February 02, 2016
If you have had breast augmentation prior to having children, you may wonder how breast implants will impact your ability to breastfeed. The good news is, likely not much at all. Of course, much of this depends on factors unique to your breast augmentation procedure, which is why it is important... Read More
January 25, 2016
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your body, now is the best time to take action. The cooler winter months offer an ideal opportunity to undergo body contouring procedures that require a recovery period – enabling you to look and feel your absolute best before warmer weather returns. Board-... Read More
January 19, 2016
A periariolar incision is made around the nipple in the darker skin of the areola and is one of the most popular breast augmentation incision options. With this incision, board-certified McLean breast surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can help guard against visible scarring and help produce natural-... Read More
January 13, 2016
Liposuction surgery is capable of removing stubborn fat deposits from targeted areas of your body. With liposuction, McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can help tone and trim areas obscured by unsightly fat, producing a slim and attractive look that complements your natural frame. If the... Read More
January 05, 2016
SculpSure™ is the first FDA approved laser treatment shown to break down stubborn fatty tissue in the flanks and abdomen without incisions or surgery. Board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside is pleased to announce the addition of SculpSure to our body contouring services and... Read More
December 28, 2015
Taking care of your skin is an effective way to delay premature signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, and discoloration. However, there are several habits that can make even the most rigorous daily skin care routine fall short. Five of the most destructive habits are: Smoking Eating too much... Read More
December 21, 2015
The cold winter months can do serious damage to the skin and, once the damage is done, reversing the effects can prove near impossible. As the seasons change, so too should your skin care routine – allowing you to accommodate to new environmental factors and keep your skin looking youthful and... Read More
December 14, 2015
Breast lift surgery can result in a slight loss of volume. This change is not always noticeable and may even be preferable for optimal contours. However, for some women, even a slight loss of volume can produce undesirable outcomes. In these cases, board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta... Read More
December 02, 2015
Holiday parties are intended to be festive. However, if you are uncomfortable with your appearance they can be anything but. If you find fine lines, deep wrinkles, and other signs of aging have begun to make you feel more self-conscious, board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside... Read More
November 23, 2015
ThermiTight™ is a nonsurgical and minimally invasive procedure that uses targeted radiofrequency energy to tighten skin and improve contours. Commonly used on the face and neck, chest, upper back, sides, stomach, and thighs, during your initial consultation at our McLean office, board-certified... Read More