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Platelet-Rich Plasma vs. Platelet-Rich Fibrin Jul 1st, 2022

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) therapy are two regenerative medicine treatments that can address a range of aesthetic conditions without the need for surgery. At Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, we offer PRF therapy, which is a minimally invasive treatment for wrinkles, lost facial volume, and dark circles...

Excess Skin and Fat in Your Neck? We Have Solutions Jun 1st, 2022

If your self-confidence is low because of a saggy, droopy neck, you may be a candidate for neck lift surgery. At Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, Mario Yco, MD, specializes in customized neck lift surgeries that can address sagging jowls and a double chin. Dr. Yco uses minimally invasive techniques to improve the...

3 Options to Fix Saggy Cheeks May 1st, 2022

The loss of volume around your cheeks as you get older can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. If you’re tired of looking in the mirror at saggy cheeks, there are several options to consider. At Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, our skilled plastic surgeon, Mario Yco,...

A Revolutionary Treatment for Both Men and Women with Alma Duo Apr 4th, 2022

Men who are exploring their options for treating erectile dysfunction may have heard about the benefits of nonsurgical Alma™ Duo. But, did you know that the shockwave technology also provides benefits for women? At Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, Mario Yco, MD, uses the revolutionary Alma Duo technology...

Surgical or Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty: Which Is Right for You Mar 1st, 2022

The shape or size of your nose may be something that bothers you enough to consider surgery. But, did you know that nonsurgical rhinoplasty solutions are available to enhance the aesthetic of your nose? At Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, Mario Yco, MD, offers surgical and nonsurgical treatments...

What Gravity Does to Your Lips Feb 1st, 2022

Gravity is the force that keeps us on the ground, so we’re not free-floating in the air. While gravity is great for society, it doesn’t do much for the appearance of our skin, especially as we get older. Even our lips can’t fight off the effects of gravity. At YCO...

Move Over Fillers, PRF Replaces Volume and Builds Structure Jan 3rd, 2022

If you’re looking to restore lost volume in your face, but you want a more natural approach than fillers, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) may be the solution you need. At YCO Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, Mario Yco, MD, offers PRF skin rejuvenating procedures to address common facial flaws that...

Are You a Good Candidate for a Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) Chemical Peel? Dec 1st, 2021

Are you trying to reduce wrinkles, skin discoloration, acne scars and other facial blemishes?  discoloration in your skin or eliminate noticeable acne scars? Have you tried various products only to get disappointing results? A trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peel may be what you need. As a skin rejuvenation specialist, Mario Yco,...

Rejuvenate Your Skin with Opus Plasma Nov 7th, 2021

If you’re looking for nonsurgical solutions to rejuvenate your skin, the Opus® Plasma® is a one-of-a-kind technology you should consider. Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, offers in-office facial rejuvenation treatments with the Opus Plasma system. Mario Yco, MD, can use the Opus Plasma handpiece to resurface your skin...

Banish Acne Scars with CO2 Laser Resurfacing Oct 14th, 2021

An estimated 80% of Americans get acne, and many spend a lot of time trying to cover up the acne scars left behind. At Yco Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California, Mario Yco, MD, offers minimally invasive, nonsurgical solutions to treating acne scars, so you don’t have to hide them...

Facial Rejuvenation Treatments that Will Leave Your Skin Looking and Feeling Youthful Again Sep 29th, 2021

If you’re looking to reverse the signs of aging on your skin but aren’t ready for invasive surgery, you can find a great selection of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments at YCO Facial Plastic Surgery in Encinitas, California. Mario Yco, MD, and our experienced team offer several treatment options that can...

Look 10 Years Younger with an Upper Blepharoplasty Aug 27th, 2021

​​It’s amazing how much of a difference the skin around your eyes makes when it comes to how old you appear. Droopy, sagging, or puffy upper eyelids make you seem years older than your actual age. When it comes to antiaging cosmetic surgery, procedures on your eyelids, also known as...