Tag: liposuction

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 »

Getting Beach Body Ready – It Doesn’t Necessarily Involve A Bikini

February 13, 2013 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Who says getting your beach body is something only the ladies fret over?  The fact is, more and more men are taking an interest in their appearance these days.  For some, it’s Botox or skin care but for others, it involves something more. According to plastic surgery statistics, male breast reduction is among the top… Read more »

Parents Bridge The Age Gap With Plastic Surgery

Age can often be a touchy subject, especially when you’re an aging parent. With men and women increasingly choosing to pursue careers or life goals before having children, many American couples are waiting till their 30s or even their early 40s to have children. Ten or twenty years down the line, many parents are being… 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 »

Refine Your Contours, Define Your Waist, Defy Your Thighs!

April 29, 2014 by Dr. G. Wesley Price

Would you like to bring your body into better proportion before swimsuit season? Changes don’t have to be drastic to bring about an improvement in contour—but our happiest patients often have chosen to make changes in more than one area of their body. The fact is that by combining a few targeted procedures, a skillful,… Read more »

Are There Any New Options for Liposuction?

August 21, 2013 by Dr. G. Wesley Price

This is a great question! Liposuction has improved dramatically since first introduced in the US about 25 years ago. Although ultrasound and laser options have been developed and can be effective, there are sometimes increased risks with these technologies, because both involve heat. We feel the standard tumescent technique is still the best for the… Read more »

Is CoolSculpting Too Good to Be True?

October 29, 2013 by Samir S. Rao, MD

Given all the modern day luxuries that have resulted from technological advancements, it was only a matter of time before a non-surgical fat reduction device was developed. Well, that time has come. Born from the observations that kids who ate a lot of popsicles had less fat in their cheeks and that people exposed to… Read more »