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Dr. Petti head shot cropped newWelcome to the California Skin Institute at Torrance Skypark blog! Our Medical Director and board-certified plastic surgeon, Christine A. Petti, M.D., F.A.C.S., is committed to remaining on the leading edge of aesthetic surgery. Through her dedication to continuing education and offering only the most advanced procedures and state-of-the-art equipment, Dr. Petti provides premium aesthetic results in all areas of cosmetic surgery. Our blog is one of the most frequently updated sections of our website and includes everything from the latest new about plastic surgery, to special offers and beauty tips, to comments from our patients about their experiences, and everything in between. You can also connect with us on Facebook to stay up to date. We hope you enjoy!


Dr. Petti Featured in Modern Aesthetics’ Smartlipo® Triplex Article

| Body Contouring, Media Appearances, SmartLipo | March 16, 2021


Our experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon, Christine Petti, MD, FACS, provided vital contributions on the benefits of Smartlipo® Triplex body contouring for the November/December 2020 supplement to Modern Aesthetics®. The supplement—titled “Best-In-Class Technologies for Body Contouring”—was sponsored by Cynosure® and highlighted the advantages of utilizing the state-of-the-art SculpSure®, Smartlipo® Triplex, and […]


Happy Holidays From Our Family To Yours!

| News from Our Practice | December 22, 2020

Lauren has her dream job protecting wildlife and conserving land at the San Francisco Estuary Institute. In her final year of the USC MD/MBA program, Jackie is now applying to plastic surgery residency. John and Christine are busy keeping the South Bay beautiful and heart healthy. We are grateful for […]


California Skin Institute Highlights Plastic Surgery Popularity—The Time Is Right!

| California Skin Institute, News from Our Practice, Procedures | November 18, 2020

Since practices offering plastic surgery and aesthetic treatments have reopened in accordance with the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines, the popularity of cosmetic enhancement has never been more apparent! At California Skin Institute in Torrance Skypark, board-certified plastic surgeon Christine Petti, MD, FACS is busier than ever helping patients look and feel […]