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

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Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: Which is Right for Me?

There are many treatment options for women who are interested in breast enhancement. Breast augmentation and breast lift procedures are popular choices with our patients from Richmond, VA, and beyond. However, many women don’t know all the differences between these two procedures. How do you decide which option best suits you? Choosing plastic surgery is …

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Money Matters: How Much Does a Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck, or Facelift Cost?

You’ve thought about the procedure. You’ve researched surgeons in your area. You’ve looked through countless before-and-after photos and decided that this could be the surgery for you. Then comes the next step: assessing pricing and planning for your financial commitment before you pencil in your consultation with a plastic surgeon in the Harrisonburg, VA, area. …

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Breast Augmentation Do’s and Don’ts: How to Get the Most Out of Your Surgery

Breast enhancement with breast implants is always a top procedure for our Richmond, VA patients—and for good reason. It can create transformative results and instantly add a feminine boost to your attitude. But, just like any other surgery, there are things to keep in mind when deciding on breast augmentation. A healthy mindset and realistic …

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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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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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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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