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Dr. Shankar Lakshman is the principal plastic surgeon and founder of Pasadena Surgeons. He is known in the greater Los Angeles and Pasadena areas as the "Mommy Makeover Specialist" and has recently been seen on the popular TV show "The Doctors" on CBS. Founded and launched in 2006, Pasadena Surgeons is the premiere plastic surgery office serving the Pasadena and Los Angeles areas.

Dr. Lakshman's focus of specialty is the popular Mommy Makeover, combining multiple treatments to turn back the clock on the physical changes caused by breast feeding and pregnancy. The procedure includes breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction, and optionally, the Brazilian Butt Lift. His unique and extensive training and background ensures safe, consistent and beautiful results for his patients.

As the only surgeon for his practice, he gives personal attention to each patient, ensuring a positive and pleasant experience. What distinguishes Dr. Lakshman from his peers is his dual board certification in both Plastic Surgery and Surgery of the Hand.

read more › Dr. Lakshman is a board certified plastic surgeon and is also board certified in surgery of the hand. He began his training in one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation working for three years in pre-requisite general surgery residency. Afterward, Dr. Lakshman worked for a year and half with a burn and wound care fellowship at the same institution. During this time, he learned to resuscitate burn victims and treat the terrible, painful and disfiguring scars caused by burns. He spent countless days and nights in the Burn ICU with patients suffering from post-burn infections and inhalational injury.

read more › We perform all of our surgical procedures in a fully accredited free standing surgical facility that is authorized by the state of California and is affiliated with a hospital. Unlike other practices that perform most of their procedures in their own offices, without proper ventilation, HVAC, or even basic surgical and anesthesia equipment, we insist on the highest levels of safety and professionalism for all our surgical patients. We only use Board Certified Anesthesiologists and Registered Surgical Nurses to care for our patients.

read more › Pasadena Surgeons offers cosmetic surgery solutions that demonstrate our artistry and expertise. These plastic surgery procedures can help you regain and maintain a youthful look or simply, get you ready for swimsuit season! Fortunately, you don't have to live with these disappointing changes. You can have your body surgically altered. The Mommy Makeover surgery may include a tummy tuck, breast lift and/or breast augmentation, a butt lift and more. Dr. Lakshman will discuss with you what is involved, give his recommendations and let you decide how you want your body to look.

read more › Breast augmentation with saline or silicone gel implants is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the United States. In 2016, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, over 290,000 breast augmentation surgeries were performed. Breast augmentation surgery has proven to be a safe and reliable way of enhancing the appearance of your breasts. Many women desire a change in the size, shape, or overall appearance of their breasts. Some are self-conscious of their look either in or out of clothing.

read more › Many women are unhappy with the changes that occur in their breasts over time. These changes can happen simply due to gravity and the normal processes of aging but may also be due to breast feeding. Often these changes can result in tired, droopy, or saggy appearing breasts. The nipple and areolar complex can also change in appearance and look or feel less perky and youthful than before. A Breast Lift or Mastopexy is a procedure designed to elevate the sagging appearance of the breasts and restore them to a perkier, more youthful shape.

read more › Breast reductions are a common plastic surgery procedure that many patients undertake for a variety of reasons. These include having heavy pendulous breasts, shoulder grooving, and back pain. In 2016 the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported that 143,510 breast reduction surgeries were performed in the United States. This is not only a common procedure but one that is very effective and has a high rate of satisfaction among patients. A breast reduction is a safe and effective way for women to alleviate the neck and back pain caused by excessively large breasts.

read more › Mommy makeover surgery is now very common with many women's desire to maintain their younger-looking, pre-pregnancy figures. A woman's body goes through dramatic changes during pregnancy and nursing. Unfortunately, this can mean a lot of unwelcome physical changes for a mother and can make a woman feel like she has lost her younger, more attractive body. Fortunately, Dr. Shankar Lakshmanis a Mommy Makeover Specialist who offers a safe, efficient solution for women that can make a big impact on the way she looks and how she feels about her body image.

read more › For shaping and sculpting the body, liposculpture, or liposuction is a safe and powerful technique. For clients who are near their ideal body weight but have fat deposits that resist diet and exercise, liposuction can be an ideal solution for removing this excess fat. Dr. Lakshman is a board-certified plastic surgeon who performs traditional liposuction with minimal downtime. Target unwanted fat in hard to treat areas like the flanks (love handles) and outer thighs (saddle bags). Dr. Lakshman will be with you from the initial consultation, through the surgery, and personally see you for all follow-ups.

read more › Abdominoplasty, aka Tummy Tuck, helps many patients deal with the reality of the effects that occur with yoyo dieting and pregnancy. This often results in loose skin around the belly and back and stretch marks and/or a protruding belly. A full abdominoplasty can correct these changes that cannot be improved with diet and exercise. Diet and exercise alone. This is a significant procedure which removes most of the skin and fat between the belly button and the pubic area. It also tightens the upper abdomen and then repositions your belly button.

read more › A BBL/Booty By Lakshman is a new and exciting plastic surgery procedure that carves fat away from your waist, love handles, muffin top, abdomen, and back with standard liposuction and then purifies and uses this same fat to augment and create a beautiful, proportional, and shapely butt! In other words, fat in unwanted areas is transferred to areas where you DO want it, namely, your butt! The fat is your own tissue, not an implant or foreign body. This is a safe, effective, and long lasting new alternative to the old, hard, silicone butt implants that are prone to infection and deformity then requiring their removal.

read more › When sun damage and the effects of time and gravity create excess loose skin, the best solution is often a surgical one. The Facelift Pasadena and Neck lift by Dr. Lakshman, a dual board-certified plastic surgeon with years of experience, can take 10 years off and last for up to 10 years or more! A facelift tightens the tissues of the lower half of your face and neck. It can eliminate jowls, reduce double chins, soften the skin fold of your cheeks, and sharpen the angle between your neck and jawline.

read more › Sun damage, pollution, and aging all contribute to the health of our skin. Applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily at least 30 minutes before sun exposure can help prevent damage to your skin (and prevent skin cancer!) and should be part of your skin care regimen if you do nothing else. If you have developed facial wrinkles that concern you, there are effective options for minimizing these lines. For dynamic wrinkles like frown lines and smile lines, botulinum toxin (Botox) is an effective treatment that lasts up to 6 months.

read more › JUVEDERM XC injectable gel is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved dermal filler that, according to its manufacturer, Allergan, Inc., is designed to "temporarily treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as nasolabial folds" in people older than 21. Unlike the original JUVEDERM injectable gel, JUVEDERM XC is infused with lidocaine to make its injection more comfortable. JUVEDERM XC is a smooth-consistency gel that restores volume to the skin, and smooths away moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds.

read more › Pasadena Surgeons and Dr. Shankar Lakshman is an expert hand surgeon that can resolve many traumas and injuries to the hand. We all know that living without the full functionality of our hand severely hampers or lives and the enjoyment of our lives. So if we encounter a problem with our hands that requires surgery, we need to get a great surgeon to help us.

read more › I have been to Dr. Lakshman on four different occasions for botox and each service gets better and better. He always takes pictures of the initial markings and refers to them before he even steps in the room on your next visit, then we do our consultation. His staff is so friendly and they are all quick to put me at ease. It's always as comfortable and painless as possible! I came to Dr. Lakshman 2 months ago for a breast augmentation consultation. I had done a lot of research before going to him and even saw a few other physicians before him.

read more › Maybe you want to get back to your pre-baby body, maybe you want to re-center yourself to focus more on building your health and fitness, maybe you have a condition that caused the dreaded pouch that won't go away no matter how healthy your diet or how fit you are. The prospect of a tummy tuck can seem overwhelming with all of the information you need to know from selecting the right surgeon to what to expect before, during, and after surgery. Worry no more! Dr. Lakshman has written the definitive book on the abdominoplasty, A Patient's Guide to the Perfect Tummy Tuck and it's available now at Amazon!

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