Plastic Surgery in San Diego – Dr. Gary H. Manchester

The Manchester Clinic is home to one of the more accomplished San Diego plastic surgeons – Dr. Gary H. Manchester. He performs a number of cosmetic surgery procedures. To learn more about a specific cosmetic surgery procedure, click on the name of the procedure below:

  • Arm Lift
    Brachioplasty, known more commonly as an arm lift, is a surgical procedure which restores a firmer, more pleasing appearance to the upper arms by removing excess skin and fat.
  • Belt Lipectomy
    Belt lipectomy, also known as a lower body lift, is a surgical procedure intended for individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight, such as those who have undergone gastric bypass surgery, and are now left with an excess of loose, sagging skin in the mid section of the body.
  • Breast Augmentation
    Augmentation mammaplasty, known more commonly as breast augmentation, is a surgical procedure involving the placement of implants in the breast to a create fuller, firmer, more proportionate breast appearance.
  • Breast Lift
    Mastopexy, more commonly known as a breast lift, is a surgical procedure which restores a more youthful shape and appearance to a woman’s breast.
  • Breast Reconstruction
    Breast reconstruction is a surgical procedure which reconstructs a natural-looking breast following mastectomy, or breast removal, due to cancer or another disease.
  • Breast Reduction
    Reduction mammoplasty, or breast reduction as it is more commonly known, is a surgical procedure which removes fat and glandular tissue and tightens the skin of large breasts to make them smaller, lighter and more proportionate to the body.
  • Brow Lift
    The brow lift or forehead lift is a surgical procedure which revitalizes the forehead and brow area by lifting drooping or heavy eyebrows and minimizing horizontal lines along the forehead and vertical lines between the eyebrows.
  • Chemical Peel
    The chemical peel is a procedure which removes the damaged outer layers of the facial skin to restore a smoother, refreshed and more youthful appearance.
  • Eyelid Surgery
    Blepharoplasty, more commonly known as eyelid surgery or an eyelid lift, is a surgical procedure which restores a more youthful, refreshed appearance to the eye area.
  • Facelift
    Rhytidectomy, or a facelift as it is more commonly known, is a surgical procedure which restores a fresher, more youthful facial appearance.
  • Labiaplasty
    Labiaplasty, sometimes referred to as labia reduction, is a surgical procedure which can rejuvenate the vaginal area by improving enlarged, stretched or asymmetrical labia.
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure which uses a laser device to treat damaged layers of skin to restore a smoother, more youthful appearance.
  • Liposuction
    Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today. This procedure sculpts the body by removing excess fat.
  • Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
    Gynecomastia is a condition characterized by an enlarged male breast. Some 40 to 60% of men are affected by gynecomastia and, in many cases, there is no known cause.
  • Midface Lift
    The mid-face lift is a surgical procedure which rejuvenates the mid-portion of the face, creating a more youthful and refreshed appearance.
  • Neck Lift
    The necklift and chin liposuction are surgical procedures which address loose skin of the neck and excess fat (turkey gobble) from beneath the chin.
  • Otoplasty
    Otoplasty, known more commonly as ear surgery or ear set back, is a surgical procedure which corrects prominent or large ears by setting them back closer to the head or reducing them in size.
  • Rhinoplasty
    Nose surgery, or rhinoplasty as it is also known, is a surgical procedure which reshapes the nose.
  • Tummy Tuck
    Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure which removes excess fat and skin from the abdomen and tightens the underlying muscles to produce a firmer, flatter abdomen and wais

The following is a list of medications you must stop taking (4 weeks) prior to your procedure due to complications they may cause during surgery.
  • Advil
  • Aspirin
  • Bilberry
  • Cayenne
  • Coudamin
  • Decadron
  • Dong Quai
  • Echinacea
  • Effexor
  • Feldene
  • Feverfew
  • Fish Oil Caps
  • Garlic Capsules
  • Ginger
  • Ginko Bilboa
  • Ginseng
  • Hawthorne
  • Heparin
  • Ibuprofen
  • Kava Kava
  • Licorice Root
  • Ma Huang
  • Melatonin
  • Metabolife
  • Naprosyn
  • Nuprin
  • Paxil *
  • Piroxicam **
  • Prednisone
  • Prozac *
  • Sam-E
  • St. John’s Wart
  • Trazadon
  • Valerian
  • Vitamin E
  • Voltaren
  • Yohimbe

* Don’t stop this medication. Just tell the doctor your dosage.
** Stop 1 month prior to surgery

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