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Dr. Dennis Dass

Plastic Surgery
Beverly Hills, CA
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Beverly Hills, CA

Address

8929 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210 , Beverly Hills, CA
Directions

Office

Beverly Hills, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Dennis Dass is a board certified plastic surgeon that specializes in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. He performs hundreds of cosmetic surgical procedures every year. His practice has evolved to mostly cosmetic plastic surgery, however he has performed nearly every reconstructive plastic surgical procedure. He is a well trained plastic surgeon and has full plastic surgery privileges at hospitals in Los Angeles.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

219 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Normal: After breast augmentation, it is normal for your skin and muscles to feel tight. It takes several months for your tissue to stretch and feel normal. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Varies: Everyone is different, but you can expect the recovery time to be about 1-2 weeks. After surgery, we recommend that you begin walking the same day to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Quick: You will need to wear a head dressing for about a week. Afterwards, you will need to wear a headband, or sweatband, at night, to maintain the results.... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Recovery: The discomfort from breast augmentation is dependent on the size of the implant you desire. Larger implants...More discomfort...Longer recovery. On... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Stitches: You will have stitches that need to be removed, but removal is not painful.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Neck lift: The pain is not bad from a neck lift, but it will feel tight for a few months. You will have to wear a garment for 1-2 weeks, and perhaps longer at n... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Cleavage: Cleavage is created by a good bra, not by the breasts or the implants. If you had a prominently wide sternum (breastbone) before augmentation, you wi... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Eyelid surgery: Eyelid surgery is typically not a painful surgery. Most people take very little pain medication. An upper eyelid lift can be performed under local a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Eyelid surgery: Every surgeon is different and performs the surgery slightly different. Make sure that your surgeon is board certified and trained in this type of su... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: Breast implants do not change your ability to breast feed. Assuming that your breasts are anatomically correct to breastfeed, because 30% of women ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Quit smoking: Smoking puts you at unnecessary risk for complications of surgery. Quit for 3 weeks before surgery and at least 6 weeks after surgery, for the best r... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Minimal benefits: Laser liposuction is conventional liposuction + the use of a laser under the skin. Laser is marketed to tighten the skin, but it probably does not im... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Your : Your body makes hyaluronidase, and that's why dermal fillers are not permanent. Injecting it to breakdown the Restylane will hasten the dissolution. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Lumpiness: Liposuction always causes some irregularities, although these are usually minor. It is important to wear your compression garments to acheive the bes... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Tummy tuck: Abdominoplasty is a procedure performed to remove loose abdominal skin and stretch marks. The scar extends across the lower abdomen from hip to hip. T... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Surgical risks: Risks of surgery include bleeding, infection, scars, fluid collections, and asymmetry. Implant related complications include implant failure or ruptur... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Eyelid surgery: Cosmetic eyelid surgery (or blepharoplasty) is performed to rejuvenate the eyes.
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Botox: Dermal fillers won't work for neck bands. Dermal fillers are injections performed by licensed medical professionals, they are not available in drugst... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: It is possbile to recover over a weekend. The recovery from liposuction will depend on the areas that were done. Most people will return to light ac... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Out patient: Typically performed as an outpatient surgery in an ambulatory surgery center. Upper eyelids can be done in an office setting. http://www.dassmd.com/... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Lipo scars: You will have a scar, but the scar is very small (2-3mm) and tends to hide very well under the chin. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/neck-liposucti... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Butt augmentation: But augmentation using fat transfer feels natural, implants can be detected by feel.
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
This depends: If you have enough fat for a brazilian butt lift, i would recommend that route. If you don't have enough fat, then an implant may give you a better r... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Cost of buttock aug: Medical tourism exists mainly because people are looking for the lowest price. Be careful, make sure you know the qualifications of the surgeon and t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Brow : Brow lift and upper blepharoplasty (upper eyelid lifts) are typically done together to rejuvenate the upper eyes and the upper face. Lower blepharo... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Liposuction : Liposuction is not a weight reduction tool. It is simply used to contour the body and remove stubborn fat deposits. After the procedure your weight ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Safety : Safety is the one of the most important considerations when evaluating patients for plastic surgery. I do not recommend having surgery while on plavi... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Blepharoplasty: Upper and lower blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery) are commonly done at the same time to achieve a balanced look to the upper and midface. htt... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Liposcultpure: Liposculpture is exactly the same as liposuction, but some people associate liposculpture with more of a high-definition technique of liposuction. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Brow : Brow lift surgery is often used in conjunction with eyelid surgery for total periorbital (eye) rejuvenation. The traditional open coronal brow lift s... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Congratulations : Congratulations on your weight loss and your journey to becoming more fit! unfortunately, when you have lost that much weight, the extra skin is unli... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: Swelling is normal for several days and it continues to improve over several weeks. http://www.dassmd.com/eyelid-surgery/index.html.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Eyelashes: Latisse (bimatoprost) is indicated to regrow longer and fuller eyelashes. It might be worth trying, depending on the reason for your alopecia. Consu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Sometimes: Liposculpture, or liposuction, can sometimes result in mild skin tightening. If you have very loose skin, don't count on lipo to tighten the skin, yo... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
The : The downtime after sculptra is minimal. You might get some minor bruising because of the injections and some minor discomfort. I suggest having at l... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Better contour: The abdominal contour is significantly improved after abdominoplasty. The excess skin will be gone, the muscles will be tightened, and the stomach sh... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Implant vs fat : Butt enlargement options for men: 1. Exercise - squats 2. Gluteal implants 3. The brazilian butt lift surgery, where fat is transfered from your... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
No: Saline implants are safe. If they rupture, the saline will be absorbed by your body and you will urinate it out the same day. http://www.dassmd.co... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Implants: I would recommend breast implants. Breast implants have a long track record of safety and have predictable results. There is no long term data on th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Follow instructions: Follow your surgeons instructions. Wear your compression garment at all times. Keep your head elevated, avoid bending over. Do not take any medicat... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
1-2 weeks: I tell patients to take 1-2 weeks off from work. You need that much time, before you can be comfortable at work. As far as sittting, ideally you won... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Safe: It is safe to have liposuction or a tummy tuck if you have h. Pylori. You should probably treat the h. Pylori with antibiotics prior to surgery. Lip... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Not recommended: Smoking increases your risk of surgical complications. You may have difficulty healing, increased risk of infections, increased risk of seroma (fluid... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
No: No, melanoma detection is unchanged with any type of facelift. http://www.dassmd.com/facelift/index.html.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: Yes, a minor needs a parent to consent for any type of elective surgical procedure. I think liposuction may be indicated, in minors, for reconstruct... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
During : During a brazilian butt lift, fat is harvested from any area that you want fat reduction. The most common areas include the abdomen, flanks (love han... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
After: Abdominoplasty is not a substitute for diet and exercise, but rather compliments it. The best candidates for surgery are already involved in a long-te... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Dass
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Health reasons: I would not recommend breast augmentation if you are unhealthy, if you have a new breast mass, an active infection somewhere in your body, if your are... Read More

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Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. I have the priviledge of knowing Dr Dass for almost seven years. He is a great physician with a vast plastic surgical knowledge. He provides great care for his patient with grea...Read More
May 10, 2013
Dr Dass is providing an excellent service to the public via Health Tap. I learn alot about plastic surgery from reading his responses which are accurate, interesting, pertinent and understandable. I ...Read More
Apr 16, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I HAVE LOST 17 STONES IN 18 MONTHS AFTER GASTRIC BYPASS OPERATION OPER
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I wish I had this done instead of butt implants I think one of mine has moved
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of New Mexico
MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL

Awards

Rho Chi, UNM
Alpha Omega Alpha, UNM
Patients' Choice Award

Affiliations

California Medical Association
Los Angeles County Medical Society

Publications

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