Thousand Oaks Blog

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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Christopher Costanzo, MD Receives RealSelf 500 Award!!

Christopher Costanzo, MD Receives RealSelf 500 Award For Enduring Commitment to Consumer Education Thousand Oaks Christopher Costanzo, MD Among Top Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine   Thousand Oaks, CA – April 10, 2017 – Dr. Costanzo is one of 500 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 Award, a prestigious award honoring the top influencers on […]

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What is the Difference Between Botox and Dermal Fillers?

A common misconception is that Botox and dermal fillers are one in the same. The truth is that Botox and dermal fillers are two completely different approaches to battle the effects of aging. Although both are injected into wrinkles and minimally invasive procedures that produce results without downtime, they work: In different ways. Botox acts […]

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What Is Involved in a Rhinoplasty Procedure?

Your nose is made of bone, cartilage, tissue, and skin that can be reshaped during a nose surgery, a procedure commonly called “Rhinoplasty”. When Dr. Costanzo changes the structure of your nose, the result: Balances with other facial feature to achieve proportion. Blends naturally with your unique facial structures. Corrects any features that make you […]

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What Procedures Does a Mommy Makeover Include?

Only a mother will ever truly understand exactly what their body endures during pregnancy and childbirth. Even after the birth, a mother’s body still has work to do with breastfeeding and child rearing. Which is exactly why many moms are starting to look into the “Mommy Makeover.” Thousand Oaks moms that have tried exercise and […]

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What Causes Implant Malposition?

For breast implants to maintain the proper position, the skill of your plastic surgeon is critical. When Thousand Oaks patients notice that their implants have shifted out of place or rotated improperly, they may need to undergo breast revision to correct the problem. What is Implant Malposition? The implant can shift position or rotate improperly […]

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What Breast Size Should I Get for My Body Frame?

Breast augmentation is a personal choice influenced by what you consider beautiful. The meaning of breast size varies when asking Westlake Village women what their ultimate goal is following the surgery.  Most women think of breast size as final bra cup size.  But final bra size is hard to determine and varies a great deal […]

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How Young Is “Too Young” For a Facelift?

When you think of a facelift, most people probably assume that only folks who have started to notice facial wrinkles are interested in the procedure. But that is not always the case when it comes to a facelift. Thousand Oaks patients who have developed a loose neck or jowls are great candidates for a facelift. […]

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