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2016 Facelifts Are Nothing Like Your Mother’s Facelift

As a sophomore in high school, (way back in the late 1980s,) I will never forget what it was like to witness a friend’s mother’s transformation post-facelift. Her mother, (who I will refer to as “Julie”) had just gone through a divorce and I remember her telling her daughter and me that she just felt...  read more


Will Your Breasts Look Natural After Breast Augmentation?

By Mark E. Crispin MD Will Your Breasts Look Natural After Breast Augmentation? Women planning on undergoing breast augmentation are primarily anxious about how their breasts will look after the surgery, whether or not they’ll look completely artificial or real, too big, too small or just right, etc. Having a sense of what look you’d...  read more


What really happens when you get Botox?

  What really happens when you get Botox? I have tried as hard as I possibly can to stop myself from frowning, screaming and getting mad at my kids and my husband. Why you ask? Is it because I am trying to be more grounded and Zen about life? Oh hell to the no. It’s...  read more


Minimizing Scarring, Swelling, and Redness After Plastic Surgery

Visiting the plastic surgeon’s office is becoming a more routine and normal thing. There is no longer a stigma associated with some nips, tucks, or injections. However a few minor details are still getting in the way of some patients heading in for look-better, feel-better procedures. Aside from affordability, many potential patients cite concerns over...  read more


Aging Through the Decades

Aging Through the Decades by Katherine Stuart and Clifford Clark, III, MD Every face ages, it’s a fact of life. The good news is that facial rejuvenation can start at any time. In your 20’s, you may need to treat acne with lasers and skin care. In your 30’s, you may start to develop some...  read more


Two Unlikely Partners - Liposuction and Breast reconstruction

For twenty five years, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital has been at the forefront of providing breast reconstruction, and that trend continues. Shady Grove Adventist Hospital is one of the first hospitals in the Greater Washington area to perform Fat grafting as part of breast reconstruction. What is Fat Grafting? It is an extremely safe procedure usually...  read more


How Your Breasts Change Through the Decades

By Aly Walansky How Your Breasts Change Through the Decades Our “girls” have quite a journey in life. Starting with our preteen years, we’re begging them to grow, eager to get that first bra – and then, we’re eager to have a bra bigger than our friends. (Never happened for me, alas.) Then, as we...  read more


Cosmetic Procedure Options for Men Considering A Makeover

Attention fellas: Plastic surgery isn't just for the ladies anymore.  In fact, it hasn’t been for a while but male-centric options are just now beginning to go mainstream.  While male-focused procedures may not make the headlines as frequently, they are certainly available if you feel like it's time for some sprucing up.  There is a...  read more



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