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

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

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). […]


What is Breast Augmentation Mastopexy (BAM)?

As women’s’ bodies endure hormonal fluctuations, weight changes, childbearing, and aging, the breasts lose their youthful appearance. However, a procedure called breast augmentation mastopexy (BAM) can simultaneously address several key cosmetic breast concerns by restoring volume, firmness, elevation, and shape. Breast augmentation mastopexy is a plastic surgery procedure that combines […]


RADIESSE® for Hand Rejuvenation

Due to constant exposure and the way our skin and tissues naturally age, hands can sometimes look older than the rest of our body. Fat and volume loss can make the tendons, joints, and veins of the hands appear more prominent, while thinning skin creates transparency and a crepe-like texture. […]


Commonly Botched Plastic Surgery Procedures

Board certified plastic surgeon Christine Petti, MD is dedicated to consistently delivering quality plastic surgery results through careful attention to detail, procedure customization, and technical excellence. However, it is a sad reality that there are surgeons and cosmetic practitioners in the United States and abroad who prioritize financial gain over […]

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