Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa Blog
If you want to improve your appearance, topical products such as Skinceuticals can make a big difference. Sometimes a more drastic change is needed, and rhinoplasty is ideal. Here are some reasons to consider rhinoplasty: A traumatic injury to the nasal region can cause asymmetry, bumps, and other effects that a nose job can address. […]
If you are considering laser hair removal in Bay Area, look no further than Blackhawk Plastic Surgery. We have a brand new, state-of-the-art hair removal machine that removes hair with minimal pain and maximum results. Take a look at this video to determine whether the procedure is right for you. It explains how the process […]
Pregnancy and childbirth are beautiful experiences that can deeply enrich someone’s life. However, the effects on a woman’s body are huge. For women in the Bay Area who want to feel great about their bodies even after having a baby, a mommy makeover at Blackhawk Plastic Surgery is a simple solution. It typically includes a […]
One of the busiest NeoGraft centers in the Northwest, Blackhawk Plastic Surgery utilizes the most advanced hair restoration technology. Procedures are minimally invasive and can be carried out under local anesthesia with no sutures or linear scars. You don’t have to have the plug look or a long scar in the donor site. The results […]
Learn all about the minimally invasive hair restoration procedure, NeoGraft, in our new video!
Please join Blackhawk Plastic Surgery and Dr. Stephen J Ronan at The Vine to support Moment by Moment, a charitable organization. Help us fund the gift of portraits provided to these families with terminally ill children. Dr. Ronan is a board member of Moment by Moment and would love to see you at this charity […]
From Dr. Stephen J Ronan: “Interesting story with a rescue by my friend Jerome Potozkin. I see this type of nonsense all the time. Earlier this week, I saw a patient that had lost over 100 pounds and had tremendous skin excess, especially on her abdomen. There was little extra fat. She saw a family […]
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Blackhawk Plastic Surgery received the Danville San Ramon Readers Choice 2014 Award for Best Medical Spa!
We have had several patients try the new Restylane Silk for lines around the mouth and everyone has loved their result! Why is Blackhawk Plastic Surgery the ONLY practice in the region with the new product? BPS was chosen to introduce the product because it has been the region’s largest injector for several years running. […]
As the skin ages and loses valuable collagen and elastin, a lot of people start to develop the appearance of hollow cheeks, excessive fullness in the lower face, and might even see jowls. A mid-face treatment targets these problem areas to restore a more youthful complexion. Mid-face treatment may include fillers, fat grafting, non-invasive technologies, […]
he surgeon makes a small incision in the arm through which he or she removes this extra skin and fat. After the healing process is complete, you can expect to have smoother, more contoured arms and a very minimal scar. Many patients choose to combine the brachioplasty with liposuction to get the best results. Different […]
Knowing the causes The most common cause of hair loss in men and women is genetics. Androgenic alopecia , also known as male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness, may begin for men in their 20s and women in their later 40s. Men experience receding hairlines and baldness at the crown, while women tend to […]
Breast reduction surgery has seen an increase in popularity, and it tends to have the highest rate of patient satisfaction among all plastic surgeries. As this video explains, breast reduction can benefit women who have significant discomfort or aesthetic issues related to large breasts. Good candidates for surgery may have back or neck pain or […]
Having glowing, youthful skin can take a bit of effort on your part, from proper daily care to quality skin care products. Sometimes, procedures such as chemical peels or laser resurfacing are necessary to remove old, damaged skin that makes you look older than you really are. But did you know that one of the […]
If you want to maintain a healthy, youthful complexion, it is important to understand the skin’s natural aging process. When you know what affects your skin, it is easier to modify your behavior and maintain beautiful skin. Keep reading to find out what happens to your skin over time so you know how to fight […]
UV light from the sun is one of the leading sources of damage to the skin, but light can also be a healing mechanism for the skin. With the right type of non-invasive photorejuvenation—laser genesis or intense pulsed light—damaged cells in the deep layers of the skin that cause dark spots, wrinkles, or uneven skin […]
If you want to have the best experience with your next surgical procedure, you should make an effort to stop smoking before you enter the hospital. Patients who enter the hospital as smokers have double the chance of coming out as non-smokers. Plastic surgeons and anesthesiologists are making an effort to offer their patients’ valuable […]
If your parents or grandparents suffer from hair loss, you might assume that it will be an inevitable part of your future as well. While genetics often plays a role in hair loss, this condition can result from other factors as well. In many cases, these circumstances can be quickly corrected with a combination of […]
Many life events can cause substantial changes to the body. Carrying and birthing a child is one such event that can lead to stretched skin around the abdomen and groin. Bariatric surgery can also cause dramatic weight loss accompanied with sagging skin on the waist and legs. However, a body lift can help individuals who […]