Tag: cosmetic surgery

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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 »

Cosmetic Pick-Me-Ups: They’re Not Just For The Gals

September 6, 2012 by Center for Plastic Surgery

The tide has shifted.  This past year has had the media buzzing about the growing trend of men seeking cosmetic procedures.  For example, the term “Brotox” was coined (the nickname that fondly references men getting Botox).  From Botox to beer bellies, it seems the fellas are finally embracing the notion that they’d like to preserve… Read more »

What Makes a Mommy Makeover?

April 3, 2014 by Samir S. Rao, MD

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… Read more »

Mapping Perfection: Photoshop Project Shines a Light on Beauty Standards Worldwide

August 5, 2014 by Dr. G. Wesley Price

Have you had a chance to see the Before and After photo project that has been making the rounds in social media? Freelance journalist Esther Honig explored worldwide beauty standards by submitting a picture of herself to Photoshop artists in 25 different countries, giving the simple instruction to make her “look beautiful.” The results range from subtle… Read more »

Breast Augmentation + Breast Lift = Breast Shaping

It is completely natural for the appearance of the breasts to change over time. Your breasts can lose their shape and fullness for a variety of reasons: the aging process can create sagging breasts; weight fluctuations can deflate the breasts; breastfeeding and pregnancy can lead to similar changes. If you’re concerned about the size of… Read more »

Cosmetic Procedures for The Professional Woman

March 28, 2014 by Center for Plastic Surgery

You’re a smart woman capable of changing the world around you, but that doesn’t mean you can do it all alone. If you’re pouring creativity, energy and discipline into your work, it’s natural to recruit help in other areas of your life. And our team of professionals is ready to pour their energy and creativity… Read more »

Are You Looking at a Real “Result” in Before-and-After Photos?

February 28, 2014 by James H. French Jr., MD, FACS

“If it looks too good to be true, it probably is.” We’ve all heard this adage. But what about dramatic before-and-after photos that are so often shown to advertise a plastic surgery procedure? Aren’t we supposed to see dramatic results from plastic surgery? Men and women understandably want noticeable results from cosmetic surgery, and photos that… Read more »