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Gynecomastia: Understanding Male Breast Enlargement

At least more than half of men in the United States struggle with having enlarged breasts, often caused by a condition known as gynecomastia. Because this issue is rarely spoken about, it leads to a lack of self-confidence, among other things, but we’re here to help. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michelle J. Place specializes in […]

Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to enhancing the overall look of your chest, there are a few different ways that you can do it. Two of the most common cosmetic surgeries in San Ramon, CA are breast augmentation and breast lifts. Dr. Michelle has listed down key differences between these types of procedures so that you can […]

Am I a Good Candidate for a Breast Lift?

As age can make your breasts lose their firmness and elasticity, you can make them perkier and firmer with a breast lift. Not only will it make you look younger, but it also boosts your confidence. A breast lift involves removing out excess skin, reshaping the tissue, and raising the areola and nipple to give […]

The Mini-Facelift: Smooth Away Wrinkles and Recover Faster

There are people who feel youthful, but have a desire to beat the signs of aging and look younger as well. Facelift surgery seeks to lift the facial tissues that sag due to the progression of age. The result? One attains a youthful and natural appearance. By the skillful removal of excess sagging skin, deep […]

Eye-Lift Surgery and Aftercare

Taking care of your eyes after eye lift surgery is essential for fast healing. The following information will help you spur the healing of your eyes. Give your Eyes Time to Heal Most people go back to their daily routine as soon as they reach home. However, you should give your eyes ample time to […]

After Rhinoplasty, You Will Need to Take Time to Recover

A rhinoplasty is a popular choice among men and women to reshape their nose and enhance its appearance. Whether you get a nose job for aesthetic or medical reasons, too many people expect to see results right away. It’s important to take a step back and have realistic expectations about recovery. Be patient and follow […]

Arm Lift San Ramon

Arm Lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is performed to improve the appearance of the upper arms by removing excess, sagging skin. It can be a difficult area for many people to tone and achieve the appearance they desire, particularly after a significant weight loss or as they get older. It can be frustrating to […]

Blepharoplasty San Ramon

Blepharoplasty, also called an Eyelid Lift, is a procedure that has helped many men and women of various ages reduce the appearance of unwanted signs of aging such as creases, wrinkles, sagging, and puffiness in the upper and lower eyelids. The incision in the eyelid lift procedure is made within the eyelid’s natural structures to […]

Mastopexy San Ramon

Mastopexy, also called a Breast Lift, is a procedure that rejuvenates the appearance of the breasts by lifting them to a more youthful position. The breast tissue is tightened and reshaped, while the excess skin is removed to create the perkier appearance. Sometimes the areola is resized or repositioned to better match the rejuvenated breasts. […]

Breast Enhancement Process San Ramon

The breast enhancement process starts, as with all cosmetic procedures, with a consultation. During your consultation your plastic surgeon will ask you about your medical history, your breast enhancement goals and your questions and concerns. It’s important to be as honest as possible. Feel free to write down any questions you want to ask beforehand […]


  • “ Everyone is so helpful and kind from the staff to the nurses and especially Dr. Place herself. I love the wonderful environment and all the services offered. Not once did I feel any discomfort or pain. I trust this place for all my cosmetic services and highly recommend to anyone! ”

    - NS

  • “ The ladies working the front desk are Amazing and is so is Dr. Place. She gives 100% attention to details and lessons to your thoughts & concerts. I would definitely recommend Dr, Place to friends. Thank you Dr, Place ”

    - MT

  • “ I have been seeing Dr. Place for a number of years. She is really an artist and knows how to get the best looking results with Botox and fillers. I have seen other cosmetic doctors and no one is even close. She and her staff are super helpful and explain everything clearly. Apart from her artistry, Dr. Place seems like an extremely competent physician. ”

    - HT

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