Author: Center for Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeon in the midst of a surgical procedure

What Does it Really Mean to Be the ‘Best’ Plastic Surgeon?

September 4, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  When women and men in our area start looking for a plastic surgeon, they often begin by searching for the “best plastic surgeon in Washington, D.C.” It’s a search that can yield a lot of helpful information—if you know what you’re really looking for. There are quite a few traits that may constitute a… Read more »

Woman shopping for new bras after getting breast augmentation

Post-Breast Augmentation Bra Shopping Tips

September 20, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  One of the perks of breast augmentation that our Washington, D.C., patients enjoy is the chance to update their wardrobes, including their bras. Women who may have always had limited options shopping for bras now get the opportunity to wear sexier and more fashionable bras. Buying new bras is just one of the ways… Read more »

A woman whose stomach is marked in preparation for tummy tuck surgery.

Your Tummy Tuck Recovery Timeline

August 21, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  Tummy tucks can flatten your stomach by removing loose, saggy skin. But while everyone’s recovery timeline is unique to his or her situation, tummy tuck recovery periods tend to be longer than other cosmetic surgery procedures. Don’t fear—with proper preparation, you can help your surgery recovery go as smoothly as possible. This blog post… Read more »

Woman lying on bed considering plastic surgery

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing Plastic Surgery

August 7, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  When deciding to move forward with a plastic surgery procedure such as breast augmentation at our Washington, DC-area practice, it’s important to make sure you’re heading into the process with a clear and healthy mindset. Checking that your motivations are coming from a positive place helps set the stage for a smooth and rewarding… Read more »

Woman touching her stomach after a tummy tuck procedure

Is A Tummy Tuck Right for You?

  It’s a lot of hard work to lose weight and slim down. While the results can be exciting, you might be left with excess skin in the process. No amount of diet and exercise can tighten up loose skin. For patients with these concerns, we often recommend a tummy tuck at our Washington, D.C…. Read more »

Woman working out after recovering from breast augmentation

3 Breast Augmentation Tips for Active Women

  Women with active lifestyles who are considering breast augmentation in the Washington, D.C. area have unique concerns about how breast implants may impact their exercise routines. Running, weight-lifting, or participating in a range of sports are all possible after breast enhancement surgery, but you’ll want to read this blog post to learn some tips… Read more »

Woman on bed in tank top considering liposuction and tummy tuck

Should I add a Tummy Tuck to My Liposuction?

  Many people know they want to achieve a flat, contoured abdomen, but aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to pursuing a surgical solution. Fat reduction may seem like a clear choice, but the decision whether to add on a skin tightening procedure can be a puzzling one. Both liposuction and tummy tuck… Read more »

Woman contemplating breast augmentation consultation

What Really Happens During a Breast Augmentation Consultation

  The consultation is an essential step in any surgical experience. It’s the time to voice concerns, discuss goals, and create a plan for achieving ideal results. However, many breast augmentation patients here in Washington, D.C., often aren’t sure what actually happens before, during, and after this important appointment. In this blog post, we’ll review… Read more »

A woman rests on a bed and contemplates her surgical and nonsurgical body contouring options

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Liposuction

Nonsurgical fat reduction treatments are gaining popularity for their ability to slim down pockets of fat without surgery. But while these approaches can be helpful for some, we encourage you to consider the powerful transformation liposuction at our Washington, D.C., area practice can create for the right candidate. In this blog post, we’ll explain the… Read more »

A woman lifts the lower part of her shirt to show the results of her tummy tuck

Preparing for Your Tummy Tuck

Patients who undergo tummy tuck surgery at our Washington, D.C., area practice, tell us that being well-prepared for the surgery helps quell anxiety. We do our best to prepare our patients and assure them that our team of board-certified plastic surgeons is here to make sure they’re safe and supported every step of the way. Taking… Read more »