Sam P. Most, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif.– a distinction that speaks volumes about his credibility, techniques and skill set. He is widely sought after in the Bay area, where he is known for his integrated approach to facial aging and natural-looking results.
Dr. Most chatted with Beauty in The Bag about his approach to facial plastic surgery, the effect Facebook and celebrity worship is having on his patients and the importance of being honest about what a procedure can or can’t do.
Here’s what he had to say:
1. Tell us about your practice and the types of patients you treat.
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Ask San Francisco Facial plastic surgeon David W. Kim, M.D, what his favorite procedure is and he won’t hesitate –it’s rhinoplasty. Kim, a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon, has a busy practice focusing on all aspects of facial plastic surgery, but rhinoplasty is what he enjoys most largely because of the complexities and nuances involved. In fact, he is the co-chair of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’s 2015 Advances in Rhinoplasty Course in Chicago.
Dr. Kim received his B.A. in human biology at Stanford University Stanford, CA and his M.D. and surgical residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University o
Aesthetician Bella Schneider may regularly rub elbows with the rich and celebrated—her clients include Michelle Pfeiffer, Maria Shriver, and Gayle King—but her beginnings were much more humble. At the tender age of 14, she began apprenticing as an aesthetician in Europe to help her struggling family. When she was 21, she immigrated to the US to attend UC Berkeley with the help of a scholarship and received a BA in economics. Yet her love of skincare beckoned and in 1976 she opened the first LaBelle Salon in San Francisco, one of the first full-service salons offering European style deep skincare, a Russian pedicure, and European style waxing. The LaBelle skincare line followed in 1992.