Plastic Surgery

Severely damaged face saved by THE best; Dr. Reza Jarrahy!

May 29, 2018

Severely damaged face saved by THE best; Dr. Reza Jarrahy!

By Bella27 bellagolestan

In April of 2017 I got into a severe, nearly fatal ATV accident in Greece whilst studying abroad. I was studying abroad at Oxford University in Oxford, England. During the time of the accident I was on spring break and vacationing in Greece. The accident happened on the island of Mykonos. I do not have […]

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Tags: bone grafting, broken jaw, Dr. Kodi Azari, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, facial fractures, featured, liver laceration, loss of bone, missing teeth, oral implants, partial denture, patellar fracture


Chloes journey

May 15, 2018

Chloes journey

By Chlo Chlo celiasmith

Late 2016 , i began to noticed that chloe’s smile wasnt symmetric with the rest of her facial expressions. I wished that my eyes werent decieving me but as a mom you cant ignore things that you feel in your gut arent right. So as a mom would do I consulted with Chloes Pediatrician and […]

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Tags: Dr. Wayne Osaki, medical staff, patient stories, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery


Rare surgery helps LAPD motorcycle officer with rare injury

January 19, 2018

Rare surgery helps LAPD motorcycle officer with rare injury

By Amy Albin amyalbin

Phrenic nerve damaged in traffic accident made it difficult to breathe, potentially ending his career Collisions are not uncommon for motorcycle officers who spend most of their time on the road. Officer Eric Holtz of the Los Angeles Police Department knows this first-hand. In July 2014, Holtz was riding westbound on Saticoy Street towards Sepulveda […]

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Tags: breathing issues, diaphragm, Dr. Matthew Kaufman, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, phrenic nerve injury, plastic and reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, scar tissue, shortness of breath, surgery, UCLA Plastic Surgery


Life Saving Plastic Surgery

January 4, 2018

Life Saving Plastic Surgery

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was cycling and an intoxicated driver turned in front of us. I was pinned under the car for 10 minutes,” says Jeff, who was airlifted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “For the first 24 hours they didn’t expect me to survive the accident. A few days later I began to realize what had […]

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Tags: featured, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Plastic Surgery


Looking Younger, Feeling Better

November 2, 2017

Looking Younger, Feeling Better

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was a sun worshipper when I was younger and I noticed I was starting to age rapidly,” says 55-year-old Veronica T. Sanchez, who came to UCLA Health for plastic surgery after attending an informational speaking event. “I didn’t know how much you could do with plastic surgery. I was spending about $3,000 per year […]

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Tags: botox, comestic surgery, featured, plastic surgery, UCLA Plastic Surgery


Phrenic nerve damaged from stroke

June 15, 2017

Phrenic nerve damaged from stroke

By stratforddrive454 stratforddrive454

I had a bicycle accident in the late 1980s (No helmet) and my head hit the concrete very hard. 12 years after I had a full stroke. I was OK for several years then I almost passed out and my heart went into A-fibrillation. Fast and hard. my breathing mechanism seemed to be damaged and […]

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Tags: Afib, Anxiety, atrial fibrillation, breathing, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, exercise, nerve damage, patient stories, phrenic nerve, phrenic nerve damage, phrenic nerve injury, stroke


May 8, 2017

The Best – Dr. Charles Y. Tseng, MD

By judy1 judy1

Dr. Tseng performed a tummy tuck and breast reduction for me. And I am extremely happy with the results. When I went to his office for the pre-op, I was very nervous regarding the surgery. Dr. Tseng explained everything thoroughly and put me totally at ease. I never felt rushed and all questions were answered […]

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Tags: breast reduction, cosmetic surgery, Dr. Charles Tseng, patient stories, plastic surgery, surgery, tummy tuck


Dr. Tseng is as good as it gets. Simply the best!

April 19, 2017

Dr. Tseng is as good as it gets. Simply the best!

By marikmontoya marikmontoya

I’m forever grateful for my amazing team of doctors and nurses at UCLA. My care has been so well managed; with my every need anticipated. Yes, I went in strong, fit, and healthy; however it’s their compassionate care, with my goals in mind, that made my story a success. My team was lead by Dr. […]

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Tags: bilateral mastectomy, BRCA2, BRCA2 positive, breast cancer, DIEP Flap, DIEP Flap breast reconstruction, DIEP Flap breast reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy, Dr. Charles Tseng, geneticist, mastectomy, medications, occupational therapy


February 3, 2017

I am a trauma survivor

By stacey12 stacey12

In October of 2012, as I was picking my two year old son up from day care, my car was struck by a man driving a large work van. I had been standing next to my car, trying to cajole my son into his car seat. The force of impact drove my car frame through […]

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Tags: bone grafts, Dr. Andrew Da Lio, Dr. Devon Jeffcoat, patient stories, physical therapy, pregnancy, skin flaps, titanium rods


Thank you Dr. Da Lio!

February 2, 2017

Thank you Dr. Da Lio!

By mhf95 mhf95

Every since I was little I’ve had a freckle on the lower part of my eye. In the last few years it started getting larger and began to bother my vision and people began to comment on it. I was nervous to have it removed since it was so close to my eye but Dr. […]

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Tags: Dr. Da Lio, freckle removal, patient stories, plastic surgery