Cosmetic and plastic surgery involve procedures to enhance or reshape parts of the body to improve its appearance and your confidence. We are delighted to combine this specialized offering with the unsurpassed quality health care you expect from Riverside Medical Clinic. In the age of selfies, appearance can be an important aspect of life. Because we want to help you look and feel your best, we offer a full-range of surgical and non-surgical treatment options for the face and body.
Dermal fillers replace lost volume to help smooth wrinkles, plump lips, and restore a more youthful appearance. Most fillers are made out of hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance that is already found in your skin. The results are temporary, lasting anywhere from 6-12 months.
Common issues fillers help address:
Dr. Son will discuss areas of concern to determine the best course of action.
While both are closely related and have to do with improving the look of a patient’s body, the goals are slightly different. Cosmetic surgery is focused on enhancing appearance, such as symmetry and proportion. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of the head, neck and body. Plastic surgery is defined as a surgical specialty dedicated to the reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth defects, trauma, burns and disease.
We know this is a personal choice. It should be done for yourself and not to conform to any ideal image. Our goal is to help you feel confident with natural-looking changes that enhance your unique beauty.
Many plastic surgery procedures are covered by medical insurance. Check with your provider before seeking care to determine if you have coverage.
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Dr. Son is Riverside Medical Clinic’s plastic and cosmetic surgery expert. She specializes in all facets of plastic and reconstructive surgery including facelift, neck lift, periorbital rejuvenation, breast augmentation, breast lift, and tummy tuck. She is committed to giving patients natural, beautiful results. She is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and board eligible. She is a prolific author, sharing her expertise in numerous book chapters and manuscript publications.
Dr. Son was educated at some of the world’s top institutions and trained by internationally recognized experts in plastic surgery. She obtained her medical degree at the prestigious Stanford School of Medicine and completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at Case Western School of Medicine under Bahman Guyuron, MD, a world renowned expert in facial plastic surgery and innovator of the field of migraine surgery. Dr. Son completed her medical training with a hand fellowship at UC Irvine, the same institution where earlier in life she obtained a Bachelor of Science in aerospace / mechanical engineering and astrophysics which led to positions at Boeing and NASA. Rounding out her education with a Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA.
As an artist, painter, and a former fashion model, Dr. Son blends her experience and artistic eye with masterful technical precision for every patient evaluation and surgery. These traits, coupled with steadfast dedication and a perfectionist personality, lead to natural and aesthetic results. Simply put, Dr. Son brings out the best in her patients.
Dr. Son and her team are committed to delivering an excellent experience every step of the way. Known for her warmth, compassion, and ability to put patients at ease, Dr. Son strives to deliver natural and aesthetic results.