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Adam G. Tattlebaum M.D.

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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

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

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

Hair Transplant: Artas Robotic hair transplantation with a hair of Neograft

Neograft/Artas Robot combo : As many of you know our hair group was the first adopter of the Artas hair transplant robot in the metro D.C. Area. We have been fortunate enough to be able to use our center for teaching the intricacy of this machine to others as well. Artas has grown with us over the past three years; evolving to better software and extraordinary efficiency in the correct candidates. We have also learned some of the limitations of the machine. Artas thinks like a robot. It does an amazing job of follicular unit extraction in its neatly prescribed boxes,… Read More

Removing Breast Implants-Are Breast Implants Forever ?

If you have silicone or saline breast implants at this point you should know that eventually they may fail. Usually not a big deal replacement is pretty straight forward. Its part of the deal when you have a man made device living inside you. I’ve seen both silicone and saline implants last more than 20 years, but not all do. But do you have to replace them? What happens if you don’t? Many patients seem to know less about getting them out then getting them in. So why would a patient want to remove them? People change- I have known… Read More

Blog Silent.

Sorry folks, I’ve been “Blog Silent” for a while. While my dutiful web gurus continue to add some interesting plastic surgery posts- I really  prefer posting about the personal things I see in my practice. It’s just been very busy lately.  I am sitting today at a charming hotel in Madison Wisconsin waiting for my son to wake up. Its parents visiting weekend and by all measures I have a free hour or two without the distractions of my home or practice (which is well covered back in DC.). My son, a freshman studying engineering, like most students is a… Read More

Brachioplasty or Liposuction ?

Brachioplasty or Arm liposuction ? This question is probably one of the most confusing to my patients who come in striving for information on what I call  “the very dangerous Internet”. Over the past few years liposuction has been hyped and hyped and hyped to the extent that it is being performed in many cases where it should not. So, some basic concepts that I hope will help you. Liposuction removes fat, but not skin. Most patients come in grabbing  a roll they want removed thinking only about the fat. Rolls are a fat skin combo. Removal of volume, fat,… Read More

The How and When of the Mommy Makeover Procedure

The joy of having a baby is life-long. The changes it brings to your body can be temporary. A Mommy Makeover can make a dramatic difference in the post-baby look of your breasts and abdomen. What Is a Mommy Makeover? Bearing a child and breastfeeding have an enormous impact on a woman’s body. Officially called a postpartum restoration, a Mommy Makeover is a set of cosmetic surgery procedures that help give a mother’s body the look it had before pregnancy. The Mommy Makeover addresses the changes by targeting the abdomen and the breasts:  Abdomen. The skin and muscles stretch to such… Read More

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