Author Archives: Dr. Hoffman

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Tummy Tuck Scar Healing: Stages of Recovery

If you’re dreaming of the smoother, flatter abdomen that a tummy tuck can create, you may also be wondering about the scar that will accompany it. Scarring is a natural consequence of surgery, and for most patients, the improved contours and increased confidence are worth it. Learn more about the tummy tuck scar healing stages …

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Does CoolScultping® or Sculpsure® Hurt?

We’re seeing an uptick in demand for nonsurgical body contouring procedures at our practice, especially CoolSculpting and SculpSure ("warm sculpting"). Why all the hype? Busy patients find that these treatments offer the benefits of slimming and reshaping the body quickly and conveniently—without incisions or downtime. Still, many patients wonder how cold CoolSculpting is and how …

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What To Do After BOTOX

Patients who want a go-to solution for banishing their forehead lines, frown lines, and crow’s feet frequently turn to BOTOX® Cosmetic. This straightforward, highly effective treatment requires no downtime and is a quick and relatively painless procedure that you can easily schedule into your lunch break. But while it may be a low-maintenance treatment, understanding …

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IPL Photofacial: Here’s Everything You Need To Know!

One of the most versatile nonsurgical treatments our patients ask about is the IPL photofacial. But why is this particular skin rejuvenation treatment so frequently requested? Simply put, it can work wonders for aging skin, hyperpigmentation, and other common complexion concerns. Given its rising popularity, let's "shed some light" on the benefits of IPL photofacial, …

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Should You Consider Breast Augmentation Revision Surgery?

Choosing to have breast augmentation surgery is a momentous decision, one that can reshape your breasts as well as improve your self-confidence. While most patients are satisfied with their breast implant results for many years, they may consider breast augmentation revision as time passes. If you're considering this procedure, you likely have many questions about …

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Your Guide To Ageless Beauty: Comparing the Types of Dermal Fillers (Infographic)

Have you ever wondered how celebrities and influencers seem to defy the aging process with their flawless, youthful skin? The secret may lie in injectable treatments, such as dermal fillers. These cosmetic treatments have gained immense popularity for restoring volume, smoothing out wrinkles, and rejuvenating the face. Which Dermal Filler Is Right for You? All …

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How Does CoolSculpting® Work & Why Should I Choose It?

When diet and exercise alone aren't enough to shed excess or stubborn fat, noninvasive fat reduction treatments can create that slim, toned look you want—without the need for surgery. Chief among these nonsurgical options is CoolSculpting®, which capitalizes on the body’s natural metabolic processes to target fat. This technique has been around since 2010 and …

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Liposuction Before and After Photos: See What’s Possible

There’s a good reason so many women and men considering liposuction in Palo Alto, San Jose, Campbell, and around the Bay Area choose Stanford-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Daryl Hoffman to perform their procedures. He’s established a track record of producing excellent results that achieve the goals his patients describe during their consultations. Liposuction for …

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