Plastic Surgeon Reacts to 2023's Hottest Aesthetic Trends


January 24th, 2023

28 mins 13 secs

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About this Episode

From the recent rise in interest for buccal fat removal to the downsizing of the rear end, Dr. Brahme gives us the full rundown on what’s trending in aesthetics as we head into 2023.

With 30 years of experience in aesthetics and 18 of them at La Jolla Cosmetic, plastic surgeon Dr. Johan Brahme has seen it all when it comes to the trends that come and go.

Listen as he shares his educated opinion on what can go wrong with buccal fat pad removal, weighs in on the lip lift procedure debate, breaks down the advantages and disadvantages of using fat transfer to alter breast shape and size, and more.

Learn more about Johan Brahme, MD

Read about brazilian butt lift

Hear Dr. Brahme talk more on feminine rejuvenation procedures on our previous episode

Read our blog post about BBL safety

Read the Daily Beast article discussed in the episode, "The Hot Plastic Surgery Young Stars Could Live To Regret"

Read the CNN article discussed in the episode, "Liposuction overtakes breast augmentation as most popular cosmetic surgery"

Read the New Beauty article discussed in the episode, "Why Fat Transfer Is the Ultimate 'Add-On' to Your Breast Augmentation"

Read the Insider article discussed in the episode, "Is it the end of 'the BBL era'? This plastic surgeon explains why the procedure continues to rise in popularity"

Read the Scary Mommy article discussed in the episode, "Why Didn’t Anybody Tell Me That Your Vulva Changes As You Age?"

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