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Is it Safe to Undergo Plastic Surgery Right Now?

| The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Our world has changed drastically over the last year. There are so many things we once took for granted that we now debate the safety of — such as elective surgery. So, after all this time, is it finally safe to undergo plastic surgery?  While plastic surgeons did have to shut their […] [ Read More ]


Your Guide to Skin Grafting in Pasadena

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Most skin cancer patients find Mohs surgery to be the optimal way to remove cancerous growths. While Mohs surgery is known for sparing as much non-cancerous tissue as possible, it can still result in significant surface injury that requires a skin graft.  This graft is vital to the healing process and provides […] [ Read More ]


How Does the Sun Damage Your Skin?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Many people wish for tanned, glowing skin; however, tanning, if not done correctly, can result in severe skin damage.  This means that having tan, beautiful skin when you are younger may result in wrinkles and sunspots at an older age.  In addition to displeasing aesthetic effects, excessive sun exposure can cause skin […] [ Read More ]


Your Guide to Nose Reconstruction After Skin Cancer

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Skin cancer on the nose is an unpleasant experience at best and potentially deforming at worse.  Mohs surgery allows for cancerous growths to be removed with a minimal amount of tissue lost. Unfortunately, that still means that many people with skin cancer on their nose will end up with open wounds on […] [ Read More ]


Do You Want to Look Younger This Valentine’s Day?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Valentine’s Day is a time for many couples to reaffirm their love and look forward to a romantic evening. To prepare for such an event, many women go all out, picking the best outfit, planning what makeup to use, and more. Some women even consider cosmetic treatments.  Unfortunately, many women do not […] [ Read More ]


How Do I Know if I am Ready for Plastic Surgery?

, | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  When thinking about getting plastic surgery, it can be difficult to know when you should make the jump from thinking about it to planning for it. Here, we will discuss some factors that can help you decide whether you are ready to commit to a plastic surgery procedure.  What Type of Expectations […] [ Read More ]


Want Plastic Surgery? You May Want to Rethink Your Smoking Habit!

, , | The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  When planning for plastic surgery, one of the requirements almost every board-certified plastic surgeon will mandate is that patients refrain from using all nicotine products for three to six weeks before and after surgery.  There are very good reasons for this near-universal stricture. Nicotine and other chemicals found within cigarettes damage the […] [ Read More ]


4 Ways You Can Get Skin Cancer Besides Sunlight

| The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, at least three million people are being affected by non-melanoma types of skin cancer every year. People are always warned that sun exposure causes skin cancer, and true, the sun is responsible […] [ Read More ]


Why Should Men Consider Gynecomastia Surgery?

| The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  You might be surprised—or comforted, depending on where you stand—that nearly 50 percent of all men experience gynecomastia at some part in their lives.  So, what is gynecomastia?  More commonly found in young teens and older men, gynecomastia is the presence of excess or enlarged tissue that mimics the appearance of female […] [ Read More ]


How Can I Identify Melanoma?

| The Office of Dr. Vincent Hung

3 Minute Read:  According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), nearly 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, making it the most common form of cancer in the United States.  While these statistics encompass all forms of skin cancer—including basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma—they also include melanoma, a severe form of […] [ Read More ]