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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!


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 […]


Increasing Interest in & Demand for Plastic Surgery

| News from Our Practice, Procedures | October 28, 2020

Even though aesthetic healthcare practices in California were closed for business during the coronavirus lockdown, internet searches for plastic surgery-related topics skyrocketed like never before. Google reported a whopping 67% increase in national searches for plastic surgery during a single week (Thursday, April 23, 2020 – Wednesday, April 29, 2020). […]


October 2020 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

| Breast, News from Our Practice | October 7, 2020

Once again, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Christine Petti, MD, FACS, shows her support for the nation’s dynamic fight against breast cancer by recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a woman and a plastic surgeon who performs cosmetic breast surgeries, Dr. Petti takes her responsibility to promote optimal breast health very […]


Patient Success Story: Facelift & Neck Lift

| Neck Lift, Patient Success Stories | October 6, 2020

Successful outcomes in facial plastic surgery demand a highly skilled, experienced, and attentive surgeon who possesses a keen sense of aesthetic balance and artistry. For any patient interested in achieving a more youthful facial appearance with a combined facelift and neck lift, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Christine Petti, MD, FACS, […]