Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa Blog
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 […]
A common misperception exists that breakouts are an inevitable side effect of getting facials. On the contrary, you can enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating facial without worrying about breaking out by choosing a reputable skincare practitioner. Some people do experience post-facial breakouts. However, this unwanted side effect typically occurs because the person providing the facial […]
Are you bothered by the skin discoloration on your face? You can once again enjoy a bright and even complexion with a few simple steps. This video explains why dark spots develop and what you can do to prevent and alleviate them. Though discoloration can sometimes appear because of acne and other skin conditions, it […]
Many women unknowingly commit skin care errors during their morning and evening beauty routines. Consider making a few improvements to your skin care regimen. Your first step is to avoid choosing a cleanser that is too harsh. Harsh cleansers strip the skin’s natural oils, leaving it dull and irritated. Instead, look for highly rated products […]
Memory Gel breast implants are the result of almost two decades of intensive research and testing to ensure a superior product for women who are interested in breast augmentation or reconstruction. These unique implants feature a proprietary cohesive gel formulation. Instead of being filled with liquid, these breast implants are filled with silicone gel. You […]