Bella Cosmetic Surgery Blog

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

 
March 11, 2014

Plastic surgery can have a profound impact on your life. Whether it's a rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, facelift, or a number of other procedures, natural results are always the goal. It's important for...

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February 13, 2014

Women who undergo breast augmentation should know that their implants are not designed to last a lifetime. While some patients are happy with the results for many years and never need secondary surgery, it is common to require an implant exchange later in life. This procedure is an important part of the maintenance process and can help address a number of issues that may arise years after the initial surgery. The following issues, concerns and other factors are very common, and are worth thinking about when considering an...

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Tags: implant exchange, saline implants, silicone implants
January 09, 2014

Are fine lines, wrinkles, or age spots around your eyes adding years to your face? There’s good news - lower eyelid laser resurfacing is a new way to eliminate these facial blemishes and go about your life brimming with newfound confidence in your appearance.

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December 31, 2013

eyelashes-with-latisseIf you are concerned about unusually short or sparse eyelashes, there is a relatively new treatment on the market that might be just the solution you’ve been waiting for. Latisse was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 for lengthening and darkening eyelashes for cosmetic purposes. It’s safe, effective, and patients are raving...

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November 19, 2013

Though every patient is different, the main goal of a tummy tuck is to provide a smoother, flatter stomach. But did you know that there are different versions of the popular procedure? Most patients require a standard tummy tuck, but some patients will require another type of tummy tuck such as an extended, circumferential or inverted-t.

before and after tummy tuck surgery

Before and after tummy tuck surgery

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November 14, 2013

woman in bra The options for breast implants continue to evolve and grow as more and more women take advantage of this popular plastic surgery procedure. One of the biggest decisions a woman will need to make is whether to have silicone or saline implants. There are unique characteristics to each that go further than just the way they look.

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Silicone breast implants...

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September 30, 2013

Are you considering plastic surgery? Bella Cosmetic Surgery is excited to offer an extra incentive to motivate you to make your move now. Our new special enables you to support the Tigerlily Foundation, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to teaching women about breast cancer and empowering those who are fighting cancer to get superior care and support.

Breast cancer is on everyone's mind this time of year because October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The statistics regarding breast cancer are staggering.  According to the CDC, in 2009 alone, over 200,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,676 died from the disease....

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August 12, 2013

Plastic Surgery for MenPlastic surgery for men is a trend on the rise in many cosmetic surgery offices around the country increasing 106% since 1997 according the American Society of...

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July 16, 2013

Bella Body Lift

As a leader in plastic surgery, Dr. Michael Chiaramonte and his staff take great pride in helping clients enhance their cosmetic appeal and improve their overall self-esteem. Not only is Dr. Chiaramonte a published academic, but he also spent over 15 years working to improve surgical procedures to deliver maximum aesthetic appeal. This tireless effort has led to the Bella Body Lift, a complete...

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June 11, 2013

Mommy MakeoverIf you are a mother having a hard time dealing with your post-pregnancy body, consider undergoing a mommy makeover. This term refers to having multiple plastic surgery procedures at one time in order to improve the appearance of post-pregnancy bodies that have changed drastically as a result of childbirth....

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Tags: breast augmentation, mommy makeover, mommy makeover maryland, patient care, plastic surgery health

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