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Skin Care 101 with Obagi!

Skin Care 101 with Obagi!

Skin resurfacing, fillers, and chemical peels are just a few of the ways to keep your skin looking its best. Some of our patients who desire a more youthful opt for facial plastic surgery procedures like face and neck lifts, chin augmentations, and midface lifts....

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Hair Restoration for Men

Hair Restoration for Men

[George Costanza is wearing a toupee] Elaine: YOU’RE BALD!  George: I WAS bald.   By age 50 about 85% of men experience balding. 21% of men have inherited male pattern baldness and begin seeing hair loss before age 21. The distress of loosing one’s hair has...

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Facial Rejuvenation for Men

Facial Rejuvenation for Men

You’re so vain, you probably think this song is about you. ~ Carly Simon Is it vanity that is driving increasing numbers of men to seek cosmetic surgery? After all, in the animal world it is the male peacock who sports the vivid tail feathers, the male lion who wears...

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The latest in Breast Augmentation

The latest in Breast Augmentation

Too big, too small, too droopy, too lopsided, too… Many women are unhappy with their breasts and there are no shortage of opinions about what they can and should do to improve them.  In breast augmentation, as in most things related to breasts, the internet...

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What is Erbium laser resurfacing?

What is Erbium laser resurfacing?

Erbium laser resurfacing is a highly effective way to dramatically reduce facial wrinkles, but it does have some significant downtime.  As such, some background is helpful to understand who it’s for and why. Facial wrinkles are an inevitable side effect of aging...

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Is an Arm Lift (Brachioplasty) Right For You?

Is an Arm Lift (Brachioplasty) Right For You?

Shortly after Michelle Obama was introduced as our country’s new First Lady in 2009, the images of her attractive and muscular upper arms caused social media to erupt. Women across the country sought to emulate her, and develop arms like hers. Exercise and a proper...

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6 Facts About Laser Hair Removal

6 Facts About Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a popular hair removal alternative to electrolysis, waxing, and shaving. It is not an overnight solution, since it requires multiple sessions; but unlike waxing and electrolysis, it can be an almost permanent change. Here is information on laser...

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Meet Dr. Snyder

Meet Dr. Snyder

Napa Solano Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce a new addition to our team of excellent surgeons, Dr. Brett Snyder. Our patients know that we pride ourselves on providing them with the best surgical hands in the industry and Dr. Snyder is no exception. ...

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The Global Pandemic Becomes Personal

The Global Pandemic Becomes Personal

Every other month Dr. McClure writes a column for the St. Helena Magazine. This article will come out in the May 2020 issue. Instead of focusing on an area of aesthetic surgery, Dr. McClure chose to focus on the COVID 19 outbreak, and how this disease is affecting his...

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Understanding Breast Augmentation and Lift

Understanding Breast Augmentation and Lift

Breast augmentation, more commonly known as breast implants, is a common plastic surgery procedure that increases the size and improves the shape of your breasts. The first successful breast augmentation procedure was performed in 1962, and over the years has been...

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All About Liposuction

All About Liposuction

Are you frustrated because certain areas of stubborn body fat are not responding to strict dieting and excruciating workouts? Don’t worry, you are not alone. In fact, this is a very common problem with many men and women trying to get in shape; and it is the main...

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Cosmetic Procedures at Napa Solano Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic Procedures at Napa Solano Plastic Surgery

Napa Solano Plastic Surgery offers a wide range of cosmetic procedures performed by board certified plastic surgeons. Each procedure’s goal is to refresh and rejuvenate with natural-looking results. Patients will be pleased to find face procedures, body procedures,...

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Vietnam Clinic 50th Anniversary

Vietnam Clinic 50th Anniversary

Vietnam Clinic 50th Anniversary Napa Valley Plastic surgeon Dr. William McClure recently returned from Saigon, Vietnam where he represented Stanford Medical School in a special 50 year wartime anniversary hosted by the Vietnamese government. It was fifty years ago at...

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We Look Our Best When We Look Refreshed

We Look Our Best When We Look Refreshed

We Look Our Best When We Look Refreshed Dr. McClure wrote an article for St. Helena Living Magazine outlining the positives of a "refresh" without shame. We humans are programmed to respond positively to those who look energetic and refreshed. As plastic surgeons who...

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Surfing with the Sharks

Surfing with the Sharks

Surfing with the Sharks While growing up in Hawaii and California, plastic surgeon Dr. McClure never developed the leisure activities that occupy many physicians; tennis, skiing, golf. He was devoted to surfing. The limited leisure time Dr. McClure currently has...

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