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Adam G. Tattlebaum M.D.


Botox and Fillers in Your Twenties: What’s the Deal?

Botox and Fillers in Your Twenties_ What's the Deal

As we now live in an era that stresses self-image above almost anything else, how you look has never been so important. According to a survey from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 64% of members stated they had seen a dramatic increase in patients under the age of 30. All of these younger patients had requested facial cosmetic surgeries or fillers. Image is important in the millennial generation, but is the new candidate for cosmetic surgery someone who has just turned 21? Although typically women in their 20s do not have visible wrinkles or start to show creases, their… Read More

10 Tummy Tuck Tips for Patients

Tummy Tuck Tips

I have been in the practice of cosmetic plastic surgery in Rockville and Annapolis, Maryland, as well as McLean, Virginia for over two decades.  In that time, I have gotten to know countless patients and help to guide them on the proper path if they are considering cosmetic plastic surgery.  Below are what I consider the best tips I can give when considering abdominal enhancement.Be HealthyAll surgeries have risks and my job as a Board Certified plastic surgeon is to minimize those risks.  It’s not a good idea to take a high-risk patient into elective surgery.  Medical conditions don’t always… Read More

The 411 on Lip Augmentation

lip augmentation

Lip augmentation, commonly referred to as lip fillers, is on the rise. Although they’re not for everyone, public curiosity has skyrocketed, making it one of the top-searched for cosmetic procedure on the web. Whether you’re thinking about a little touch up, or a complete lip boost, this form of augmentation is quite effective and quick.What are Lip Fillers? In today’s modern world, lip fillers are now composed of hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally forming acid found in the body. It’s a highly effective and practical ingredient in cosmetics, and is not only used for lip augmentations. For example, you… Read More

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

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

Dr. Adam Tattelbaum Discusses 5 Most Requested Cosmetic Surgeries for Men

It’s been a long time since cosmetic surgery procedures were considered strictly a woman thing. Men want, and need, to look good. It’s about looking young and fit to stay competitive in the job market and social situations. They are turning to cosmetic surgeons for help. And the number keeps rising, up a whopping 325 percent since 1997. That’s what accounts for the fact that men elected to have more than 1.2 million cosmetic procedures in just a single year, 2015. Here is a look at the top 5 procedures requested by men. #1. Liposuction More than 50,000 men had… Read More

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