Peel Away Acne Blemishes with a Vi Peel

Many of us who thought we would be done with the effects of acne in our teens are disappointed and frustrated to find out that skin problems have followed us into adulthood. Whether you are still experiencing acne breakout or you’re now dealing with the discoloration and scarring that can result from teenage acne, you… Read More »

Skincare Habits to Adopt in the New Year for Glowing Skin

2019 has finally arrived and many men and women have the goal of achieving glowing skin in the new year. No matter what your age or the condition of your skin, you can make improvements on its texture, brightness, and appearance of aging signs such as fine lines and wrinkles and loss of volume. Depending… Read More »

Fill Lines, Lips, and More with Juvederm

If you’ve been investigating ways to get a more youthful, smooth appearance without resorting to a facelift, you’ve probably heard about dermal fillers. Dermal fillers can consist of a few different types of substances, but some of the most popular are those that use hyaluronic acid. Juvederm is probably the most widely known hyaluronic acid… Read More »

Press Reset on Your Skin with a Vi Peel

Your skin is your body’s largest organ, but it can also be a significant source of low self-esteem for many people. Scarring, dullness, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone are all reasons many people seek treatments like chemical peels. However, deep peels can cause discomfort and a lengthy recovery period. The Vi Peel is an alternative… Read More »

Kybella: Reduce a Double Chin Without Surgery

Whether it’s the result of genetics, age, or weight gain, a double chin can be one of the most frustrating facial flaws to have. A double chin can contribute to you looking older or heavier than you really are, and you can develop one even if you are within your target body weight. A double… Read More »

Dr. Desman’s Top Picks From Our Skincare Line

If you’re looking for a way to rejuvenate your skin this summer, start at the source by revamping your skin care routine with high-quality products from the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery. Dr. Eric Desman has used his expertise as a board-certified cosmetic surgeon to develop a line of skin care products that are specially formulated… Read More »

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 these noninvasive and incredibly effective treatments with you. Obagi’s new line of… Read More »

Mommy Makeover at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery

A mommy makeover is a combination of plastic surgery procedures specifically designed to address the changes pregnancy can have on your body and breasts. Weight fluctuations caused by pregnancy can result in loose and sagging skin, a loss of breast volume, and stubborn pockets of fat in various areas of the body. With a mommy makeover, board-certified… Read More »


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 »

Wrinkle Myths and Realities

There are a number of myths about wrinkles and what factors take the greatest toll on your skin. For your benefit, below you will discover the reality behind a few of these myths: Myth #1: The primary causes of wrinkles are skin dryness and dehydration. Although skin dryness and dehydration worsen the appearance of wrinkles… Read More »