MEET DR. NINA DESAI – MANHATTAN BEACH BOARD-CERTIFIED DERMATOLOGIST
Dr. Nina Desai isÂ a board-certified dermatologist specializing in all facets of dermatologyâ€”general, cosmetic, and pediatricâ€”closely and compassionately working with patients of all age ranges to develop individualized treatment plans. SheÂ follows a simple philosphy when it comes to her career: help all patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin so they can look and feel their very best every day.
Dr. Desai earned her MDÂ from Brown University and trained at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City where she was elected Chief Resident for the Department of Dermatology. Throughout her career, she has conducted dermatological research at Harvard University an
BRAZILIAN BUTT LIFTS UNDER SCRUTINY
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Although J-Lo, Pippa, and KKW have been credited with making big butts a thing, it was actually the Brazilians who cornered this rising aesthetic trend a few decades ago.
The popular Brazilian butt lift or BBL, as it is more commonly known, comes with some risks, especially if you aren’t careful about the doctor you choose.Â According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), the BBL procedure has been shown to have the highest rate of complication and even death in extreme cases.Â In fact, as many as 1 in 3,000 people who undergo the procedure die, or 0.033 percent, compared with 0.002 percent for all office-based cosmetic procedures, according to a 2016 s
GUEST EXPERT: A PLASTIC SURGEON TALKS BRAZILIAN BUTT LIFT
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Â A Brazilian Butt Lift, commonly referred to as a BBL,Â is a procedure that combines liposuction and fat transfer. It is a way to sculpt the body by removing fat from the places that you don’t want it (such as the abdomen and back) and placing it in the places you do want it (such as the butt and hips). This procedure has been increasing in popularity year after year and is one of the fastest growing procedures in plastic surgery. Recent data suggests that this procedure carries the highest risk of any cosmetic procedure, with the death rate estimated to be 1 in 3000. In these unfortunate cases, the cause of death is a fat embolism, in which fat is inadvertently injected in
GET READY FOR FALL
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Itâ€™s hard to believe itâ€™s already time to say goodbye to summerâ€¦ Weâ€™ll all miss the long weekends, beach days, vacays and overall laid-back vibeâ€”but Fall is great simply because itâ€™s a fresh start! As you prepare for cooler days ahead by stowing the bathing suits and sandals (and reaching for the warmer layers and boots), itâ€™s important to keep your skincare and diet in mind as well. With less sun exposure on the agenda, â€˜tis the season to get reacquainted with products and habits that have perhaps been ignored since spring. Hereâ€™s a guide to getting back into the swing.
Reverse sun damage
Despite your best SPF efforts, odds ar