Bella Cosmetic Surgery Blog

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

 
June 03, 2011

Advanced options in body contouring are helping women improve the results of their breast enhancement surgery. One plastic surgeon explains how.

National Harbor, Maryland (October 2009)—Many women who want fuller breasts are turning to procedures beyond just breast augmentation in Maryland to help them achieve the look they want. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Chiaramonte, founder of Bella Cosmetic Surgery, says that body contouring surgery is growing in demand with women who want to emphasize their breasts by reducing excess fat in typically “overlooked” areas.

“Cosmetic surgery is all about creating...

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Tags: Alexandria breast augmentation, Alexandria breast enhancement, Alexandria breast lift, Alexandria liposuction, Alexandria plastic surgery
June 03, 2011

Dr. Michael Chiramonte—a Maryland plastic surgeon serving the greater Washington, DC, area—offers a new skin care option in the Sciton laser, which can be used for skin resurfacing, ProFractional treatments, and skin tightening.

National Harbor, MD (June 2009)—Residents of Maryland and Washington, DC, looking for advanced skin care have a new treatment choice with the Sciton laser, now available from Dr. Michael Chiaramonte, a board certified Maryland plastic surgeon who was recently voted President of the National Capital Area Plastic Surgery Society. Through the use of the...

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Tags: Alexandria skin care, laser treatments, Maryland skin care, ProFractional, Sciton laser
June 03, 2011

Bella Cosmetic Surgery recently relocated to a new facility in National Harbor, Maryland, to serve cosmetic surgery patients in Washington, DC, and neighboring communities with a full menu of procedures for the breasts, body, and face.

National Harbor, Maryland (November 2008)—Michael F. Chiaramonte, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Bella Cosmetic Surgery, announces the opening of his new office location in National Harbor, Maryland, only a 15-minute drive from the heart of the nation's capital. At the new office, Dr. Chiaramonte and his staff will continue to offer the latest plastic...

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June 03, 2011

Dr. Michael Chiaramonte is a board certified plastic surgeon whose latest body contouring technique—the Bella Body Lift—combines tummy tuck and liposuction, allowing Maryland patients to sculpt and contour their entire mid-sections with a single lipoabdominoplasty procedure.

National Harbor, Maryland (July 2008)—The Bella Body Lift has been designed and implemented by Dr. Chiaramonte, a board certified plastic surgeon serving Maryland and Northern Virginia, to contour and shape the upper torso of patients with unsightly and disproportionate fat deposits. This surgery eliminates surplus skin and fat from underneath the bust...

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Tags: Alexandria body lift, Alexandria liposuction, Alexandria plastic surgery, Alexandria tummy tuck, Bella body lift
June 03, 2011

Are you tired of the “keg” around your stomach? Wish you had “six-pack” abs? Do you work out, stick to a healthy diet, and still have a tire around the middle? Then join the legions of men who are turning to plastic surgery to improve their appearance. Men often choose to improve the same body parts as women, but the procedures used are generally different. The areas that generally concern men most are their eyes, nose, neck, stomachs, and chests.

The Eyes

The eyes are the focal point of the face and contribute substantially to a person’s overall appearance. Eyelid surgery...

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Tags: Alexandria plastic surgery, facelift for men, gynecomastia, liposuction for men, Maryland plastic surgery
June 03, 2011

Congratulations! You have lost significant weight due to gastric bypass surgery and are well on your way to a healthier and more vibrant you. You have more energy, are more active, and are probably enjoying wearing new fashions. But there’s one problem—you have a tremendous amount excess of lower abdominal skin (called a pannus) so you are still hiding your stomach at all costs. This can be very frustrating, especially after all you have accomplished.

Due to inadequate skin elasticity, massive weight loss often results in surpluses of skin. Besides being unsightly, excess skin can interfere with clothing and activity while also...

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Tags: Alexandria body lift, Alexandria plastic surgery, body lift, cosmetic surgery after weight loss, gastric bypass cosmetic surgery
June 03, 2011

The effects of aging on the skin are familiar to all of us. Over time, the skin changes in four ways:

  1. It loses thickness.
  2. It loses elasticity.
  3. It loses adherence to the underlying tissue.
  4. It is affected by gravity.

At the same time, the deep layers of fat, muscle, and bone thin as well. The amount of elastic tissue and collagen present in the dermis (the deep layer of the skin) also decreases. One area where these changes are especially apparent is the upper arm. An arm lift—technically called a brachioplasty—can lift and tighten up loose skin in the...

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Tags: Alexandria arm lift, Alexandria brachioplasty, Alexandria plastic surgery, Maryland arm lift, Maryland brachioplasty
June 03, 2011

The effects of aging on the skin are familiar to all of us. Over time, the skin changes in four ways:

  1. It loses thickness.
  2. It loses elasticity.
  3. It loses adherence to the underlying tissue.
  4. It is affected by gravity.

At the same time, the deep layers of fat, muscle, and bone thin as well. The amount of elastic tissue and collagen present in the dermis (the deep layer of the skin) also decreases. One area where these changes are especially apparent is the upper arm. An arm lift—technically called a brachioplasty—can lift and tighten up loose skin in the...

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Tags: Alexandria arm lift, Alexandria brachioplasty, Alexandria plastic surgery, Maryland arm lift, Maryland brachioplasty
June 03, 2011

More than any other facial feature, your eyes reveal the most about how you feel. When your eyes are bright and alert, you appear to be energized, well rested, and in control. If you have lower eyelid puffiness, dark circles, or drooping upper lids, however, others may assume that you are fatigued, angry, or unhappy.

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery in Maryland

Eyelid surgery is performed on men and women of all ages who want to improve their self-image. Most people have eyelid surgery to minimize the effects of aging. However, many people in their 20s and 30s may also benefit from...

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Tags: Alexandria eyelid surgery, Alexandria plastic surgery, eyelid surgery, facial plastic surgery, Maryland eyelid surgery
June 03, 2011

More than any other facial feature, your eyes reveal the most about how you feel. When your eyes are bright and alert, you appear to be energized, well rested, and in control. If you have lower eyelid puffiness, dark circles, or drooping upper lids, however, others may assume that you are fatigued, angry, or unhappy.

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery in Maryland

Eyelid surgery is performed on men and women of all ages who want to improve their self-image. Most people have eyelid surgery to minimize the effects of aging. However, many people in their 20s and 30s may also benefit from...

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Tags: Alexandria eyelid surgery, Alexandria plastic surgery, eyelid surgery, facial plastic surgery, Maryland eyelid surgery

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