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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Can you believe it’s been 30 years? CPS celebrates a big anniversary!

The year was 1986. Top Gun was #1 at the box office, shoulder pads supported brightly colored blazers and bangs were held firmly in place with AquaNet, Lady Gaga was born (gosh we feel old!)…and CPS opened its doors as Washington D.C.’s premier plastic surgery practice. Did you know that we have now been in… Read more »

From Chevy Chase to Annandale: Explore the DC Area on Bike

Update 7/27/2015: The Washington DC Metropolitan Council of Governments signed the 2015 Car Free Day Proclamation Every year around September 22nd, people all over the world go “car free” for the day, choosing instead to get around by foot, bike, or public transport. Luckily for those of us living in the Washington DC area, getting… Read more »

Dr. Rao Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine

CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction has been a big hit with patients here at the Center for Plastic Surgery. It’s so easy and effective that even busy professionals can get results* without downtime—leading one of our doctors to jump on the CoolSculpting bandwagon! We sat down with Dr. Rao to talk about his recent CoolSculpting treatment…. 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 »

CPS Invites You to Transform Yourself This Summer

April 17, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Swimsuit season is just around the corner, and now is a great time to think about getting the body you really want. If you’re seeking a slimmer physique or increased breast size, our upcoming body transformation event on May 7 can give you all the information you need to look and feel your best. Are… Read more »

A Bride’s Guide to Getting Your Skin Ready for Your Wedding Day

April 29, 2015 by Center for Plastic Surgery

With spring wedding season in full bloom, the internet is running wild with bridal beauty tips, must-have skincare products, and fad treatments (kitty litter facial? Yuck!). But when one of Refinery29’s fashion writers decided it was time to start preparing her troubled skin for her wedding, she found that over-the-top changes weren’t for her. Knowing… Read more »