Sansum Clinic 215 Pesetas Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Lips and No Lines This Valentine’s

As we age, our skin loses its youthful elasticity and fullness, giving the appearance of sagging skin. Repetitive use of facial muscles can also cause fine lines and wrinkles to appear on the forehead and around the mouth and eyes. Dermal fillers are used to augment wrinkles and lines on

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Save the Date! November 11, Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics Open House

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Save the Date for Freshen Your Look!  Join Sansum Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics with David F. LaPatka, MD, FACS for a special event on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm There are many ways to enhance beauty while achieving a natural look at any age.

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When Drooping Eyelids Effect Your Sight

Facial plastic surgery isn’t only about aesthetics. Often we perform surgeries that provide functional improvement for patients. In the case of our patient Paula, her drooping eyelids were having a serious effect on her vision. “Over the years I noticed that my eyelids were drooping and that really started to

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Looking Good, Feeling Great – Natural Cheek and Neck Lift at 41

Since 2008, I have had the privilege of working with Dr. David F. LaPatka. I have always admired his surgical expertise as well as his kindness and compassion towards his patients. On December 20, 2012, I became one of Dr. LaPatka’s patients. I was very confident in his skills and

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Dr. LaPatka Answers Your Facial Cosmetic Surgery Questions

Do you have questions related to facial cosmetic surgery? Maybe you are curious about certain treatments, recovery times and results. Dr. David LaPatka is available to answer your questions and give you advice on RealSelf.com, an online community devoted to learning and sharing information about cosmetic surgery. Visit Dr. LaPatka’s

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Lose the Jowls and the Sags – Facial Plastic Surgery is for Men Too!

Our Santa Barbara patient Dennis Peterson came in for a refreshed look in his mid 60’s. After a consultation we knew that a brow lift and chin lift were the perfect options for the natural look he was hoping to achieve. “In my mid 60’s I was having a major

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The New Face of 60 – Face Lift

“I started realizing that I just didn’t like the way I was looking and maybe it was time to do something about it. Dr. LaPatka reassured me that I was going to look natural. Since my surgery, I feel like I look like I did when I was 40!”— Beverly

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Santa Barbara Sun Protection Tips

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Summer in Santa Barbara means beautiful weather and outdoor fun. The best way to protect your skin from the sun’s destructive UV rays, fines lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and other signs of aging is by keeping it undercover. Here are our favorite tips and products to keep your skin safe this season:

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Considering Lip Enhancement?

Full, shapely lips are just around the curve. Many people come in to our office with the desire for full, shapely, and beautifully defined lips. Lip enhancement treatments can improve facial balance and give you a more youthful appearance. At Sansum Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics we love the

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David F. LaPatka, MD, FACS

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