About the show

Learn from the talented plastic surgeons and medical spa providers inside La Jolla Cosmetic, the 20x winner of the Best of San Diego and global winner of the 2020 MyFaceMyBody Best Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Practice. Hosted by the LJC Chief Community Officer Monique Ramsey and featuring LJC's plastic surgeons Dr. Johan Brahme, Dr. Lori Saltz, Dr. John Smoot, Dr. Luke Swistun, Dr. Hector Salazar, and Dr. Kiersten Riedler, along with our team of medaesthetic expert injectors and laser specialists.

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  • Revision Breast Surgery: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

    June 8th, 2021  |  36 mins 15 secs
    breast implant revision, breast surgery revision, galaflex, internal bra technique, strattice, touchmd

    After 32 years in practice, Plastic surgeon Dr. John Smoot explains why if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

  • Filters Are Great, But Great Skin is Better!

    June 1st, 2021  |  46 mins 32 secs
    alastin, alpharet, cerave, cosmelan, derma peel, diamondglow, eltamd, facials, halo, hydoquinone, hydrafacial, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, illuminize peel, la roche posay, microdermabrasion, neobrite, neocutis, neorevive, oxygeneo, perfect derma peel, post laser hydration, retin-a, retinol, rosacea, skinbetter, skinceuticals, skinmedica, tns advanced, visia

    Raving fans across all of San Diego follow Cameron’s expert skin care recommendations, and we’re here for it.

  • Breast Augmentation: The Most Interesting Interview of All Time

    May 25th, 2021  |  49 mins 7 secs
    allergan, breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast implants, capsular contracture, lori saltz, mentor, sientra

    Plastic surgeon Dr. Lori Saltz draws on 30 years of experience and thousands of breast augmentation surgeries to reveal the time-tested methods behind her patients’ beautiful, natural results.

  • Insider Tips on Cosmetic Surgery Pricing and Financing

    May 20th, 2021  |  32 mins 42 secs
    alle, carecredit, cosmetic procedure financing, cosmetic surgery financing, cost, financing, glamfam, patient financing, patientfi, payment plans, plastic surgery financing, prices, zero interest

    LJC’s resident financing expert Meredith talks to us about how being financially prepared takes all the awkwardness and guesswork out of the consultation to make dreams become real now. She lets us in on the surprisingly easy ways to pay for surgery, including zero interest plans and flexible options that are just like credit cards.

  • What's On The Menu At a Medical Spa?

    May 19th, 2021  |  39 mins 51 secs
    botox, coolsculpting, glam fam, halo, hydrafacial, hyperhydrosis, juvederm, kybella, laser treatments, lip injections, miradry, moxie, nova threads, pronox, skinmedica, ultherapy

    Meet Charity, the patient care coordinator in the La Jolla Cosmetic medical spa. Learn how a medical spa is different from a “foofy” spa and hear how LJC’s talented providers make dreams become real with treatments for every age and price range.

  • 33 Years of Kindness: The Story of La Jolla Cosmetic

    May 7th, 2021  |  55 mins 31 secs
    best of san diego, la jolla cosmetic, marie olesen, mybodymyface

    Marie Olesen, La Jolla Cosmetic’s longtime leader and CEO, joins us as the inaugural guest of the La Jolla Cosmetic Podcast. With LJC Podcast host and Chief Community Officer Monique Ramsey, Marie reflects on 33 years of passion for service and excellence -- from the day in 1988 when Dr. Merrel Olesen left his position as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Scripps to found LJC, through the distinction of receiving the MyFaceMyBody Global Plastic/Cosmetic Surgery Practice of the Year in 2020 -- and everything in between.