April 30, 2013
When you are finished adding to your family, a tummy tuck can help you achieve the firmer, more youthful look that you had before your pregnancies. If you still plan on getting pregnant, especially within the next couple of years, then you probably want to wait until after you are done bearing... Read More
April 24, 2013
Breast augmentation can make you feel more comfortable in your own skin. Larger, fuller breasts can make you feel more confident and beautiful. But breast augmentation isn't for everyone.
You may be a good breast augmentation candidate if you have any of the following attributes:
Dissatisfied with... Read More
April 19, 2013
Most women are fully capable of breastfeeding when they have breast implants. Your breast augmentation should not stand in the way of nurturing your child in this way. However, if you have had a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, you may be lacking the appropriate glands to breastfeed. In the... Read More
April 15, 2013
The best age for your breast augmentation depends entirely on you. You should consider your physical and emotional maturity, your family plans and your financial stability. Only you can decide that now is the right time to have your breast augmentation performed.
At age 18, you can elect... Read More
April 10, 2013
After any surgery, your body needs time to rest and heal. This is especially true with abdominal surgery, like a tummy tuck. When Dr. Roberta L. Gartside performs your tummy tuck at one of our Virginia surgical locations, she will give you post-operative care instructions to help you with recovery... Read More
April 02, 2013
The majority of women experience some asymmetry in their breasts. One may be larger or sag lower than the other. For some women these are minor differences, but for a lot of women the difference can be embarrassing and inhibiting. Meeting with Dr. Roberta L. Gartside in our Washington, DC, areas... Read More
March 31, 2013
If you have excess fat and skin on your abdomen, a tummy tuck may be the right procedure to get you looking your best. At New Image Plastic Surgery Associates in Virginia, Dr. Roberta L. Gartside performs mini tummy tucks and full tummy tucks.
During a mini tummy tuck, Dr. Gartside will remove... Read More
March 30, 2013
This is a question on many patients' minds, and it all comes down to your desired results and personal choice whether you want a breast lift or breast augmentation. Virginia area plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta L. Gartside will discuss all of your options during your consultation and help you select... Read More
February 20, 2013
Check out this graphic from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons!