Top 3 Surgical Procedures to Prepare for Summer Events

We are entering the season of weddings, reunions and summer gatherings.   If the thought of attending the events on your summer calendar has you feeling the pressure to look your best, there are some plastic surgery procedures that you may want to consider.  If you want to give your appearance a boost this summer, NOVA … Continue reading

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Tips to Help Teen Skin

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, high school students start thinking of one thing – prom! That magical night of dresses, dancing and fun. Everyone wants to look their best for those all-important pictures. The teenage years can be tough times for skin, with breakouts and blemishes causing teens lots of … Continue reading

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Why You Might Need a ProFractional Laser Treatment?

If you are looking for a non-surgical treatment that will boost your overall skin clarity, improve tone, smooth wrinkling and decrease the appearance of scars with little downtime, ProFractional laser treatment is your answer. ProFractional laser is a comfortable laser resurfacing treatment with little downtime that will tighten and rejuvenate the skin while diminishing the … Continue reading

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Treat Excess Sub-Mental Fat With Kybella

Excess sub-mental fat, known as a double chin is a dreaded trouble zone and in the past the only real way to tackle it was with invasive procedures like liposuction.

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Ways to Stay Looking Sports Illustrated Ready

When you think of “mature but still has got it going on”, Christie Brinkley, the 63-year-old mother and model immediately comes to mind. Brinkley has been the spokesperson for Cover Girl and has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Edition over the years, including just recently posing for the most recent edition with … Continue reading

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Prevent the Aging Effects of the Sun

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and that can only mean one thing – summer is on its way. NOVA Plastic Surgery has a broad range of options to get you summer ready, ranging from surgery to sunscreen.

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Five things you should know about a Botox brow lift

Botox injections are commonly used to treat and prevent wrinkles of the face that are caused by repetitive facial movements.  It works by disrupting the nerve signals in specific facial muscles which causes temporary muscle weakening and the inability to contract the treated area.

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What’s all the hype about IV Vitamin therapy?

With celebrities and athletes ranging from Rihanna to Madonna talking about the benefits they are reaping from IV Vitamin therapy, you may have wondered what the hype is all about.  IV Therapy has gained in popularity due to the instantaneous boost it gives. 

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Infographic: Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover in Northern Virginia:         This is a great infographic that we came up with at NOVA Plastic Surgery that sheds some light on a very common plastic surgery procedure in Northern Virginia. Mommy Makeover: describes a cosmetic procedure(s) for women who want to restore or improve their bodies post-pregnancy. typically, … Continue reading

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How is Laser Peel different from Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion?

NanoLaser Peel vs. Chemical Peels/Microdermabrasion The theory behind both the NanoLaser Peel and chemical peels or microdermabrasion are very similar in that they both remove the upper layers of the skin to improve texture, pigment problems wrinkles, acne scarring and signs of aging. So, which is right for me? Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion is a type of … Continue reading

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Kybella after care instructions

KYBELLA TREATMENT IN NORTHERN VA: NOVA PLASTIC SURGERY AFTER CARE INSTRUCTIONS   After your Kybella treatment, you should expect swelling and redness. You may also experience bruising, pain, numbness, and induration (firmness). This will normally last less than 5 days, and for some patients may last up to 14 days. You may have slight swelling … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of My Double Chin?

What is Kybella and will it work on my double chin? Sixty-seven percent of people surveyed by the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery said that they were bothered by the excess fat under their chin. There is now a non-surgical way to permanently reduce the amount of fat under the chin and improve your profile with Kybella. … Continue reading

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Choosing A MedSpa

Choosing a medspa or medical spa that you can trust with your body and face can be a tough one. You want a place that is going to take care of your needs and help you achieve your goals, but at the same time do it safely through well trained providers. This blog post help … Continue reading

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Never Neglect Your Neck!

Does your skin care routine stop at your chin?  Do you worry about having a sagging, aged neck as you get older?  One of the most common concerns I hear in my office is clients wondering what they can do to improve their neck.  Your neck benefits from a good skin care routine, just like … Continue reading

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What are the benefits of Retinol?

Most everyone has heard of Retinol at some time or another.  If you browse the skin care aisle at your local Target or pharmacy, you will find a wide variety of products promising to smooth wrinkles, all containing Retinol. So what is Retinol and what is the benefits of Retinol?  And more importantly, how can … Continue reading

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How to enhance my eyelashes?

You can give butterfly kisses with them, wink with them, and even make a wish with them. Lush eyelashes are sought after by many women. The mascara industry in the US generates millions of dollars annually by women looking to enhance their peepers. What if you could have longer, darker and fuller lashes without mascara? … Continue reading

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Get your Skin Ready This Fall with SkinCeuticals

As we age our skin’s barrier function starts to lose hydration, firmness and softness due to external environmental damage. The skin loses the natural oils and becomes damages, dehydrated, and weak lacking collagen and elastin. To help with these concerns we have to get you on the right skin care regimen to improve the skin’s … Continue reading

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What is Voluma?

VOLUMA IN NORTHERN VA Voluma is a highly cross-linked filler, meaning it is thicker.  Therefore, it is most appropriately used in the midface and cheeks to give a “lift”.  One of the most common reasons people come to me interested is filler is to treat the prominent folds, such as smile lines (the lines between the … Continue reading

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What is the fastest way to get vitamins in the body?

What if you could revitalize your body from the inside out with a 30 minute minimally invasive treatment? We are bombarded with the latest and greatest fad diets and meal plans to look and feel our best but often the basics are overlooked. Vitamins and minerals are essential for our bodies to function at their … Continue reading

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What is the Best Sunscreen?

You’ve heard it a million times.  Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen.  It’s like flossing.  We all know we should be doing it, but knowing doesn’t always mean doing. A picture is worth a thousand words, so I want to share a picture that will give you a visual of why EVERY expert who works in skin care … Continue reading

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