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.LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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!LEARN MORE
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!LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
Beat Brain Fog With Illuminate Wellness
Tis the season for holiday cheer, but also for holiday stress. If you find yourself feeling foggy,LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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!LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
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!LEARN MORE
Rainbow Salad with Pastured Eggs & Pickled Onions Summertime means salad season and that usually means BBQ’s and/or pool parties!LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
Laser Hair Removal 101: Class is in
Body hair is normal, but so is wanting to clean up a bit. It’s officially summer,LEARN MORE
Would You Like a Smoother Summer?
Are you tired of waxing, shaving, plucking, and tweezing only to end up with rashes and irritation?LEARN MORE
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.”LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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 testingLEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
All About Dermaplaning – Hot Skincare Trend!
Dermaplaning 101 Definition of Dermaplaning:... Dermaplaning is the controlled scraping of the skin using a sterile,LEARN MORE
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....LEARN MORE
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,...LEARN MORE
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....LEARN MORE
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....LEARN MORE
Do You Buy Skincare Products From Amazon?
Amazon is known far and wide for its impressive range of products and fast delivery rates....LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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 &...LEARN MORE
Dr. Boudreault Initiated into American College of Surgeons, FACS
Local Surgeon Among 1,993 Initiated Into American College of Surgeons Palo Alto,...LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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”LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
What is Tumescent Liposuction?
“I would love to have plastic surgery, but I’m so afraid of going under…” Can you relate?LEARN MORE
Our Favorite Sun Protection Products
July is UV safety awareness month and we’re sharing our favorite sun protection products! Molly loves Bluestone Sunshields!LEARN MORE
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,LEARN MORE
Happy National Nurses Day
In honor of National Nurses Day, we’re sharing fun facts about our amazing nurses, Molly Boudreault,LEARN MORE
National Doctor’s Day
In honor of National Doctor’s Day on March 30th, we’re celebrating Dr. Boudreault! Get to know Dr.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
Dr. Boudreault is featured in New Beauty magazine!
We are really excited to let our family know that Dr. Boudreault is featured as a plastic surgeons in New Beauty magazine.LEARN MORE
Spin for a Survivor
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re partnering with SoulCycle for a sweat session to remember....LEARN MORE