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Woman worried about belly button before Tummy Tuck surgery in Charlottesville, VA.

Tummy Tuck Surgery: What Happens to Your Belly Button?

Many patients turn to tummy tuck surgery at our Charlottesville, VA, practice to create a toned, contoured stomach. However, removing loose, saggy skin and unwanted fat can also change how your belly button looks. During a tummy tuck, a small incision is made around the belly button to free it from the surrounding skin. As …

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Man in Richmond, VA considering freezing fat after struggling to lose weight.

Dad Bod? Have You Thought About Liposuction or Freezing the Fat?

If you’re struggling with a “dad bod,” you’re not alone—men of all ages can develop fat deposits around the belly, chest, and more. Sometimes a healthy diet and consistent exercise aren’t enough to slim down unwanted bumps and bulges. Thankfully, there are more body contouring procedures than ever before to help men from all walks …

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Woman thinking about replacing breast implants in Charlottesville, VA.

When Should I Replace My Breast Implants?

Breast augmentation with implants helps women add flattering, feminine curves to their bodies. However, many breast augmentation patients at our Charlottesville, VA, practice ask us a similar question: When should I replace my breast implants? While breast implants don't have a strict "expiration date," they also don't last a lifetime. Saline or silicone implants typically …

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Finding out about the things to know before eyelid surgery in Charlottesville, VA

5 Things to Know Before Eyelid Surgery

Choosing to undergo any surgery is a major decision, but this is especially the case with eyelid surgery (also known as an eyelid lift). From cost to recovery time, knowing the details about the procedure often helps our patients determine whether the procedure is right for them. Eyelid surgery has the wonderful ability to remove …

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Woman in Charlottesville, NC considering breast reconstruction surgery.

4 Ways Breast Reconstruction Can Change Women’s Lives

A breast cancer diagnosis can immediately change many things in a person’s life. A mastectomy is required for many women, and the experience can be very emotional and draining. Issues such as anxiety, depression, and poor self-image can set in after recovering from breast cancer. Although breast reconstruction cannot exactly replace the look and feel …

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Side view of woman's waist with her hand pulling her big jeans away from her body

How to Prepare for Liposuction Surgery in 4 Easy Steps

Our liposuction patients from Charlottesville, Richmond, and beyond are often excited in the days before surgery. They’re eager to get rid of their unwanted fat and enjoy a new, beautifully sculpted body.   However, surgery is a major decision that often involves a bit of planning, even when you’re mentally jumping ahead to the results you’ll enjoy. Luckily, preparing for your procedure and …

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Woman's chest in a white bra with gloved hands holding breast implants out to her

Breast Augmentation: Price, Trends & Other Common Questions

Breast augmentation consistently remains one of the top plastic surgery procedures in America. This popular treatment can add volume to the breasts and create flattering, feminine curves. However, many women have questions when they begin first researching this procedure. How do they choose the right breast implants? And how much does breast augmentation even cost? …

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Woman with long brown hair in a ponytail looking in the mirror and touching her cheek

How Much Does a Facelift Cost?

Understanding the cost of facelifts and other plastic surgery procedures in Charlottesville, VA, is an important step in your surgical journey. While cost should never dictate the decision you make about whether or not to pursue surgery, it’s empowering to have all the information you need as you prepare for your next steps. Read on …

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