Author Archives: Dr. Francisco Canales

About Dr. Francisco Canales

Born in Mexico and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Canales initially set out to be a heart surgeon after losing his father at a young age. He swam internationally for his native Puerto Rico, including at the Montreal Olympics in 1976. Educated at Harvard and Stanford, he is now a plastic surgeon in practice with his wife, Dr. Heather Furnas.

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5 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HAVING BREAST AUGMENTATION

1.Is your surgeon a Board-certified Plastic Surgeon? Once you have decided to proceed with breast augmentation, your choice of surgeon is probably the most important decision you will make. The answer to the above question should be a short, definite …
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Is Cellfina™ the Holy Grail of Cellulite Treatments?

Cellfina™  is a new, minimally invasive treatment for cellulite, and it was recently cleared by the  Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is intended for long-term improvement in the appearance of cellulite in the buttocks and thighs of women. Treatment benefits …
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Plastic Surgery On The Cheap

The most important choice a patient ever makes prior to having cosmetic surgery is the plastic surgeon she chooses. Patients will sometimes intensively research the price of a procedure, when more emphasis should go to the surgeon?s results, experience, and qualifications.
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Au Revoir Les Implants

Silicone implants made by the French company, Poly Implant Prothese have been recalled and the French government has recommended their removal from patients.
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Freeze that Fat Away with Coolsculpting

The hottest new fat-buster is really cool! Zeltiq by CoolSculpting slims by cooling the fatty tissue. Requiring no needles,it takes about an hour.
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Defy Gravity without a Facelift!

Ulthera is an FDA-cleared treatment for non-surgical tightening of the face, jaw and neck.
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Choices in Vaginoplasty, Vaginal Surgery and Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty and vaginal surgery are growing in popularity as women become more familiar with their intimate areas.
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Liposuction Options: Smartlipo MPX?

Patients frequently ask us what options are available in Santa Rosa for liposuction. In particular, men and women with relatively small areas of excess fat want to know if less invasive procedures are available. We’re always excited to tell them about one of the newest methods: Smartlipo MPX?.

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