October 14, 2014
If you suffer from excess fat or skin in the lower abdominal area, you may feel self-conscious and embarrassed. Abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a very effective cosmetic procedure that can dramatically improve your appearance by tightening the underlying muscles and removing... Read More
October 07, 2014
Nature takes its toll on our faces as we age. From sun exposure and gravity to the simple march of time, aging is inevitable. Fortunately, today’s advanced facelift procedures can effectively turn back the clock and deliver a vibrant, more youthful-looking you. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr.... Read More
October 07, 2014
If you maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly but can’t seem to get rid of those stubborn pockets of fat, you may be considering liposuction. After all, liposuction has a proven track record of helping patients eliminate unwanted fat from problem areas. But an exciting new form of... Read More
October 07, 2014
We all get bags under the eyes from time to time. Whether burning the midnight oil to meet an important deadline or staying up with a newborn, baggy eyes are universally recognized as signs of sleepless nights. But if your eyelids don’t spring back after a good night’s rest, it may be time to think... Read More
September 20, 2014
As we age, our facial structure can weaken, and we don’t look as youthful as we’d like. Bags appear beneath the eyes, wrinkles form on the brow, and facial tissue can begin to sag. Fortunately, there are both surgical and non-surgical options that can address all of these issues. Before you commit... Read More
September 15, 2014
If frown lines and creases between your eyes are causing you to feel less youthful than you should, a brow lift may be just the thing to rejuvenate your appearance. Designed to elevate a sagging brow to a more natural-looking position, a brow lift can help you look your best with relatively little... Read More
August 25, 2014
Board certification means that a doctor has been recognized by an authorized body of other doctors as being qualified to practice medicine. Board certification of some sort is typically considered a prerequisite for obtaining a medical license to practice in the United States, including Virginia... Read More
August 18, 2014
In preparing for any plastic surgery procedure, including a breast lift, you should make sure you understand the procedure and its likely outcomes. During your consultation with a potential plastic surgeon, you should be sure to ask the following questions: Am I a good candidate for a breast lift?... Read More
August 12, 2014
Any surgery carries with it certain risks. Fortunately for Washington DC-area patients considering a face lift, the procedure is commonly performed and boasts an impressive safety record. Dr. Roberta Gartside has decades of experience performing face lift procedures. She knows how to minimize risks... Read More
August 11, 2014
The decision to undergo plastic surgery should always be made after careful thought. When done at the right time and for the right reasons, plastic surgery can have life-changing benefits that help you look and feel like the best version of yourself. But if you aren't ready for this major step in... Read More