Leesburg Plastic Surgeon Details Pregnancy’s Long-Term Effects on the Body
Dr. Behzad Parva discusses how pregnancy and breastfeeding can lead to lasting changes in the body, which can often be rejuvenated through cosmetic surgery. Leesburg, VA — Having children is an incredibly rewarding part of many women’s lives, and while certain body changes are to be expected, board-certified plastic surgeon Behzad Parva, MD reveals that certain ones may not revert to their pre-pregnancy form. The Leesburg plastic surgeon explains that a number of body areas may be affected by pregnancy, […]
What Causes a Double Chin?
Submental fat, often referred to as a “double chin,” is the excess fat that collects under the chin and along the neck. A double chin can be caused by a variety of factors, such as a person’s genetics, age, diet, and weight. Additionally, the skin in this area can lose elasticity as we age, which sometimes contributes to the appearance of a double chin. Although a person’s weight may affect how much stubborn fat accumulates in this area, it can […]
Are Uneven Breasts Normal?
Having breasts with slight discrepancies is perfectly normal. In fact, most women experience some degree of size or shape difference between their breasts, but it is often small enough to not be noticeable. Additionally, chest wall asymmetries can also impact breast shape and appearance. While some women may be born with uneven breasts, others can develop the cosmetic concern over time due to the natural aging process, pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as weight changes. When breast asymmetry is significant, […]
Leesburg Plastic Surgeon Optimizes Safety & Sanitation Protocols Amidst COVID-19
In an effort to protect staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Behzad Parva and his team at Parva Plastic Surgery have established several new sanitation and safety protocols. Leesburg, VA — With the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare practices have been advised to make changes to their basic processes to minimize the risk of coronavirus infections. As a board-certified plastic surgeon in Leesburg, Dr. Behzad Parva has responded to the evolving safety guidelines from the Virginia Department […]
Can I Get a Tummy Tuck During My C-Section?
Pregnant mothers who are scheduled to deliver their baby via cesarean section may have concerns about how their abdomen will look after surgery. Since a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is intended to address changes caused by pregnancy and childbirth, it would seem that a c-section and tummy tuck could be performed during the same procedure. Sometimes referred to as a “C-tuck,” this combination may sound ideal, only requiring one operation instead of two, but our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Behzad Parva, […]