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.

Author Archives: Dr. John T Stranix, MD

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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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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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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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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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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6 Factors That Affect the Cost of Breast Augmentation

How much does breast augmentation cost? If you're thinking about getting breast implants, you've likely typed a version of that question into a search engine. Women considering breast augmentation at the Charlottesville or Fishersville locations of UVA Plastic Surgery trust our plastic surgeons to be transparent about what breast augmentation patients are specifically paying for. …

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What Happens to the Bellybutton During a Tummy Tuck?

Besides being asked occasionally about whether you have an "innie" or an "outie," most of us rarely think about our bellybutton's appearance. For the record, only about 10% of people have an outie. For patients getting a tummy tuck at our Charlottesville or Fishersville, VA, plastic surgery practice, though, the bellybutton is a central part …

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Gender-Confirming (Transgender) Top Surgery: Your Questions Answered

Gender confirmation surgery is a very personal, important procedure that helps transgender people feel more comfortable in their bodies. UVA Plastic Surgery is a high-volume center for top surgery and will offer gender-confirming bottom surgery in the near future as well. We see transgender plastic surgery patients from throughout Virginia and as far as Tennessee, …

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