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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 with their body image. At the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Desman is proud… Read More »

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 new year burdened by bulges and regretting all your indulgences,… Read More »

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 effects of collagen loss will continue to make your skin… Read More »

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 men at some point in their lives due to factors… Read More »

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 frustrated by excess skin after reaching their weight loss goals… Read More »

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 men are choosing plastic surgery to improve various aspects of… Read More »

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, and it’s time to start considering various facial rejuvenation options… Read More »

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 Peel is an alternative option for restoring healthy skin with… Read More »

Something to Smile About: Everything You Need to Know About Lip Enhancements

While beauty trends come and go, luscious, sexy lips have stood the test of time. From iconic pinup girl Marilyn Monroe’s era-defining pout to modern-day bombshells like Scarlett Johansson, full lips have been a desirable trait for decades. However, if your genetic makeup didn’t bless you with naturally lovely lips or your lips have thinned… Read More »

Love Your Arms: Facts About Brachioplasty Surgery

As you age, a loss of muscle tone and skin elasticity can lead to an accumulation of flabby, sagging skin on your upper arms. Unfortunately, these “bat wings” don’t respond well to diet and exercise, which can be frustrating and leave you feeling self-conscious about wearing short-sleeved or sleeveless shirts and dresses. Even fit and… Read More »