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A woman rests after a full recovery from breast augmentation surgery.

When It Comes to Breast Augmentation, Proportion Is Key

Women considering a plastic surgery procedure such as breast augmentation near Fishersville or Charlottesville, VA, often feel a combination of excitement and uncertainty. The decision to undergo breast augmentation is a significant one and patients often express concerns about life after the procedure. Our team of board-certified plastic surgeons at UVA Plastic Surgery understands adjusting …

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How to Prepare for Your Plastic Surgery

When considering plastic surgery, knowing how to prepare for the day can play a key role in your experience. Once you create a treatment plan with a board-certified plastic surgeon at UVA Plastic Surgery at either our Charlottesville or Fishersville, VA locations, there are several helpful steps you can take to make sure your surgery, recovery, …

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A woman stocks up on groceries before her mommy makeover.

Mommy Makeover: 1 Surgery, 1 Dramatic Change

Many people are familiar with the term “mommy makeover”—a phrase that refers to combining multiple plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation and tummy tuck in Charlottesville, VA.  And while most of my clients understand the aesthetic benefits of having 2 or more procedures performed at the same time, they still have lingering questions, concerns, …

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A woman's eyelid was improved following a blepharoplasty

Open Your Eyes to Reduced Signs of Aging with Eyelid Surgery

Your eyes are one of your most prominent facial features. They are also one of the first areas to show signs of aging. In Augusta and Fishersville, plastic surgery on the upper and lower eyelids (clinically referred to as blepharoplasty) is very common. These procedures can be performed individually, together, or as part of a …

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Liposuction: Local or General Anesthesia?

With the increased availability of minimally invasive, nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, patients tend to think that some surgical procedures can be performed without needing a general anesthetic. Many liposuction patients from Harrisonburg to Richmond, VA, ask if they can undergo the procedure with just "twilight" sedation to avoid general anesthesia. The answer in many cases is …

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Owning It: Choose How Open To Be About Your Facelift

Even though many celebrities seem to have no problem these days acknowledging that they're getting everything from BOTOX® Cosmetic to breast implants, not everyone is comfortable with sharing their experiences with getting cosmetic procedures. That is often especially true for our facelift patients in Charlottesville, VA, who want to be more discreet. Discretion is perfectly …

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October 2018 Blog Breast Augmentation Options

Breast Augmentation Choices: Silicone, Saline, or Fat Grafting?

Patients who come to us for  breast augmentation at our Charlottesville plastic surgery center can choose from a variety of options to achieve their desired results. Silicone, saline, or fat grafting—which is the best option for you? In this post, we will explain some important differences among the treatments to help you get a better …

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Plastic Surgery Trends: What’s New?

Just as fashion trends have changed, I have noticed a shift in desired plastic surgery results over the past 20 to 30 years. While there are certainly exceptions, most cosmetic surgery patients these days are looking for more subtle changes. Instead of changing your overall look, we are merely tweaking smaller things to highlight your …

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Breast Augmentation: Before or After Pregnancy?

A woman who is considering getting breast implants but also thinks she may want to get pregnant and breastfeed after her surgery may decide to postpone the procedure until she's finished having children. Determining the best time to get implants can be a complicated decision that should be made after consulting with a board-certified plastic …

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Stomach Procedures - August

Is CoolSculpting®, Liposuction, or a Tummy Tuck Right for You?

The introduction of effective, nonsurgical fat reduction procedures such as CoolSculpting is one of the most important advances in aesthetics in the past decade. These non-invasive body contouring treatments are increasingly popular, but it's important that patients understand who is—and who is not—a good candidate for CoolSculpting. Our board-certified plastic surgeons that you consult with at our …

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