La Jolla Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon Breast Augmentation with Implants Specialist for La Jolla – Dr. Tom Pousti, FACS


Dr Tom Pousti is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has helped many San Diego and La Jolla plastic surgery and breast augmentation patients look better and feel better about themselves. He has recently opened a La Jolla breast augmentation and cosmetic surgery office where he can see patients from the North County Area.

On these pages and other pages of this website, Dr Pousti describes the benefits of cosmetic plastic surgery and provides details about the most popular procedures, including breast augmentation with breast implants, liposuction, rhinoplasty, facelift and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty).

A Plastic Surgeon can enhance your life. Quit worrying about your looks and let us help you gain the confidence you desire! We have years of successful cosmetic surgery.

La Jolla Breast Augmentation Surgery

Dr. Tom Pousti is a highly skilled Double-Board Certified La Jolla breast augmentation surgeon. Dr. Pousti has helped many La Jolla breast implants and breast enlargement patients achieve a more youthful and shapely appearance.

The Surgical Procedure

The breast augmentation procedure takes approximately two hours. Placement of the implant is usually centered on the nipple-areola. Often, placement above or below the muscle is decided on an individual basis. Likewise, the incisions used to place the implant vary with patient preference and anatomy. The surgery is performed in a state of the art outpatient surgical center under general anesthesia. The size and type of implant to be used, along with their relative advantages will be discussed with your doctor at the pre-operative appointment.

Patient Testimonial: 

Before Surgery After 2 kids and years of research and a lot of thought I decided I wanted to go ahead and proceed with a breast augmentation. I’ve heard a lot about Dr. Pousti from a friend who is getting the same procedure done in which whom was referred as well from women who have already had the breast augmentation surgery by Dr. Pousti and are very happy with their results. With this said, I set up a consultation with the Doctor and his staff, all were wonderful answering most of my questions prior to even having to ask them.  Dr. Pousti is extremely easy to talk to and the staff are warm and welcoming.  He is EXTREMELY PATIENT as I had many concerns and asked the same questions quite a few times and assured me every time I would be 100% okay.  He put my mind at ease!   I look forward to having my surgery and even more excited to see the end result! Immediately After Surgery Dr. Pousti, I just had surgery today,  and I can’t begin to explain to you the amazing staff at the clinic.  There are NO words good enough to describe them ALL so ill say they were simply wonderful, so caring and EXTREMELY attentive. Honestly one of the best hospital experiences I’ve EVER had.  And thank you so much for being so patient with me and so caring.  I could go on and on about how calm and peaceful recovery was, checking on me FREQUENTLY and just an amazing group and overall experience.  Couldn’t have been this way without you and your surgical staff. From the bottom of my heart, thank you!



La Jolla Tummy Tuck Surgery

Dr. Tom Pousti is a highly skilled tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) specialist who serves the La Jolla area where he can see La Jolla tummy tuck patients. Dr. Pousti has helped many patients achieve a more attractive and shapely profile. Dr. Pousti’s patients who have undergone bariatric surgery or massive weight loss benefit from abdominoplasty surgery to remove the excess skin that weighs the patient down.


Abdominoplasty, also known as the “tummy tuck,” is an operation performed to remove excess fatty tissue and skin folds in the mid and lower abdominal region and to tighten up the abdominal wall.

When women have had children, the lining of the abdominal muscles can rip and the abdomen can develop a bulge. Men sometimes have tummy tucks too if they suffer from excess abdominal skin and fat.

There are several types of abdominoplasty or tummy tuck procedures including:

  • Regular Tummy Tuck
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Extended Tummy Tuck 

These procedures range from minor removal of hanging skin (a mini-tummy tuck) to a major abdominoplasty where the entire abdomen is tightened. It is designed to remove only as much excess skin and fatty tissue as is practical and safe. Stretch marks, where possible, will be removed along with the excess skin. However, stretch marks on the remaining abdominal skin cannot be removed.

The Mini Tummy Tuck is for contour problems without as much loose skin as a standard abdominoplasty. An Extended Tummy Tuckis for extensive loose skin and fatty tissue of the abdominal area. The extended abdominoplasty, regular abdominoplasty and the mini-abdominoplasty procedures can include the following:

  • Liposuction of the surrounding areas.
  • Skin excision – (limited for the mini tummy tuck).
  • Tightening of the lower and upper parts of the abdominal rectus muscles

Before / After Abdominoplasty

” I’m feeling so wonderful now and just want to thank you again for everything!” 

Patient Testimonial:

I had surgery with Dr. Pousti 3 months ago and I could not be any happier with my results. From my consultation appointment to my 3 month follow up, I have been treated with the utmost care and kindness from Dr. Pousti and his staff. I had researched and met with several surgeons and I knew the moment I met with Dr. Pousti that he was the person I trusted to do my surgery. After having two kids, I had alot of loose skin on my stomach and all of the exercising I did would never change that. Dr. Pousti said that he believed that I would have excellent results from a tummy tuck and he was right! I never imagined that my stomach could be so flat!! This has been a life changing experience and I could not imagine having done this with any other doctor.

Nature never deals anyone a perfect hand, a cosmetic surgeon can give you the edge. Your experience with cosmetic procedures will benefit from our years in cosmetic surgery.

Today, due to exciting advancements in medical science, cosmetic and reconstructive surgical techniques can correct many imperfections.

Both men and women of all ages and from all walks of life benefit from surgery to improve their appearance. Some seek correction of a lifelong deformity. Some wish to subtly improve their overall appearance, while others want to enhance or rejuvenate their features for greater confidence and self-esteem that cosmetic procedures preformed by skilled cosmetic surgeons can give you.

Dr. Pousti’s office is located in San Diego serving the entire Southern California region. His office is conveniently located to treat San Diego plastic surgery patients.

We serve San Diego, La Jolla and Southern California market areas!

What we offer


Pousti Plastic Surgery
8851 Center Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 91942
Phone: 619-466-8851
Fax: (619) 466-8858
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