The number of plastic surgeries continues to increase each year, but the most popular procedures tend to stay the same. Breast augmentation has been the top plastic surgery in the United States for nearly two decades. In 2016, 290,467 breast augmentation procedures were performed. This trend could be due to the higher ratio of women to men—approximately 85 percent of...Read More
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When it comes to breast augmentation, women have multiple choices regarding the size, type and placement of the implants. The best way to determine whether subglandular (over the muscle) or submuscular (under the muscle) positioning is best for you is to schedule a free, one-on-one consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon at Bella Cosmetic Surgery in Maryland. However, there are several aspects you can consider prior to your appointment.
The Pros of Over the Muscle Breast Implants
The length of time your cosmetic injectable results will last largely depends on which injectable product you choose and the skin issues you want to address. Our plastic surgeon, Dr. Chiaramonte, offers an array of injectables such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and Juvederm®. Some of these options last 3-4 months while others may last up to two years. It’s important to remember...Read More
There are many forms of plastic surgery. Each one is designed to improve a particular area of your body, but often, men and women have multiple body issues they’d like to address all at once. Our plastic surgeon, Dr. Chiaramonte, developed the Bella Boldy Lift Makeover to help patients achieve their desired outcome without having to undergo several procedures. The...Read More
CoolSculpting® is an FDA-approved fat-reduction technique in which fat cells are actually frozen. Once frozen, your body will naturally remove the cells leaving you with a thinner appearance. CoolSculpting is meant for fat-reduction and not for weight loss, but can deliver amazing results. Find out more in this presentation:
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A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) or any other form of plastic surgery is a big decision and shouldn’t be one that’s made lightly. You have several aspects to consider such as why you want the procedure and choosing the right plastic surgeon for the job. These are important parts of the cosmetic surgery process.
So, before you go under the knife,...Read More
Large, heavy breasts can lead to a wealth of health problems. A breast reduction often alleviates the symptoms associated with macromastia—the medical term for large breasts. Macromastia can be asymptomatic or symptomatic, meaning you exhibit little to no symptoms or have many health concerns due to the size of your breasts. There are several reasons why breast reduction or...Read More
Pregnancy is a beautiful part of life, but often leaves women with sagging breasts and excess abdominal fat. Diet and exercise can help you slim down to your pre-baby weight, but can’t address loose skin and stubborn fat. A mommy makeover or a tummy tuck are two ways you can achieve your goals, but which one is right for you?
What is a Mommy Makeover?...Read More
There are many reasons you might decide to have breast augmentation surgery. Whether it’s to address the shape or the size of your breasts, our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Chiaramonte has the knowledge and skills to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.
Breast augmentation surgery can help with many issues relating to the size and shape of your breasts. This...Read More