Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: How Do I Know Which Is More Appropriate?
The right cosmetic procedure can vary from person to person, even if two patients have similar concerns. This is why I encourage individuals to discuss their goals with a board certified plastic surgeon who will customize a treatment plan to best suit their needs. Liposuction and tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) have some overlapping benefits; however, they are designed to address different issues. One or the other – or even both – may be the right choice for you, depending on […]
How Can I Get a Flat Tummy Again After Having Children?
For many women, pregnancy and childbirth are some of the most precious times of their lives. These experiences, while fulfilling, can also cause lasting changes in the breasts and body. Residual fatty tissue, excess skin, and loose abdominal muscles are extremely common concerns following childbirth. Fortunately, there are several advanced cosmetic techniques that can help mothers restore a slimmer, more youthful-looking appearance, often with beautiful results. Diastasis rectus is a condition in which the abdominal wall is stretched and becomes […]
Parva Plastic Surgery Now Offers KYBELLA®
Parva Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce that we now offer KYBELLA® for women and men interested in nonsurgically eliminating stubborn fat underneath the chin – a concern commonly known as a “double chin.” Composed of deoxycholic acid (a naturally occurring substance found in the body), this injectable alternative to surgical liposuction works to break apart and destroy submental fat cells below the chin and/or along the underside of the jawline for a slimmer, rejuvenated contour. Chief benefits of KYBELLA® […]
Plastic Surgeon in Loudoun County, VA Details Recovery from Breast Lift Surgery
Dr. Behzad Parva discusses what the majority of mastopexy patients can expect following their procedure. Leesburg, VA — Mastopexy, a procedure more commonly known as breast lift surgery, can often be an excellent cosmetic surgical option for women who have experienced particular changes in their breasts due to aging, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and several other factors, says Loudoun County plastic surgeon Behzad Parva, MD. Performed to lift the breasts to a more youthful and aesthetic position on the chest […]
Can I Get a Breast Lift Without Noticeable Scarring?
Conspicuous scarring following breast lift surgery (also known as mastopexy) is a typical concern for many women contemplating this procedure. Unfortunately, some degree of scarring after surgery is unavoidable as the repositioning and reshaping of breast tissues requires the strategic placement of incisions. That said, the majority of plastic surgeons make every effort to minimize incisions based on the unique needs and desires of the patient, ultimately helping to limit the potential visibility of postoperative scarring. One breast lift method […]