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Obagi Professional-C Products
Dr. Desman is pleased to work with Obagi® Medical to provide our patients with the most effective skin care treatments available. Now, with a new line of products specifically created to minimize signs of skin aging, Dr. Desman is more excited than ever to discuss...
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3 Popular Male Body Contouring Options
Plastic surgery’s popularity is on the rise and shows no signs of slowing down. Today’s options are safer and more effective than ever before, leading patients of all gender identities to seek surgical solutions to improve their self-esteem and confidence in their body image. At...
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Weight Control Tips for the Holidays
Staying accountable to your fitness and nutrition goals is always a challenge, but it becomes even more so during the holiday season. When sugary sweets and carb-laden comfort foods seem virtually inescapable, many people’s resolve wavers, causing unwelcome holiday weight gain. Instead of starting the...
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How Can Plastic Surgery Rejuvenate Your Cheeks?
The natural aging process happens to us all – in some cases, bringing welcome changes that make people look wiser and more distinguished. However, other people may find themselves self-conscious about the way their appearance transforms as they get older. As you age, the cumulative...
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4 Tips to Prepare for Gynecomastia Surgery
Whether you’re changing clothes in a public locker room or taking off your shirt at the beach, excess breast tissue can be an embarrassing condition to live with. Gynecomastia is a more common phenomenon than you might think. It happens to up to half of...
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How to Prepare for Post-Weight Loss Body Contouring Surgery
If you’ve recently lost a dramatic amount of weight, but folds of sagging skin are still overshadowing your accomplishment, you may be an excellent candidate for body lift surgery. At Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Eric Desman works with many patients who find themselves...
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Why Rhinoplasty Is Becoming More Popular Among Men
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2020 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, male patients represented nearly 290,000 of the cosmetic surgical procedures performed in the U.S. last year, and more than 65,100 of those surgeries were nose jobs, also known as rhinoplasties. Today, more...
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Facial Rejuvenation Procedures That Are Right for You
In today’s demanding landscape of social media and video calls, you may be more acutely aware than ever before of how your face looks from every angle. At some point, strategic lighting and filters can only go so far to hide the signs of aging,...
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What Is a Vi Peel, and Is It Right for Me?
Do you struggle with self-consciousness due to skin concerns like scarring, dullness, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone? Previously, the top way to resolve these issues was with a chemical peel. However, deep peels can lead to discomfort and require a prolonged recovery period. The Vi...
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