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Dr. Brian Machida is a double Board Certified facial plastic surgeon with an outstanding level of experience. Unlike other plastic surgeons, who work on the entire body, Dr. Machida focuses only on the face and neck.

Dr. Machida strived for excellence even as he trained to become a facial plastic surgeon. He graduated summa cum laude with honors from the University of California, Berkeley and earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine in Los Angeles.

Dr. Machida has been featured in the media and honored with prestigious awards countless times. He’s a recipient of the John Orlando Roe Award in Facial Plastic Surgery by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and was featured in the Guide to America’s Top Physicians by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. He was also featured in the Top Doctors of the Inland Empire edition by the Inland Empire Magazine.

Further, he has also presented his work at national conferences and published countless papers in scientific publications.

Permanent Bruising

Hemosiderin staining happens in areas where a significant amount of bruising has occurred as a result of severe injuries, hemorrhages or, in certain cases, after a particularly invasive surgery. Generally, stains that last more than 12 months cause permanent marks as the skin has essentially been tattooed. The simplest, and most readily available treatments for hemosiderin staining, are topical creams…

Rhinoplasty Recovery

Rhinoplasty surgery is performed to correct functional or cosmetic issues of the nose. Open rhinoplasty is a technique that involves making an external incision at the base of the nose. Many surgeons believe that open rhinoplasty provides better results than closed rhinoplasty. Plastic surgeons have different opinions and preferences on the choice of open or closed rhinoplasty. Open rhinoplasty has…