Obagi Medical Products is a pharmaceutical company that has developed proprietary, extremely effective skin care products available through prescription only. As part of your comprehensive cosmetic makeover, board-certified Virginia plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman, will be happy to discuss Obagi products and their benefits with you. These products can be used alone, or as a complement to… Read More »

Facelift Recovery

Your recovery from your facelift procure will depend on factors including your body’s natural ability to heal, how well you follow postoperative care instructions, and the type of facelift you have. For example, a mini facelift may only require a 48 hour recovery, whereas a full facelift could take one or more months. During your initial consultation… Read More »

The Ideal Facelift Candidate

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your face? Have aging, genetics, and gravity all conspired to make your skin wrinkly and saggy? Do you feel self-conscious or older than you really are? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be an ideal candidate for a facelift. Additionally, to be an ideal… Read More »

What Body Areas Can Be Treated with Liposuction?

At the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman, can use liposuction to treat nearly any area of the body. Liposuction is a procedure in which stubborn deposits of fat can be removed from areas including: Outer and inner thighs Hips Waist Abdomen Back Flanks Arms Breasts (male and female) Neck In fact,… Read More »

Tumescent Liposuction

Board-certified Virginia plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman, is pleased to offer tumescent liposuction to men and women in our area. Tumescent liposuction is a liposuction technique in which local anesthetic, adrenaline, and intravenous fluids are injected into the treatment area prior to your procedure. This allows the area to become tumescent, or hardened, which provides for… Read More »

Tummy Tuck Recovery

There are several factors that will determine the length of your recovery from a tummy tuck. The type of tummy tuck performed, your state of health and fitness prior to surgery, and your willingness to follow board-certified Virginia plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman’s postoperative advice will all be factors in your recovery. A tummy tuck is… Read More »

Breast Implant Shape

There are several decisions you will need to make prior to your breast augmentation surgery. Among these will be the shape of breast implant you are most interested in. The shape of your implant will impact your final aesthetic results and must be based on factors including the size and shape of your current breasts and the… Read More »