Articles & Resources: The Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland

Welcome to our resource center – the following articles and resources are provided to help you understand more about plastic surgery.

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The Essentials of Male Body Contouring

One of the most common misconceptions our practice has battled with in the past has been the subject of plastic surgery for men. The truth is, female consumers dominated their male counterparts on the matter for many years. However, that trend has begun to recede, and rightly so. In the past ten years, men have stepped forward to join in the quest to find a happier and more confident self. Cosmetic surgery simply offers a helping hand in attaining these goals; a way to mitigate bodily concerns, and overcome barriers.


Yes, Getting a Tummy Tuck Can Improve Your Health

You may be considering a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) to assist in toning up an abdomen that has been unresponsive to diet and exercise. If you are, we applaud and fully endorse the idea. Tummy tucks are a proven method of creating a flat and toned abdominal area, and also have some additional health benefits. They are useful to those recovering from dramatic weight loss, childbirth and patients seeking help in removing small amounts of fat that won’t quite go away.


Keeping the Fat Off After Getting Liposuction: Best Practices

If you’ve been considering undergoing liposuction in Maryland, you may well have come across articles about “the fat coming back”, or “the fat shows up somewhere else”. We wanted to address these points, as there is some truth behind those statements. They’re simply hidden behind a very negative and slightly misled veneer.


Hitting the Beach After Getting Breast Implants: What You Should Know

One of the reasons you’ve been looking forward to summer this year is because you have a fabulous new body to show off in your bikini.

But before you head to the beach to show off your new killer curves, there are a few things you should know. If you’ve recently gotten breast augmentation in Maryland, follow these tips to maximize enjoying your summer while staying healthy.


Can Plastic Surgery Give Me a Celebrity Body?

The short answer is yes and no. While there are dozens of procedures that can change your structure and shape to look more like a celebrity—see below for specifics—there are many factors that contribute to how a person looks, including diet, genes, and grooming.


Caring for Your Breast Implants: What to Expect After Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast augmentation surgery is a great method to get fuller, rounder breasts that last a lifetime. Like any part of your body, you have to care for them as they get older in order to keep your breasts in the best shape possible. While you’re in the process of deciding whether or not to get implants, you should take a peek at the timeline of breast augmentation surgery—from consultation to recovery and beyond—to get an idea of what to expect along with your enhanced bustline.


The Truth About Vacation Breasts—the 24-Hour Breast Enhancement

Breast augmentation surgery is the most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in the Maryland area and in the United States. With a growing population of women who are seeking instant beauty results, it was only a matter of time before someone developed instant breasts—now known as “vacation breasts” or “insta-breasts.” The Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland, home to the top Maryland plastic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, answers your questions about vacation breasts.


How Long Do Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures Last?

The short answer is that there is no exact number that can be prescribed to each nonsurgical procedure because everybody’s body is different. Have you noticed there are some 60-year-olds who naturally don’t look a day over 40, and some 30-year-olds who look ten years older? Nonsurgical treatments can help return age and youthfulness to your skin, but it won’t completely erase heavy damage done over the years. Some factors that affect the results of most nonsurgical procedures are:


Some FAQs on Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world. Whether you have stubborn fat as a result of pregnancy, weight loss, or age, liposuction is the best way to manually remove excess fat from the body that won’t budge with diet and exercise. Below is a list of some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to get you started on your research.


The Truth Behind Home Breast Enlargement

Now that it’s officially November, you may be looking for a speedy way to enhance your bust line and look great at holiday functions. You don’t have to look far before you’re bombarded with at-home breast enlargement methods, all promising to give you a celebrity bust before Thanksgiving.


Ways to Treat Turkey Neck

The only turkey necks you see this Thanksgiving should be on the dinner table. When we talk about “turkey necks” on the human body, we are referring to the loose skin underneath the chin that results from the natural aging process or extreme weight loss.


Tummy Tuck vs. Mini Tummy Tuck

When you want to achieve a flatter, well-toned tummy and diet and exercise just won’t cut it, you might be considering abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck. While you’re probably familiar with the tummy tuck procedure, you might not be as familiar with the mini tummy tuck procedure.


Mini Facelift FAQs

Facelifts are one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the United States—following only breast augmentation, liposuction, and eyelid surgery in popularity. For those who feel they are not ready to consider a total facelift, mini facelifts are a quick and attractive option.


Correcting Uneven Breasts (Mammary Asymmetry) with Breast Implants

Many people think of breast implants as only beneficial to those looking to augment their breast size. This is not always the case! For example, many women come to The Plastic Surgery Center in Maryland for a solution to mammary asymmetry—which refers to an uneven size, shape, or “droop” of the breasts.


Breast Implants vs. Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

Most people are familiar with breast implants, where silicone or saline implants are surgically placed above or below existing breast tissue to increase the size, fullness, shape, or improve the symmetry of the breasts. However, there is another type of breast augmentation procedure available to some candidates called fat transfer breast augmentation.


How We Reduce Breast Implant Scars

At The Plastic Surgery Center in Maryland, breast enlargement with breast implants is one of our most popular cosmetic procedures that we perform. Our plastic surgeon—Dr. Rosenberg—receives many of questions each day about the breast enlargement procedure. One of the most frequently asked questions is, “do breast implants leave scars?”


What’s the Difference Between Smooth and Textured Breast Implants?

At The Plastic Surgery Center in Maryland, we specialize in breast implants, so we’re used to getting a lot of questions about the different types of implants available. While the type of implant you decide to go with will ultimately depend on your personal goals for your plastic surgery, it’s great to educate yourself on all of your options so you know which questions to ask during your consultation with a plastic surgeon.


Botox – Pretty Poison

Botox is a new and exciting new treatment in the struggle against aging.  Its advantages include dramatic effectiveness with minimal side effects.


The FAQ’s on Facelifts

In this issue I will address some of the more common questions concerning facial rejuvenation and in particular facelift. Of course more specific questions concerning the individual should be discussed with your doctor.


Cosmetic Surgery No Longer Just For the Rich and Famous

Cosmetic surgery once available to only the affluent is now commonly available to a much wider population.


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