Thousand Oaks Blog

How Can a Short Nose be Corrected?

When it comes to the size of your nose, it’s all about proportion. If you’re a short, small-framed woman, then a smaller, shorter nose probably looks aesthetically pleasing on you. But if you’re tall and muscular, or have a larger face, a short nose likely looks less appealing. In his Thousand Oaks practice, Dr. Costanzo […]

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What is Caudal Septal Extension Grafting?

If you’re considering rhinoplasty due to a short nose with an upturned nasal tip – either one you’ve had since birth or have as a result of a prior rhinoplasty gone wrong – you may have been doing a lot of online homework. And as you’ve been researching ways that rhinoplasty can be performed to […]

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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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