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Maryland Plastic Surgeon serving Washington DC, & Virginia including Alexandria and Fairfax.

 

There are three types of breast surgery—breast enlargement (augmentation), breast lift, and breast reduction. Dr. Chiaramonte specializes in breast surgery and can help you determine which procedure is the right fit for you. Our board-certified plastic surgeon also offers combination procedures such as the Mommy Makeover or Bella Body Lift. 

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If you've made the decision to get breast implants, it is imperative to know the size, type, and location of your implants. View this infographic for more information:

Breast Implants | Washington D.C. Plastic Surgery

To schedule a consultation, please contact Bella Cosmetic Surgery at (301) 567-6767. Dr. Chiaramonte proudly serve patients in Washington D.C. and the surrounding areas.

A Maryland woman reflects on her breast reduction SurgeryThe reasons for seeking breast reduction surgery in Maryland include relief from painful back aches or bra straps that dig into your shoulders, improved self-image, eliminating a serious hindrance to physical activity and even the ability to find clothes that fit properly. Aside from attaining any of these goals, you should consider the recovery process from the procedure....

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A smiling woman contemplates breast reduction in MarylandWhen considering a breast reduction, Maryland patients often wonder if the procedure will be covered by their insurance. Despite the overwhelming physical and emotional benefits of breast reduction surgery, affordability can ultimately be a deciding factor.

Of all plastic surgery procedures, breast reduction surgery boasts one of the highest patient satisfaction scores. ...

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Breast reduction Maryland | Washington DC, VirginiaIf your breasts are sagging, you may be considering a breast reduction, like many of our Maryland patients. However, based on your individual goals, a breast lift may be a more appropriate solution.

How do you decide which procedure is right for you? The short answer: discuss your aesthetic goals with our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Chiaramonte. During your...

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Pregnancy Breast Implants - Bella Cosmetic SurgeryIf you are already pregnant or planning to become pregnant and have had a breast augmentation procedure, you may be wondering how your breasts will be affected.

Although your pregnancy will not affect the breast implants, the skin and tissue will go through some changes. One way to avoid drastic changes in the appearance of your skin is to monitor weight gain associated with pregnancy.

Many women find...

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Breast ReductionWhile thousands of women opt every year to enhance their bust line with breast implants, breast lifts, and other cosmetic surgeries, there is another segment of the population interested in a procedure with a different goal in mind: a breast reduction.

According to the...

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With plastic surgery, Maryland patients tend to follow national economic trends. When the economy is doing well, surgery numbers are up. When it declines, so does the number of people who are choosing surgery. While not necessarily a perfect economic indicator, trends in cosmetic surgery can be very relevant to trends in the economy.

In 2009, plastic surgery numbers saw a big drop. In 2010 the numbers increased, and in 2011 increased yet again to 1.6 million surgeries...

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When seeking plastic surgery, Maryland patients often cite the desire to look younger. While generally understood, the objective is a difficult one to quantify. It can be challenging for potential patients and doctors to gauge the success of a procedure without a measurable result.

A recent collaborative study between University of Toronto in Canada and NorthShore University Health System in Evanston, IL aimed to quantify the perceived age difference in patients as a result of cosmetic procedures. In the study, students were asked to view photographs of patients who had undergone a...

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If you read our previous blog, you know about the recent news highlighting a recall of breast implants made by a French manufacturer, Poly Implant Prothese (PIP). In response to the recall, the French government went as far as to provide financial compensation to residents for the removal of the recalled PIP breast implants.

We are excited to tell you that Mentor, the only breast implant manufacturer in the United States, has created a new program to help offset the costs of PIP implant replacement. The Mentor Compassionate Care Program is set up to assist women with PIP implants who wish to replace them. The program is...

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