Thousand Oaks Blog

Can a Mommy Makeover Correct Diastasis Recti?

Pregnancy can dramatically alter a woman’s body, causing weight gain, stretch marks and loose and sagging skin and breasts. One of the lesser talked about side effects of pregnancy, though, is diastasis recti, or separated abdominal muscles. Diastasis recti occurs when there is a separation between the left and right side of your abdominal muscles, […]

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What is Functional Rhinoplasty?

There are many reasons that people seek out rhinoplasty surgery. In his Thousand Oaks plastic surgery practice, Dr. Costanzo finds that some potential rhinoplasty patients don’t want any change to their nasal contour at all. Instead, these patients have significant breathing problems that interfere with their life, and they are looking for functional rhinoplasty to […]

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What Procedures are Involved in a Mommy Makeover?

As mothers, we love our children, but we aren’t always pleased with the way that pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding changes our bodies. These natural processes can leave women with excess fat they just can’t seem to lose, loose and sagging skin, sagging breasts that have lost their fullness as well as changes in their vaginal […]

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Will Getting Rhinoplasty Drastically Change My Face?

Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries of our time. Many times combined to correct breathing or other functional problems.  There are several reasons why patients visit Dr. Costanzo’s Thousand Oaks plastic surgery practice for a rhinoplasty consultation. Many Thousand Oaks patients who seek out Dr. Costanzo’s skilled and artful […]

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

Whenever you’re getting plastic surgery, it’s good to understand the long-term benefits of the procedure. This is why so many breast augmentation patients who see Dr. Costanzo in his Thousand Oaks plastic surgery practice ask his how long implants will last. They want to know if they’ll need to be frequently replaced, and if repeated […]

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Can a Breast Augmentation Correct “Droopy Breasts”?

There are many reasons that women visit Dr. Costanzo’s Thousand Oaks plastic surgery practice for a breast augmentation consultation. Some women want to correct visibly asymmetrical breasts that have always made them feel self-conscious. Other women are hoping to gain a new look with larger breasts that better accentuate their silhouette, or provide them with […]

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4 Types of Breast Augmentation Incisions

Thousand Oaks’ Dr. Costanzo is a board certified plastic surgeon and a breast augmentation specialist, so it’s no surprise that he has performed thousands of breast augmentations over the years. As Dr. Costanzo meets with Thousand Oaks women for breast augmentation consultations, one of the questions he gets asked most is what will the procedure’s […]

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Will My Face Look Like I’ve Had Work Done After Botox?

One of the most common concerns that I hear from patients at my Thousand Oaks office is that they don’t want to look like they’ve had anything “done”. Botox in particular has gotten a bad rap for being overused, especially as its popularity as a wrinkle-remover grew. The key to a natural result takes years […]

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