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Fathers Day

TOP 3 SKINCARE ESSENTIALS FOR MEN

For all the hard-working dads, our expert medical aesthetician Ashley Bernardi, LE, put together the top 3 skincare essentials used by our male patients.

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Botox

Upper Face Transformations with BOTOX

With masks as the new norm, we spoke to our highly trained nurse providers to get all the details for you about how BOTOX® can be used to create aesthetic changes to the face for both men and women,

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Skin Care Advice From A Master

Our newest member of the Illuminate family, Marisha Hallarces, certainly has the pedigree, but in addition to her rich history and backstory,

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MARISHA

Say Hello To Our Master Injector, Marisha Hallarces

Meet our newest master injector, Marisha Hallarces! While her work certainly speaks for itself, we’re so excited to have her here at Illuminate and can’t wait for you to meet here.

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New Devices

Treat Yourself With The Discovery Pico Laser and VirtueRF Microneedling

February is the month of romance and love — but that doesn’t always have to mean a significant other!

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New Devices

Best Of Palo Alto & Silicon Valley!

This month we’re taking a moment to stop being humble and to start celebrating our achievements: Illuminate Plastic Surgery has been voted Best of Palo Alto and Best of Silicon Valley for 2019 as well as featured in the best of 2020!

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Dr Creasman

We’re Expanding to Offer You More!

Creasman Aesthetics is Now Illuminate Plastic Surgery – South Bay Creasman Aesthetics has partnered with Illuminate Plastic Surgery to offer you the best plastic surgery and medical spa services in the Bay Area. 

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Brain Fog

Beat Brain Fog With Illuminate Wellness

Tis the season for holiday cheer, but also for holiday stress. If you find yourself feeling foggy,

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Lasers

4 Best Laser Treatments For Winter

Chilly weather and dreary days may not be great for soaking up the sun or enjoying the great outdoors,

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Breast Implants

Breast Augmentation FAQ

Are you considering breast augmentation surgery?  We asked our Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Boudreault a few commonly asked questions related to this treatment. 

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Meet The Staff: KRISTINA RUSSO, BSN, RN

This month, we’re showcasing Kristina Russo, one our RNs.  Originally from New York, her no-nonsense and detail-oriented mentality has stayed with her across coasts,

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Botox

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dermal Fillers

Fillers 101 It may seem like everyone is talking about dermal fillers these days as a fast,

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Welcome the Newest Member of the Illuminate Family!

Kristina Russo earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Samuel Merritt University, where she accepted an invitation to join the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.

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Alexandra McCormick

Meal Prep Your Way to A Healthier Life

One of the most common excuses as to why people can’t cook at home & can’t eat as healthily as they’d like is because they “don’t have time.” I hear you!

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HI_DEF LIPO

What Is High-Definition Liposuction?

If you like the idea of liposuction for dealing with stubborn fat, but are afraid that simply removing the fat through a traditional liposuction procedure will not give you the sculpted look you are after,

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SPF

Take The Summer Sun Seriously

The summer may be filled with BBQs and beach trips and while we don’t typically think of these nostalgic-inducing activities as dangerous,

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Everything You Need To Know About EmSculpt®

Summer body envy is real — and although we may not be able to hit the gym due to COVID-19,

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What Does “bikini body” actually mean?

Summer is finally here & as we all slowly start to emerge from our quarantine cave’s we realize it’s time to dust of the swimsuits and shorts and get some much-needed Vitamin D!

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Wellness

Wellness Recipe

Rainbow Salad with Pastured Eggs & Pickled Onions Summertime means salad season and that usually means BBQ’s and/or pool parties!

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Wellness

Shine Brighter: Introducing Our New Wellness Page

Want to treat your inner health to optimize your outer beauty? If so, you’ll very much enjoy our Illuminate Wellness Program which incorporates innovative,

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Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal 101: Class is in

Body hair is normal, but so is wanting to clean up a bit. It’s officially summer,

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Laser Hair Removal

Would You Like a Smoother Summer?

Are you tired of waxing, shaving, plucking, and tweezing only to end up with rashes and irritation? 

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New Beauty

Featured in NewBeauty

Dr. B was featured in the recent NEW BEAUTY article, “9 Ways Your Cosmetic Treatments Will Change in a Post-COVID World.”

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Men's Skincare

5 Step Skincare For Men

June is Men’s Health Month, and Father’s day is right around the corner. We’re helping you celebrate dad (and all men) with the best gift possible: the gift of healthy glowing skin.

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Crisalix Blog

GAME-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

We are pleased to announce we now offer Crisalix 3D aesthetic simulation technology at Illuminate Plastic Surgery.

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FINAL Office Image

Reopening Promise

Our promise to you as we reopen our doors...

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COVID-19

PLASTIC SURGEON SHIFTS FROM BREAST IMPLANTS TO COVID-19 SCREENINGS DURING THE IMMINENT HOSPITAL SURGE

Using online virtual consultations, Dr. Boudreault is now meeting with patients to evaluate their symptoms, provide an opportunity for COVID-19 testing

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DIY

DIY Beauty Routines While You’re Stuck Indoors

Well, here we are with lots of downtime, with a bonus of social distancing, so let’s make the most of it and give ourselves the ultimate spa day.

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Virtual Consults

Virtual Consultations

Schedule a virtual consultation with Dr. Boudreault today!

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Breast augmentation

All About Breast Augmentation – The #1 Cosmetic Surgery in the US

More popular than nose jobs and liposuction, breast implants are now bigger than ever. We sat down with Dr....

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Derm.

All About Dermaplaning – Hot Skincare Trend!

Dermaplaning 101 Definition of Dermaplaning:... Dermaplaning is the controlled scraping of the skin using a sterile,

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Yoga

Ways to Reduce Stress & Create Balance

It seems like stress is becoming more and more common today, and is a topic that is brought up a lot....

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Dr. B.

What Is a Brazilian Butt Lift? An Interview with Dr. Boudreault

Q: Doctor, you’re committed to improving your patients’ happiness and well-being. The Brazilian Butt Lift,...

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Dr. Del Toro

Fatigue and Sex Drive Interview with Dr. Luciano Del Toro

At Illuminate, we take a holistic approach to wellness, addressing aging or physical changes to your face or body holistically....

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Self Care

The Importance of Self-Care

I’m sure many of you have heard the words “self-care” on social media, tv and in wellness-related magazines and websites....

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Gut

What Is Your Skin Saying About Your Gut?

When we focus too much on one single part of our bodies, we tend to get tunnel vision....

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Skincare

Do You Buy Skincare Products From Amazon?

Amazon is known far and wide for its impressive range of products and fast delivery rates....

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Skincare

How Many Kybella Treatments to See Results?

Let’s face it: sometimes diet and exercise isn’t always effective at eliminating the appearance of a double chin.

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New Year

Getting your health back on track & goal setting

Happy New Year! This is the best time to get your health back on track after the holidays and start setting some realistic health &...

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Dr. B in surgery

Dr. Boudreault Initiated into American College of Surgeons, FACS

Local Surgeon Among 1,993 Initiated Into American College of Surgeons Palo Alto,...

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Health

How To Stay Healthy During The Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us again & it truly is the most wonderful time of the year.

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Q&A with Dr. B

BREAST AUGMENTATION Q&A WITH DR. B. – POST-OP

Part 2 – Post-Op When are my implants going to look normal? Patients are always concerned about implants “riding high”

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Q&A with Dr. B

Breast Augmentation Q&A with DR. B. – Pre-Op

PART 1 – PRE-OP Should I wait until after I have kids to get implants?  There is no need to wait until after children for breast augmentation.

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Spin for a survivor

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hello friends and family, You probably know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and our office is gearing up to host our second annual Spin for a Survivor,

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Woman taking a shower behind glass

What is Tumescent Liposuction?

“I would love to have plastic surgery, but I’m so afraid of going under…” Can you relate?

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Dr. B's pick

Our Favorite Sun Protection Products

July is UV safety awareness month and we’re sharing our favorite sun protection products! Molly loves Bluestone Sunshields!

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The Illuminate team

June 2nd is National Cancer Survivors Day

This day holds a lot of meaning to us. Three of the incredible women who are a part of our Illuminate family have had personal experiences with overcoming cancer and they’ve kicked butt with incredible strength and grace throughout the challenges,

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Happy National Nurses Day

In honor of National Nurses Day, we’re sharing fun facts about our amazing nurses, Molly Boudreault,

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Dr. B in surgery

National Doctor’s Day

In honor of National Doctor’s Day on March 30th, we’re celebrating Dr. Boudreault! Get to know Dr.

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Woman who used to suffer from sagging breasts

5 Procedures We Love at Illuminate Plastic Surgery

It’s Valentine’s Day: that means celebrating all the things you love. Here at Illuminate Plastic Surgery we love helping you feel and look like the best version of yourself.

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