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In this video, Dr. Zelken answers the often asked but seldom explored question: how does energy based skin tightening work?

The degree of skin excess, the degree of fat excess, and a history of massive weight loss. This procedure can safely be performed awake, as seen here.

Injectable rhinoplasty, also called liquid rhinoplasty or nonsurgical nose job (NSNJ), is a tried and true method of reshaping the nose. The results of this procedure can meet or exceed the results of traditional rhinoplasty surgery.

Nipple inversion is a normal variant, not a deformity. Breasts are sisters, not twins. Every plastic surgeon knows this, and it’s important to lead with this prior to watching my video.

When I was younger, I was taught how to draw a perfect face and I apply similar principles to surgery. I commonly discuss how important subtle changes are, and how I strive to avoid “obvious” changes.

Did you ever notice that there seems to be a scarcity of before and after pics of buccal fat pad removal? And when they are posted, it’s usually done with liposuction of the chin? Why is this? Are the doctors dodgy?

In this followup video to a previous version several years ago, Dr. Zelken tackles a revision nasal alar reduction in a handsome young black man. The previous surgery appears to have been performed well, but perhaps too conservatively.

Our newest practitioner and wellness director, Sofia Puatu, DNP, FNP-BC explains her favorite all-around injection, the Ultim8 Vitamin Injection.

There are a lot of fillers out there. It is hard to say exactly which one is best. We use certain fillers as creatures of habit, sometimes, in specific parts of the face because either we trained with those fillers or we have simply had good luck.

SPOILER ALERT: The motorcar wins every time. And it’s a lightweight car. And a lighter weight driver. But let’s face it, these new implants are super impressive. We used old samples that have been sitting around for years.

I personally find lower eyelid surgery to be one of the most challenging awake procedures I offer. The redundant nerve supply to the lower lid fat pads makes the procedure uncomfortable at times, and when blood pressure increases, bleeding can arise which makes surgery more challenging.

Breast implant illness is an often cited but poorly understood phenomenon. Breast implant illness (BII), is a concept almost as old as implants themselves.

Dr. Zelken approaches a younger woman with a thin face seeking lower eyelid rejuvenation. Just like facial aging, a gaunt appearance needs to be corrected just as much as loose or saggy skin.

Dr. Zelken uses Microaire PAL (power assisted liposuction), Lifecell Revolve fat processing kit, Tulip fat transfer instruments, for a patient who sees a revision of her traditional lower body and buttock lift.

Buccal fat pad resection is a trending procedure that has gained increasing popularity nationwide and in my own practice. I see a recurring pattern where patients ask for the procedure based on their cosmetic goals.

Dr. Zelken treats U.S. National Team oarsman Tom Graves with his new Evolve platform. Specifically, the Tite and Tone modalities to strengthen the rectus abdominis muscles.

Dr. Zelen is an accutite expert and in this video he addresses common facial concerns: Jowling, mid-facial fullness and downturned smile

Buccal fat pad resection is a trending procedure that has gained increasing popularity nationwide and in my own practice. I see a recurring pattern where patients ask for the procedure based on their cosmetic goals.

Evolve T3 stands for Trim, Tite, and Tone. As you may guess, these represent the three modalities of our newest nonsurgical device. It is a great supplement for gym regulars, postsurgical patients, and those looking for standalone treatment to address stubborn areas.

In this video Dr Zelken walks through the consultation, marking, and execution of a facial contouring procedure that includes buccal fat pad removal, FaceTite RFAL, and liposculpture or liposuction.

Dr. Zelken goes over the lateral browlift procedure and explores their pros and cons.

Dr Zelken explains how fat transfer is a safe and viable alternative to breast augmentation and in many cases, implants are being replaced by fat transfer.

Drs Zelken discuss antibody testing and explain what we know and don’t know about these tests.

Dr Zelken has 3 big announcements: Keep up the good work society, Zelken institute now has E-Consultations, SkinBetter Products can be bought online!!

Dr Zelken asks everyone to not give in. There is nothing instantly gratifying about beating a pandemic and we all have to fight the disease together.

Dr. Zelken gives you the steps to help cope with the covid-19 pandemic and explains how simple actions from you can have impact on society

Dr. Jonathan Zelken channels Morrissey as a donkey and is a beautiful kitty cat. Sure, these filters are cool, but do they send the right message to their captive audience? How much are the subtler filters impacting our psyche and perceptions of beauty?

Dr. Zelken spends ten minutes discussing the “human Ken doll”, Rodrigo Alves and the sad story of his embattled nose. Three important topics are discussed: the ethics of medicine, body dysmorphic disorder, and saddle nose deformity.

Dr.Zelken will dish out on selfies and how this unique image drives self perception, psychology, and yes, plastic surgery trends.

In this video, Dr. Zelken explains the PRO-NOX machine. This device allows patients to achieve a degree of analgesia during procedures that he feels that it is not only safe, but patients love it.

In this episode, Dr. Zelken reflects on the most important questions you should ask your plastic surgeon during your consultation to make sure you are facing a legit plastic surgeon professional.

Dr. Zelken presents FaceTite technology. He believes it is an important adjunct for those who are looking to hold off on getting a facelift for a few more years.

Dr. Jonathan Zelken, a board certified plastic surgeon from Newport Beach, CA will be dishing on the controversy surrounding Dr. Munir Somji and Kate Middleton’s baby botox application.

On July 24, 2019, Allergan recalled sales of textured implants. Dr. Zelken, a Newport Beach board certified plastic surgeon explains what this voluntary recall means to you, and what steps you should take moving forward.

Debbie’s update 4 months after facelift, necklift, fat grafting to midface, browlift, CO2 resurfacing, Botox and filler. The combination is both subtle and magical in her.

In this brief video, Dr. Zelken highlights the techniques and decision-making steps in a wide awake plastic surgery operation. A 77-year-old man seeks steps to enhance his appearance without changing his identity, as most men do.

Warning: this is a VERY GRAPHIC instructional video designed for medical students, residents, medical professionals, and those very interested in the procedure only.

Footage courtesy of Matty Baker and Duke Loren.

Nurse Miki Omori BSN, RN specializes in Botox of the upper face and neck. This is one of her favorite procedures. She is exceptionally gentle, gifted, and focused on symmetry and balance.

Dr. Zelken performs Asian Blepharoplasty to achieve better balance, fill in upper eyelid hollows, improve glabellar furrows, and relax forehead lines.

In this video, Angels hall-of-famer Chuck Finley describes why he chose Dr. Zelken and quadruple blepharoplasty to enhance (but not change) his look. He was back on his game in no time.

Please follow these quick tips to install the Symplast patient app on your iPhone or iPad. Symplast is the HIPAA compliant solution for constant contact with Dr. Zelken to ensure the concierge service you deserve.

Dr. Jonathan Zelken, board-certified plastic surgeon, oversees and explains what to expect during your IV Hydration therapy session. Key take home points are as follows.

Miki Omori is days away from getting her RN. She was recruited to be the aesthetics nurse straight from school by a leading Newport Beach plastic surgery practice! In this episode, she offers her favorite tips to surviving nursing school.

Dr. Jonathan Zelken, board certified plastic surgeon demonstrates appropriate placement of a Marena compression garment. These garments are critical for reducing postoperative swelling and optimizing your result.

Dr. Jonathan Zelken, board certified plastic surgeon from Newport Beach, describes his preferred technique for surgical scars for the first 3 weeks postoperatively.

Dr. Jonathan Zelken, board certified plastic surgeon form Newport Beach, CA demonstrates his preferred technique for stripping a Jackson Pratt drain.

The Zelken Institute has created its own private-label skin care line, Kaeli Cosmeceuticals. This skin care line was hand selected by Dr. Jonathan Zelken, MD, board-certified plastic surgeon to enhance his own patients.

Advanced laser and nonsurgical device therapy is an option that Zelken Institute offers to help patients achieve their end aesthetic goals or enhance their surgical or wellness journey.

Plastic surgery is the foundation of the Zelken Institute. Dr. Zelken, a Johns Hopkins-trained, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializes in surgery of the face, breast, and body.

Dr. Zelken prefers his Lumenis AcuPulse laser to assist his upper eyelid lifts, also known as blepharoplasty.

Board certified plastic surgeon Jonathan Zelken treats a patient with FaceTite and liposculpture. After liposculpture of the face was performed attention was turned toward the hand.

Lip Lift Surgery Newport Beach Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Jonathan Zelken discusses and performs lip lift procedure in conjunction with rhinoplasty.

Simple step by step guide for the tulip nanofat transfer system.

Dr. Zelken performs BodyTite and a mini tummy tuck (skin only abdominoplasty) in his Newport Beach office.

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Instructional. Intended for medical professionals. In this video, Dr. Zelken of Z Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, describes the rationale, design, and technical aspects.

Warning: Graphic Content. Dr. Zelken discusses “central facial reduction”, a term he uses to describe simultaneous bullhorn-type lip lift with alar wedge excision.

In this video, Dr. Zelken walks through the consultation, marking, and execution of a facial contouring procedure that includes buccal fat pad removal (bichectomy), FaceTite RFAL, and liposculpture or liposuction.

Dr. Zelken of Z Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, CA briefly details the markings and steps involved in scarless brachioplasty of the arms using BodyTITE.

Dr. Zelken performs FaceTite on a gentleman who was considering a necklift. The beauty of this technology is that it involves liposuction and thermal tightening of the skin.

Dr. Zelken, board-certified plastic surgeon and founder of Z Plastic Surgery, discusses the foundation of his practice, his service concept, and provides a quick tour of the office space.

Dr Jonathan Zelken discusses an exciting new breast implant that is a hybrid between silicone and saline. The Ideal implant is a structured saline device that is water based, but behaves more like a silicone implant in look and feel.

Dr Kathy Zhang discusses an exciting new breast implant that is particularly appealing for the Asian woman.

We offer a range of fillers and injectables from Botox to Restylane, to Kybella and Juvederm. Call 949-432-4730 to schedule your appointment today!

Dr. Zelken tackles difficult, unanswered RealSelf questions on the topic of breast reduction. This unscripted, unedited response to 5 RealSelfers does not replace in-person medical advice.

Dr. Jonathan Zelken of Z Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA gives a broad overview of the choices you must face before undergoing breast augmentation surgery.

Dr Zelken, board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Z Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA describes the fundamentals of the rhinoplasty process. He illustrates his vision through preoperative, intraoperative.

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