Wednesday, December 30 2020

Smoking causes noticeable changes in our body, in addition to the obviously serious ones such as cancer or respiratory problems. If we put aside these serious consequences, we must also take into consideration how it affects our skin.

A cigarette contains hundreds of substances that are harmful to the human body, the most prevalent being nicotine, which causes a decrease in blood flow. In addition, inhaling carbon monoxide makes this chemical compound compete with oxygen in the union for hemoglobin, decreasing cellular oxygenation and thus causing premature aging. The body should do a faster cell turnover to replenish itself, but due to the action of tobacco, it is unable.

Another action of tobacco on the skin is the great reduction of collagen. Although it is true that, over the years, collagen decreases, tobacco accelerates this in addition to pigmentation turning in to gray and yellow tones. Although it will be visible in the entire body dermis, over the years, it will be even more visible on the fingers of the hands, showing these in an exaggerated yellow tone.

There will also be a loss in the ability to heal, generating marks and signals with each small wound suffered. With a greater proximity to toxins, the perioral skin, the one that surrounds the lips, will be among the first to notice symptoms. Not just toxic ones, but repeated sucking will create the dreaded barcode wrinkles that are so difficult to treat.

If you want to counteract these effects with the use of cream and cosmetics, you should know that their effect will not be the same as in a person who does not smoke. Tobacco reduces the absorption capacity of these components and they are practically ineffective.

Maintaining good habits should be extended even at parties. On these days of celebration, prioritize your health.

Baja Plastic Surgery wishes you an Excellent 2021! May all your purposes be fulfilled and may beauty abound today and always.

Thursday, December 17 2020

Back pain is very common, perhaps there is no one who does not suffer from it and we understand that in recent months this problem has been exacerbated by spending so much time in front of the computer while doing home office. For this reason, this time we show you the simple exercises to prevent or relieve this common pain.
The pain is not exclusive to spending hours sitting, it can also happen when standing for a long time or when adopting a bad posture, for this it is necessary to strengthen the abdominal area.

You can start by gradually doing the following exercises:

Contract your abdomen. Perform sit-ups with your hands behind your neck and try to keep your torso straight, return to the starting position without touching the ground. It is recommended to perform 3 rounds of 12 repetitions.

Face-up leg raises. Lie down facing the ceiling and raise your legs to shoulder height, you can place your hands under your back. It is recommended to perform 3 rounds of 12 repetitions.

Lumbar extensions. Down with your hands behind your waist, raise your torso as much as you can and hold the posture for a few seconds. 3 rounds of 12 reps are recommended.

Lie on your right side and place your right arm stretched out on the floor and your left arm bent and resting on the floor. Raise your legs laterally and repeat 20 times on each side.

The plate. Again face down, and lifting your body with the tips of the toes, apply pressure with the arms and raise the body in a plank. Hold the pose for 5 seconds and do 15 reps.

Also remember to take walks frequently and get enough rest, part of our well-being is reflected in good habits.
Learn more recommendations to take care of your health in our next Blog!

Thursday, December 3 2020

In recent years, medspa procedures have become popular, offering skin treatments that help us correcting small imperfections without going through the scalpel. This time we will tell you more about microdermabrasion that has become the favorite of many thanks to its great benefits.

To begin, we will explain a little bit more about how it is carried out: this is a quick exfoliation that removes cells from the superficial layer of the skin. Using a special pencil that is made up of abrasive heads covered with small diamonds, a smooth polishing is carried out that removes old layers of the skin, bringing freshness, and a renewed skin without imperfections.

Among its benefits you are going to find

·         The session lasts between half and an hour ·         Eliminates fine wrinkles
·         The procedure is non-invasive ·         Removes dead skin cells
·         No chemicals are applied ·         Minimizes acne marks and small scars
·         Improved skin firmness ·         Eliminates subtle spots caused by the sun
·         The treatment is not painful

·         Stimulates the renewal of cells

·         The price is affordable

·         The sessions do not produce irritation


Besides being offered within facial treatments, microdermabrasion can also be performed in other areas such as the neck, chest, arms and back, to remove small spots caused by sun damage. It can also be a good complement to eliminate white or red stretch marks.

Microdermabrasion can be performed at any time of the year, however, it is more indicated when the temperatures are more pleasant, such as autumn and winter.

At Baja Plastic Surgery you will find this procedure in addition to many other treatments that can complement your skin care routine.

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Friday, November 13 2020

It is recurrent to notice with weight gain there are specific areas where you perceive that the fat has mostly accumulated, it can be concentrated in areas such as abdomen, arms, hips, or legs. There are also some cases in which you may perceive that this increase in proportions has been concentrated in an unusual way or that it has not been distributed throughout the body but only in the legs, if this is the case, it could be a lipoedema.


Lipoedema is a progressive disease and its origin is not clear yet, it has been mentioned that it could be genetic, or a hormonal component, sometimes it begins or intensifies coinciding with a change in hormone levels (puberty, pregnancy, menopause, taking anticonceptive pill etc…).

The disease occurs when fat cells increases and cause disproportion between the legs or arms (with a large accumulation of fat) compared with the rest of the body. The increase in the volume of adipose cells by fat deposition brings an increase in pressure in the tissues and brings with it the most damaging symptom: pain.\


In addition, it is common to present pain on palpation, specifically in areas such as the calves, the popliteal fossa and leg heaviness. There can be also sudden episodes of inflammation along with the appearance of the Coff cup, where the fat volume begins to accumulate just above the ankles and bruising can also occur.


The diagnosis of lipedema is clinical; therefore, it is necessary to make a consultation with a specialist in this who reviews the patient’s medical history in detail and a specific physical examination that confirms the pathology.


We must always remember to go first to a specialist who requests a general check-up of our health, the problem can go beyond from our appearance looks.

Thursday, November 5 2020

We know that when it comes to skin care we must get serious and we must be very attentive and thorough with its care. There is an area that in addition to requiring the most attention, is the most delicate area, and we refer to the area of ​​the blinks that is the thinnest and flaccid. As it is constantly moving and exposed to UVA rays, if they are not taken care of, wrinkles may appear at an early age.

To maintain the greatest care in this area, you should not do without the following care:

Itch? Avoid rubbing your eyes if you are having any discomfort, this produces puffiness and brings irritation, so it is vital that you stop this negative habit to avoid irritation in this area.

Hydration is also essential; this favors your skin and with this avoids eye bags. If your body is not doing adequate resorption, the eyes may retain water, and this causes underneath pockets. Remember to maintain hydration outside and inside by drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day. The cucumber is also an excellent ally, leaving it to act in the eye area for 15 or 20 minutes, provides the necessary hydration.

It is also essential to use specific treatments for blinking, as they are necessary to restore lost firmness and hydration, thus achieving the structure of the skin and reducing wrinkles.

If you suffer from an extreme case of flaccidity in the eyes and this even damages your vision, it may be that you are cadidate for a blepharoplasty, this procedure, in addition to bringing aesthetic benefits by rejuvenating your gaze, can also benefit your visibility, eliminating the discomfort that can cause drooping of the eyelid.

See your dermatologist and attend promptly to any discomfort you may have in the area of ​​the blinks. Open your eyes! and take care of your health.

Sabemos que cuando se trata de cuidado de la piel debemos ponernos serios y ser muy atentos y minuciosos con su cuidado. Hay un área que además de requerir la mayor de las atenciones es la zona más delicada, y nos referimos al área de los parpados que es la más delgada y tiende a la flacidez. Como está en constante movimiento y expuesta a los rayos UVA si no se tienen los cuidados necesarios pueden aparecer arrugas a temprana edad.

Para mantener el mayor cuidado de esta área no debes prescindir de los siguientes cuidados:

¿Picazón? Evita frotar tus ojos si estas teniendo alguna molestia, esto producirá hinchazón y también traer consigo ojeras, por lo que es vital que dejes este hábito negativo para evitar la irritación de esta zona.

La Hidratación también es fundamental, esto favorecerá a tu piel y con esto evitar las bolsas de los ojos. Si tu cuerpo no está haciendo una adecuada reabsorción, los ojos pueden retener agua y esto provocara que se formen bolsas debajo. Recuerda mantener la hidratación exterior e interior bebiendo al menos 8 vasos de agua al día. El pepino también es un excelente aliado, dejarlo actuar en el área de los ojos por 15 o 20 minutos brindara la hidratación necesaria.

También es fundamental utilizar tratamientos específicos para los parpados, ya que son necesarios para devolver la firmeza perdida y la hidratación necesaria, así se logrará reforzar la estructura de la piel y atenuar las arrugas.

Si padeces un caso extremo de flacidez en los ojos y este incluso perjudica tu visión, puede ser que seas [email protected] para una blefaroplastia, este procedimiento además de traer beneficios estéticos rejuveneciendo tu mirada, también te dará mayor visibilidad eliminando las molestias que puede provocar la caída del parpado.

Acude con tu dermatólogo y atiende a la brevedad cualquier molestia que puedas tener en el área de los parpados ¡Abre los ojos! y cuida tu salud.

Thursday, October 29 2020

En el periodo postoperatorio se deben de tomar todas las precauciones y cuidados necesarios para minimizar riesgos y mejorar los resultados finales, entre estos cuidados se incluye el uso de prendas de compresión como las fajas.

Los especialistas recomiendan el uso de prendas especializadas que reduzcan en gran medida el sangrado y la inflamación, las fajas suelen ser bandas elásticas con tela que cubren las áreas intervenidas como abdomen, cintura, espalda, piernas, brazos etc. y tienen la finalidad de ejercer presión constante y uniforme.

Las prendas de compresión mejoran el proceso de recuperación de los tejidos al momento que estimulan la circulación sanguínea y la irrigación de la piel, por lo que la cicatrización se acelera en gran medida. Mejorar la circulación en las regiones intervenidas evita la formación de coágulos y la retención de líquidos, efectos comunes después de una intervención quirúrgica.

Estas prendas también mantienen en su lugar los tejidos intervenidos luego de la operación; restringiendo considerablemente el movimiento de ciertas áreas del cuerpo sin limitar la movilidad ni la postura del paciente, permitiéndole desenvolverse en sus actividades cotidianas.

Es importante entender que la faja es indispensable en el posoperatorio por todo lo antes mencionado y que su uso se extiende por un tiempo limitado, previamente establecido por el especialista -en promedio de 1 a 3 meses-.

Recuerda siempre acudir con un especialista si tienes dudas respecto al uso de estas prendas, tanto si deseas utilizar una mas ajustada como una que sientas más cómoda, el éxito de tu cirugía depende en gran medida de los cuidados posteriores.
En Baja Plastic Surgery contamos con una amplia variedad de prendas post operatorias y todo lo necesario para dar seguimiento a tus cuidados operatorios, conoce mas de lo que tenemos para ofrecerte ¡Solicita una consulta gratuita hoy!

In the postoperative period, all the necessary precautions and care must be taken to minimize risks and improve the results, these cares include the use of compression garments such as girdles.

Specialists recommend the use of specialized garments that greatly reduce bleeding and inflammation, the girdles are usually elastic bands with fabric that cover the intervened areas such as abdominal, waist, back, legs, arms etc. and are intended to exert constant and uniform pressure.

Compression garments enhance the tissue recovery process by stimulating blood circulation and skin irrigation accelerating healing. Improving circulation in the intervened regions prevents the formation of clots and fluid retention, common effects after a surgical intervention.

These garments also keep the intervened fabrics in place after the operation; considerably restricting the movement of certain areas of the body without limiting the mobility or posture of the patient, allowing them to function in their daily activities.

It is important to understand that the girdle is essential in the postoperative period for all the aforementioned and that its use lasts for a limited time, previously established by the specialist – an average of 1 to 3 months.

Always remember to go to a specialist if you have doubts regarding the use of these garments, whether you want to use a tighter or one that you feel more comfortable, the success of your surgery depends largely on the aftercare.

At Baja Plastic Surgery we have a wide variety of post-operative garments and everything you need to follow up on your operative care, learn more about what we have to offer.

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Saturday, October 24 2020

The decision is made, you have decided to make a radical change in your person and you have decided on cosmetic surgery, and at the same time you will be wondering: How will I choose the best surgeon? On this occasion we will show you everything that you must consider in the surgeon in charge of your surgery and thus obtain the best results.

It is likely that a plastic surgery has caught your attention when you see the results that other people have had, because this is one of the main attributes that you should look for in him, his experience. It is advisable to listen to the recommendations of other acquaintances who have come with him, delve into the time he has been active or dedicate himself specifically to the work that is of interest to you. Experienced cosmetic surgeons will be able to offer you proof of their work and this will give you a better judgment.

One of the biggest commitments that the plastic surgeon has is to be passionate and creative with the challenges that he always faces, since everyone is different, and each case must be solved in a different way. You will be able to notice his passion in the interest that he shows when planning your operation and the vision he has as he gets an idea of ​​how he will carry out the procedure. If what he offers convinces you, keep asking the necessary questions to stay with him.

Empathy is essential to continue this line, many people go to their doctor with a complex due to the physical problems they want to hide. In this way, a good plastic surgeon will have the tact and empathy necessary to know how to best comfort his patient. A good doctor must listen and understand the requests of his patient, putting himself in their place.

Finally, it is essential to take into consideration the used technique, a good plastic surgeon will always be at the forefront of the latest in procedures. A plastic surgeon committed to his work will know how to use aesthetic advances to help his patients achieve their goals.

At Baja Plastic Surgery we have more than 18 years of experience in plastic surgery, in addition to the support of our clients and hundreds of transformations thanks to our commitment, learn more about what we have to offer. Visit us today!

Thursday, October 15 2020

Our hands are our presentation letter, and then our eyes are the next contact we will have with someone, a greeting. The hands are also the most exposed daily, to heat, cold, light, water, and dirty surfaces, so we must always take the biggest care, therefore, today’s topic will be focused on them, and how to give special attention.

Applying sunscreen is essential, both on the face and on the hands, this is essential, we tend to always carry it in our bag to apply at any time. The cold, the air and the sun are some of the enemies that the care of our hands encounters every day.

An express spa for hands is easy to do, you just must put your hands in a bowl with hot water to which we will add 3 or 4 tablespoons of cornstarch or wheat flour for 10 minutes. After drying, apply a few drops of almond or coconut oil and rub them until maximum absorption is achieved. You will get maximum hydration and express nutrition in our hands.

Shower is the best moment to take care of our hands because you can use a moderate exfoliation on the skin. Then apply a good massage with neutral Vaseline, you can add a few drops of your favorite perfume to give it a personal touch.

Take advantage of those quiet hours to wear anti-aging gloves. Its mission is to hydrate and repair hands from skin to nails and cuticles. Its active principles and the glove’s osmosis function cause intense penetration into the fabric, becoming a true therapy.

Give them a manicure the next day to give that final touch that should not be missing.

At Baja Plastic Surgery we are committed to helping you get the best version of yourself, come with us and learn about the various treatments we have to improve the appearance of your hands. Visit us today!