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Debunking Common Concerns about Plastic Surgery

Common Concerns about Plastic Surgery

 American spending on plastic surgery cracked the $15 billion mark fairly recently. Never before in history has plastic surgery been more popular than it is right now. Both men and women are getting a wide variety of plastic surgery treatments done for an even wider variety of reasons.Still, some people have questions and concerns about cosmetic surgery. As a Maryland cosmetic surgeon, I strive to give you the information you need to make a good decision when considering plastic surgery.Misconceptions about Breast ImplantsThere are quite a few different myths about breast implants out there. Some people think that getting breast… Read More

4 Tips for a Successful Recovery After a Breast Augmentation

4 Tips for a Successful Recovery After a Breast Augmentation

With breast augmentation becoming increasingly popular, it is important to be well aware of the recovery procedures and how to maintain the new changes post-surgery. While the surgery and the results are what patients focus on the most, it is critical that they also understand what steps to take once they enter the recovery period.Follow these tips to ensure a successful recovery:Get Plenty of RestBreast implant recovery normally demands that patients decrease the amount of physical activity for 3 to 7 days after the surgery before slowly resuming more laborious tasks. Because of this, you’ll find that you’ll be resting… Read More

Winter Skincare 101

how to take care of your skin in the winter

Here in Rockville, Maryland, the average low temperature is 24 degrees in January. The winds are already blowing, and the wintry mix could make us all miserable. As a trusted Maryland plastic surgeon, I want to help you look good all year round. Keep reading for more tips on how to take care of your skin during winter. Stay Hydrated Many people think that staying hydrated is only important in the summer. While it is important to keep hydrated when you are sweating, it is just as vital to drink water in the winter. You are not losing as much… Read More

What is Rhinoplasty?

What is Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is the shaping of your nose. Often, patients call this procedure a nose job or a nose reshaping. The exact name of this procedure is not as important as understanding that this surgery can enhance the natural harmony of your face, and help you achieve the look that you want. Every year, cosmetic surgeons perform many rhinoplasties. In 2016, American plastic surgeons performed more than 223,000 nose jobs. Between 2015 and 2016, the number rose 2%. We cannot speculate on what will happen in the future, but as plastic surgeons in Rockville, MD, we want you to know about… Read More

Liposuction: Post-Operative Care

Liposuction Post Operative Care

In 2016, cosmetic surgeons performed 414,335 liposuction procedures. This popular form of surgery sucks the fat out of a person’s body. A cosmetic surgeon uses a device that looks very similar to a metal straw. Plastic surgeons utilize the tumescent technique to conduct all modern surgeries. Once you have made the decision to have this surgery done, it is important to know what will happen after the procedure. You can look how you want to look, but it is a good idea to understand what you should and should not be doing. Physical Activity It is a good idea to… Read More

Top 6 2017 Plastic Surgery Procedure Trends

top plastic surgery

2017 has been a big year for plastic surgery so far. It is not over yet. There were more than 17 million procedures performed in 2016. When the numbers are compiled for this year, we may very well see an increase.As Maryland plastic surgeons, we have seen quite a lot. Check out our list of the top 6 plastic surgery procedures below. #6 Breast Reduction Perhaps it is a bit paradoxical, but it is true: often the happiest cosmetic surgery patients are those who have breast augmentations, and breast reductions. Having large breasts is a blessing for some, and a… Read More

Your Guide to Fillers

Your Guide to Fillers

Everyone wants smooth, flawless skin. A great way to achieve this goal is with the help of fillers. Fillers fix everything from fine lines and wrinkles to lifeless lips. Before you commit, read our tips on everything you need to know about fillers.Prepare yourselfIf you have never received any kind of Botox or filler injection, then you may not know that you should steer clear of any blood-thinning medications before the procedure. Anticoagulants like aspirin and ibuprofen work to prevent blood clotting, which increases your risk of bruising if the needle hits a blood vessel. For this reason, avoid any… Read More

What is the Difference Between Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin?

With all of the cosmetic treatments available today, it can be a bit confusing to decipher which is best. The truth is, there are many options that can help you with your image. Discussing with your doctor your problem areas is a good way to start deciding which treatment is best for you. When it comes to fixing frown lines, there are three major options to choose from: Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. Read below to understand the difference amongst the three.What are they used for?Botox, Dysport and Xeomin are all neuromodulators that work to temporarily reduce or eliminate wrinkles by… Read More

Post-Tummy Tuck Frequently Asked Questions

Post-Tummy Tuck Frequently Asked Questions

Committing to any type of elective procedure is an exciting event. The process of improving your confidence and self-image has officially begun. For many people, this can be a life-changing event. However, as exciting as it may be, it is important to know all the details about your upcoming procedure. Arriving to your consultation prepared with any questions or concerns you may have for your doctor is a great way to calm pre-procedure nerves. If you have recently booked a tummy tuck operation, or are interested in one, check out our top frequently asked questions about what to expect afterwards.What… Read More

Three Ultimate Reasons Why It is Never Too Late to Have Plastic Surgery

Three Ultimate Reasons Why It is Never Too Late to Have Plastic Surgery

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has done research that shows that people over the age of 65 are having cosmetic surgery at 1,263% of the rate they did 20 years ago. Face lifts and blepharoplasty have significantly grown in popularity over the past five years. As we become more emerged in a pop-culture world, our cultural notions of beauty continue to evolve. We start to notice new features of our bodies that we are unhappy with and choose to alter them to our satisfaction.The facts speak for themselves. At AT Cosmetics, we want to show you why many… Read More

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