May 31, 2016
Every face is different, and every face ages differently. These two facts make the facelift procedure one of the most individualized surgeries you can choose. Your facial plastic surgeon will need to account for your unique facial features and plastic surgery goals when planning your facelift. When... Read More
May 26, 2016
After searching for blepharoplasty surgeons in the Washington D.C. area and finally scheduling a date for the procedure, you’ll probably be feeling good about things. You finally know when the skin around your eyes will get removed and your eyes will regain their expressive qualities. Now all that... Read More
May 25, 2016
In recognition of her leadership as a cosmetic surgeon in Washington D.C., our own Dr. Roberta Gartside has been inducted into the National Association of Professional Women’s VIP Woman of the Year Circle. As a certified plastic surgeon who has been given many distinctions for her work in the field... Read More
May 20, 2016
The process of recovering from breast augmentation surgery can be painful and slow-going, especially during the few days right after your procedure. However, as your incisions continue to heal, and the weather continues to improve, you may find yourself itching to get back onto that running trail... Read More
May 17, 2016
Residents of Washington DC who are looking at fat reduction options may have heard of SmartLipo as a potential alternative to traditional liposuction. You know that SmartLipo removes fat by melting it with lasers, but you might not know why that is more desirable than removing it through the more... Read More
April 25, 2016
According to a new survey conducted by, 13% of respondents had used tax returns to cover cost of a plastic surgery procedure. 1/3rd of those surveyed even scheduled their procedure to coincide with their returns. Of those same respondents, 20% plan on using this year’s anticipated... Read More
April 19, 2016
Board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside has been inducted into the VIP Woman of the Year Circle by the National Association of Professional Women. This prestigious distinction from the NAPW is in recognition of Dr. Gartside’s “leadership in plastic surgery” and dedication to her... Read More
April 11, 2016
If you are interested in making a good impression at the pool this year, there is still time to sculpt and tone your frame in time for the warmer summer months. McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside offers a number of body contouring options that can be used alone or in specific combinations... Read More
April 05, 2016
If you are unhappy with the way wrinkles or loose skin have impacted your appearance, board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can help. Utilizing the latest in both surgical and nonsurgical techniques, Dr. Gartside can tighten loose and sagging skin to produce a defined, smooth... Read More
March 28, 2016
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nonsurgical cosmetic treatments outnumbered plastic surgery treatments by a ratio of 5:1 in 2015. The two most popular options, accounting for over 60% of the nonsurgical treatments performed last year, are BOTOX® Cosmetic and soft tissue... Read More