Tag: plastic 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 »

How Will a Tummy Tuck Affect My Tattoo in Washington DC?

How Will a Tummy Tuck Affect My Tattoo?

April 28, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Many of the men and women we consult with about tummy tuck surgery at our Washington, DC, practice are concerned about tattoos along the abdomen and how they may be affected by the procedure. Since tummy tucks largely focus on the skin, they can cause some changes in surface features like tattoos. This is something… Read more »

How Daily Life Changes After Breast Augmentation In Washington DC

How Daily Life Changes After Breast Augmentation

April 15, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Women who undergo breast augmentation report significant improvements in the quality of their post-surgical lives. A study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons showed “very large” jumps in women’s self-reported satisfaction with their bodies after the surgery. But while the big picture improvements are clear, many women considering breast augmentation at our Washington DC… Read more »

Key Questions to Ask as You Consider Breast Augmentation Surgery

The taboo surrounding cosmetic surgery has evaporated like Heidi Montag’s waistline.  In our practice we are seeing women of all ages are signing up to add curves in lieu of vacationing this summer.  So what does one look for when shopping for a breast augmentation?  Here are some tips to consider: Training: Has the Surgeon… Read more »

“A Gift Just for Me”

For 63 year old Susan, needles are a terrifying thought – so much so that she even delivered her son naturally.  She said, “I wanted to give a gift to myself to take care of the turkey neck I had always hated. I inherited it from my father, and it got even more exaggerated after… 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 »

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 »