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 […]
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 […]
Can I Receive a Breast Lift Without Implants?
The straightforward answer to this question is “yes” – you can certainly receive a breast lift without implants. Also known as mastopexy, breast lift surgery is a popular procedure designed to elevate the breasts to a more youthful position on the chest wall. During the operation, breast tissues (along with the nipple position) are lifted and reshaped to achieve a more balanced, “perky” appearance. However, it’s important to understand that although mastopexy can lift and recontour the breasts for a […]
Is Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation Right for Me?
A question I hear frequently from women seeking to improve the appearance of drooping and/or sagging breasts is whether a breast lift or breast augmentation with implants would be more appropriate for their needs and desires. Though the answer to this question will ultimately depend on the patient’s specific breast anatomy and cosmetic goals, a few general principles can often be applied to the majority of individuals. Breast lift surgery – also referred to as mastopexy – is designed to […]
Loudoun County Plastic Surgeon Reveals Benefits of Anatomically Shaped Cohesive Gel Breast Implants
Dr. Behzad Parva discusses the numerous advantages of anatomically shaped cohesive gel implants for breast augmentation patients considered ideal candidates. Leesburg, VA — “In this day and age, breast augmentation patients have a vast array of implant options to choose from, all of which are intended to help women enhance the size and shape of their breasts with beautiful results,” states Virginia plastic surgeon Behzad Parva, MD. Included among these choices are saline and traditional silicone implants, he notes, as […]