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6 Ways to Save on Cosmetic Surgery (Without Compromising on Safety)

August 18, 2017 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is an investment that most patients agree is totally worth it—there’s no substitute for feeling confident and loving your appearance. But what if you are ready to have your procedure (and you finally have vacation days to use for recovery), but your bank account isn’t quite in the same boat? The financial aspect… Read more »

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IPL vs BBL laser Treatments

February 22, 2018 by Center for Plastic Surgery

The esthetic industry has grown substantially over the last few years, with many more treatment options available to men and women alike. With all of these treatment options, it can be overwhelming to understand which treatment is right for you. At CPS, we offer only the best and up-to-date treatment options, including lasers. The two… Read more »

What to Expect After Your Breast Augmentation: Follow-Up Care

March 30, 2017 by Center for Plastic Surgery

In the excitement of planning for breast augmentation, follow-up care can easily become an afterthought. However, as our friend Jenny Eden of Eden Knows Implants points out in this helpful article, follow-up appointments play an essential role in making sure your breast augmentation is a success and that you love your results. Don’t skip your… Read more »

Radiofrequency 101: All You Should Know About RF Skin Tightening

December 28, 2017 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Gone are the days of skin tightening only being possible with surgery, thanks to advanced non-surgical technologies—including radiofrequency. These oscillations of energy can treat anything from mild back pain to sagging skin, and patients everywhere are loving having a minimally invasive way to firm up their skin. How much do you know about this impressive… Read more »

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Breast Reconstruction Surgery: Implants, Expectations, and More

October 28, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  Breast reconstruction is a procedure that restores the shape of the breast after a mastectomy. And just as no two women are the same, there are many customizable approaches to this unique procedure. Breast reconstruction surgery can be a delicate, transformative process, and our Washington, D.C., team is proud to have skilled surgeons who… Read more »

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Shapewear or Surgery? When to Choose Liposuction Over Spanx®

October 10, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  Sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough to slim your body. If you struggle with stubborn bulges that won’t go away, you may rely on shapewear to smooth over trouble areas. But shapewear can only do so much when it comes to contouring the body. And if you’re tired of pulling out the Spanx® for… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 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 »

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 »


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