Treatment for Diastasis Recti Following Pregnancy

An aesthetic concern many women experience following pregnancy is an apparent bulge in the abdomen that remains immune to a healthy diet and regular exercise regimen. Depending on its severity, this bulge can be so prominent that new mothers feel they still appear pregnant, particularly when wearing tight-fitting clothing. Medically referred to as diastasis recti, this relatively common condition occurs when pressure put on the abdominal wall during pregnancy is so significant that the muscles separate down the middle, creating […]

When Should I Consider a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover can be an excellent surgical solution for many women desiring to restore their pre-pregnancy figure after having one or multiple children. Aesthetic concerns that patients most frequently seek to address with this combination treatment include stretched skin in the abdomen, loose abdominal musculature, sagging and/or lost volume in the breasts, localized pockets of fat, and stretch marks throughout the midsection. Depending on each individual’s specific needs and cosmetic goals, a Mommy Makeover generally consists of two or […]

Why a Plastic Surgeon Should Be Involved Prior to Lumpectomy or Mastectomy

When lumpectomy or mastectomy is recommended as part of breast cancer treatment, a coordinated approach to surgery that involves a board-certified plastic surgeon from the very beginning can significantly increase the likelihood of attaining an excellent aesthetic outcome. Several different factors can affect the type and timing of breast reconstruction, so having a plastic surgeon involved from the start can help direct treatment in a way that is advantageous from both a health and cosmetic standpoint. To provide an example, […]

5 Common Breast Reconstruction Myths

There is no shortage of breast reconstruction information available online these days, particularly in the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Unfortunately, not all the resources you may come across are entirely accurate and/or reliable. In an effort to help clear the air about this highly rewarding procedure, we’ve put together this blog post to debunk some of the most common breast reconstruction myths we hear today. Take a look below to discover the truth about five popular misconceptions. Breast […]

Loudoun County Plastic Surgeon Clarifies Distinctions Between Tummy Tuck, Liposuction

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Dr. Behzad Parva compares abdominoplasty and liposuction, revealing the benefits and limitations of each procedure. Leesburg, VA — According to Loudoun County plastic surgeon Behzad Parva, MD, two of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the nation are abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery) and liposuction. These techniques have some similarities, but he says each one offers unique benefits, and the right option for every patient will depend on several factors. Dr. Parva indicates that a highly qualified and extensively trained plastic […]

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