Using Botox® To Keep You From Sweating

As the summer continues, humidity in the Washington D.C. area is likely to remain high, and you will need to keep looking for ways to stop sweating so much. You may be surprised to hear it, but BOTOX® Cosmetic provides a simple yet useful solution to reduce the amount of sweat your underarms and palms…

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Why Customize Your Facelift Surgery?

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 a patient comes to Dr. Roberta Gartside’s practice…

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Preparing For Your Blepharoplasty Procedure

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 you need to do is make sure…

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Maximizing Returns From Your Tax Refund

Realself.com, 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 refund for cosmetic treatment, allowing them to achieve their aesthetic goals without impacting routine finances.…

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Nonsurgical Skin Smoothing

703-742-8004 and schedule your one-on-one consultation at our Reston or McLean office. THERMItight® and THERMIsmooth® THERMItight and THERMIsmooth are treatments that use radio frequency to address skin laxity and wrinkles. While both use thermal heat energy to stimulate collagen production in targeted areas of the body, they utilize slightly different techniques, making them individually better…

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Soft Tissue Fillers Remain a Popular Option

soft tissue fillers like Juvéderm. Injectable cosmetic treatments continue to grow in popularity. Soft tissue fillers alone have seen a 274% increase in the past 15 years. BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments have increased 759% in that same time. In both cases, these increases represent the changing demographics of men and women seeking cosmetic treatments. Options such…

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Top Five Plastic Surgery Procedures In 2015

Coming as no surprise, breast augmentation remains the most popular plastic surgery procedure, with over 279,000 surgeries performed in 2015. However, for the first time since 2010, tummy tuck surgery has edged facelift in popularity and was the fifth most commonly performed aesthetic surgery in the United States last year. Rounding out the top five…

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Upper Facial Rejuvenation With Blepharoplasty

eyelid lift, McLean plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside can address issues including: Droopy upper lids Puffy lower lids Swollen or darkened skin below the eyes This single procedure can produce remarkable results and is often enough to completely revitalize the appearance. Are you a good candidate for blepharoplasty? Call 703-742-8004 and schedule a consultation at…

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Five Habits That Destroy Skin

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 sugar Drinking coffee and…

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Wintertime Skincare Secrets

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 healthy year round. Board-certified…

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