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Adam G. Tattlebaum M.D.

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6 Ingredients to Avoid on Your Skin at All Costs

6 Ingredients to Avoid on Your Skin at All Costs

If you always thought the FDA was not doing such a great job when it comes to labeling the safety of our food supplies, the regulation of cosmetics is far worse. In the same way you’ve gotten used to analyzing the nutrition labels, even more so, you should persist with your cosmetic products.There are hundreds, if not thousands, of chemicals that make up your beauty products. Here is what you should know:ParabensParabens are typically and often used as preservatives that help prevent the growth of bacteria, yeast, and mold in cosmetic products. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? False. Although parabens do… Read More

Why Butt Lifts and Augmentations are Rapidly Growing

Why Butt Lifts and Augmentations are Rapidly Growing

Now, more than ever, women are undergoing surgery to give their buttocks a lift. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released statistics clearly revealing that butt enhancement surgery is on the rise. Yet, while many patients are opting for butt implants, doctors are now steering their patients toward butt augmentation, involving fat grafting surgery. Either way, changing the shape or look of buttocks has become the new trend, and here are some reasons why: Evolving Beauty Ideals The standards of beauty have been constantly changing and its evolution is somewhat surprising. Going back to the 90s, Kate Moss… Read More

Does Botox Really Prevent Wrinkles?

Does botox prevent wrinkles?

Botox Cosmetic™ is the most popular non-surgical treatment that both women and men choose to undergo in an attempt to reduce the appearance of their wrinkles. 6.7 million people got Botox™-like procedures done in 2015. There are three major types of toxins to decide from: Botox Cosmetic™, Dysport and Xeomin. Despite millions of success stories, many people are still skeptical about whether Botox™ really does prevent wrinkles. Read below to find out if it does.What Exactly is Botox™?Botox™ is made from Botulinum toxin A. It is derived from bacterium Clostridium Botulinum, which is an organism found in the natural environment.  If… Read More

All About Under-Eye Fillers

Everything you need to know about under-eye fillers.

Looking tired and having dark under-eyes can have a huge impact on your overall image. Hollow eyes can be genetic, or due to environmental factors such as sun exposure. Volume loss due to aging can cause the appearance of lines or depressions around the eyes.In some cases, under-eye fillers can be used to enhance the hollow area under the eyes known as the tear trough, a depression where the eyelid skin meets the cheek skin.Here is what you should consider when choosing under-eye fillers:The Basics of Dermal FillersDermal fillers, also known as facial fillers, are injected into the face to… Read More

Weight Loss: Dr. Tattelbaum’s Mission

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Each day I evaluate patients for cosmetic plastic surgery. Whether in Rockville, Mclean, Annapolis or soon Columbia, the goal is the same. Are they good candidates? Are they realistic? Are we compatible?HealthAfter all, it is a relationship we’ll be forming. While all these questions are important, perhaps the ultimate question is about their health. Is this person healthy enough to safely have surgery? Hand in hand with safety and health comes weight. Whether it’s a tummy tuck, mommy makeover facelift or even breast implants weight plays a role in safety.  Patients above a normal BMI have higher surgical risks.As a… Read More

Liposuction is on the Rise: What You Should Consider

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As liposuction has become increasingly popular, it may have started a real trend that everyone wants to follow. Yet, liposuction is not for everyone. It is important to make sure that you are an ideal candidate, that you understand the risks, and that the motive behind your decision is a good one.With liposuction on the rise here are a few things you should consider.Be Realistic It is important to be aware that undergoing liposuction surgery will not transform your size from a 14 to a size 6. Liposuction typically targets stubborn fat such as “love handles.” Unfortunately, many of us… Read More

Plastic Surgery: Am I a Good Match?

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If you’ve ever thought about plastic surgery, you are not alone. Nearly 1.8 million plastic surgery procedures are performed annually. Plastic surgery can take all shapes and forms from a breast augmentation, liposuction, to eyelid surgery. One’s physical appearance has never been more important. Whether you are being seen on Instagram, Facebook, and even in real life, plastic surgery has become a prominent option for enhancing one’s body image. Yet, plastic surgery is not for everyone. Keep reading to see if you are a good match: Why Do You Want to Have Surgery? The main component you should consider before… Read More

Top 5 Tips To Make Your Skin Glow

Top 5 Tips To Make Your Skin Glow

While beauty may only be skin-deep, the importance of taking care of your skin goes much deeper. Many of us only think of skin in surface terms as the body’s outer visible layer. However, Maryland plastic surgeons will tell you your skin is an organ that is in charge of many important duties. What sets your skin apart from other organs in your body is the fact that you can directly apply moisturizers, medicines, and other substances to it. This means that there is absolutely no reason why you can’t have beautiful, glowing skin throughout the rest of your life…. Read More

3 Clear Signs You Need a Mommy Makeover

3 Clear Signs You Need a Mommy Makeover

If you’re a mom, then you probably know what it is like having a mental checklist of 1,000 different things running through your mind at any given point of the day. Whether it’s making sure your kids get to their doctor’s appointment on time, checking that no vegetables go un-eaten, or trying to keep the dog from stealing your child’s dinner, it’s safe to say that mothers notoriously put everyone else before themselves. That all ends with your first appointment with Dr. Tattelbaum.When it comes to taking care of mothers, you can rest assured knowing we always put our patient’s… Read More

Best Foods to Eat After Liposuction

Best Foods to Eat After Liposuction

Post-liposuction care should never be overlooked or neglected. Your surgeon will always provide you with proper instructions in properly taking care of your body. This ensures that the healing process is easy and quick. Fast recovery is often dependent on a few factors, including your diet and physical activity.Having just had liposuction, it is important that you maintain a certain balance with your diet. Here are the top nutritional tips you should follow after your procedure:ProteinYour body uses proteins in order to build and repair tissues. Protein is a vital part of your diet, as it is the ultimate building… Read More

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