University of Virginia Plastic Surgery
1300 Jefferson Park Avenue 4th Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: (434) 924-1234
Location Hours: Monday–Friday | 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Yearly Archives: 2018

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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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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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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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How Do You Choose a Plastic Surgeon?

When it comes to getting the best results for your aesthetic goals, choosing the right procedure is only part of the story. Choosing the best plastic surgeon, whether here in Charlottesville, VA, or elsewhere, is potentially more important, as the right surgeon will work with you to develop a surgical plan that's completely tailored to your needs. …

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Welcome to Our Blog

UVA Plastic Surgery welcomes you to our new blog! As local experts and thought leaders, we will use this platform to share news about our plastic surgery practice in Charlottesville and Fishersville, advancements in the industry, and tips for looking and feeling your best. We plan to regularly update this blog with posts that are …

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