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Flatter, Tighter Stomach in Your 40s

Want to get a flatter, tighter stomach without surgery? Get Coolsculpted today by Dr. Hilinski's team of fat freezing specialists! Coolsculpting is an incredibly effective, non-invasive, no downtime cosmetic fat reduction treatment that allows you to contour down unwanted stomach fat to achieve that shape you always wanted. This patient shown here is in her 40s and had some problem areas, including her stomach/abdominal region. She elected to undergo Coolsculpting by our team of experts.... Continue Reading

Mixing Botox and Dysport

We have had many patients in the past ask whether or not you can mix Botox with Dysport for wrinkle reduction. The answer is - yes! There is no scientific and/or medical evidence that suggests there would be any problem with mixing these two neurotoxins together. Both Botox and Dysport work in a similar manner to modulate the nerve endings so that muscle contraction is reduced in the area of excess wrinkle formation. As long... Continue Reading

Melt Your Flank and Back Fat Away

So many women in San Diego are bothered by unwanted flank and back fat, which is often times very difficult to get rid of even with good exercise regimens and healthy diets. Fortunately, there is Coolsculpting to help literally freeze that fat away! Here is a great case example of a healthy female patient who works out regularly and maintains a healthy diet. Despite this, she had areas of unwanted, excess fat in her flank... Continue Reading

Shrink the Size of Your Ear?

Can Dr. Hilinski actually make my ears shrink down in size? Yep! Take a look here at the most recent addition to his gallery of otoplasty surgery - which is more of a variant called macrotia, or scapha reduction surgery. This is a great example of how a highly trained otoplasty surgeon can take your ears from being too large (and prominent) to being just perfect in terms of size. After years and years of... Continue Reading
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Latest in Body Contouring

What is the latest technique when it comes to body contouring? It's Coolsculpting by Zeltiq! Coolsculpting is a non-surgical, non-invasive method to reduce unwanted body fat by freezing it away. What happens to the fat once it is frozen? It is gone forever. What many patients don't know about body contouring and fat reduction is the fact that you are born with as many fat cells as you will ever have in your life. If... Continue Reading
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Brotox for Men

Here is an example of what Botox or Dysport can do in the average male patient - often times referred to as Brotox. This male patient disliked the wrinkle formation around the eyes (the crow's feet area) and in between the eyebrows (the glabella region or frown lines). Dr. Hilinski injected Dysport into both of these areas to help smooth out the wrinkles. Notice how he still looks quite natural - and masculine - following... Continue Reading

How Does Freezing Fat Work?

Are you wondering how freezing fat can give you the body you want? Want to learn about the science behind Coolsculpting - the #1 non-surgical alternative to liposuction and lipocontouring of the body? Here is a great video explaining how you can opt out of surgery to get the figure you always wanted with San Diego's favorite non-surgical body shaping procedure.

Latest Rhinoplasty Case Example

Visit to see the latest case example published online by San Diego's foremost expert in rhinoplasty surgery - Dr. John Hilinski. Our sister site was created with the intention of providing any patient considering cosmetic nose surgery an online resource to learn more in-depth about this amazingly complex surgical procedure. This latest case example focuses on how Dr. Hilinski is able to preserve the front view of the nose while taking down a large... Continue Reading

Icing On The Cake

San Diego's #1 Coolsculpting team suggests patients think about Coolsculpting more as 'icing on the cake' when it comes to their overall weight loss plan. The best patients for Coolsculpting are those that have already dedicated themselves to a thoughtful weight loss program, which includes regular exercise and a healthy diet. As you begin to lose that unwanted weight, you will begin to see certain areas that are just more resistant to fat loss -... Continue Reading

Choosing Your Botox Doctor

Why is it so important to choose the right medspa office for your Botox and/or Dysport injection? Because not all injectors of cosmetic neurotoxin and filler are equal. Over the years, we have heard so many of our patients talking about getting Botox, Dysport, Juvederm and Restylane injections done elsewhere in San Diego by various medspas - only to find out that there is much more to the art of cosmetic injectables than just sticking... Continue Reading
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Many San Diego patients looking to get their fat frozen away ask about the role massage plays in getting the best Coolsculpting results. At the completion of your Coolsculpting session, Dr. Hilinski or his staff will perform massage of the area just treated. It is thought that massaging the Coolsculpted area will help in breaking down the unwanted fatty tissue layer - thus helping to improve the final results of your treatment. Some offices will... Continue Reading

Botox for Men

What percentage of Botox patients are men? In our practice, it is about 20%, but rising every year! That is because Botox and Dysport treatment has become less and less taboo for men seeking to reduce unwanted fine lines and wrinkles in their face. If women can do it, why not men, right? The fallacy has been that Botox and Dysport will make a male face look 'off' somehow or another. But, the reality is... Continue Reading

Summer Body Ready

What do you do when things starting heating up outside here in San Diego? Get Coolsculpting done to get summer body ready! Since you need about 2 months to start seeing the slimming effects from Coolsculpting and Cool Mini, we recommend you stop by the office now to undergo Coolsculpting. Amazing results in terms of non-surgical body contouring and fat reduction are just hours away with the only FDA approved method to freeze fat for... Continue Reading

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