Author Archives: Samir S. Rao, MD

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Is it Time to Get Rid of Your Cankles?

We’ve all heard of them: the dreaded cankles. A condition marked by a lack of definition between the calf and ankle, cankles are often caused by swelling in your natural underlying muscle anatomy, or excess fat in the lower leg. The result is an unflattering lack of contour between the legs and feet. Cankles are …

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What Makes a Mommy Makeover?

If you’re a mom, chances are your body looks somewhat different after having children. Earlier generations may have called stretch marks, loose abdominal muscles, and sagging breasts “badges of motherhood,” but today more women are choosing to combat these changes and restore their bodies more closely to what they looked like before having children. A …

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Is CoolSculpting Too Good to Be True?

Given all the modern day luxuries that have resulted from technological advancements, it was only a matter of time before a non-surgical fat reduction device was developed. Well, that time has come. Born from the observations that kids who ate a lot of popsicles had less fat in their cheeks and that people exposed to …

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What Is Recovery Like After a Brazilian Butt Lift?

The Brazilian butt lift is an extremely popular procedure that improves the contour, projection, and overall shape of the buttocks. Even when you choose the best plastic surgeon in Washington, DC, however, you can compromise your results if you don't closely follow the postoperative instructions. That's because excessive pressure on the newly transferred fat cells …

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What is a Brazilian Butt Lift, Anyway?

Summer is here, and that means beaches and pools are packed with people looking to beat the heat. At Center for Plastic Surgery, we are proud to announce a brand new procedure that can help you get a firm, full backside that you can be confident to show off in a swimsuit. The Brazilian butt …

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