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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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Can I Have a Baby After a Tummy Tuck?

December 13, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  For women considering a tummy tuck at our plastic surgery practice near Bethesda, MD, the question of whether future pregnancies will be possible is a common one. Because the surgery is so often considered a post-pregnancy procedure, many moms and moms-to-be aren’t sure whether they’ll need to wait to enjoy the many benefits. In… Read more »

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5 Ways to Emotionally Prepare for Plastic Surgery

December 4, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  While plastic surgery can ultimately be a rewarding and positive experience, the initial recovery process can pose both physical and emotional challenges. Temporary feelings of frustration, impatience, or doubt are a reality for many plastic surgery patients. At our Washington, DC, area practice, we care deeply about your physical wellness after surgery and your… Read more »

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Breast Augmentation Revision: No Need to Worry

November 26, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  Most patients are happy with the results of breast augmentation surgery. But at some point, revision breast augmentation surgery is needed. At our Washington, D.C. practice, some women choose to exchange implants, some experience complications, and some need to replace older implants. Others simply want to remove their implants altogether. The reasons for breast… Read more »

Man contemplates ways to achieve a more defined jawline.

3 Ways to Get a Well-Defined Jawline

November 14, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  An angular, contoured jawline is one of those facial features that’s considered universally attractive—for both women and men. We can create that defined jawline, either by enhancing the chin, slimming the neck, or producing a narrower, more heart- or V-shaped face. Instagram and Snapchat filters can help sculpt the jawline coveted by men and… Read more »

Young woman after breast reconstruction surgery

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 »

Shapewear hanging from the back of a door. Body contouring could be a permanent solution for those tired of investing in shapewear garments.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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