Bella Cosmetic Surgery Blog

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

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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Tags: circumferential tummy tuck, extended tummy tuck, full tummy tuck, inverted t, mini abdominoplasty
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.


Silicone breast implants...

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Tags: implant feel, patient safety, saline implants, silicone implants
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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Tags: breast cancer awareness, October special, promotion, tigerlily foundation
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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Tags: male plastic surgery, patient care, plastic surgery, plastic surgery for men
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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Tags: Bella body lift, Maryland plastic surgery, patient care, plastic surgery health
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
May 21, 2013

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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Tags: breast plastic surgery, breast reduction, breast surgery, patient care, plastic surgery health
April 09, 2013

Liposuction is one of the most widely practiced plastic surgeries in the industry and one of the most popular procedures at Bella Cosmetic Surgery. The popularity of the procedure nationwide has led to the appearance of a variety of “non-invasive” liposuction procedures. 


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Tags: cellulite removal, fat removal, Maryland plastic surgery, noninvasive procedures
March 12, 2013

No matter the time of year, women everywhere seek to maintain healthy, glowing skin. However, especially during the winter months,Skincare Tips for Glowing Skin keeping your skin looking fresh and vibrant may be more difficult than it seems....

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Tags: breakouts, daily skincare, dry skin, oily skin, skincare tips
February 19, 2013

noninvasive proceduresIf you’re looking to give your complexion a youthful lift, rid yourself of an unsightly blemish, or eliminate spider veins, Bella Cosmetic Surgery performs a variety of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures that can help you achieve your desired results. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Chiaramonte has...

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Tags: chemical peel, laser resurfacing, microdermabrasion, noninvasive procedures, wrinkle fillers