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Adam G. Tattlebaum M.D.

Face

Four Injectables That Slow Down the Aging Process

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Anti-aging injections or “injectables” offer a minimally invasive solution to wrinkled and creased skin, shallow facial contours, thin lips, recessed scars, sagging eyelids, and more. Some injectables that are referred to as dermal fillers essentially restore plumpness, volume, and youth to the face. Who Needs Anti-Wrinkle Injectables? I generally recommend injectables to adults who have lost some of their skin’s elasticity. As we age, we naturally lose collagen in the skin. In turn, that bouncy, plump appearance of youth can be lost. Many factors such as smoking, sun exposure, and overall lifestyle can also influence a patient’s need for injectables…. Read More

How to Take Care of Your Lips in the Summer Sun

lip care tips

Much of lip care is about having the right products available at the right times. During the summer months, while many people concern themselves only with their skin by using sunscreen (which is great!), I always remind my patients not to forget about their lips. While certainly a continuation of the skin and an admittedly small part of the face, lip care during the summer is crucial to maintaining a flawless smile. Below, we’ll go over some key lip care tips to follow this summer. But first, let’s talk lip augmentation. Considering Lip Augmentation? Here’s What You Need to Know… Read More

Can My Facelift Look Natural?

natural looking facelift

Facial rejuvenation can work wonders for enhancing your looks and boost your confidence, all of which adds to its popularity.  One way to refresh your look is with a facelift, but whether or not to get a facelift can be a huge decision to make – understandably so.  Although I am highly recommended to them, many of my clients still ask if they’ll get a natural looking facelift. Obviously, no one wants to look as if they had something done.What is a Facelift?Before discussing what makes a facelift look natural, and how you’re going to look afterward, I want to… Read More

The Truth About Eyelid Surgery

eyelid surgery

When you think about the signs of aging, more than likely, facial wrinkles and fine lines come to mind. But there’s another perhaps more prominent sign of aging on the face – drooping eyelids, which can make you look tired or fatigued, and of course, older.  Not surprisingly, eyelid surgery is popular. In a 2017 report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS),  eyelid surgery is listed among the top five cosmetic surgical procedures. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, it’s one of the many services offered here at my office. But what does eyelid surgery entail and address?  What… Read More

What is the Best Age for a Facelift?

best age for face lift

Deciding whether or not to get a facelift can be a tough decision, with much to consider. Do I really need a facelift? Am I too young to get a facelift? Am I too old to get a facelift? What is the best age for a facelift? There is no definitive answer for the best age because many different factors play into the aging process – the biggest ones being genetics, diet, and lifestyle. Here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum M.D., a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, we look at everyone individually and customize each treatment plan.  So, what is… Read More

Differences Between Eyelid Surgery and Brow Lifts

What are the Differences Betwee Eyelid Surgery and Brow Lift

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. The eyes usually express our thoughts and emotions. Because eyes are essential to us both physiologically and aesthetically, we must do our best to keep them in their best condition. However, like most parts of our face, our eyes are subject to the effects of aging. Signs like drooping eyes, dark circles, eye wrinkles, crow’s feet and baggy eyelids are the usual effects of prolonged sun exposure, genetics and old age. Aside from the physical effects, these conditions can also affect sight, especially in older people. Although there are some… 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

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

The 411 on Lip Augmentation

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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

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