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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

So Happy I Got a Tummy Tuck - Irvine, CA

Dr. Dorfman was patient and knowledgeable. He always listened. I found him to be intelligent and experienced. I think he took the time during the procedure to have a beautiful outcome. I am thrilled, even more than a year later. I am 68 and have the tummy of a twenty year old. He did many followups and I was never rushed. He even narrowed the "tuck" line so we were both happy. I know he take's great pride in his work. I would recommend him to any one who was looking for an "artist" and a plastic surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Happy. Irvine, CA

Dr. Dorman was excellent. He made me feel comfortable with the procedure and answered all my questions. I love what he did and I am completely happy with the outcome and my appearance.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

Breast Lift and Augmentation - Irvine, CA

I never imagined I'd have any kind of cosmetic or elective surgery - until I started to see the effects of time on my body. I am 44 years old and consider myself someone who takes fairly good care of herself however I began to notice my breasts were not as perky as they once were. I decided to look into treatment options which ultimately led me to Dr. Dorfman. I researched many doctors, but...

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Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Psychobiology, University of California, Los Angeles
    Dental: DDS, University of California, LA
    Medical: MD, University of California, Davis
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
    General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
    Plastic Surgery, University of California, Davis
    Fellowship: Craniofacial Surgery, Stanford University

Treatments offered at Advanced Skincare Surgery & MedCenter

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Is constipation normal after tummy tuck?

This is almost always from the pain medication that you are taking and that you received during surgery. Definitely use a stool softener to get ahead... READ MORE

Is the risk of implant rotation or displacement limited to the first few weeks? Or can it happen even years after the operation?

Implants can move anytime, but after the first few months it is extremely unlikely as the implant has formed a capsule around it which holds it in... READ MORE

An Ultrasound shows leakage of my silicone implant

It is possible your implants are under warranty, depending on which implants you have and the exact date they were implanted. If so, typically the... READ MORE

I'm going to need a full areola incision with the called cookie cutter, is that going to kill the nerves and lose sensitivity?

The incision itself around the nipple does not increase risk for loss of sensation, but the breast augmentation is what puts the nipple at risk.... READ MORE

I wonder what kind of breast lift operation would be effective in my case? (photos)

A lift will definitely be a good procedure for you to get your nipple in a higher position which will project off of your chest, instead of facing... READ MORE

How long to wait till get bigger breast implants?

I agree that 3-6 mos is probably an appropriate time to wait from a surgery perspective. I would lean towards 6 months, as then you will be at your... READ MORE

I want a full tummy tuck, and I know I need but is Lipo necessary in my case? (Photo)

I do liposuction on almost all my tummy tucks, because along with removing all the loose skin and fixing the abdominal muscles, many patients have... READ MORE

How long after labiaplasty can I bath? What are the best cleaning techniques?

I would encourage you to wait at least 2 weeks before soaking in the bath. I always am concerned with allowing "dirty" water to sit next to a wound... READ MORE

Is my incision color normal? (Photo)

For one week out, even though the picture is dark, it appears to be a normal healing scar. Sometimes a bit of crusting forms at this point. Just give... READ MORE

Which procedure is best for my situation? Full tummy tuck or liposculpture? (Photo)

You will have to have a consultation in person to discuss the positives and negatives of each. To get your best result as you described, you will... READ MORE

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