How Do I Choose a Plastic Surgeon for My Mommy Makeover?
Among the most popular cosmetic procedures in the country is a Mommy Makeover — an advanced treatment plan consisting of aesthetic procedures designed to reverse the changes caused by pregnancy and breastfeeding. While the exact details of the process vary from patient to patient, a Mommy Makeover is usually quite extensive. Due to the complex nature of treatment, selecting the right plastic surgeon to make your goals a reality is…Continue Reading
How to Get Rid of Hanging Skin on the Abdomen After Pregnancy
Having children can cause a range of unfavorable changes in the body and excess abdominal skin is a common concern experienced by patients following pregnancy. For most patients, pregnancy reduces skin elasticity in the abdomen and the skin is unable to “snap back” to their original body shape. As a result, there is often an apron of loose skin left on the lower abdomen that cannot be corrected with dieting…Continue Reading
How Soon After Giving Birth Can I Have a Mommy Makeover?
The best timing for a Mommy Makeover is a frequently asked question raised by patients in Santa Barbara and beyond. For many women, the desire to return to their pre-pregnancy body as soon as possible after giving birth is very common. Unfortunately, there are some concerns that cannot be improved with healthy living and an active lifestyle, such as separated abdominal muscles, hanging skin, and stubborn fat. A Mommy Makeover…Continue Reading
Symptoms of Macromastia
“Macromastia” is the medical term for large breasts. While many women are born with large breasts and experience no issues, a significant portion struggle with symptoms caused by the excessive weight of their breast size. These effects can range from minor burdens to debilitating health problems that diminish your quality of life. Some of the most common symptoms of large breasts — sometimes referred to as “breast hypertrophy” — include: …Continue Reading
How Do Breasts Change with Aging?
It’s well-known that the breasts can change in shape, size, and texture as you get older. With age and particularly during menopause, your body produces less estrogen and the skin can simultaneously lose elasticity. These factors — combined with the weakening of internal breast support — commonly result in an array of tissue changes, including: A loss of firmness and volume A loss of shape, resulting in elongated or flat…Continue Reading
We Have Reopened Our Practice!
We kindly send hope, reassurance and well wishes to everyone affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. As shelter-in-place restrictions in our community have eased, we would like to provide you with an update on the reopening of our practice and the precautions we are taking to maintain the safest possible environment for patient care and surgery. We are very excited to see you and we want you to be assured that…Continue Reading
Revanesse® Versa™ Now Available at Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center!
At our state-of-the-art medical spa, we strive to provide patients with the most advanced cosmetic enhancement procedures available— not only to achieve the highest quality of results, but also to help ensure a comfortable and convenient treatment experience. Our team of aesthetic professionals is excited to introduce Revanesse® Versa™ to our practice as a new non-surgical injectable to correct signs of aging, such as wrinkles, diminished facial volume, deep creases,…Continue Reading
Our New Office Location Offers an Advanced Medi Spa and a Fresh New Look
Our experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Wesley G. Schooler is excited to announce that our practice will be moving to a new location on June 30th. Our new office will be located just two blocks down the street from our existing space. This change will offer our patients a newly revamped atmosphere, illustrating our focus on providing patients with a pleasant experience each and every time they visit us. We are…Continue Reading
Thank You Santa Barbara!
Santa Barbara News-Press has announced their annual ‘Santa Barbara Readers Choice Award’ winners. We are excited to announce that Dr. Schooler has been recognized in the ‘Looking Your Best’ category. For all those who voted for Dr. Schooler we can’t thank you enough! Everyone at the Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center strives to make our patient’s visit a positive experience and being recognized by the residents of Santa Barbara means…Continue Reading