Lauren and Brittany ran in the Ventura Mountains 2 Beach Half Marathon in June 2013 and both finished in under two hours. Both later became pregnant at nearly the same time and now have beautiful healthy baby girls about 4 weeks old! Several months ago five of our small staff […]
There are many reasons why patients might consider replacing their current breast implants for newer versions. For some, capsular contracture—when scar tissue develops around implants, causing one or both to harden—can become a problem. For others, asymmetry, either as a result of their original procedure or a natural occurrence, may […]
Happy Holidays from Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery! Dr. Buchanan shares a Thanksgiving message from our office.
One of the most exciting advances in breast augmentation is the variety of sizes, shapes, and types of breast implants available. As a result of the expansive options, many women who have had a previous breast enhancement surgery discover they wish to replace their current implants with another kind, often […]
We’re celebrating our team member Giana Miller, who recently received her R.N. degree! Giana has been with the practice for over 12 years; you may have seen her smiling face in the front office, or enjoyed a chemical peel with her as she is also a certified Aesthetician. To book […]
Our very own Dr. Wesley Schooler recently traveled with three orthopedic surgeons and two other plastic surgeons in Tanzania, Africa. He provided complex soft-tissue coverage for severe orthopedic injuries, and a broad spectrum of reconstructive surgeries for people in need. Dr. Schooler also gave a series of lectures to Tanzanian […]
At Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center, approximately 30 percent of our breast surgery patients undergo a breast lift. A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a procedure designed to correct sagging or drooping breasts, restoring them to a more youthful and firmer look and feel. If you are considering breast lift […]
Dr. Buchanan salutes his long-time patient, shown here with her grandson, for her limitless energy, healthy fitness regimen, positive outlook on life and her “Joie de Vivre”!