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Considering Liposuction? Here’s What You Need to Know Mar 1st, 2020

Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Nearly 500,000 liposuction procedures were performed in 2017, a 5 percent increase over 2016. If you’ve been thinking about getting liposuction, you’re in good company. But like all types of cosmetic surgery, liposuction should be approached with caution and well-informed expectations....

Mommy Makeover: Taking Back Your Body Feb 3rd, 2020

You love your kids, and there’s no question having them was worth it. However, pregnancy and nursing change your body in some ways you might not particularly love. For as much as you love your kids, you’re not alone if you miss your old body. Today’s moms want to look...

Why Tummy Tuck Is Still the Best Choice for that Unwanted Belly Fat Jan 1st, 2020

If you’ve been losing weight, regardless of whether you’re on a medically supervised diet, had bariatric surgery, or are just doing this on your own, having stubborn fat and loose skin on your abdomen can be frustrating and disheartening. The fact of the matter is that everyone has a “trouble”...

Common Questions Regarding Breast Reconstruction Dec 16th, 2019

Breast Reconstruction After Cancer   Patients recently diagnosed with breast cancer face many choices with regard to both their cancer treatment and reconstruction. During your consultation with Dr. Economides, you will have time to ask any questions that may come to mind to fully understand your reconstructive options. The goal...

Allergan Implant Recall Dec 13th, 2019

Recently, certain textured breast implants have been linked to an extremely rare lymphoma called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).  While the incidence of BIA-ALCL is exceedingly rare, it has been found to be roughly six times higher in Allergan Biocell textured implants.  Accordingly, Allergan has recalled all Biocell...

5 Things to Know About Isolaz® Acne Treatment Dec 12th, 2019

If acne is getting in the way of achieving healthy and radiant skin, Isolaz® might be right for you! Isolaz®  helps clear existing acne while preventing further breakouts for a healthier looking complexion. Here are five important things to know about our favorite acne treatment: The treatment can benefit all...

5 Reasons to Consider Breast Augmentation Dec 2nd, 2019

If you’re considering breast augmentation to enhance your appearance and improve your self-confidence, you’re not alone. Approximately 400,000 women get breast implants each year, and 75% of those cases are for cosmetic reasons alone. In the D.C. area, many women have trusted our talented team at Advanced Plastic Surgery Center...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY Nov 11th, 2019

What is breast reduction? Reduction mammaplasty, or breast reduction, is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of the breast while reshaping and lifting the breast into a more upright and youthful position. For most women, the surgery may be performed as an outpatient and the patient goes home that...