The Importance of Wearing a Proper-Fitting Bra
Proper-fitting bras can help women feel more confident, reduce premature breast sagging, reduce the deep creases and bulges around the chest, and prevent issues in the future. Research has shown that the majority of women are wearing the wrong bra size, which can lead to a variety of problems. Since bras do not have standardized sizing, the same size in one brand can be different in another, making it difficult to find a consistent size that provides optimal support. Our […]
How Can I Get Rid of a Double Chin?
Excess fat below the chin, known as submental fullness, can cause the jawline to lose definition and a “double chin” to develop. This is a common cosmetic concern that affects many people, even those living a healthy lifestyle. Since this fatty tissue tends to resist diet and exercise efforts, men and women often turn to cosmetic treatments to help resolve their double chin appearance. Traditionally, liposuction has been the most effective solution for removing excess fat cells around the chin […]
What Is the Difference Between Gynecomastia and Pseudogynecomastia?
In some cases, the symptoms of gynecomastia may be misleading. Not all boys and men who have overly large breasts have true gynecomastia—a condition characterized by the development of excess glandular breast tissue. Some instances of overdeveloped breasts may be the result of accumulated fatty tissue instead. This condition, which in many ways mimics gynecomastia, is known as pseudogynecomastia. Visiting a board-certified plastic surgeon and determining the cause of enlarged male breasts is essential for selecting the best treatment plan. […]
Loudoun County Plastic Surgeon Clarifies Distinctions Between Tummy Tuck, Liposuction
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 […]
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 […]