• Is Breast Implant Removal or Replacement Right for You?

    Women seek breast augmentation for a variety of personal reasons.  Women also seek breast implant removal or replacement for number of reasons.   Some women note dissatisfaction with breast changes that have occurred following pregnancy, menopause, general aging or weight loss, and may desire a different breast size or shape.  Other common reasons for revision may include formation of capsular contracture, implant rupture, or desire for a different type of implant material than what was originally placed.  

    You have many options including removing the implants altogether, downsizing or upsizing your implants, or exchanging implants from saline to silicone.  These options may also be performed with or without a concurrent breast lifting procedure.   


    A thorough breast examination and consultation with Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, David S. Motoki, M.D.  is the first step towards deciding what option is best for you!


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  • What is a Mommy Makeover?

    Just as children are different and unique, so are the effects which having children can produce on a woman’s body.   The degree of these changes is unique to each ‘mommy’.   Following pregnancy many women note that even after they ‘lose the baby weight’ they are left with subtle, or not so subtle, changes in their figures.  A mommy makeover surgical intervention is a popular option for restoring and enhancing a woman’s body. 

    Most women who seek a mommy makeover have experienced some degree of breast changes, which can include a decrease or increase in breast size, sagging, or disproportionate areola size.   Abdominal changes may include stretch marks, skin laxity and separation of the abdominal wall muscles, or
    stubborn fat deposits that do not adequately respond to diet and exercise.  In addition, some women note undesirable changes in the labia minora.   A mommy makeover may include a combination of  breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tuck, labiaplasty and liposuction to rejuvenate the post-pregnancy body. 


    Whether it is a single area of concern or multiple bothersome areas, Dr. David Motoki’s expertise can help moms of all ages regain their body confidence through customized mommy makeovers.    Find out more by visiting our website www.BodyByMotoki.com .
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  • Best Foods to Eat After Liposuction

    Liposuction is one of the most popular surgeries requested.  Liposuction can positively change the appearance of your body by sculpting and contouring your figure, however it is not a weight loss solution, nor is it a substitute for diet and exercise.  The best candidates for liposuction have developed a healthy lifestyle prior to having surgery.


    In order to realize the best results following liposuction, you must maintain a healthy lifestyle by continuing good eating habits and, if necessary, adopt new eating habits by making certain modifications in your diet.  These changes do not need to be extreme, just make sure your diet after surgery includes healthier choices over unhealthy eating.  The best rule of is to incorporate more fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins into your diet and watch your sugars and simple carbohydrates and saturated fats. Keep your body hydrated with plenty of water and watch your portion sizes.   These simple strategies, along with your commitment to healthy living will allow you to keep looking your best following liposuction. 


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