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La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
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Chin Enlargement, Rhinoplasty. Dr. Brahme. 

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Today is our Founders Day celebration! Don't forget to swing by and say hello to our Founder, Dr. Olesen, and enjoy a cupcake plus a ONE DAY ONLY discount of 27% off our entire stock of products both in office and in our online store in honor of our 27th Anniversary!
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Everyone in #SanDiego  right now be like...  ;)  Who else can relate?
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Great, thank you!  +Nova Guthrie 
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This is fascinating! Just like trends and styles with clothing, ideal body types change with the times as well.
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Looking good, San Diego (really)! We made RealSelf's list of Top 10 Cities where people don't look their age. Check out who else made the cut!
Whether you’re buying a drink or getting past the bouncer, being carded is annoying. But as irritating as it can be to fish out your ID from the depths of your wallet, it’s also a little confidence boost. “Hey you,” the world is saying, “you could still pass as a teenager.”
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#DYK ...  The bikini made its world debut 60 years ago! What began in Paris and eventually swept the globe, take a look at how the two-piece evolved: #summervibes   #oohlala  
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Our Top 5 Procedures at LJCSC:
#1 Breast Augmentation
Considering Breast Augmentation? It’s the most popular procedure in the U.S. as well as at LJCSC—we perform hundreds of breast augmentation surgeries each year! Discover the 6 points you need to think about, then learn all about your breast implant options, your personal sizing session, and get lots more great info.
Stay tuned for #2 next Wednesday!
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Celebrate Founders Day with us this Monday, July 27th! Join us for cupcakes and a special appearance by our Founder, R. Merrel Olesen, MD! Plus, celebrate our 27th Anniversary, with a ONE DAY ONLY deal of 27% off our entire stock of products both in the office and in our online store!
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Happy #HammockDay ‬! Take a moment to relax, slow down, unwind, and swing softly. #exhale   #relax  
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Hey ‪GLAMfam‬™ - you've still got some time to snatch these sweet deals! Save on ‪‎Ultherapy‬, ‪‎ThermiRF‬, our product of the month, ‪‎Colorescience‬ - plus a special that includes ‪#‎FREE‬ BBL Laser treatments!
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Throwing it WAY back to the telephone ;)   #tbt   #throwbackthursday   #tech   #techage  
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One of our specials this month is the popular and effective skin-tightening treatment, ‪#‎Ultherapy‬. If you're curious to get an idea of what you might look like after the treatment, check out their "Simulate Your Selfie" tool:

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9850 Genesee Ave #130 La Jolla, CA 92037
9850 Genesee Avenue #130USCalifornia92037
Plastic Surgeon, Medical Center
Plastic Surgeon
Medical Center
Skin Care Clinic
Medical Spa
Today Closed
Monday 7:30 am – 6:00 pmTuesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pmWednesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pmThursday 7:30 am – 6:00 pmFriday 7:30 am – 6:00 pmSaturday ClosedSunday Closed
LJCSC is your Comprehensive San Diego Plastic Surgery Centre. Providing all of the aesthetic services you need to look your best, La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre features four board certified plastic surgeons who perform surgical as well as non-surgical procedures for the face, breast, and body.

Our surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board recognized by the ABMS to certify plastic surgeons. When you schedule a free consultation with one of our plastic surgeons, you are welcome to meet all of the doctors if you choose. We believe that forming a personal bond with your plastic surgeon is an integral part of your experience.

The entire team is committed to making each patient’s surgical experience a positive event in their lives. We can show you the possibilities of cosmetic surgery using computer imaging for selected procedures. Our exclusive Curves Connection™ program for breast implant sizing is part of all breast enhancement consultations.

Conveniently located in the La Jolla/UTC area, LJCSC offers free cosmetic consultations. Contact us to schedule your private plastic surgery or cosmetic dermatology consultation and learn how you can achieve the look you desire.  Can't make it to us?  Get GLAM! with help from the Skin Care Store!

  • Face & Neck Lifts
  • Tummy Tucks
  • Breast Augmentation and Breast Lifts
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Liposculpture
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Body Lifts
  • Brow Lifts
  • Botox
  • Juvederm
  • Sculptra
  • Dysport
  • Radiesse
  • Artefill
  • Restylane & Perlane
  • Fat Injections
Parking fees at the XIMED building are as follows:

No charge for the first 30 minutes
$4.00 for the first 3 hours
$1.00 for each additional hour after that 

There is a $10 daily maximum, and valet is available for $5 in addition to regular parking fees LJCSC will validate half of your parking fees. Be aware that the parking garage is cash only and does not accept credit cards.

After collecting your parking ticket, keep going straight. You should see the Ximed building to your right after you get to the second stop sign. Proceed to the very last stop sign, and turn right to get to the parking structure located behind our building.
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"If you're looking for the best plastic surgeon he is it!"
"With a post-surgery gift, I scheduled a hydrafacial with the Skin Care Clinic."
"I visited Lauren last week for Botox and was so happy with what she recommended."
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Tashi Amaichigh
2 months ago
My 5 stars go to my surgeon who did my breast augmentation Dr Roark and his kind hearted and attentive nurse Sarah. There was another staff members who I didn't feel was up to par with their patient care and customer service, but I overlooked that person because of the surgeons kind bedside manner, friendly, and kind personality and A+++ work!!! I'm highly satisfied with my breast augmentation and I believe Dr Roark is one of the best in the business!!! His RN Sarah prepared me with medications and very thorough aftercare instructions, even emailing me responses after office hours. Doctor Roark is the best! The patient coordinator Karla could use some customer service classes, lol! But I could move past her less than verage customer service provided by Dr Roark and Sarah. My sincere compliments to you both, thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me an amazing experience!
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Response from the owner - a month ago
Wow! Thank you for the wonderful feedback! It's music to our ears!
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Nina Sundquist
7 months ago
Breast Augmentation - Johan Brahme, MD From an A cup to A+ breasts!!! I never wanted to be “that girl” - the fake, self-worshiping kind, lacking self-confidence and trying to be someone or something else. Until the day I realized much worse... I was “that girl”. Every day was a phony act as I cried poor me and hid myself beneath unhappiness and jealousy. That attitude was far from the beauty that I knew was deep within. My life changed the moment I stepped foot in LJCSC. I never could have overcome my lifelong struggle of hiding behind inches of padding and embarrassment without the amazing staff and expertise of Dr. Brahme and Nurse Cristina. I was warmly welcomed and provided full attention and care from everyone. The consultation appointment alone should cost $1,000 – it was that amazing! These wonderful people answer all your questions, let you play with sizes, look at real patient before/after photos, meet the doctors and so much more, at no cost. Plus, they worked with me financially to make low monthly payments with no interest, and still I could schedule my surgery ASAP! And sometimes it’s the little things… with a post-surgery gift, I scheduled a hydrafacial with the Skin Care Clinic. Again, amazing results! 6 months later… they still invite me back for visits! I’m so excited to explore everything else this place has to offer. I now feel like a woman; a beautiful, curvaceous woman that I love and admire every day! THANK YOU FOREVER AND ALWAYS
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Response from the owner - 7 months ago
Wow, Nina! Thank you so much for the great review!
alysha klug
a year ago
I am one of Dr. Smoot's breast augmentation patients & very proud of it! From the start I did a lot of research, I read endless reviews about surgeons in the San Diego area & happened to be most interested in Dr. Smoot at La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre. Once I met him & his nurse Carmen at my consultation, I knew right away I wanted him to perform my surgery. I immediately felt comfortable once I met Dr. Smoot & his nurse Carmen, they are both down to earth. Dr. Smoot listened to my concerns & did an outstanding job at helping me reach my goal look. Dr. Smoot has been performing breast augmentations for many years & does amazing work to enhance your natural look & get you to your goal....he will make you look great! All the staff at LJCSC made me feel very comfortable & my experience was very enjoyable! The patient care coordinator, Jessica, was there at all times to answer any question I had via email or phone & I am very thankful for that as I had a lot of questions throughout the process. From my consultation to post-surgery, I received spectacular care. The staff at LJCSC go above & beyond to make each patient feel comfortable & important. My new look is amazing....I am forever grateful, Dr. Smoot! I definitely recommend Dr. Smoot, you will be more than happy with your decision!
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Sarah Serrano
a year ago
Dr. Brahme is an EXCELLENT doctor. He has an eye for beauty and perfection, but most importantly, you can tell he truly loves his job. His passion for making people feel beautiful and happy clearly manifests itself in the amazing work he does. I loved my experience at this office, thanks LJCSC.
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Jocelyn De guzman
6 months ago
After checking out several different doctors I came across Dr. Michael Roark by recommendation from one his past patients and it was best decision I could've made. Dr. Roark and his nurse, Sarah Celeste went above and beyond to take good care of me as their patient. I was extremely nervous about getting a breast augmentation done, but the staff at LJCSC was really helpful and warm. Dr. Roark is nothing short of amazing. He took the time to get to know me and listened to what I wanted and then from there gave me his best recommendation for my body type. I ended up following his recommendation for my procedure and now, 3 months post-op, I couldn't be happier with the results. If you're reading reviews, looking for a doctor, I highly recommend going to LJCSC and talking to Dr. Roark and Sarah. I promise you won't be disappointed. 5 stars! Excellent job guys!
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Response from the owner - 6 months ago
Thank you so much for sharing your experience and the kind words, Jocelyn! We really appreciate the feedback!
Amy Z
a year ago
Dr. Smoot was extremely professional and all the women in the office (Carmen and Jessica to name only two!) were terrific. After a very tragic situation for me, I was able to obtain a sense of normalcy after breast augmentation. I really liked the fact that my wishes for "natural" and "conservative" were respected. I am so happy with the results. They are so good at what they do- don't go anywhere else!!
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Mar Centers
a year ago
When I had first looked into an Augmentation about 10years ago I did tons of research and asked everyone I had known to mention they had a surgery where I should go , how their experience was and about 4,876.980 questions. I found that a lot of the time they said they went to orange county, LA , Bev hills and so on. They often also said they would have done things different or went somewhere else and I knew I never wanted to go to the same places they did. I went to a few consultations at other practices and never felt like I was taken seriously. YEARS later after having a child and being a little older and wiser so to speak, I started looking into it again. I had now started to do research for a local doctor, someone I could talk to regularly and if I had any questions would answer them. I now heard of a doctor that I had about 6 friends go to and they ALL had amazing things to say about him and were happy with their results. That doctor is Dr. Johan E. Brahme. So I did what anyone would do, went to his website, checked his profile and I again did tons of research on this doctor and checked his credentials to make sure I wanted to take the plunge and schedule my surgery. After all , on paper he was the perfect doctor so my hopes were high and I was anxious. I didn't want to waste his time or mine with phone questions so I made my consultation appointment to see if he was indeed the right person for the task. I was SO nervous and excited I was almost trying to talk my self down so I didn't miss a question. I can honestly say from the Second I walked in to his practice , I had a sense of calm and being " In the right place" . The front office staff was extremely friendly, warm and didn't give off that "Oh another person is here " feeling Like I had experienced at other practices. They checked me in, I sat for about 3minutes (if that) in the waiting area and a nurse came to greet me and take my husband and I back into the office. Her name was Christina and she was an absolute doll! She went through some questions with us and shortly Dr. Brahme came in. He literally made me feel like I was his only patient waiting to see him and took the time to answer any and every question I had. I had Breastfed for 18months and was no longer happy with the look of my breasts. I wasn't comfortable with the shape and wanted to restore my confidence. With every minute that passed and every question he answered I felt like I could regain what I once lost. I KNEW by mid consultation he was my doctor! At the end when he asked "If I had anymore questions" my reply with the biggest grin in the world was "Can we do it Friday? (it was a Wednesday December 11th 2013) and Do you take cash or a Debit Card? He smiled and again took the time to go over everything with me to make sure I was making the right choice. I scheduled my procedure for December 18th 2013 and let me tell you I was SO EXCITED! The day of again the staff was amazing, comforting and made me feel like I was in the best hands possible. I went under after a brief explanation and the last thing I saw was Christina and Dr. Brahme's smiling faces. I woke up to the same and I was in and out with no complications. With every visit after I can honestly say that Dr Brahme and his staff are THE BEST in the Biz and live up to their award winning praise. They make you feel like part of the family. Dr. Brahme is a true artist and I am truly happy I waited so long to have my surgery. I have the BEST doctor a patient under going a surgery such as the one I did could ever hope for and Christina, Dr Brahme and staff are truly AMAZING! Sorry for the long review but I wanted everyone to know how awesome they made me feel and how great they are at LJCSC! My husband actually made a shirt that says " Dr Brahme for President " because he too was happy with the Results of my new improved outlook on myself. I HIGHLY Recommend Dr. Brahme and If I ever choose to have any other procedure, his office will be the place I go!
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Karen Alexander
a year ago
Dr. Smoot and the team at LJCSC are awesome. He did a fantastic job on me. I am so pleased with the outcome. During the consultation, he asked what I wanted and then showed me how things would look on the computer. He explained everything to me. He has a wonderful bedside manner and he is friendly. Carmen his nurse is outstanding. She is very helpful. I am glad that I choose Dr. Smoot. I am so pleased with the outcome. I have to say the staff at LJCSC are amazing, from Yvette at the front desk, to Paula in recovery. I work at a hospital and have to say I wish every patient could have the LJCSC experience because they really know how to take of you.
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