Tag: body contouring

3 effective ways to battle belly bulge.

3 Effective Ways to Battle Belly Bulge

  The midsection is a common problem area for men and women alike. Many find it hard to lose belly fat and feel self-conscious about their appearance. If you’re trying to slim down for summer, good news: Center for Plastic Surgery has the body contouring tools you need. Our practice offers both surgical and nonsurgical… Read more »

What is diastasis recti, and can a tummy tuck solve it?

What Is Diastasis Recti? Can a Tummy Tuck Solve It?

  Major body changes, such as pregnancy or significant weight loss, can leave a permanent impact. Many patients develop diastasis recti during these times and struggle with a resulting “belly pooch.” Even though it’s a relatively common medical condition, many people are unaware of diastasis recti. They might not even know they have it—let alone… Read more »

Young woman considers liposuction.

Should I Get Liposuction? 5 Signs You’re Ready

February 19, 2020 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  For those considering or planning for a liposuction procedure here in the DC area, timing is everything. Choosing the right time to move forward with liposuction can make all the difference in terms of the success and efficiency of your recovery and your satisfaction with your results over the long term. How can you… Read more »

Pregnant woman after a tummy tuck procedure

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 »

Woman emotionally preparing for her plastic surgery procedure.

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Is it Time to Get Rid of Your Cankles?

February 17, 2015 by Samir S. Rao, MD

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… Read more »

Ice & Fire: Non-invasive Body Contouring with the Science of Temperature

March 11, 2015 by Dr. G. Wesley Price

Do you have areas of your body or face and neck that could use a little re-contouring? You can now use the technology of temperature—both hot and cold—to reduce fat and tighten skin noninvasively. We offer new non-invasive techniques that are perfect for anyone who isn’t interested in traditional methods of fat reduction or skin… Read more »