Washington, DC Plastic Surgery

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Desman has been helping men and women in the Washington, DC area reach their aesthetic goals for nearly 20 years. Working with each patient on an individual level and offering customized solutions and personal care, Dr. Desman takes time to understand the unique needs of each patient he sees. If… Read More »

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon in Washington, DC

Three words you never want to hear – bad plastic surgery – have become so common, they’ve commanded their own television program. Unskilled surgeons performing complex aesthetic procedures in unaccredited facilities can’t help but lead to bad outcomes, and it is important to know how to select a Washington, DC plastic surgeon to help avoid an unpleasant… Read More »

Fairfax Cosmetic Surgeon

Fairfax cosmetic surgeon Dr. Eric Desman has been helping men and women throughout Virginia and Washington, D.C. reach their aesthetic goals for over 15 years. As the founder of the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Desman has personally helped thousands of people change their lives for the better through targeted and personalized cosmetic treatments. If… Read More »

Penelope Licitra Joins Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery!

Penelope Licitra is an executive level professional specializing in the business of aesthetics and cosmetic surgery practices with over 10 years experience in a variety of management and sales positions. As a successful entrepreneur and business owner, Penelope learned first hand the intrinsic value of building a strong team of employees and a shared vision…. Read More »

Beware of Medical Tourism for Plastic Surgery

Medical tourism is a risky business. When you leave our country to seek plastic surgery treatments in less developed nations or those with fewer oversights, you are placing both your safety and satisfaction at risk. You should only trust your procedure to a board-certified plastic surgeon who performs procedures in accredited surgical facilities. This helps guard your… Read More »

Choosing a Virginia Liposuction Surgeon

Liposuction can dramatically improve the contours of your body. It can also result in uneven or lumpy results, or more serious issues such as friction burns, infection, and loss of sensitivity. The safety and effectiveness of your procedure will depend on your choice of Virginia liposuction surgeons. Knowing what to look for in a surgeon can… Read More »

Your Cosmetic Surgery Consultation

No matter what type of cosmetic surgery procedure you are considering, choosing the right cosmetic surgeon is one of the most important decisions you can make. If you live in the Northern Virginia area, we invite you to schedule a personal consultation with Alexandria plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Desman to find out what makes our practice exceptional Your consultation… Read More »

Copying Celebrity Looks

Hair stylists hear it every day,”I want my hair to look like (named celebrity).” Now, plastic surgeons are hearing the same. In fact, in 2008, plastic surgeons were polled at an American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) meeting in Chicago. Fifty percent of surgeons polled said a celebrity feature requests is what… Read More »

Having Realistic Expectations for Cosmetic Surgery

When you are contemplating cosmetic surgery, only one factor is more important that choosing a cosmetic surgeon: having realistic expectations about the results. While plastic surgery often improves self-esteem, patients that have an un-met or unrealistic expectation can further damage their self-esteem. Working with a plastic surgeon, like Dr. Desman, who carefully examines your goals and… Read More »