Danville Plastic Surgeon
913 San Ramon Valley Blvd, Suite 288
Danville, California 94526 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation and Rhinoplasty. Danville, CA

Dr. Lavey performed a breast augmentation with saline implants about 10 years ago. He performed a rhinoplasty at the same time. My natural breast size was a double A, ie: non-existent! I am now a really pretty, natural looking size C. Since my surgery I have had a baby and successfully breast fed and they still look amazing! I chose to have a rhinoplasty because I had a large nose and was...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

68 Year Old, 2nd Face Lift, and I Look Great! - Danville, CA

Dr. Lavey performed my 1st facelift (including eyes and forehead) in 2002, when I was 55 years old. I chose to do the procedure 11 weeks before my daughter's wedding -- a great decision! My goal, which was to basically look like a "well rested" version of myself, was exceeded. And a bonus -- great wedding photos! I never thought I would choose to have a 2nd facelift, but 11+ years later, at...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

27 Year Old Female with Loose Skin and Bad Genes - Danville, CA

Backstory: Since I was 10 or 11 years old, I have had this gut (almost looked like I was pregnant), despite always being an active kid that was enrolled in at least 2 sports year round. As I got older, the "gut" would fluctuate, but even when I was at my lightest, it was still there and even began to sag. While I have always been mostly healthy and active, I have definitely always been on the...

5 out of 5 stars Forehead Lift

Eye Lids Sagging, Frown Lines, Age Spots, Left Ear Lope - Danville, CA

My hair dresser a few years ago had referred me to Doctor Elliott Lavey. I contacted Doctor Elliott Lavey because I wanted to look younger and make improvements to my eyes, skin and ear. I asked him about my options to remove the sagging eye lids, get rid of the age spots on my hands and fix a protruding ear lope.

5 out of 5 stars Facial Reconstructive Surgery

58 Years Old and Wanted a Fresh Look! - Danville, CA

I'm so happy I found Dr. Elliott Lavey in Danville! He made me feel so comfortable and answered all my questions about the procedure, I was considering a face lift I was still working at the time and wanted a fresh look. After my initial consultation I knew I had found the right plastic surgeon and it was the best cosmetic decision I ever made! I was so happy with the results, the healing took...

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

82 Years Old, Very Successful Neck Lift - San Ramon, CA

I am one of Dr. Elliott Lavey's recent patients. I am age 82. Most of my friends and business associates told me I was too old to try to improve my appearance. These same critics have now seen my improvements obtained by Dr. Lavey's plastic surgery, and many of these critics now want to have a consultation with Dr. Lavey. Everything from my first meeting with Dr. Lavey through viewing my...

5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Laser

68 Yr. Old Looks 48 - Danville, CA

I visit Dr. Lavey regularly for Fraxel , Botox or Restylane mostly. His expertise in keeping me looking as young as I feel is beyond my expectations. Honestly the work Dr. Lavey has done for me has been absolutely amazing. I go into his office and ask him to fix the sagging jawls or wrinkly eye lines or lines around my month or whatever it is and he has the perfect treatment. I so...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

25 Lipo - Danville, CA

I had a little extra fat in midsection that I wanted to get rid of. Dr Lavey is an amazing Doctor and a great guy. He and his office staff did an amazing job from start to finish and I could not be happier with my results. He made me feel comfortable at all times and his work on my liposuction was amazing. I would and do recommend him to any and all friends and family considering having...

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Great Doctor - Danville CA

Deciding on whether or not to use fillers is difficult but I was entirely confident in the options offered by Dr. Lavey. I did not want any extreme change and had no experience in this. I was looking for something minimal and, obviously, natural. Dr. Lavey listened carefully to my concerns and provided me with best choices. I have no regret.

5 out of 5 stars Vein Treatment

Several Procedures over a 20-year Time Frame--forehead Lift, Eyes and Neck Procedures - Danville, CA

I've worked with Dr. Lavey for approx. 20 years, having various procedures. He's not only an excellent doctor but a quality person; he gives honest advice and suggestions, not doing procedures he doesn't feel would be of benefit for the results I want to achieve. --I highly recommend Dr. Lavey as well as his medical assistant, Kathy. She's not only a true professional but also a very kind,...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$65. Applied to surgery.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf TOP 500 Social Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine, 2015

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Lavey has hospital affiliations at John Muir, San Ramon Regional.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, University of Chicago, 1973
    Medical: MD, Stanford University, 1977
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery / Plastic Surgery, Stanford University, 1983

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My implants are high after 5.5 months. Any suggestions? (photos)

You are early in the healing process, so as long as the implants are not textured they may descend. Massaging to stretch the tissues in your lower... READ MORE

What do the different profiles mean and how does a Dr decide what will work for each patient?

The different breast implant profiles refer to the amount of projection (extension from the chest wall) that the implant will provide for any specific... READ MORE

Should I expect a preop appointment?

I can only speak in generalities. Most plastic surgeons spend a lot of time before the day of surgery talking with and examining breast augmentation... READ MORE

Can I show the doctor a picture of the eyeshape that I want and would they be able to make my eyes look like the picture?

Photographs can be useful in conveying the type of results a patient desires.  However, a person's own bone and skin will limit the changes that are ... READ MORE

Swelling getting worse 2 weeks after facelift. Is this normal?

Additional swelling may be related to the healing process (for example, firmness and swelling may develop after a couple weeks if a lot of fat has... READ MORE

Can swelling under jawline be caused by submandibular gland surgery, or is it normal swelling from the lift surgery?

Your question is a good one.  Different people have swelling resolve at different times.  Swelling lasts longer if fat removal is involved.  Some pe... READ MORE

Can a woman 66 y.o have a mid Facelift with upper eyelid surgery and a Tummy tuck at he same time?

Many patients are able to physically tolerate having their face and abdomen operated on at the same time. However, some considerations should be paid... READ MORE

Does having more breast tissue initially allow for saline implants to feel a bit more natural?

Silicone in general feels more natural than saline. However, if you have a moderate amount of breast tissue covering the implants and if the implants... READ MORE

Slopping forehead? (Photo)

Your forehead has a normal slope. It looks natural and fits with the rest of your face well. I would not recommend any treatment. READ MORE

After laceration to eyelid & area, sutures were completed by ER. Do I plan for reconstruction now or wait to see how it heals?

Fortunately for you, most eyelid lacerations heal extremely well. The skin is thin, and the scars are usually correspondingly thin and flat. However,... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Lavey

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Eyelid Surgery To Improve the Face's Overall Presentation

Dr. Elliot Lavey discusses the benefits to eyelid surgery in brightening the face's overall impression as well as appearing more awake and attentive. He also reveals the incision process for correcting a droopy eyelid and under eye puffiness. WATCH VIDEO

Brow Lift vs. Forehead Lift

Dr. Elliot Lavey explains the difference between a brow lift and a full forehead lift. WATCH VIDEO

A Facelift Collectively Rejuvenates the Neck, Cheeks, and Jawline

Dr. Elliot Lavey explains that while some patients may only be interested in a neck or cheek lift, a full face lift is often more beneficial. WATCH VIDEO

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