is that they are going to spend more time in the gym or on their mat or on the pavement. It […]

Skin Care Ingredients: Highlight on Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a powerful ingredient around which many of the common dermal fillers we use have been developed. Often referred to as HA, hyaluronic acid is an organic carbohydrate molecule, meaning the body makes it naturally. The primary function of hyaluronic acid produced by the body is to lubricate the joints, eyes, connective tissue, […]

Labiaplasty: A Timeline for Recovery

Labiaplasty is a common type of vaginal rejuvenation that Dr. Regina Rosenthal is pleased to offer. The procedure focuses on the refinement of the inner labia and, in some cases, the outer labia. In light of the recent scrutiny of laser vaginal rejuvenation treatments, there is more reason to consider the long-term effects of a […]

Are You and Your Breast Implants Over? Here are Your Treatment Options!

More than 300,000 women received breast implants last year alone. That number demonstrates what many people know to be true: breast augmentation continues to be one of the leading cosmetic surgery procedures in our country. Over time, trends in body-type change. Also, a woman’s perspective and image of herself may transform through the years. Finally, […]

Misconceptions about Labiaplasty

As much as interest in labiaplasty has increased, we could say that misconceptions have arisen right alongside that. Although more labiaplasty procedures are being performed today, there are many more which aren’t taking place because some women stop short after hearing one of a few myths. Here, we address what those are so you can […]

Why Choose Liposuction

Body contouring is a hot trend at the moment and has been for some time. It is only recently, though, that devices have been manufactured to sculpt the body without surgery. In light of these developments, including devices like CoolSculpting and SculpSure, why is it that liposuction continues to be a leading cosmetic procedure? Here, […]

The Synergy of Neuromodulators and Dermal Fillers

There are several injectable products that are commonly used today. The most popular wrinkle reducer around is Botox, though Dysport is also available in our Campbell office. In addition to smoothing wrinkles with a neuromodulator, patients also often inquire about dermal fillers like Juvéderm to fill lines and creases. If you’re ready to dip your […]

Face and Neck Lift: A One-Two Punch to Aging

In recent years, we have come across many strategies that can help a person slow the development of age-related cosmetic concerns. However, there comes the point at which many people consider the value of surgery. No amount of exercise can keep the facial and neck tissue taut and strong for a lifetime. When laxity causes […]

Labiaplasty: Luxury for your Lady Parts

Women are changing. They are changing the perception of what it means to be beautiful and powerful. As women have started exploring their inner world, we are seeing their personal growth translate into how individual women want to look. To be a powerful woman doesn’t mean that you just accept the way your body looks; […]

Advantages of Ideal Breast Implants

As cosmetic surgery has advanced, women wishing to enhance the shape and size of their breasts have been given new and improved options. The FDA has approved saline implants, silicone implants, and even gummy bear implants. A few years ago, the IDEAL breast implant gained FDA approval and has since been changing the game of […]

The Emotional Journey to Recovery from Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeries are performed frequently all around the world. The popularity of procedures such as breast augmentation and facelift surgery has increased for a good reason: cosmetic enhancements and rejuvenation make us feel better about our appearance! There is no arguing that cosmetic surgery can be a positive decision. The advantages that are gained through […]

Are You a Good Candidate for Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is a procedure that can have an enormous impact on the overall appearance of the face. People seeking this procedure often express that they do not like how their nose appears on their face. Several characteristics may cause dissatisfaction, from a bump on the bridge of the […]

Real Talk about Tummy Tuck Recovery

The idea of a tummy tuck may be exciting and frightening all at once. On one hand, you’ve got the opportunity to enjoy a flat, gorgeous stomach. On the other hand, surgery and recovery present an unknown variable the whole process – and we don’t like the unknown. A tummy tuck may feel like a […]

Is a Facelift Ever Necessary?

With all of the wonderful advancements that have occurred in recent years, many people have had the opportunity to address complaints related to facial aging. It wasn’t as if this opportunity didn’t exist before solutions like dermal fillers and laser skin resurfacing were available; it’s that a large percentage of potential patients really didn’t want […]

How Does Dysport Differ from Botox?

Injectable treatments just keep coming, don’t they? First, we had Botox, and that was an enormous step forward in the field of aesthetics. After this cosmetic drug hit the open road, it didn’t take long for other injectables to join. With the influx of various wrinkle reducers and dermal fillers, the road to facial rejuvenation […]

Because we Don’t Have Floating Heads

There is an area that resides below the chin and above the breasts. We call it the décolletage, or the décolleté. This is a forgotten land of tissue that is often ignored as the signs of aging begin to make their mark on the face. We mustn’t do this. Essentially, the décolleté is the frame […]

Why Starting at the End Makes Sense

You’re considering cosmetic treatment. To have reached this point, you have been paying attention to the way your body looks, and there is something about your appearance that you feel could be better. Chances are you already know that cosmetic surgery does not “fix” anything and that there is nothing “wrong” with you to begin […]

What Breast Lift Surgery Really Achieves

Breast surgery conversations revolve around adding volume. In some cases, this is the best way to enhance the contours of the breasts. However, sometimes, nothing needs to be added to make the breasts more perky and attractive. Here, we want to turn our attention to mastopexy and discuss some of the particulars about what can […]

Mommy Makeover: Timing is Everything!

Mothers are some of the busiest people on the planet. In the midst of managing children and relationships and housework, not to mention hobbies and professional endeavors, mothers have a knack for putting everything and everyone else in a position of importance. This habit continues even when research supports claims that mothers who prioritize their […]

Liposuction: What you Don’t Know Could Hurt You

Liposuction has been one of the cornerstone treatments of cosmetic surgery. Millions of men and women have gained greater confidence by putting their hips, waist, thighs, or another body part into the hands of their skilled plastic surgeon. Why, then, would we say what you don’t know could hurt you? Because we have seen many […]

A New Approach to Filling out the Face

Historically, the techniques used to rejuvenate the aging face have been relatively limited. Men and women who were able to address early signs of aging may have done so with peels or laser treatments. More noticeable sagging and wrinkling were usually treated with a surgical facelift. In recent years, options for facial rejuvenation have become […]

Blepharoplasty an Excellent Treatment for Men

When the eyelids lose their vitality, it is difficult to not to notice. It can be even more difficult to feel really good about your appearance. Heavy eyelids, puffiness, and sagging are not age-related problems that trouble only women. We are more frequently hearing men discuss the concerns they have with facial aging, and the […]

Age: It’s Your Business – and Ours!

Historically speaking, women have never been fond of revealing their age. In fact, women throughout the ages have been known to do everything in their power to keep their age all to themselves. We believe that your age is your own business and no one else’s. That is why we have made it our business […]

Extend the Results of your Facelift with These Tips

Millions of facelift procedures are performed on an annual basis. This procedure has historically been the best method of facial rejuvenation, capable of turning the clock back 10 to 15 years. A good facelift is one that doesn’t look like a facelift. You’ve seen them, the procedures that leave the mark of overly-tight skin. A […]

Want Results Now? Here’s How!

When we start to notice something isn’t working, we want to change it – pronto! This is human nature, and it is also evidence of the fact that we can pretty much get instant gratification in almost any area of life. Hungry? You’re minutes away from a hot meal. Bored? There are numerous ways to […]

Liposuction got you Feeling Full?

Men and women who visit Silicon Valley plastic surgeon Dr. Regina Rosenthal for liposuction do so because they want to feel slimmer; to get rid of the fullness that makes a particular body part stand out in a way they do not like. Liposuction is a wonderful method of body-contouring that has been safely performed […]