San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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San Diego, California 92121 US
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5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Repair

Love the Results! - San Diego, CA

I just read all of the reviews on this procedure and I'm shocked that so many people had negative or painful experiences. I just had the Fraxel Repair on August 6, 2008 and as of yesterday, August 13, I'm back to work, feeling great and absolutely thrilled with the experience and the results! I'm almost 55 years old, healthy and active, and I was ready to get "something" beyond Botox (the only...

Countdown to My Facelift and Upper/Lower Lid Lift - San Diego, CA

Well, I'm nearly a month out from having my facelift. I am ready! I am 55 years old and a professional woman in a male dominated engineering firm. I felt pretty good about my looks but had a bad bout with diverticulitis in 2015 which really knocked me for a loop. I spent 4 days in the hospital and lost about 13 pounds in a week. It really took nearly 3 months to totally recover. With that...

5 out of 5 stars Facial

My Skin Looks Amazing!

I just finished 3 facial peels with Marci Pastel, licensed aesthetician at Del Mar Plastic Surgery. The peels were done 30 days apart and I can't say how amazing my skin looks and feels! I had a photo taken recently with my cousin who is 20 years younger than I am. Our skin looks exactly the same! I was floored and so very happy! Marci is incredible. She initially spent a lot of time...

27, 3 Kids, 110lb, 5'6" 300cc silicone - San Diego, CA

After having three kids, my breasts are small and deflated. I just finished breastfeeding about a month ago, and I'm finally viewing a breast augmentation as a near-future reality rather than a distant desire. I'm currently between 34A and 32B (though I certainly don't think they look like B's.) I've contacted a local PS and asked lots of questions. I've compiled an extensive list of "wish...

33yo, Breastfed 1 Baby, 5'1", 114lbs - La Jolla, CA

I breastfed my beautiful daughter for almost a year; She is 4yo now and my old bras have never fit the same way. I enjoy going to the gym and have probably burned more fat in my chest, resulting to more padded bras in my drawers. I am 5'1" and 114lbs. I want to go for a natural look, yet pay for something worth noticing for myself. I am excited to finally do this and thought it would be a...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Male Full Face Lift Plus Arm Lift - San Diego, CA

Lost 150 pounds. @ age 60 too much loose skin, especially under chin, (big flap) a nd huge flaps under both upper arms. WOW! So inspired now, I am working out with weights building arms up, very motivated with the new me. Makes me want more! (More good health, more desire to stick with my program)! My after pictures are very soon after surgery. I'm still swollen and sore (numb), but this...

51 Yr Old with 25 Yr Old Saline Implants Going from 325 Saline to 500CC Silicone - San Diego, CA

Nothing is really "wrong" with my breasts except when I lost weight (from 135 to 125)-I lost volume and looked I thought horrible in a triangle top. Missing upper pole fullness! Had my first consult a few weeks ago and already had in my mind the date of surgery so when the office staff said it would be available (without me telling her the date) I thought this was it! They are too far apart...

32 Years Old, No Kids. Breast Augmentation and Liposuction. San Diego, CA

I hope to get rid of stubborn fat rolls on my stomach and give my small different sized breasts a boost. I will be getting breast augmentation to a full C from a small B, and liposuction of my stomach,flanks, and back. I want to be able to wear all of my same shirts, just not with the padded bras that I always have to wear. Well going for my surgery tomorrow. I'm not nervous yet, but...

54 and Tired of Being Ashamed of my Legs - San Diego, CA

I had bariatric surgery 1/6/2009 after many years of yoyo diets gaining and losing my weight over and over again. Bariatric surgery gave me a new lease on life taking me from a size 26 pants to a size 6! But right alog withthat gfabulous loss is the loose skin from being so heavy - I was always mainly hips and legs! Last Sseptember 2014 I had an abdominoplasty with Dr. Larry Pollack and he did...

35, 3 Kids, Athletic Small Frame, Deflated A Cup to C - San Diego, CA

After breast feeding kids for a total of about 4 years, you can imagine the number it did in my boobs. I started with a full b, small c and after kids have ended up at a deflated aaaaaaa!!! I Love being in the ocean and at the pool and I'm tired of wearing a gapping bikini, padded bras and my kids asking me when my boobs are going to come back. Now to figure out what size to go.....I'm...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Free

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Pollack has hospital affiliations at Chief of Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internships: Maimonides Hospital Brooklyn
    Residencies:
    Plastic Surgery, University of New Mexico Hospital FKA Bernalillo County Hospital
    General Surgery, Millard Filmore Hospital

Treatments offered at Del Mar Plastic Surgery

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First consultation preparation - mommy makeover

Congratulations on your first step towards a mommy makeover.  During the consultation, it is helpful if you come prepared with any specific questions ... READ MORE

After TT, assuming I have no complications, when can I start doing squats? (Photo)

Hi there, Congratulations on your nice results.  Always check with your doctor regarding an exercise schedule. Most patients can start some light ... READ MORE

I know drains are used for tummy tucks, but what causes the drain for a BA?

Hello there. It would be highly unusual to need drains for a primary breast augmentation. More commonly, they could be used when replacing implants... READ MORE

I had my tummy tuck done 10 weeks ago and what can I do to reduce swelling?

You might find intermittent swelling following your surgery for quite a while.  Wearing a compression garment will usually help.  We have patient's p... READ MORE

I want my saline implants removed, no replacement & a lift done at the same time. Surgery length & recovery time? (photo)

Hello there, Each surgeon will require a different amount of operating room time for this procedure.  The average for implant removal with a lift is p... READ MORE

I went jogging and now my breast is sore, is this normal 14 weeks post op from breast lift and implant replacement?

Hello and thanks for your question. It is not uncommon to have some of this type of discomfort if you went jogging without enough support.  I would ... READ MORE

Meds after Breast Augmentation if low pain tolerance?

No surgeon wants their patient to suffer after surgery.  Our goal is to keep you as comfortable as possible.  Prior to your surgery, your surgeon w... READ MORE

How soon after surgery can you get your boobs redone? I don't like size at all & feel they're too small for what I paid. (photo)

Hello there,Sorry to hear you are struggling with your size. Your question does not mention how many days/weeks it has been since your surgery. It... READ MORE

What is the general consensus regarding use of a pain pump (inserted at incision line) for my circumferential abdominoplasty.?

If you have the option of using something to help control the pain, either with a pump or long lasting marcaine (Exparel), you should. The tummy tuck... READ MORE

Should my upper stomach still be swollen at 10 weeks post tummy tuck at the end of the day?

Hello there,Of course it is always best to have your surgeon do a post-op exam. As a general rule, however, we do tell patients to expect residual... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Pollack

Larry Pollack, MD has shared 17 before and after pictures with 59 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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