Tag: Center for Plastic Surgery

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 »

Recovering from Surgery? Dine In or Out With These 6 Healthy Restaurant Options in DC

September 17, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

If you’ve recently had surgery, we’re sure cooking is the last thing on your mind. But indulging in fast food or unhealthy heat-and-eat meals is not conducive to optimal healing. Luckily, if you’re in the DC area, your options for healthy fare are large and varied! Whether you’re recovering from a procedure or just interested… Read more »

Join CPS in Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

September 30, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to both encourage education about breast cancer and also support and celebrate women who have been impacted by this disease. To help the cause, we’re fundraising all month long—and we want you to join in! Check out all that we have coming up: Your Chance to Win… Read more »

The History of Breast Augmentation

November 4, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Wanting to change your physical appearance is nothing new; for thousands of years, humans have used a variety of tricks to change the way they look. In today’s era, improving your appearance through plastic surgery is becoming more and more common, with percentages rising each year. For women, one of the most popular areas to… Read more »

You’re Invited: Come Learn How You Can Blast Those Bulges Without Surgery!

November 17, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

What if you could shed fat rather than gaining it during the overindulgence of the holiday season? Join us for our special event this December to find out how you can do exactly that! We’ll be talking about how you can ditch your double chin, blast away your beer gut, and slim down your spare… Read more »

Checking In With Dr. Fleury

December 7, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Here at the Center for Plastic Surgery, we’ve had the opportunity to work with some truly great people. One of the people we miss most is Dr. Fleury, but we’re thrilled to report he is making the most out of his retirement! Since departing from CPS, Dr. Fleury has been helping communities in need—and we… Read more »

5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Bra

December 8, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

A good bra can be your best bosom buddy: it’s there for you when you need support or just a friendly boost. Bras have gone through many changes over the decades, but they remain a shaping necessity for many women of all sizes and shapes! We’ve rounded up the top 5 things you never knew… Read more »

Can You Spare Two Hours? Favorite Quick Treatments for Looking Refreshed After the Holidays

December 17, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

If you’re hoping to look better without advertising that you had a little extra help, the holidays can be a perfect time to sneak in a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure (or two!). Professional skin renewal treatments are a fantastic way to pamper yourself within a few spare hours, and you can have everyone at the… Read more »

There’s a New Player in Town: IDEAL Breast Implants

March 14, 2016 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Beauty trends come and go—and plastic surgery preferences are no exception. Back in the 90s, larger breast implants with plenty of upper pole fullness were popular, thanks in part to stars such as Pamela Anderson. Fast forward two decades, and women are favoring more modest size increases with an emphasis on looking natural. Here at… Read more »

The Word is Out: Patients Love Micro-Needling!

March 16, 2016 by Center for Plastic Surgery

If you follow any beauty sites, you’ve likely been hearing more and more about micro-needling, a minimally invasive treatment that can help firm and refresh the skin without surgery or any downtime. So, what’s it all about? Refinery 29 recently highlighted the many benefits of micro-needling, along with one woman’s step-by-step experience. Here at the… Read more »