June 04, 2014
Some of the most obvious signs of aging occur in the upper face. Forehead creases and wrinkles, sagging eyebrows, drooping eyelids, fine lines around the eyes and puffy, dark skin beneath them – all of these things can significantly detract from your overall appearance. Fortunately, for each of... Read More
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May 28, 2014
Brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, addresses deep lines and creases between the eyebrows and the hairline. Brow lift surgery can also be used to raise drooping eyebrows, producing a more alert and youthful look. The best candidates for brow lift surgery are unhappy with the way aging has... Read More
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May 21, 2014
If you are considering breast augmentation, you may have questions about how this procedure will impact breast cancer screening in the future. The truth is, there is no way to claim, with 100 percent certainty, that breast implants will not impact breast cancer screening. However, you can be 100... Read More
May 14, 2014
During tummy tuck surgery, Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside will tighten abdominal muscles that have become separated. The purpose behind this step is to bring the waistline in and produce ideal contours. A corollary, however, may be increased abdominal strength. When abdominal muscles... Read More
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May 08, 2014
Breast augmentation remains the most popular plastic surgery for women and, with over 330,000 procedures performed in 2013, seems set to remain so for now. However, many women, particularly those between the ages of 30 and 50, have begun looking to breast lift surgery to produce a firmer, more... Read More
April 28, 2014
Both liposuction and SmartLipo are surgical techniques that can be used to remove unwanted fat from nearly any area of the body. Both procedures require incisions be made through which a cannula can be inserted. Both procedures rely on the cannula to remove stubborn fat deposits. However, this is... Read More
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April 21, 2014
Your Virginia tummy tuck procedure can be used to strengthen abdominal muscles, remove unsightly bulges of fat, and eliminate unnecessary and cumbersome skin from the midsection. While these results can be gratifying in the short-term, maintaining them will require some effort on your part. There... Read More
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April 14, 2014
Following your Virginia breast augmentation procedure you will need to give yourself time to rest. During your recovery period, exercise and other strenuous activities can be hard on your body and may even negatively impact the final results of your procedure. Recovery from breast augmentation is... Read More
April 07, 2014
A new study published in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® has found that nipple-sparing breast reconstruction performed immediately following mastectomy enjoys a high rate of success with minimal risks for complications. The nipple-sparing breast reconstruction technique... Read More
March 24, 2014
Fat grafting, also known as lipoinjection, is a process in which fat is harvested from one area of your body and injected into another. Through its years in use, fat grafting has shown to be an effective way to produce a softer and fuller look in the facial area. A body is much less likely to... Read More

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