March 12, 2015
"When you first meet new people, look them in the eyes." We've all heard some version of this advice before, and chances are anyone you meet will have heard it as well. It therefore stands to reason that when you meet someone new, the first thing they will be likely to notice about you are your... Read More
February 24, 2015
Gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, is a common condition impacting body builders. However, the causes of gynecomastia in body builders are often different than it is with other people. Bodybuilders have great physiques, so obesity isn't a causal factor like it is with other patients. As a... Read More
February 19, 2015
Regular mammograms are important for women's long-term health. The National Cancer Institute, located just across the Potomac from McLean, has found that regular mammograms for women ages 40 to 74 help reduce the number of deaths related to breast cancer, and lead to earlier detection of cancerous... Read More
February 12, 2015
Pregnancy and childbirth can take their toll on your body. It's common to see a difference in the appearance of your breasts, stomach, and lower body. If you've been struggling to regain your pre-pregnancy figure, then you may want to consider a mommy makeover. A mommy makeover consists of a series... Read More
February 05, 2015
One of the most important decisions you'll make when planning your breast lift procedure involves where to make the incision. There are four different breast lift incision options, and the right one to achieve your desired results will depend on your unique breast size and shape, as well as the... Read More
January 28, 2015
Over time, we all begin to experience signs of aging. This is most pronounced in the facial region where frown lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin can make you look older than you feel. Years ago, the only viable way to reverse the signs of aging was with a traditional facelift. However, technology... Read More
January 22, 2015
Body sculpting, sometimes called body contouring, is a type of plastic surgery procedure designed to improve the appearance of your body, especially its figure. Sometimes, people use the term to distinguish body sculpting procedures from breast surgery and facial surgery. Other times, breast... Read More
January 13, 2015
In attempting to select a plastic surgeon for your plastic surgery procedure, it is important to establish whether the surgeon is qualified to perform your surgery and give you the highest likelihood of a safe procedure with good results. But it is also important to establish a solid relationship... Read More
January 03, 2015
The tummy tuck is a commonly performed procedur, and Dr. Roberta Gartside has performed hundreds of tummy tucks during her career. You can have full confidence that Dr. Gartside will give you the safest possible procedure. Still, a tummy tuck is a fairly extensive surgery, which means the recovery... Read More
December 29, 2014
Whether you realize it or not, your race can affect your plastic surgery experience. Historically, people of certain races often opt for specific plastic surgery procedures. Additionally, individuals of certain races have certain ethnic features which may impact the effectiveness of a desired... Read More