March 10, 2014
Breast Restoration Advocacy Education (BRAVE) Day is March 21st. Founded in 2010, BRAVE Day was developed by the Pink Lemonade Project, whose mission is to provide breast cancer survivors, their families, and women at-risk for the disease an educational pathway of hope and healing. The Pink... Read More
March 05, 2014
Bariatric surgery is very effective at its intended goal, helping people lose significant amounts of weight in a short period of time. However, a side-effect of rapid weight loss is sagging skin, much of which can fold over, obscure weight loss results, and continue to detract from your appearance... Read More
February 24, 2014
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery or an eye lift, is used to produce an alert and more youthful look to the eyes. With blepharoplasty, Washington, D.C. plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can address issues such as: Puffy bags underneath the eyes Dropping eyelids Dark circles around the... Read More
February 10, 2014
Tummy tuck surgery is designed to remove excess skin from the midsection. With a tummy tuck, Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can also firm abdominal muscles, sculpt the hips and waist, and even eliminate the appearance of stretch marks. When appropriate or necessary, Dr. Gartside can... Read More
February 06, 2014
Washington D.C. plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside offers the latest, most effective liposuction techniques available. SmartLipo, considered by many to be the most advanced liposuction technique, utilizes laser energy to liquefy fat prior to removal. This provides a number of benefits including:... Read More
January 29, 2014
In many cases, fully removing breast cancer will require a complete mastectomy. However, in some instances, a doctor is able to preserve breast tissue by performing a lumpectomy. Unlike a mastectomy, lumpectomy only requires the removal of the tumor and some surrounding tissue. While this procedure... Read More
January 16, 2014
Your Washington, D.C. tummy tuck surgery will be tailored to meet your specific needs. Depending on your unique contours and the issues obscuring your abdominal area, Dr. Roberta Gartside may recommend either the full or mini tummy tuck procedure. Which option is right for you is best determined... Read More
January 13, 2014
If you are considering breast augmentation it is important to bear in mind how this procedure may impact future decisions such as having children. There is nothing saying you cannot have children following breast augmentation. Breast enhancement will not make having children more difficult and... Read More
January 09, 2014
Brow lift surgery is ideal for eliminating creases and wrinkles from your forehead. Your Virginia brow lift procedure can be used to lift droopy eyebrows, smooth forehead skin, and produce a more youthful and alert appearance. Brow lift surgery can remove years from your appearance, but it may not... Read More
January 07, 2014
One of the biggest decisions your will need to make prior to your Washington, D.C. breast augmentation procedure is where you would like your implants placed. Dr. Roberta Gartside offers subglandular and submuscular breast implant placement, both of which can produce pleasing results. However,... Read More