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Beautiful Facelift and Neck Lift Results!

Here is a wonderful example of how a facelift procedure can take 10-15 years off of your appearance! This very pleasant lady came to San Diego desiring to have some sort of cosmetic surgery to make her look more rested and rejuvenated. Her main issues - like many patients looking to have a facelift - centered around the jawline and upper neck. In particular, she was bothered by the excess fatty tissue under her chin... Continue Reading
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Tummy Goes Flat to Flatter

Are you one of these patients who has a relatively flat tummy but wants to contour it down to be even flatter without undergoing the knife? If so, then Coolsculpting may be just what you are looking for in terms of a proven non-surgical option. This young lady from San Diego was already in fairly good shape as you can see in her before photo posted here. Her tummy was nicely shaped and toned. However,... Continue Reading
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Flatter Tummy Over Time

See how Coolsculpting results can improve over time long after the treatment has been completed! This female from San Diego desired non-surgical body contouring with Coolsculpting to help target unwanted belly fat. She really desired to have a flatter tummy since this was one area that continued to bother her despite eating healthy and maintaining a reasonable exercise regimen. But she didn't want to have liposuction given the more invasive nature of surgical fat removal.... Continue Reading
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Lip Injections San Diego

Want to see why so many patients from San Diego, La Jolla and Coronado come to Dr. Hilinski and his medical spa team for lip injections? Here is just one example showing a patient looking to get lip filler injection. This young lady came to our office complaining that she didn't have much of a lip. More specifically, she was looking to get some plumping of the upper lip, which she felt was simply too... Continue Reading
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Non-Surgical Facial Volumizing

This is a great post showing exactly why Sculptra is one of our favorite non-surgical treatments for facial volumizing and contouring. We had a younger female patient from San Diego who came to the office looking for facial rejuvenation. Dr. Hilinski and his med spa staff noted the major issue she had was premature loss of facial volume. This is actually quite common and more related to genetic predisposition than anything else. As we say... Continue Reading
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Plasma Eyelid Lift

Traditionally, eyelid lifts were accomplished by surgical removal of the excess skin - commonly referred to as a blepharoplasty (pronounced bleff-r-o-plasty). I the past several years, plasma energy has been discovered to help rejuvenate the upper eyelid using a non-surgical technique that tightens the excess skin. Renuvion Eyelid Lift Here is a fantastic case example of a non-surgical blepharoplasty that utilized Renuvion's plasma energy device, called J Plasma, to rejuvenate the eyelid skin. This middle-aged... Continue Reading
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Lower Eyelid Hollows

Injectable fillers for lower eyelid hollowing continue to be a very popular med spa treatment for our San Diego patients. And within this group, younger patients are a growing segment seeking out a non-surgical option to rejuvenate their prematurely, tired looking lower eyelids. Here is a classic example of this type of injectable filler treatment in a younger female who presented with unwanted hollowing of her lower eyelids. As you can see, she is much... Continue Reading
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Combined Laser Peel

It is quite common to see cosmetic patients who need combined fat transfer with laser peeling of the lower eyelid skin. Most of these patients present with complaints that they look tired and aged. Nearly all of these patients state they don'l feel tired. They just look tired - and are sick of having to answer questions from others about whether or not they got enough sleep the night before. This case example provided here... Continue Reading
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Volume Is A Sign of Youth

See why Sculptra has become one of the most popular non-surgical treatments in San Diego for facial rejuvenation. We have a common saying in the plastic surgery world - volume is a sign of youth. That is because as we age, one of the first things to happen is volume loss in certain areas of the face. In fact, Dr. Hilinski talks about the aging process as a deflating balloon. As time marches on, our... Continue Reading
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Thigh Fat Reduction

Do you have unwanted lateral thigh fat? This unwanted bulge is also commonly called a saddle bag since it creates a silhouette mimicking this when seen from the front or back view. Despite a dedicated exercise regimen in combination with a healthy diet, these pesky saddle bags along the lateral thigh can be quite difficult to get rid of for many patients. Can you have liposuction to get rid of this excess thigh fat? You... Continue Reading
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Freezing Fat in Older Patients

This is a nice case example of how Coolsculpting can be performed in patients who are a bit older than average. This lady from San Diego is 75 years old and simply desired to have some contouring of her mid section, or tummy. Unfortunately, invasive liposuction of the abdomen was just not in the cards given her age and lifestyle. So what options did she have to slim down her tummy region? Coolsculpting, of course!... Continue Reading
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Dual Sculpting Arm Fat

Did you know that you can get Coolsculpting for your unwanted arm fat and get it done in half the time it takes many other offices to do the same procedure? That is because San Diego's #1 Coolsculpting practice - headed by Dr. John Hilinski - has two Coolsculpting machines that can be used at one time. This is termed dual sculpting in the world of Coolsculpting. Dual sculpting is particularly great for patients who... Continue Reading
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Coronado Botox Treatment

Do you live on Coronado island and get Botox treatment? Don't want to leave the comforts of the island just to get your Botox wrinkle reduction treatment? You are not alone! That is why Dr. Hilinski and his med spa staff are starting to cater to Coronado residents and workers who want a little Botox treatment. Dr. Hilinski is double board certified facial plastic surgeon and graduate of Harvard Medical School - making him one... Continue Reading

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