Dr. Arian Mowlavi, also known as, “Dr. Laguna” has published over fifty peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in the field of cosmetic and plastic surgery. He has received numerous awards and is regarded as one of the top plastic surgeons in Orange County, California.

Click on the articles below to read his latest published research and expert advice. 

Published February, 2013 –  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Published July 2012 – Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Cortical Thickness Parameters for Endoscopic Browlift Fixation – Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Published July 7, 2012 – Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

A new technique involving a spherical stainless steel device to optimize positioning of the umbilicus.

Published February, 2013 –  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Published 2010 – Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Anatomical Characteristics of the Conchal Cartilage With Suggested Clinical Applications in Rhinoplasty Surgery.

Published August 18, 2009 – Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Published February 5, 2005 – Plastic Surgery Institute

Lower Blepharoplasty using Bony Anatomical Landmarks to Identify and Avoid Injury to the Inferior Oblique Muscle.

Published March 17, 2005 – Cosmetic Surgery Clinics

Septal Cartilage Defined: Implications for Nasal Dynamics and Rhinoplasty.

Published September 2005 – Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Avoiding the “Pixie­Ear” Deformity Following Face Lift Surgery by Differential Insetting and Secondary Intention Healing.

Published 2004 – Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Implications for nasal recontouring – nasion position preferences as determined by a survey of white North Americans.

Published March 2004 – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Earlobe morphology delineated by two components – the attached cephalic segment and the free caudal segment.

Published April 2004 – Annals of Plastic Surgery

Identifying the Lateral Zygomaticus Major Muscle Border Using Bony Anatomic Landmarks.

Published April 12, 2004 – Plastic Surgery Institute

Surgical Design and Algorithm for Correction of Earlobe Ptosis and Pseudoptosis Deformity.

Published June 2004 – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Earlobe aging process – elongation of the free caudal segment.

Published August 2003 – Annals of Plastic Surgery

Suction Lipectomy During Flap Reconstruction Provides Immediate and Safe Debulking of the Skin Island.

Published July 2003 – The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

Facial Fracture Approaches With Landmark Ratios to Predict the Location of the Infraorbital and Supraorbital Nerves.

Published July 2003 – Plastic Surgery Institute

The aesthic earlobe – classification of lobule ptosis on the basis of a survey of North American Caucasians.

Published November 20, 2003 – Plastic Surgery Institute

Published July 12, 2002 – Plastic Surgery Institute

The safe face lift with bony anatomic landmarks to elevate the SMAS.