Cosmetic Plastic Surgery for Los Angeles & Beverly Hills: Press Releases

Dr. Grant Stevens Addresses Brazilian Butt Lift Complications

Inter-Society Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force Conducting Extensive Research to Prevent Tragic Outcomes

Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and president of The Aesthetic Society, confirmed that five of the world’s preeminent plastic and cosmetic surgery-related

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at The Aesthetic Meeting 2018

Marina del Rey, CA – April 18, 2017 — Grant Stevens, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) The Aesthetic Meeting 2018 in New York

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Dr. Grant Stevens Speaking at Dallas Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine Meeting

Marina del Rey, CA – February 28, 2018 — W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a faculty member and featured speaker at the Dallas Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine 35th Annual Meeting, February 28 –

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Dr. Grant Stevens Speaking at 10th American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting

Marina del Rey, CA – February 22, 2018 — W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a faculty member and featured speaker at the 10th American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting, ABAM 2018, in Florianópolis,

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Marina Plastic Surgery Offers New Alastin Restorative Neck Complex

TriHex Technology® Provides Smoother, More Supple Neck and Décolletage

Marina del Rey, CA – January 29, 2018 - Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, announced that his practice is now offering a revolutionary new product by Alastin Skincare® called Restorative

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Dr. Grant Stevens First Site in U.S. to Offer Obalon Weight Loss System

Subjects Lost Average Of 15 Pounds, Up To 50 Pounds During Clinical Trial

Marina del Rey, CA – January 3, 2017 -- Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, announced that his practice is the first U.S. location to offer the Obalon Balloon System, an FDA approved,

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Marina Plastic Surgery First US Site to Offer Geneveve by Viveve

Marina del Rey, CA – January 9, 2017 -- Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, announced that his practice is the first in the U.S. to offer Geneveve™ by Viveve®, the single-session, 30-minute, in-office treatment for women with vaginal laxity that incorporates

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Marina Plastic Surgery Offers Geneveve For Incontinence Relief

Non-surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation Has a Bonus for Leakage Sufferers

Marina del Rey, CA – September 25, 2017 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates in Marina del Rey, CA and medical director for Body by OrangeTwist aesthetic centers, addresses the issue of female incontinence.

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Ziyad S. Hammoudeh, M.D. Joins Marina Plastic Surgery Associates

Brings Exceptional Expertise in Advanced Aesthetics

Marina del Rey, CA – September 18, 2017 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates in Marina del Rey, CA, welcomes Ziyad S. Hammoudeh, M.D. to his practice. Dr. Hammoudeh joins plastic surgeon Luis Macias, MD, FACS, and a highly trained staff of physician

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Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Chairs ASAPS Aesthetic Cruise 2017

Marina del Rey, CA – July 18, 2017 — Grant Stevens, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, president–elect of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and an international traveling professor, is the chair of the 2017 ASAPS Aesthetic

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Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Elected President-Elect of ASAPS

MARINA DEL REY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, was elected president-elect of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) at the Aesthetic Meeting this [...]

International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at ASAPS Aesthetic Meeting 2017

Marina del Rey, CA – April 24, 2017 — Grant Stevens, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Aesthetic Meeting 2017 in San Diego at

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Marina Plastic Surgery Launches Patient Loyalty Credit Card – The Charlie Card

Marina del Rey, CA – June 21, 2016 — Marina Plastic Surgery patients look forward to special promotions and offers to help make their dream procedures more affordable. Now, there’s an even greater incentive. Charlie Sheridan, practice manager, launched the Charlie Card, a new patient loyalty program that allows clients to save on exactly which

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Marina Plastic Surgery Requests New or Gently Used Bra Donations

Nonprofit Breast Oasis Offers Teens and Women in Need Free Bras

Marina del Rey, CA – June 24, 2016 — Marina Plastic Surgery is collecting new and gently worn bras of all sizes to donate to Breast Oasis, a nonprofit founded by John Pedersen, M.D. Breast Oasis is dedicated to supporting communities by providing teens and women who may not be

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Marina Plastic Surgery Surgeon Dr. Luis H. Macias Introduces 360 Mommy Makeover

Marina del Rey, CA – June 27, 2016 — Luis H. Macias, M.D., F.A.C.S., a double board certified plastic surgeon with Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, introduces the “360 Mommy Makeover,” a more complete version of a traditional Mommy Makeover. Previously, plastic surgeons performed a Mommy Makeover by focusing on the front of the

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at ASAPS Aesthetic Meeting 2016

Marina del Rey, CA – April 4, 2016 — Grant Stevens, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Aesthetic Meeting 2016 in Las Vegas,

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Grant Stevens, MD Wins RealSelf 100 Award

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Recognized as Top Social Influencer in Cosmetic Surgery

Los Angeles, CA – March 29, 2016 – Local physician Grant Stevens, MD is one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community

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Dr. Luis Macias Named Top Plastic Surgeon by Aesthetic Everything, Super Doctors, RealSelf, BeautyWire Magazine Among Others

Marina del Rey, CA – March 21, 2016 – Luis H. Macias, MD, FACS, a board certified  and double fellowship trained plastic surgeon at Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, is featured as one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” in the Southwest Airlines, Southwest: The Magazine and American Airlines, American Way, inflight magazines. He

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Ongoing Safety and Efficacy of Sientra Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Supported by Nine Years of Follow-Up Data

Study by Dr. Grant Stevens, Et Al. Reported in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Marina del Rey, CA – March 14, 2014 – Since approval in March 2012, data on Sientra's silicone gel implants have been updated and published regularly to provide immediate visibility to the continued safety and performance

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at 35th Aesthetic Surgery Symposium

Marina del Rey, CA – November 30, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a faculty member and featured speaker at the 35th Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, December 3 - 5, 2015, at the Waldorf

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at Global Aesthetics Conference

Marina del Rey, CA – October 21, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a member of the faculty at the 1st Global Aesthetics Conference, October 28 – November 1, 2015, at Lowes Miami Beach.

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at ASAPS Aesthetic Cruise 2015

Controversies and Challenges in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Marina del Rey, CA – August 10, 2015 – Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is vice-chair and a member of the faculty at the American Society

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Marina ManLand Celebrates Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day

Free ManLand Facials and BroTox Are AmongSuper Specials Just for Men
Marina del Rey, CA – June 15, 2015 – Dads and men of all ages can enjoy super specials to celebrate Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month in June at Marina ManLand (www.marinamanland.com in Marina del Rey, CA. June specials for guys who want to look and feel great include a

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at Stockholm Beauty Through Science Meeting

Marina del Rey, CA – June 1, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the Beauty Through Science (BTS) 2015 Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, June 4 - 6. BTS by

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Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Elected Treasurer of ASAPS Board of Directors

Marina del Rey, CA – May 20, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, was elected treasurer of the board of directors of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) at the Aesthetic

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International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at ASAPS Aesthetic Meeting 2015

International Traveling Professor Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at ASAPS Aesthetic Meeting 2015

Marina del Rey, CA – May 15, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the

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Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Speaking at Toronto Aesthetic Meeting and Breast Symposium

Marina del Rey, CA – April 24, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) international traveling professor, is a guest speaker April 23 - 25 at the Toronto Aesthetic Meeting and Breast Surgery

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Marina Plastic Surgery Celebrates Marina del Rey’s 50th Birthday

With Gift Cards, Complimentary Facials and Free Skin Care Products

Marina Del Rey, CA – April 7, 2015 – Marina del Rey’s 50th birthday celebration is April 10 – 12, and Marina Plastic Surgery, a 30 year business in the Marina, plans to party hard with a fabulous booth and giveaways at the event on Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm

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Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Marina del Rey, CA – March 25, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons international traveling professor, will be a guest speaker March 26th at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C

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Marina Plastic Surgery Offers Breakthrough Cellulite Treatment Cellfina

One of 13 Practices Worldwide Offering the Minimally Invasive Procedure

Marina Del Rey, CA – April 7, 2015 – Marina Plastic Surgery now offers Cellfina, the only FDA-cleared, minimally invasive procedure clinically proven to remove the underlying causes of cellulite for at least one year—the longest FDA clearance for a cellulite treatment.

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Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons international traveling professor, will be a guest speaker March 26th at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. The Department of Plastic Surgery at

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10 Beautiful Non-Surgical Treatments to Get Your Valentine's Day Sexy On

No Downtime Noninvasive Procedures Can Have You Looking Gorgeous In No Time Marina del Rey, CA - February 2, 2015 - Want to look and feel gorgeous in less than 24 hours for Valentine's Day? Marina Plastic Surgery and its medi-spa, The Institute, in Marina del Rey, CA, have years of experience in offering the most advanced noninvasive [...]

Marina ManLand Offers Exclusive Age-Defying Experiences for Men

Marina Plastic Surgery Founder Dr. Grant Stevens Launches Medical Man Cave That Evokes Cross Between Sports Bar And Smoking Lounge

Marina del Rey, CA – November 17, 2014 -- Forward thinking doctor Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, cut the ribbon officially

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Dr. Grant Stevens Honored with Just Like My Child Foundation's 2014 Humanitarian Award

Marina del Rey, CA – October 29, 2014 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, is the 2014 recipient of the Just Like My Child Foundation's Humanitarian Award. The Foundation's mission is to empower vulnerable adolescent girls by enabling them to create healthy

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Dr. Grant Stevens Honored with Just Like My Child Foundation’s Humanitarian Award

Marina del Rey, CA – October 17, 2014 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, will receive the Just Like My Child Foundation’s 2014 Humanitarian Award at the nonprofit's Eighth Annual Gala, “The Million Girl Movement – Empowering girls to change the world,” on

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Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak to North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons

Marina del Rey, CA – October 17, 2014 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a guest faculty member at the North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons, October 16 - 19, at the Omni Grove Park Inn, Ashville, NC. The

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Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak in Rio de Janeiro at ISAPS 22nd Congress

First Ever Symposium on Emerging Technologies & Techniques in Plastic Surgery Marina del Rey, CA -- September 15, 2014 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the International Society of [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens Featured On CBS-TV Show “The Doctors” Demonstrating CoolSculpting®

Marina Del Rey, CA – September 9, 2014 – Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, founder of  Marina Plastic Surgery, will demonstrate the recently FDA approved CoolSmooth™ applicator for thighs, the latest addition to the CoolSculpting system, on the nationally televised CBS show, “The Doctors,” Thursday, September 11 (check local listings for time). 

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Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at 37th Annual ASAPS Conference, Tasmania

Marina del Rey, CA – July 21, 2014 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an international traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the 37th Annual Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) conference in Hobart, Tasmania from July 29 –

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Simultaneous Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy is Safe and Effective

Study by Dr. Grant Stevens, Et Al. Reported in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Marina del Rey, CA – July 10, 2014 – With a skilled surgeon and proper patient selection, the combined augmentation Mastopexy procedure can be safe and effective, reports Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, et al., in Aesthetic Surgery Journal (Vol. 34(5) 723–732). The authors

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Cryodermadstringo, Skin Tightening From Cryolipolysis, Observed in CoolSculpting® Patients

Patients Undergoing Fat Reduction Procedure May Experience Skin Tightening

Marina del Rey, CA – June 30, 2014 – In a letter to the editor, published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, Marina Plastic Surgery Associates, an expert in cryolipolysis used with the body contouring CoolSculpting® System from Zeltiq Aesthetics,

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Marina Plastic Surgery Largest CoolSculpting® Center in the World

Earns Highest “Diamond” Level in Crystal Rewards Program

Marina Del Rey, CA – June 2, 2014 – Marina Plastic Surgery, Marina del Rey, CA, today was recognized as the world leader in the FDA-cleared CoolSculpting procedure designed to non-surgically reduce unwanted fat through freezing. The medical practice qualified as a Diamond Crystal

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Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Receives RealSelf 100 Award

Recognized as Top Social Media Plastic Surgery Influencer

Marina del Rey, CA – June 9, 2014 – Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, Calif., is one of only 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award. Dr. Stevens was selected out of more than 6,000 board certified

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Dr. Grant Stevens Featured Speaker at The Aesthetic Meeting 2014

CoolSculpting® Sessions Major Focus of Interest

Marina del Rey, CA – April 23, 2014 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates (MPSA) in Marina del Rey, CA, is a featured speaker at The Aesthetic Meeting 2014, April 24 – 29, at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. The meeting is

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Coveted “Thigh Gap” Now a Reality

Marina Del Rey, CA – April 21, 2014 – Marina Plastic Surgery, Marina del Rey, CA, today announced the availability of a new CoolSculpting procedure which just received FDA clearance to treat the thighs with its entire suite of applicators. CoolSculpting is clinically proven to non-surgically reduce unwanted fat through freezing. It previously

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Brazilian Butt Lifts More Popular Than Ever At Marina Plastic Surgery

Marina Del Rey, CA – April 1, 2014 – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently reported an increase of 136% in Brazilian butt lift procedures from 1997 to 2012. Luis H. Macias, MD, a specialist in the procedure at Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, also notes a spike in requests for the surgery. A Brazilian butt

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Marina Plastic Surgery Says the Fountain of Youth Is Bubbling Over

Marina Del Rey, CA – March 4, 2014 – One thing remains constant. Whatever the economy, people want to look their best. No dreary weather forecast dissuades thirsty consumers from taking a trip to the fountain of youth.

"Our appearance is something we have control over. Unlike dealing with an uncertain economy, people are empowered when they

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Marina Plastic Surgery Offers CoolSculpting® Live Demo at Wedding Salon Bridal Event

Marina Del Rey, CA – March 4, 2014 – Marina Plastic Surgery will feature a CoolSculpting technology live demo at the upcoming Wedding Salon Bridal Show, March 10, 4 – 8 p.m., at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills. In addition, Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon will be on hand to offer beauty tips and information on

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Marina Plastic Surgery Welcomes Luis H. Macias, MD to Staff

Marina del Rey, CA - August 5, 2013 - Dr. Luis H. Macias, a bi-lingual plastic surgeon has joined board certified plastic surgeon Grant Stevens, MD, FACS at Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA. Dr. Macias specializes in aesthetic and complex reconstructive plastic surgery. A UCLA School of Medicine alumni, Dr. Macias completed a [...]

Los Angeles Body Contouring with ZERONA Now Available

Marina Plastic Surgery has added ZERONA noninvasive body contouring to its list of treatments and procedures to create a more attractive body shape. Patients are seeing inches dissolve from their hips and thighs, all without surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2009) – Women and men across the country have been [...]

Zeltiq™ Liposuction Alternative in Los Angeles Now Approved by FDA

CoolSculpting™ by Zeltiq™ has recently gained approval from the FDA for the removal of unwanted fat in stubborn areas. People who do not need an invasive procedure such as liposuction are considering Zeltiq treatments offered by Dr. Grant Stevens. Marina Del Rey, California (September 2010) — CoolSculpting™ by Zeltiq™,

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Younger Beverly Hills Breast Reduction Patients Increasingly Opt for Nipple-Preserving Approaches

Many younger women seeking breast reduction surgery near Beverly Hills are focusing on newer surgical approaches that will allow them to retain the function and sensation in their nipples. Dr. Grant Stevens explains how these methods are beneficial for many women with overly large breasts. Beverly Hills, California (April 2009 [...]

Breast Reduction Surgery Specialist Marks Year of Blogging

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens started his blog, www.beverlyhillsplasticsurgeryinsider.com, just over a year ago and has posted on dozens of topics including breast surgery, mommy makeovers and the latest skin care treatments. Marina Del Rey, California (December 2010) – Just over a year ago, Dr. Grant [...]

VECTRA 3-D Imaging Can Help Patients Visualize Their New Looks

Marina Plastic Surgery channels Hollywood with a new three-dimensional photo system that creates lifelike images to show how Los Angeles plastic surgery patients may look after cosmetic procedures. Marina Del Rey, California (May 2012) – Marina Plastic Surgery has added a technology usually reserved for Hollywood movies. [...]

VECTRA 3-D Imaging Available at Los Angeles Plastic Surgery Practice

Marina Plastic Surgery, a Los Angeles plastic surgery practice, now offers VECTRA 3-D imaging to help patients see how they might look after surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (December 21st, 2011) – Marina Plastic Surgery (http://marinaplasticsurgery.com/) now offers VECTRA 3-D imaging in Los Angeles plastic surgery [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, will be speaking at the third International Eurasian Aesthetic Surgery Course in June. Marina Del Rey, CA (June 2011) – Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery () and a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, is a featured [...]

BASED ON LOS ANGELES TUMMY TUCK STUDY, NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FINDS OUTPATIENT PROCEDURE SAFE

Research on outpatient abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) procedures at a Los Angeles plastic surgery practice has encouraged the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to endorse the practice of performing abdominoplasty at accredited outpatient facilities. LOS ANGELES, CA — July 2007 — A local plastic surgery practice had [...]

Pasadena and Beverly Hills Abdominoplasty Patients Driving for Surgery

Located to serve all of Los Angeles, Marina Plastic Surgery is seeing more Long Beach and Beverly Hills abdominoplasty patients make the drive to Marina Del Rey to benefit from the experience of Dr. Grant Stevens. Marina Del Rey, California (December 2009) - Dr. Grant Stevens, board-certified plastic surgeon at Marina Plastic [...]

New truSculpt™ Body Contouring Treatment Available in Los Angeles

Dr. Grant Stevens and Dr. Luis Macias are now offering truSculpt – a non-surgical body contouring treatment that temporarily reduces the appearance of cellulite – at their Los Angeles medical day spa, The Institute at Marina Plastic Surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (September 2012) – A new breakthrough in [...]

Marina Del Rey and Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Still Going Strong with ThermaCool™ Facelift

LOS ANGELES - April 18, 2005 - Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery proudly announces that he continues to successfully treat patients with the ThermaCool™ Facelift, a revolutionary radio frequency skin tightening and contouring therapy that many tout as the non-surgical facelift alternative. Known for his unrivaled reputation [...]

Economy Takes Toll on Nips and Tucks, Gym Memberships

By Laura Petrecca, USA TODAY Not just the economy is sagging. Cash-strapped folks are cutting back on body-firming services such as gym memberships, diets and cosmetic procedures. Some 53% of plastic surgeons say business has slowed, according to a recent survey by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of nearly 700 members. [...]

Los Angeles Cosmetic Surgeon Notes Increase in Plastic Surgery Patients

In line with the nearly 10 percent increase in plastic surgery procedures across the country from 2009 to 2010, Dr. Grant Stevens is noticing a rise in cosmetic surgery in Los Angles at his practice, Marina Plastic Surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (May 2011) – Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery says he is [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at International Plastic Surgery Conference

Dr. Grant Stevens, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, will speak on breast implant malposition at a meeting of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 4-8. Marina Del Rey, California (September 2012) – Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon and [...]

Los Angeles Cosmetic Surgeon to Appear on The Doctors

Dr. Grant Stevens, a cosmetic surgeon and founder of the Los Angeles plastic surgery center, Marina Plastic Surgery, will be featured on The Doctors on Monday, Nov. 21. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2011) – Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery (www.marinaplasticsurgery.com) will be featured on The Doctors at [...]

Super-sized High-Strength Gel Implants

With modern advances in plastic surgery, breast size, like any other enhancement, is a matter of personal choice. Now, women who dream of a curvier, fuller figure can double-even triple-their breast size with super large silicone high strength gel implants. LOS ANGELES, August 15, 2005 - Only two years after their FDA approval for [...]

Study Performed in Southern California Finds Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Procedures Can Be Safely Combined

Dr. Grant Stevens and colleagues study over 400 Los Angeles patients after tummy tuck-liposuction surgeries and demonstrate that the popular procedures are safe in combination. Los Angeles, January 17, 2007 - Cosmetic surgery is becoming more mainstream with each passing year. More people are having it and more people are talking about [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, to Give Five Presentations

February 14, 2008—Dr. Grant Stevens, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon known for surgical innovation, clinical research and a drive to share knowledge with others in his field, is slated to give five presentations at the 19th Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) in Melbourne, Australia, this week. One of [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, Inducted into the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Marina Plastic Surgery' Medical Director is pleased to join this organization whose primary focus is on continuing education for surgeons. Los Angeles, May 29, 2007 - Dr. Grant Stevens, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon known for surgical innovation, clinical research and a drive to teach young physicians, was welcomed as a member of the [...]

Los Angeles Face Lift Surgeon Celebrates 25 Years

Dr. Grant Stevens, a Los Angeles face lift surgeon, celebrates advances in hi tech and low tech beauty procedures with his patients as well as special guests. Marina Del Rey, California (October 2011) - Nearly 700 patients and guests filled the lush offices of Marina Plastic Surgery last month to celebrate 25 years of plastic [...]

Los Angeles Liposuction Surgeons Launch New Web Site in Spanish

Marina Plastic Surgery now offers extensive cosmetic surgery information in Spanish on the Web. The new Spanish language site provides an educational resource for a wider range of people considering the practice. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2010) – The Los Angeles liposuction surgeons at Marina Plastic Surgery [...]

The Latest Liposculpture Tool: Smartlipo™ for Beverly Hills and Los Angeles Residents

Marina Del Rey, California, February 29, 2008—Smartlipo has attracted enormous media attention as a modern technique for removing unwanted deposits of fat. Now Marina Plastic Surgery, one of the premier plastic surgery practices in Los Angeles, is taking it to the next level. They are one of only two practices in Southern California to [...]

Los Angeles Silicone Breast Implants Celebrate 3-Year Anniversary

Dr. Grant Stevens celebrates the 3 year anniversary of the FDA's approval of silicone gel breast implants, and looks forward to approval of a next-generation silicone implant in 2010. Marina Del Rey, California (January 2010) - Breast augmentation patients have plenty to celebrate this new year, as they have just passed the three- [...]

Marina Plastic Surgery Offers FDA-approved Sientra Breast Implants

A new option for women considering breast implants in Los Angeles, the form-stable Sientra® silicone-gel implant, was recently approved by the FDA and is now available at Marina Plastic Surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2012) – While Sientra "gummy bear" breast implants were just approved by the FDA in March [...]

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Reports on 5-Year Follow-Up Data for Sientra Breast Implants

Study Published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in November. Marina Del Rey, California (October 2012) – Principal investigator W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, reported results of a 5-year follow-up study of Sientra breast implants in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Titled "5-Year Follow-Up Data from the [...]

Saline Breast Implants: New Study Deflates Old Longevity Numbers

The head of a Los Angeles area plastic surgery practice and his research team confirm that saline implant deflation rates increase with time, but find the overall deflation rates are lower than previously thought. Los Angeles, February, 2007 - Breast augmentation has never been more popular, and with increasing implant choices related to [...]

Saline Breast Implants Have Minimal Deflation Over Time

Saline Implants Out Perform Manufacturer Data LOS ANGELES, CA, September 9, 2005 - Breast augmentation continues to be one of the most popular forms of cosmetic or elective surgery in the United States. It is estimated that a quarter of a million people will receive implants in 2005 and that number is expected to grow in [...]

Southern California Breast Reduction at Marina Outpatient Surgery Center: A Press Release

A retrospective review of 884 breast reduction procedures performed at a single Southern California outpatient surgical center concludes that breast reduction can be performed at an accredited outpatient facility as safely as in a hospital. Marina Del Rey, California, April 2008 – A recent study led by a Southern California plastic [...]

Breast Reduction Surgery at Los Angeles Plastic Surgery Practice can Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

The Los Angeles plastic surgery specialists at Marina Plastic Surgery offer breast reduction, also known as mammoplasty, to help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women, as well as save lives. Marina Del Rey, California (October 2011) – Marina Plastic Surgery, a Los Angeles plastic surgery practice, is observing Breast [...]

What Recession? News from Marina Plastic Surgery

A Southern California Plastic Surgery Practice Stimulates Spirits and the Economy 07/24/2008 - In the face of an uncertain economy, one thing remains constant; people want to look their very best. Independent of what is going on with the outside world; it's what's going on inside their world that matters. No dreary weather forecast [...]

RealSelf Hosting Non-Invasive Fat Reduction Webinar with Expert Dr. Grant Stevens

Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina Del Rey, CA, is conducting a Live Web Chat on "Non-Invasive Fat Reduction" hosted by RealSelf.com. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th, at 5:15 – 6 pm PST (8:15 – 9 pm EST). Webinar attendees will be able to [...]

Just Say No to Cellulite at Los Angeles Cosmetic Surgery Practice

Jeana Keough, one of the Real Housewives of Orange County, recently had SmoothShapes® cellulite treatment from a Los Angeles cosmetic surgery practice overseen by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens. This new technology finally offers relief for the millions of women living with cellulite. Los Angeles, [...]

Buddies in Plastic Surgery

Los Angeles, CA (September 20, 2006) - In a recent article published in The New York Times, Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery explained how 'Plastic Surgery Buddies' are changing the surgical process for the better. "For women who are a little intimidated by the idea of plastic surgery, bringing a friend to the consultation can offer [...]

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens Comments on PIP Implant Recall

Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon, discusses the widespread recall of breast implants made by France's Poly Implant Prothese (PIP). The company used industrial grade silicone rather than medical grade silicone in implants, which reportedly have a high rate of rupturing. Marina Del Rey, California [...]

Choose the Perfect Nipple

While Votes Are Cast for the Perfect Size and Projection, Help is Available for Those Who Need Nipple Correction Marina Del Rey, CA January 6, 2005 -- A new online poll at www.NippleRepair.com shows visitors a gallery of areolas and nipples and asks them to weigh in on the perfect size and projection of this most sensitive area. Viewers can [...]

Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Receives RealSelf 100 Award for Commitment to Patient Education Through Social Media

Marina del Rey, CA - May 6, 2013 - Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery (www.marinaplasticsurgery.com), Los Angeles, received a RealSelf 100 Award for commitment to patient education through social media. Only 100 physicians out of more than 5,000 board certified specialists are [...]

Why Southern California Breast Reduction Patients Are Choosing the Outpatient Option

Outpatient surgical facilities are becoming increasingly popular among Los Angeles and Beverly Hills breast reduction patients. Some of the factors contributing to the rising popularity of the outpatient option are safety, lowered cost, and high quality of care. Marina Del Rey, California, June 30, 2008 – In recent years, breast [...]

Marina Plastic Surgery Offers New FDA-Approved Cellulaze Laser Treatment

Marina Plastic Surgery, a Los Angeles-area practice, now has a new way to treat cellulite with an innovative, FDA-approved laser procedure called Cellulaze. Marina Del Rey, CA (March 2012) – Dr. Grant Stevens, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery, announced today that Cellulaze, distributed by Cynosure, is now FDA-approved [...]

More People Choosing Nonsurgical Facelift in Los Angeles

At Marina Plastic Surgery, offering a full range of cosmetic enhancements, more women and men are choosing a "nonsurgical facelift" using injectable fillers like JUVÉDERM® and RADIESSE®. Marina Del Rey, California (March 2011) – Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery is seeing a rise in the popularity of [...]

Nipple Surgery Procedures on the Rise

Surgeons have been performing nipple surgery for years to improve the look of enlarged nipples, correct inverted nipples or achieve areola reduction. Dr. Grant Stevens is known for nipple repair procedures and has seen an increase at his practice. Marina Del Rey, California (May 5, 2011) – According to Dr. Grant Stevens, [...]

Nipple Surgery Trend: Bigger is Better

A creative new approach to nipple surgery is helping Los Angeles and Beverly Hills women create a sexier and more balanced breast appearance. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens explains his popular new procedure to enhance nipple size, texture, and appearance. Marina Del Rey, California (September 2009) – [...]

Nipple Reduction Surgery Offers Added Benefits for Breast Enhancement Patients

Nipple reduction surgery is getting new attention and rapidly drawing interest as an add-on procedure for breast augmentation patients to create a more attractive appearance. The surgeons at Marina Plastic Surgery explain why. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2009) - Nipple reduction surgery is a common part of breast reduction [...]

Is There Help for My Nipples?

Nipples, like people, come in many shapes and sizes. Many men and women suffer from nipple abnormalities, which may affect their body-image and self-esteem. You are not alone! Problems include inverted (or "shy"), enlarged, ill-defined or puffy nipples and areolas (the colored area surrounding the nipple). Some of these abnormalities may [...]

Smoother, Firmer, More Youthful Looking Skin is No Longer to Dye For

Marina Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles sponsors www.nipandtuc.com, a Web site offering a weekly reality check for viewers of FX's hit reality based cosmetic surgery program, Nip/Tuck. LOS ANGELES, CA — July 16, 2007 — Since its July 22, 2003 premier on FX Networks - a subsidiary of New Corp - Nip/Tuck has made a star of actor [...]

Popular TV Show - Southern Californian Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Grant Stevens Uses Web Site to Correct Myths Furthered by TV Shows Featuring Extreme Plastic Surgery and the Operating Room LOS ANGELES, CA. August 12, 2005 - A new web site has been launched by a Southern California Plastic Surgeon to dispel the Plastic Surgery myths propagated by popular TV shows. Dr. Grant Stevens, director of [...]

Facelift Specialist in Los Angeles Launches New Website

Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon, has launched a new website for The Stevens Institute, a full-service medical day spa featuring treatments such as skin care and hair removal in Los Angeles. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2011) – Dr. Grant Stevens, a renowned board-certified plastic surgeon at [...]

Fraxel Laser - Melasma - Skin Treatments - Los Angeles, California

Melasma, otherwise known as "the mask of pregnancy," is a skin disorder effecting up to six million American women. The condition is characterized by a dark discoloration of facial skin that up to now has been resistant to most medical therapy. Fortunately, these patients now have good reason to be hopeful since the FDA approved the new [...]

Los Angeles Breast Enhancement Patients Choose New Shape for the New Year

As 2010 begins, many women are pursuing their resolution to look and feel their best with cosmetic surgery in Los Angeles, especially with breast enhancement procedures such as breast augmentation and breast lift. Marina Del Rey, California (February 2010) – Weight loss is not the only item on the list of New Year's [...]

Mommy Makeover in Los Angeles, California from Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons

Few things in life are as rewarding as growing a family. For mothers, however, having children may take a major toll on their bodies. These women may take comfort in knowing that it is now possible to turn back the clock on these physical changes through cosmetic surgery. Increasing numbers of mothers are seeking mommy makeovers from their [...]

Mommy Makeover Safety Confirmed By Plastic Surgeons

A new medical research study published this month demonstrated the safety of multiple cosmetic procedures when performed in a single operation. This important information, published in the prestigious medical journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, comes at a time when "mommy makeover" surgery is gaining more public attention. The study [...]

The Mom Job Los Angeles

Article reprinted from https://www.fitpregnancy.com. Article by Laurie Tarkan, co-author ofPerfect Hormone Balance for Fertility: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant. Growing numbers of women are getting Mommy Makeovers to erase the signs of pregnancy. Here's what you should know. Jodi Brown hated the "kangaroo pouch" she acquired [...]

"Micro' Liposuction Patients Choosing Combination Enhancements

As Los Angeles and Beverly Hills liposuction patients desire more complete results, plastic surgeons are performing more procedures that combine the Smartlipo™ laser lipolysis system with other procedures for enhanced body sculpting. Los Angeles, California (March 2009) - Cosmetic surgery patients used to rely on Los Angeles [...]

Beverly Hills Area Rhinoplasty Surgeon Comments on Michael Jackson Plastic Surgery

Marina Plastic Surgery's specialists offer insight into the pop icon's procedures and shares perspectives on the importance of seeking reasonable change rather than perfection in Beverly Hills nose surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2009) - Weeks after the King of Pop's death, the question of "just what happened?" [...]

Beverly Hills & Pasadena Breast Reduction - Not Just for Women Anymore

The plastic surgeons at Marina Plastic Surgery are seeing an increase in male patients considering Beverly Hills breast reduction as more and more men feel comfortable getting help for their cosmetic concerns. Marina Del Rey, California (August 2008) - Over 200,000 women, many of them in Los Angeles and Pasadena, undergo breast [...]

They Wrote the Book on Liposuction and Body Contouring, Well, The Chapter

Los Angeles, CA, September 26, 2005 - In a new textbook on plastic surgery, Los Angeles-based Dr. Grant Stevens collaborated with two other surgeons to write the chapter on liposuction, tummy tucks, thigh lifts, and buttocks lifts to help set the gold standard of practice for plastic surgeons and residents worldwide. Chapter 55, entitled " [...]

Practice Offers Alternative to Liposuction in Los Angeles

Marina Del Rey, California (May 2011) – Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery, an esteemed surgeon who specializes in liposuction in Los Angeles, has recently added a new procedure to his list of non-surgical body contouring and skin tightening options. This new procedure, called Exilis, uses radiofrequency (RF) energy to tighten [...]

More Los Angeles Liposuction Patients Combine Dietary Changes with Cosmetic Surgery

Patients are finding ways to maximize the results of their cosmetic surgery and liposuction. Los Angeles patients who wish to keep the off the extra pounds participate in frequent activity and watch what they eat. Los Angeles, California (March 2009) - While body contouring cosmetic surgery may be viewed by some as an end-all to weight [...]

Laser-Assisted Breast Reduction Has Los Angeles Surgeons Dropping Their Scalpels

The head of a Los Angeles area plastic surgery practice and his research team confirm that use of a laser to prepare breast tissue during breast reduction not only is safe, but also offers advantages when compared to traditional methods. Los Angeles, California September, 2007 — As everyone knows, breast augmentation surgery is in [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens Speaks on CoolSculpting at Asian Pacific Laser Medicine Conference

A world leader in the use of CoolSculpting®, Dr. Grant Stevens, a plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, recently spoke about his extensive experience with the fat-freezing procedure at an international conference in Taiwan. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2012) – Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board-certified plastic [...]

Surgeon Celebrates Laser Bra Breast Lift in Los Angeles

Dr. Grant Stevens reflects on the success of the Laser Bra, his technique for breast reduction and breast lift. Fifteen years after he began using the popular technique, he looks back on his many happy patients and considers what the future holds. Marina Del Rey, California (August 2010) – Dr. Grant Stevens, a board- [...]

Dr. Stevens Speaks Up About Genital Rejuvenation

Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery encourages women whose genitals cause discomfort to seek consultation with an expert and make their own decision. Los Angeles, May 29, 2007 - Denouncing the recent flurry of negative articles in the press about female genital surgery known as labiaplasty, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Grant [...]

Los Angeles Laser Breast Reduction on the Rise

A safe and effective alternative to traditional methods, laser-assisted breast reduction is gaining popularity as more women choose Marina Plastic Surgery for their "Laser Bra" procedure. Marina Del Rey, California (February 2010) – Dr. Grant Stevens, the board-certified plastic surgeon at Marina Plastic Surgery, is [...]

Areola Restoration - Puffy Nipples, Inverted Nipples

Across the country, millions of women are unhappy with nipples that are puffy, inverted, or overly large. A Los Angeles plastic surgery practice offers help for these women through safe, proven plastic surgery methods from surgeons who are innovators in the field of nipple repair. Los Angeles, California (March 28, 2008) — Many [...]

Dr. Stevens Approach Successfully Repairs Inverted Nipples

Unique Method Is Less Invasive to Milk Ducts and Boasts of Long-Term Eversion LOS ANGELES, CA June 16, 2005 — A Southern California plastic surgeon renowned for his expertise on breast surgery has created an innovative technique for correcting inverted nipples. Approximately 2% of the female population suffers from [...]

Plastic Surgery in California a Popular Choice for International Patients

At Marina Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, plastic surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens has seen a rise in the number of patients outside of the United States who want to travel to his practice for cosmetic surgery. Marina Del Rey, California (January 2010) - One plastic surgery practice in California is turning the medical tourism trend upside-down by [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens to Speak at International Aesthetic Plastic Surgery conference

A world-renown plastic surgeon from Los Angeles, Dr. Grant Stevens, is traveling to Darwin, Australia, to participate in the 35th annual Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Conference this month. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2012) – Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los [...]

Skin Care Institute in Los Angeles Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

The Institute, a skin care medical spa in Los Angeles, celebrates its 15th anniversary this month. Marina Del Rey, CA (June 2011) – Heralding a new era in day spas, The Institute at Plastic Surgery Associates, a well-known skin care center in Los Angeles, opened its doors as the world's first medi-spa 15 years ago. [...]

Injectable Rhinoplasty Performed by Los Angeles Surgeon

Marina Plastic Surgery is now performing injectable rhinoplasty using dermal fillers. This popular procedure is a non-surgical way to augment or enhance various aspects of the nose. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2010) – The board-certified plastic surgeons at Marina Plastic Surgery are now offering non-surgical [...]

Breast Implants Los Angeles

By: Robert Cohen, MDMarina Plastic Surgery Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures available today for a multitude of good reasons. The surgery is safe, predictable, and can produce significant changes in a woman's appearance almost instantaneously. Most women that receive breast implants are extremely happy [...]

Breast Implants: Don't Take Away the Right To Choose

By W. GRANT STEVENS Wall Street Journal - November 4, 1991 --- As a plastic and reconstructive surgeon from Southern California, I am used to hearing wisecracks from people who think my practice caters solely to human vanity. But vanity can also be a healthy motivation - a way to cope with the impact of breast cancer, for example. No one said [...]

Silicone Breast Implant Approval Restores Breast Augmentation Choices

Fifteen years after urging the FDA not to ban silicone implants, Dr. Grant Stevenswelcomes the FDA's decision to return the devices to market and is pleased to offer the advantages of silicone breast implants to his patients. LOS ANGELES, November 28, 2006---The recent Food and Drug Administration's decision to restore approval for [...]

Safety of Silicone Breast Implant Surgery

Data on the safety and success rates of cosmetic surgery using fourth generation cohesive silicone gel implants has been relatively sparse, but a new study tracks one surgeon's long-term results for breast implant surgery for Beverly Hills and Los Angeles women. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2008) - A statistical analysis of one surgeon's [...]

Saline Breast Augmentation in Los Angeles - What Happens after Implant Rupture

A study of 285 breast augmentation patients at the Los Angeles practice of Marina Plastic Surgery found that most patients who chose to replace a deflated saline implant selected a silicone gel model instead. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2008) - While breast implants are durable medical devices and most women who choose breast [...]

Laser Bra Breast Reduction Gives Los Angeles Women Pre-Holiday Boost

The Stevens Laser Bra, performed at Marina Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, helps breast lift and reduction patients achieve a lifted look in time for the holidays and winter getaways. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2009) - With the year's end approaching, there's a foreseeable increase in company parties, celebrations [...]

Competition is hot this Holiday Season

If you're bored with the usual bling-bling, treat yourself to a gift that really keeps on giving. Men and women all over the United States are foregoing the must-have "bling" to gain the must-have "zing"... of laser that is! LOS ANGELES, August 29th, 2005 - Fraxel Laser Treatments are a revolutionary non-invasive procedure [...]

Plastic Surgery for the Holidays - Mommy Makeovers

The holiday season is here again, and mothers everywhere are finding themselves consumed by the spirit of giving. Once the hectic period of gift shopping and seasonal decorating has passed, many women finally take the time to do something special for themselves. For busy moms who usually only think of others, plastic surgery has become [...]

Gummies Aren't for Dummies

LOS ANGELES - April 28, 2005 - If one size doesn't fit all, how could one choice fit all needs? For more than a decade American women have had no breast implant options. Since the FDA restricted the use of liquid silicone breast implants, women opting for breast augmentation have had only one option: saline breast implants. While saline [...]

Dr. Grant Stevens Principal Investigator on New FDA-Approved Sientra Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Dr. Grant Stevens, a breast augmentation specialist who offers a range of breast implants in Los Angeles, was the principal investigator for the recently FDA-approved Sientra gummy bear implants. Marina Del Rey, CA (April 18, 2012) – Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Marina Plastic Surgery and lead [...]

Plastic Surgeon Comments on Success of Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon and Los Angeles breast augmentation specialist, talks about why gummy bear breast implants are so popular and what he's learned from working with this newest generation of silicone implants. Marina Del Rey, California (July 2012) – Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic [...]

Los Angeles Plastic Surgery Specialist Offering Body Contouring for Summer

The surgeons at Marina Plastic Surgery, a Los Angeles plastic surgery practice, are offering CoolSculpting® by ZELTIQ™, a non-surgical way to enhance body contours by removing unwanted fat. Marina Del Ray, California (August 2011) – Short of time to get into that teenie, weenie bikini? Need those love handles [...]

Combining Fraxel Laser and ThermaCool

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2005 - Two of the most exciting and groundbreaking procedures to hit the Anti-Aging scene are now being administered in combination at Marina Plastic Surgery, a Southern California medical center focusing on rejuvenation and cosmetic enhancement. Fraxel® Laser, a nonablative laser treatment that improves skin texture, [...]

Fight Melasma with ThermaCool and Fraxel

Marina Plastic Surgery Combines Fraxel® Laser and ThermaCool™ TC Technologies to Deal A One-Two Punch to Melasma and the Signs of Aging LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2005 — Marina Plastic Surgery is combining two innovative treatments — Fraxel® Laser and ThermaCool™ — to give back the confidence [...]

On your Mark.Get Set.Gone

Finally! A Solution for Stretch Marks Men have them.Women have them.Adults and adolescents dread them.. What are they? Unsightly stretch marks. There has been no treatment that significantly improves them. Until now. LOS ANGELES, March 13th, 2006—Men and women are passing up time at the gym, and replacing that time at their doctor's [...]

Fraxel Laser: A Fraction of the Recovery Time

For many people, the commitments of work and daily routines make time a precious commodity. Unfortunately, the pressure to look healthy, youthful and attractive continues to increase, both at home and at the workplace. Men and women, whether they stay at home to care for their children, or work in a high profile career, want to look better. [...]

Smoother, Firmer, More Youthful Looking Skin is No Longer to Dye For

Dr. Grant Stevens, Medical Director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, offers Fraxel® Laser Treatment without the Blue Dye by Taking Advantage of the Latest Advancements from Reliant Technologies. LOS ANGELES, CA -- June 12, 2007 - Fraxel Laser Treatment from Reliant Technologies - with its "spot by spot" approach to [...]

Frax or Fiction

MARINA del REY - May 13, 2005 - Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery is one of the first plastic surgeons in the Los Angeles area to begin a new laser technology, the Fraxel® Laser Treatment. Known for his unrivaled reputation in treating patients from all around the world with new and emerging cosmetic therapies, Dr. Stevens is [...]

LATISSE Eyelash Growth Treatment in Los Angeles from Marina Plastic Surgery

Marina Plastic Surgery now offers LATISSE™ for naturally enhanced eyelash growth. Through simple, at-home applications, eyelashes naturally grow darker, thicker, and longer. No more worry about lashes smudging or running. Marina Del Rey, California (February 2009) - The surgeons at Marina Plastic Surgery announce a first-of-its- [...]

Extreme Cosmetic Surgery - Combined Procedures

Combining Multiple Cosmetic Surgeries into One Operation Does Not Increase Risks for Patients of Marina Del Rey and Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon LOS ANGELES, CA, August 11, 2005 - There is no denying the continued popularity of cosmetic surgery and procedures: Americans are very interested in looking the best they can. As [...]

Los Angeles Plastic Surgery Practice Now Offering Excel V Laser

Marina Plastic Surgery is the first treatment location in California to offer the Excel V laser by Cutera® to help treat superficial facial redness and deep vein disorders. Marina Del Rey, CA (August 15, 2011) – Los Angeles plastic surgery specialist Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, announced today that Marina Plastic Surgery is [...]

Trend is to Retain Ethnic Traits in Rhinoplasty

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens explains that the goal of ethnic nose surgery should be to enhance the nose without compromising natural beauty or facial balance. Marina Del Rey, California (February 2010) – While the media often focus on celebrities who have had a "nose job" in Los Angeles, there's [...]

Forehead Lift Procedures and Technology Continue to Advance

Dr. Grant Stevens Participates in Study that Finds Success in New Fixation Device that Allows for Excellent Fixation and Adjustment Correction LOS ANGELES, CA, May 3, 2005 - A preliminary report conducted by Dr. Grant Stevens studied the Endotine, a biodegradeable fixation device for endoscopic forehead lifts. Previously, cosmetic surgeons [...]

Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic surgery is more popular that ever. An important trend in plastic surgery is the increasing number of surgeries that are performed together at one time on a person. Patients frequently request to have multiple procedures during a single operation. Improvements in surgical techniques and anesthesia safety have made these combined [...]

Coolsculpting Popularity

Dr. Grant Stevens, a Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon, notices a rise in the number of people who are choosing CoolSculpting® procedures over traditional liposuction. Marina Del Ray, California (June 2011) – Marina Plastic Surgery is experiencing an increase in the number of people seeking CoolSculpting body contouring [...]

Coolsculpting and FDA

Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery now offers CoolSculpting® to help Los Angeles patients be free of unwanted fat without surgery. Marina Del Rey, CA (November 2011) – CoolSculpting®, an FDA-approved noninvasive alternative to liposuction, is a welcome improvement over surgery, frustrating diets and endless sit [...]

Coolsculpting Award

ZELTIQ® Aesthetics Inc. has presented the Crystal Award to Marina Plastic Surgery for being the No. 1 CoolSculpting practice in North America. The plastic surgery practice offers CoolSculpting in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. Marina Del Rey, California (September 2012) – Marina Plastic Surgery has received the [...]

Coolsculpting Anniversary

Early last year, Marina Plastic Surgery added CoolSculpting™ by ZELTIQ™ to its list of body contouring options for Los Angeles area women and men. Over the past year, the procedure has seen increasing interest for its slimming results. Marina Del Rey, California (March 2011) – Just over a year ago, Marina [...]

Combined Surgery

Updating a study published in 2006, a review of 268 patients over a 10 year period ending in 2007 was recently published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. The study found that tummy tuck patients in Los Angeles who also had breast surgery saw complication rates comparable to single-procedure patients. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 15, [...]

Combined Procedures

A retrospective review of 268 patients who underwent "mommy makeover" procedures at Marina Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles (combining tummy tuck, breast lift, liposuction, and similar surgeries) shows that complications following combined surgery are similar to those reported for individually-staged procedures. Marina Del Rey, California ( [...]

Cellulite Treatment

LA Plastic Surgeon Launches Smooth Shapes to Fight The Battle of The Bulge MARINA DEL REY, CA., August 4th, 2008 — A premier aesthetics company focused on body shaping, Elemé Medical Inc. announced today that Grant Stevens, MD, will be the first Southern California-based plastic surgeon to offer the SmoothShapes® system [...]

Cellulite Reduction

Dr. Grant Stevens is proud to announce the introduction of SmoothShapes®, a non-invasive treatment for cellulite, at his Los Angeles practice. SmoothShapes uses laser and light technology in combination with vacuum and manual massage to reduce the appearance of cellulite on all parts of the body. Marina Del Rey, California ( [...]

Breast Reduction

Beverly Hills area breast reduction surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens has noticed that smaller breast size is a popular choice among celebrities and non-celebrities alike. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2009) - Bigger is better? Actually, there might be a new trend brewing: "smaller is superior." Board-certified Beverly Hills [...]

Breast Reduction Increase

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 13, 2005 - Despite the national media attention on breast augmentation and breast implants, a different trend can be seen at plastic surgeons' offices all over the nation: an increase in the number of women receiving breast reductions. Over 113,000 women will elect to have their breasts made smaller this year, an increase [...]

Breast Implants Not Equal

According to new plastic surgery research, all breast implants are not created equal when it comes to long-term durability. This is important news for the millions of women worldwide who are considering having breast augmentation. In this study from Marina Del Rey and Beverly Hills, California, the deflation rates of 500 saline breast [...]

Breast Implant Safety

After studying 355 form-stable silicone gel breast implant patients, Dr. Grant Stevens and his co-authors have found that fifth generation silicone breast implants are safe and have a similar complication profile to other silicone breast implants. Marina Del Rey, California (October 2010) – Since silicone gel breast [...]

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in women. According to the World Health Organization, over one million women will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year alone. For women who are at high-risk for breast cancer — especially those whose mother or sisters have breast cancer — just knowing their [...]

Breast Augmentation

Marina Plastic Surgery recently updated several of its Web sites with new information about breast augmentation in Los Angeles, including frequently asked questions and details about breast implant options. Marina Del Rey, California (January 2011) – Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery recently added several new [...]

Brazilian Meeting

Dr. Grant Stevens, an esteemed Los Angeles plastic surgeon, is set to speak at the Brazilian Plastic Surgery Society Meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil this June. Marina Del Rey, California (May 2011) – Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery () in Marina [...]

Botox Alternatives

Recently approved by the FDA, XEOMIN® is now being offered at Marina Plastic surgery in Los Angeles as a BOTOX alternative for wrinkle treatment. Marina Del Rey, California (November 2011) – Marina Plastic Surgery (www.marinaplasticsurgery.com) is now offering FDA-approved XEOMIN, an additive-free BOTOX Cosmetic [...]

Body Lifts

By: Robert Cohen, M.D. How many times have you heard this expression: "Do these pants make my butt look big"? Clearly, poorly fitting clothes can have a significant impact on one's overall appearance and confidence. Well, imagine having to wear ill-fitting clothes all the time. This is what life is like for people who have lost significant [...]

Biggest Loser Plastic Surgery

By Cynthia Wang People Magazine October 25, 2009 Neil Tejwani, 26, the 6'2" chemical engineer-turned-fitness consultant who weighed as much as 460 lbs. before he competed on the fourth season of NBC's The Biggest Loser in 2007, had three things to celebrate this Saturday — his wedding to longtime love Stefanie Nigro, his [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 1

A look at why, to people who are considering plastic surgery, Beverly Hills raises the bar. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident Chapter 1 - Beauty [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 9

Part 9 of a look at Beverly Hills plastic surgery in your home town. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident Confidence is an elusive quality. You can't [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 8

Part 8 of a look at the allure of plastic surgery, Beverly Hills and celebrities. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident Chapter 5 - Being Beverly Hills [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 7

Part 7 of a look at the beauty standards set by plastic surgery in Beverly Hills. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident For women who want more shapely [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 6

Part 6 of a look at Beverly Hills plastic surgery in the rest of the country. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident Chapter 4 - Uncommon Beauties Are [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 5

Part 5 of a look at trends and fad in Beverly Hills plastic surgery. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident When it comes to beauty fads, Beverly Hills [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 4

Part 4 of a look cosmetic enhancements and trends in plastic surgery in Beverly Hills. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident With new technologies, non- [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 3

Part 3 of a look at why plastic surgery in Beverly Hills is second to none. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident Chapter 2 - Plastic Surgery in Beverly [...]

Beverly Hills: Building on Beauty Since the Beginning Ch 2

Part 2 of a look at why plastic surgery in Beverly Hills is the gold standard. By Kitty Monroe. Chapter 1: Beauty Since the Beginning Chapter 2: Setting Your Own Standard Chapter 3: Classic Beauty Ahead of its Time Chapter 4: Common Beauty Mistakes Chapter 5: Being Beverly Hills Confident If you're looking at a make-over or [...]

Baby Boomer Procedures

Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon, says that his practice is seeing an increase in patients over 50 considering both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation so they can look and feel their best during their "Golden Years." Marina Del Rey, California (October 2010) – In the last few years, Los [...]

American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting

Dr. Grant Stevens, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon, will speak about breast enhancement at the Fourth American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil, in February. Marina Del Rey, CA (January 2012) – Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in [...]

Acne Light Treatment

Light Therapies Combat Acne-causing Bacteria, Creating Relief - and Alternatives — for Countless People LOS ANGELES, CA Jul 22, 2005 - Two new powerful light therapies that fight the causes of acne are now providing people with effective alternatives to antibiotics, prescription pills, and complex skin regimes. Dr. Grant [...]

Abdominoplasty

Post-bariatric patients from Beverly Hills seeking tummy tucks are becoming increasingly aware that plastic surgery after weight loss requires the special skills of a highly trained surgeon. The doctors of Marina Plastic Surgery identify how - and why - patients are making better choices. Beverly Hills, California (April 2009) - Extreme [...]