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Vectra 3D Imaging for Plastic Surgery Let’s You “Try Before You Buy”

Dr. Restifo uses Vectra 3D imaging technology! This shows patients the surgical possibilities using their own photo!  When it comes to surgery, it can be hard to visualize the final result of your aesthetic procedure. Sometimes patients also have a tough communicating those goals without the help of photos. Working with your own image is an effective way to ensure you […]


Thinking about breast augmentation or a breast lift with implants?

Wondering if you need a breast augmentation or a breast lift with implants? I hear all sorts of words… Sagging. Drooping.  Floppy. Loose. Deflated. These are not words that we typically want to use to describe the shape of a woman’s breasts. How does this happen? What Causes Changes to Breasts? Firstly, there are things that […]


Cosmetic Surgery is on the Rise

Cosmetic Procedures are on the Rise:  Who is Doing What (and Where)? At the beginning of 2016, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reported that Americans spent more than 13.5 billion dollars on combined surgical and nonsurgical procedures in the year prior.  Not surprisingly, both Dr. Restifo and Dr. Mao have seen a […]


Straight Talk: What is CoolSculpting and How Well Does it Work?

CoolSculpting is a Nonsurgical Fat Reduction Procedure CoolSculpting disrupts fat using a form of controlled frostbite.  Research has shown that during frostbite fat cells freeze before the skin freezes. The cryolipolysis method used in CoolSculpting works in the same way; freezing fat but not your skin. The “frozen fat” dies and is absorbed by your […]


Dr. Restifo Breast Augmentation

Saline Versus Silicone Implants: Which is Better?

When it comes to Breast Augmentation, patients often ask: “Which is better, saline or silicone implants?” The answer is, it depends.  It depends a lot on how much breast tissue you have. In general, the less tissue you have, the more you “need” silicone as opposed to saline. What’s the Structural Difference between Saline and Silicone […]


A Whole Beauty Approach to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Orange Life Magazine, Winter 2015 When physical issues inhibit people from fully engaging in life the way they want to, cosmetic surgery may be a good option. Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Richard J. Restifo discusses his “whole person” approach to surgery. Read the full article in Orange Life Magazine on page 35 here.



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Top Five Reasons People Consider Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast & Body

Deciding to have cosmetic surgery is an intensely personal process, unique for every individual. Most people considering cosmetic surgery have been unhappy with some part of their physical appearance for quite some time. For some the goal is to turn back the clock, while others seek to correct physical issues that have affected their self-esteem […]


Bridalplasty & Pre-Wedding Plastic Surgery

Pre-Wedding Plastic Surgery is on the Rise – and Brides Aren’t the Only Ones Coming In When it comes to any major social function – weddings, reunions, graduations, charity functions, etc. – we all want to look our absolute best. Apart from getting enough rest, eating well, and indulging in a spa day before a special […]


Breast & Body Surgery

Save Time Every Day With Four Simple Tips

Most of us start the New Year with lofty goals and great intentions. Then life gets busy and we’re overwhelmed by the countless things competing for our time and attention. One small solution is to simplify your self-care regimen so you feel more balanced – in body, mind, and spirit. Here are four things you […]


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