Facial Cosmetic Surgery - Northern Virginia

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From aging to prolonged sun exposure, there are many factors that contribute to facial cosmetic concerns. Although the effects might be gradual at first, over time, you might find that your appearance has changed drastically. If aging, sun damage, genetics, or other factors have made you uncomfortable with the appearance of your face, Dr. Eric Desman at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery in Alexandria, VA, would be happy to discuss your options.

Whether you’re seeking facial cosmetic surgery or a non-surgical facial procedure, there are many treatments available to restore a more youthful appearance. Discover how these transformative procedures can help you turn back the years and achieve your aesthetic goals.

To schedule a consultation for facial cosmetic surgery or a non-surgical facial procedure in Alexandria, VA, contact Dr. Eric Desman at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery today at (703) 924-3144.

Your Options for Facial Cosmetic Surgery in Northern Virginia

When it comes to facial cosmetic surgery, Dr. Desman offers a variety of treatments to suit your cosmetic tastes and address your specific problem areas. These procedures may be performed alone or in combination to help produce the most desirable results.


Damage from the sun and even the stress of daily life can leave deep creases around the nose and mouth, wrinkles in the forehead, and a slacking jawline. For patients who are unhappy with cosmetic changes on their face, facelifts offer an effective way to reverse the signs of age. To see the transformative effects of this popular facial cosmetic surgery, view the before-and-after face lift photo gallery.

Dr. Desman offers the following facelift options to meet your specific needs:

  • Full facelift – this surgery focuses on correcting loose skin and wrinkles from the cheeks, side of the face, lower face, and jaw area. The incisions for this procedure are usually on the edges of the lower half of the face.
  • Mini lift – Also referred to as an S-lift, less tissue is removed with this facial procedure and a smaller portion of the face is lifted. Rather than focusing on the entire face, a mini lift typically treats wrinkles and sagging skin on the middle or lower part of the face.

Forehead Lift

Because this spot receives a lot of exposure from the elements, the forehead is a common problem area for people as they age. A deeply lined or drooping forehead can alter the overall appearance of the face, even if the rest of your skin is mostly free from wrinkles. For patients who only want to address the forehead rather than the whole face, a forehead lift offers targeted cosmetic treatment. Dr. Desman’s precise surgical techniques result in subtle enhancements that blend in seamlessly. And when paired with an eyelid lift, this combination of treatments will give your face a naturally rejuvenated appearance.*

Eyelid Lift (Blepharoplasty)

The delicate skin surrounding the eyes tends to be very thin, which is why it’s often one of the first places on the face to show age. However, in severe cases, there is so much excess or drooping skin that it can be hard to fully open the eyes. This type of facial cosmetic surgery removes excess fatty tissue and skin, which tightens the area and smooths out stubborn wrinkles.

Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)

Rhinoplasty has remained a popular facial cosmetic surgery, and it can be used not only for cosmetic purposes, but to repair noses damaged by birth defect or injury, and to resolve breathing problems caused by deformities in the nose. Whether your needs are cosmetic or functional, Dr. Desman will work with you to create a treatment plan that aligns with your goals.

Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

Although otoplasty, ear pinning surgery, is typically performed on younger children, it is frequently done for adults as well. It is a procedure that will bring the ears closer to the head and reduce the size of seemingly large ears. This cosmetic facial surgery can also correct the appearance of ears that are misshapen from injury.

Facial Liposuction

In addition to traditional facial cosmetic surgery, Dr. Desman can sculpt and tone various areas of the face through facial liposuction. For stubborn areas of fat that don’t seem to improve, this facial procedure helps create a contoured appearance by removing fat deposits in targeted areas*. Dr. Desman is skilled in the tumescent, ultrasound-assisted, and SAFELipo® liposuction techniques.

To schedule a consultation for facial cosmetic surgery or a non-surgical facial procedure in Alexandria, VA, contact Dr. Eric Desman at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery today at (703) 884-1595.

Non-surgical Facial Procedure Treatments in Northern Virginia

Some enhancements are best achieved through non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques. As stand-alone procedures or in combination with a surgical option, Dr. Desman offers the following facial procedure treatments:

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