Dr. Sarmela Sunder, MD

Sarmela Sunder, MD's Blog

  • Teenage Rhinoplasty

    Last week, one of my patients from Calabasas brought in her 16 year old daughter for a rhinoplasty consultation because of a septal deviation and a prominent hump on her nose. One of her first questions was whether she was “too young” to have a rhinoplasty.

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  • How I Soften Smile Lines

    I have many patients who come in because they don’t like their nasolabial folds (aka “smile lines” or “parentheses”) and want to have them filled in to make them appear softer. It is common to fill the folds with a dermal filler such as Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane

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  • Pamper Me Fabulous

    I am honored and excited to be speaking at the Expert Corner at Pamper Me Fabulous – Rewarding & Empowering Women, this coming weekend at the beautiful Terranea Resort. I will be talking about cutting-edge non-surgical techniques and technologies that I rely on to help...Full Post
  • Non-surgical Brow Lift and Non-Invasive Facelift

    Another topic that was discussed with a lot of enthusiasm was Ultherapy, by Ulthera. The ultrasound technology, which tightens and lifts the soft tissues of the face and neck, has become a popular choice for patients of all ages who are looking for a non-invasive facelift or...Full Post
  • Fat transfer Facelift

    Combining a facelift with fat transfer offers patients an incomparable result. I recently attended the national meeting for the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. While there was great discussion about some new trends and some other established tech...Full Post
  • Want fuller lips? Lip augmentation in Beverly Hills

    Many women, and men, associate full lips on a woman with youth and femininity. That is why it is no surprise that so many women come into the practice asking for lip augmentation. Most patients are perfectly content with a temporary option, such as that provided with fillers. I prefer to

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  • Ultherapy Nonsurgical Facelifts and Browlifts

    Ultherapy has been gaining popularity and we have had many patients coming in to both the Encino and Beverly Hills offices, asking about the device that touts "non-surgical facelifts" and "non-invasive browlifts." I will address the our most frequently asked

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  • FDA Approves New Alternative to Botox

    Just a few days ago, the FDA approved Xeomin (incobotulinum toxin A) for the improvement of glabellar lines, or the vertical frown lines on the forhead (“the angry 11’s”). Xeomin is a form of botulinum toxin similar to Botox and Dysport, and represents another

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  • Frown Lines or Vertical Forehead Lines

    I recently received a question from someone about how to best treat the deep vertical forehead lines (aka "frown lines" or “angry 11’s”). Superficial lines are treated easily with a neurotoxin (such as Botox or Dysport). However, if the lines are deep, the...Full Post
  • Male Facelift

    Plastic surgery amongst males has increased over the past few years, not just in Beverly Hills, but all over the United States. New research suggests, that many men are turning to facelifts, neck liposuction, and other cosmetic surgical procedures to look r

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