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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!


Tips for a Speedy Recovery After Plastic Surgery

| News from Our Practice, Procedures | July 7, 2021

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Whether you’re interested in breast augmentation, a tummy tuck, liposuction, or any of the other cosmetic procedures at your disposal, you’ve likely wondered how much downtime may be necessary after your surgery. While the exact length of the recovery period varies according to the nature of the procedure and each […]


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 […]