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
December 22, 2014
Have you heard about the latest breast lift gimmick? It's called the BOTOX breast lift. The idea behind this procedure is that BOTOX® Cosmetic can be injected into a woman's pectoral muscles in order to achieve the look of a breast lift. Doctors that promote the BOTOX breast lift claim that the... Read More
December 15, 2014
When it comes to tummy tucks, you have more than one option. Two of the most common types are a full tummy tuck and a mini tummy tuck. Both are excellent choices if you want to achieve a tighter and flatter stomach. Some of the main differences between a full tummy tuck and a mini tummy tuck... Read More
December 09, 2014
One of the most common concerns among women of child-bearing age who are contemplating breast augmentation is whether they will still be able to breastfeed after their surgery. Fortunately, many women are able to successfully breastfeed their infants after they undergo breast augmentation. In... Read More
November 28, 2014
A person's neck is one of the first areas of the body to start showing its true age. If you've noticed that the skin on your neck has started to sag, a neck lift might be able to help you achieve a more youthful and toned appearance. Dr. Gartside works with patients in the Washington, DC area who... Read More
November 21, 2014
Bariatric surgery is a procedure designed to help extremely overweight people lose weight. In many cases, bariatric surgery is highly successful and results in extreme weight loss. However, some patients that undergo bariatric surgery initially experience significant weight loss, but ultimately re-... Read More
November 17, 2014
If you have one or more stubborn areas of fat that will not respond to diet or exercise, liposuction might be an excellent body contouring option for you. It's important to realize that liposuction can provide you with excellent results, but it is not a weight loss tool. While liposuction does... Read More