Mommy Makeover Questions

Which procedures are commonly included in a mommy makeover? Mommy makeover procedures focus on those areas most impacted by pregnancy and nursing. To address all of your areas of concern, McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside may recommend breast lift and augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck surgery, Thermiva™, and labiaplasty. The best way to determine…

Read More

Sculpsure™ Featured On Dr. Oz

SculpSure™, a revolutionary and noninvasive method of removing unwanted fat from various parts of the body. In the segment, Dr. Oz discussed the benefits of SculpSure with the doctors involved in clinical trials while a woman received treatment in the background. Many of the benefits offered by SculpSure were discussed in the segment, but the patient’s results could not…

Read More

Getting Ready For Warmer Weather

Board-certified McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside welcomes an opportunity to meet with you and discuss your needs, and to help you determine which body contouring options are ideally suited to help you reach your goals. Perfect Wintertime Body Contouring Options Body contouring options that are perfect for wintertime include: Liposuction to address stubborn fat…

Read More

Sculpsure™

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 welcomes you to try the service with a New Year’s special. For…

Read More

Thermitight™

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 plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can help you determine where ThermiTight will have…

Read More

Post Weight Loss Body Contouring On The Rise

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 lift, and breast lift have all seen…

Read More

What Is Body Sculpting?

Body sculpting, sometimes called body contouring, is a type of plastic surgery procedure designed to improve the appearance of your body, especially its figure. Sometimes, people use the term to distinguish body sculpting procedures from breast surgery and facial surgery. Other times, breast surgery is considered part of body sculpting surgery. Strictly speaking, body sculpting…

Read More

What Questions Should You Ask Your Surgeon?

In attempting to select a plastic surgeon for your plastic surgery procedure, it is important to establish whether the surgeon is qualified to perform your surgery and give you the highest likelihood of a safe procedure with good results. But it is also important to establish a solid relationship with the surgeon of your choice.…

Read More

Plastic Surgery After Bariatric Surgery Helps Keep The Weight Off

Bariatric surgery is a procedure designed to help extremely overweight people lose weight. In many cases, bariatric surgery is highly successful and results in extreme weight loss. However, some patients that undergo bariatric surgery initially experience significant weight loss, but ultimately re-gain some or all of the weight. Significant research has been conducted on this…

Read More