South Bay Aesthetics, The Plastic Surgery Center
“I am my practice, and I stand by my name and the high level of care and treatment I afford my patients.”
3600 Lomita Blvd., Suite 100 in Torrance | 310-539-6500 | sbaesthetics.md
South Bay Aesthetics is a boutique plastic surgery practice specializing in state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical procedures for the face, breast and body. Medical director and owner Dr. Christopher Verbin considers each patient’s specific needs and provides options for both aesthetic and financial goals. Using the most advanced techniques, he provides the most natural, rejuvenated and aesthetically-balanced results. A South Bay native and resident of Manhattan Beach, Dr. Verbin opened his private practice, South Bay Aesthetics, in Torrance 13 years ago. Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he has performed more than 7,500 procedures.
What is your area of specialty?
“I place special emphasis on mommy-makeovers, limited-incision facelifts and correction of complex breast augmentation problems. I have particular interest in eyelid surgeries, volume augmentation fat grafting to the face and buttocks, and extensive experience in the wide range of non-invasive injectable fillers, blockers (Botox), laser procedures and Ultherapy.”
What’s one trend that is changing your specialty today?
“I am seeing a trend toward discount and online, coupon-driven practices offering cosmetic procedures by medical professionals who have not had the extensive training of board-certified plastic surgeons. Whereas I am sensitive to economy, my concern in these situations is that cost is being put before quality and safety. I personally perform all the injectable treatments and bring forth my extensive training and experience to give my patients all options available. I strive for a youthful and natural look in the least invasive means. ”
What do you like to do for fun, when you’re not at work?
“I enjoy all of the South Bay’s great beach activities, from surfing to volleyball, kite-boarding to paddle-boarding. I have had a lifetime passion for cars, including racing to restoration of vintage sports cars. I have recently undertaken stone sculpting and abstract and anatomical art, which I think only enhances the quality of my work.”
Tell us about your family.
“The greatest joy and priority of my life is my 6-year-old son, Roman. I recently watched him graduate from kindergarten and was surprised—and proud!—to hear him proclaim to the crowd that he wants to be a plastic surgeon like his Papa.”