August 10, 2015
labiaplasty can be completed in as little as 12 minutes and may improve the appearance of the vulva after just one treatment. It is important to remember however that Vontouring is just a cosmetic treatment and is not well suited for addressing the same medical issues as surgical options such as... Read More
August 03, 2015
Dermal fillers are most commonly used to address signs of aging such as fine lines and deep wrinkles. However, many of these products are effective at addressing acne scars as well. The best way to learn if dermal fillers can be used to temporarily address your acne scars is by calling 703-742-8004... Read More
July 27, 2015
Silicone breast implants offer a look and feel that more closely resembles natural breast tissue – a factor that has helped them become an increasingly popular choice for breast enhancement. However, many people still wonder if this type of breast implant is safe. Silicone breast implants have... Read More
July 13, 2015
An increase in the number of massive weight loss procedures in the United States has resulted in a similar increase in body contouring procedures performed over the past few years. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, post-weight loss body contouring options such as tummy tuck, arm... Read More
July 06, 2015
Once removed, fat does not simply grow back. In this way, results from liposuction are permanent. However, new fat will begin to accumulate if proper care is not taken of the body following your contouring procedure. To help prevent the accumulation of new fat deposits, making healthy lifestyle... Read More
July 01, 2015
Breast lift surgery can restore a firm, contoured, and perky appearance to the chest, but may do so at the expense of a slight amount of volume. A recent study conducted on 20 women who had undergone breast lift surgery found that a decrease in one bra size was common following the procedure. This... Read More
June 22, 2015
Irradiated tissue can provide complications during breast reconstruction. Because it firms and hardens tissue, irradiation can also impact breast reconstruction results and cause less than ideal contours. However, a new study has found that fat injections prior to reconstruction can add pliability... Read More
June 15, 2015
Breast lift surgery is designed to address ptosis – the sagging of breast tissue brought about by aging, weight fluctuations, and other factors. Commonly performed in conjunction with other breast and body procedures, breast lift surgery may also be an ideal stand-alone option for many of our... Read More
June 08, 2015
Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, addresses a number of issues in the midsection of the body. With abdominoplasty, board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can remove stubborn fat deposits and excess skin that obscure ideal contours and definition in the... Read More
June 01, 2015
Board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside offers both saline and silicone breast implants, but neither option is ideal for every woman. The best way to learn which type of breast implant is most ideally suited to meet your aesthetic needs is through a one-on-one consultation at... Read More