October 18, 2013
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an international health campaign designed to increase awareness of breast cancer and to raise funds that can assist in the diagnosing and treating of this common disease. As a survivor of breast cancer, board-certified Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta... Read More
October 16, 2013
If you smoke cigarettes, you will need to refrain from doing so in the weeks prior to your Virginia breast augmentation procedure. Giving up smoking has significant health benefits, not the least of which is allowing for a better healing response, making it important that you kick the habit at... Read More
October 14, 2013
There are four incisions that may be used for your Washington, D.C. breast lift surgery. The incision that is right for you will depend on factors such as your current level of ptosis (sagging), the natural size of your breasts, whether you are combining breast lift with breast augmentation, and... Read More
September 05, 2013
Blepharoplasty, also known as an eyelift or eyelid surgery, is an ideal way to restore a youthful and alert appearance to your eyes. If bags under the eyes or puffy, tired looking eyelids are detracting from your appearance, you may be a great candidate for blepharoplasty. The best way to determine... Read More
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September 05, 2013
Virginia abdominoplasty surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside offers two options for tummy tuck surgery. Whether a mini or full tummy tuck is right for you will be based on your particular needs and is best determined during your initial body contouring consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon... Read More
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September 05, 2013
Body contouring is often the fastest and often most effective way to restore tone and definition to nearly any area of the body. With body contouring, Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can target problematic areas to produce a firm and youthful appearance. However, it is important to... Read More
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September 05, 2013
While a facelift addresses visible signs of aging in the mid to lower portion of your face, a brow lift is used to produce a more youthful appearance throughout your forehead. With this facial plastic surgery procedure, Virginia brow lift surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can smooth deep creases and... Read More
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August 14, 2013
If you are unhappy with the size, shape, or symmetry of your breasts, you may be an ideal candidate for breast augmentation. Of course, the best way to determine if breast augmentation is right for you is through a one-on-one consultation with an experienced plastic surgeon. Board-certified... Read More
August 14, 2013
When you are pregnant, several changes occur in your midsection. Abdominal muscles separate to make room for your growing baby, skin stretches, and deposits of fat which provide essential nutrients for your baby form. While these things are natural and necessary for the healthy growth of your baby... Read More
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August 14, 2013
SmartLipo is an advanced liposuction technique that utilizes laser technology to emulsify fat deposits prior to removal. The use of laser technology allows Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside to specifically target stubborn deposits of fat in nearly any area of the body while also... Read More

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