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Winterizing Your Skin

It’s cold outside! Depending on where you live in the United States you usually need to consider winterizing. When winterizing, you prepare and or adapt something to prepare for the winter cold weather. Have you ever considered you may need to adapt your skin care routines and habits to care for your skin during the cold month of February?

A few tips for you to consider when winterizing your skin.

Your skin will thank you if you stop using your usual powerful deep cleanser. Using a harsh cleanser, specifically a foaming cleanser, will actually make your dry skin even worse, stripping away natural oils and moisture while irritating the skin. Consider using a gentle or lotion-based cleanser. Continue reading “Winterizing Your Skin”

“The Time Is Always Right To Do What Is Right”- Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, January 16th, the United States honors and celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was a leader in the advancement of civil rights in the United States using nonviolent civil disobedience. He received the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He helped to organize the 1963 march on Washington where he delivered his famous “I have a Dream” speech. Ever since Martin Luther King’s inspiring speech the United States is a better place, not perfect, but better.
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The Gift Of Our Patients

Dr. Ransom has dedicated his life to helping you be uniquely you. His patients and their care, results, and comfort are what drive him to see each of his patients not as products, but as people who desire a partnership of working together to make each person feel cared for.

During this holiday season many will make wish lists of gifts they’d like to receive. Dr. Ransom’s greatest gifts this season are the satisfaction his patients share with him about their care and results at his practice.
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DefenAge Was Named As Top 10 Break Out Aesthetic Company By Aesthetic Everything!

Dr. Ransom is proud to announce that he uses this revolutionary product in his practice. DefenAge is a radical anti-aging system that can produce visible correction of up to 16 signs of aging in just six weeks! It is inspired by the skin’s regeneration process. DefenAge unlocks the key to youth with powerful peptides.

You can expect these results in 6 weeks of use:

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is a time of looking back with gratefulness. During your feast you usually take time to share what you’ve been thankful for over the past year. It’s also a time to reflect on the first Thanksgiving and its rich history. Giving thanks over the years since that first feast when the Pilgrims and Indians sat together is a tradition to be treasured. At San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive and Laser Surgery we’d like to give thanks for the options we have available to help with reconstructive plastic surgery.

There are many reasons individuals choose plastic surgery. At times, reconstructive surgery is necessary. Continue reading “Giving Thanks”

Maiko and Geiko: Youth Is Not Always Beauty

In our country, as in much of the world, products are sold by association with a beautiful or famous person. However, the power of American pop culture and Hollywood biases has led to a near equivalence of youth and beauty. This is quite easily seen by flipping through the ads at the front of nearly every news or fashion magazine. Or when you compare the ages of male and female leads in our movies… Though it is not explicitly stated, the converse is certainly implied by our media: age is not beautiful, and particularly not for women.

I was recently traveling in Japan when I was struck by a particular counter-example. Continue reading “Maiko and Geiko: Youth Is Not Always Beauty”

All The Feels For Chemical Peels

Are you ready for facial resurfacing? Maybe you’re feeling dissatisfied with your pigmentation due to spotting or discoloration. If so, you may be be ready to consider a chemical peel. Many people have already experienced the big benefits of chemical peels. It’s important to be informed about what they are in your decision making process. Here’s some information to help you decide if a chemical peel is right for you.

Most people, when they begin noticing facial discolorations, begin by using topical creams to help alleviate the problem. Often the creams claim to hydrate the skin quickly to even the appearance of skin tone over time. Continue reading “All The Feels For Chemical Peels”

Plastic Surgery For Men

Women have been experiencing the benefits of facial rejuvenation procedures for years. They come home to their husbands looking younger, and more beautiful. While men enjoy the visual differences in their wives, they would like to experience a more youthful look as well. Over the past years there has been a higher demand of men requesting plastic surgery. Listed are some of the most common procedures men request.

Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction)

Male breast reduction happens when you have excess fat and skin in the breast region. This can affect the size and shape of the nipple-areolar complex. Continue reading “Plastic Surgery For Men”

Laser Use in Plastic Surgery

At the San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive & Laser Surgery, our Double Board-Certified, Ivy League educated plastic surgeon, Dr. Evan Ransom offers only the best and most effective treatments for his patients. When it comes to laser therapy, it’s no different.

Lasers play a variety of roles when it comes to cosmetic and plastic surgery. They allow Dr. Ransom to perform non-invasive procedures that offer long-lasting results.

Some examples of how we use lasers in our San Francisco office include:

Treating Fine Lines and Crow’s Feet
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Non-Surgical Procedures Offer Big Results

While many of us want to enhance our appearance and maintain a more youthful look, we don’t all want to take the big plunge of a full blown surgical procedure.

Luckily, there are several non-surgical options that can help us look our best without making a commitment to more permanent change.

Non-surgical chin augmentation. This procedure uses soft-tissue fillers to give your chin more shape or definition. It can also help to fill in wrinkles around the jaw line, reduce chin protrusion, and create a more defined line around the jaw. Depending on the type of filler Dr. Ransom recommends, the results of a non-surgical chin augmentation can last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.
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