Author Archives: Dr. Steve Bates

Breast Lift? Breast Augmentation? or Both? How To Decide

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My breasts seem to be sagging, and I don’t have the volume I used to have. What surgery do I need to restore their shape, and position? This is one of the most frequently asked questions by women considering cosmetic breast surgery in San Jose. Can they get the desired results through breast augmentation with breast implants alone?  Or, do … Read more

Fat Grafting: The Plastic Surgery Gold Mine

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For plastic surgeons, fat is worth its weight in gold. You might not feel this way if you’re carrying a few extra pandemic pounds these days. But to a plastic surgeon, the fat you have in unwanted areas can be a treasure trove of material to enhance other areas of your face and body. With procedures like breast augmentation and … Read more

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