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15
Feb

Newsletter – The Girls’ Night Out Information Series #2

7
Feb

Makeup for women over 40, with Margaux Lancaster

After my episode of The Doctors aired, I received a lot of positive feedback about my makeup on the show. I sat down and talked with Margaux Lancaster, professional makeup artist in Los Angeles, about her niche: makeup for women over 40.   Danielle DeLuca-Pytell:  What is something women may not realize they need as …

28
Dec

Breast Size, My Perspective

As a plastic surgeon, I am frequently asked about breast size, whether I am making breasts larger (a breast augmentation) or smaller (breast reduction). I’ve been doing this work for over 10 years and happen to have breasts myself, so I have my own take on sizing that I think is worth sharing. Just yesterday, …

7
Nov

Video – How to strip or milk a JP drain

JP drains are often required after some surgeries, including tummy tuck and breast reduction.  Clogging of the drain can cause the drain to function poorly.  Here is a video of how to strip or milk a JP drain to keep it working well.  

7
Nov

Why are there so few female Plastic Surgeons? – Quoted

I have been interviewed on Zwivel on a piece on why are there so few female Plastic Surgeons and what it is like to work is a male dominated profession.    You can read the full article here – https://www.zwivel.com/newsroom/female-plastic-surgeons    

9
Jun

My TV debut on The Doctors

I had the pleasure of being a part of a life-changing surgery for one special woman.  See her transformation and the role I played in this segment from The Doctors. http://www.thedoctorstv.com/episodes/hot-topics-with-comedian-kym-whitley-cyberbullying-mom-celebrity-smile-secrets-hidden-allergens-in-your-home It came out on Tuesday, June 7.

18
Feb

Your surgeon has blue hair

For years, I have wanted to add some vibrant color into my now graying hair.  I have resisted for years and years.  Why?  How many plastic surgeons do you know with blue hair?  I worried about what my colleagues might say, but I worried more about what my patients might say if my image did …

7
Dec

Just a brief second, but I’m on TV!

I’m doing this surgery with my associate, and here is the preview part of the show.  A “reveal” is to come in the spring.  It’s not about me, and I’m just helping out as a co-surgeon, but I’m proud to be a part of this. Click here to watch – http://www.thedoctorstv.com/videos/surprise-offer-for-mother-of-obese-son

2
Dec

My (extremely brief) quotation in OK magazine

This wasn’t my whole comment, but I’ll take it…  

2
Dec

Sleeping after surgery

I often recommend that patients sleep with their backs elevated after many of my surgeries.  This helps reduce swelling, especially for face and eyelid lifts. For breast and tummy tucks, this position improves comfort initially by maintaining a partially upright position so getting up is easier.  It also reduces tension for abdominal operations.   After a week or so, it is usually …

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