Here’s How to Do a Self-Breast Exam

At-home wellness screenings are essential for helping you catch health issues early. You might have invested in an inexpensive blood pressure cuff or a scale that measures your body composition to ensure you stay within an ideal range. However, are you also diligent about performing monthly self-breast exams? According to, approximately 13% of U.S…. Read More »

How Many Areas Can One Liposuction Session Treat?

You already know about liposuction’s benefits to tone, slim, and contour your body’s trouble zones, but you may not realize you can be a good candidate for having more than one spot treated at once. How many areas can you address in one surgical procedure? While there’s no hard-and-fast answer to this question, there is… Read More »

How Is SAFELipo Different From Traditional Liposuction?

Body contouring with liposuction remains one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures in the United States. Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients choose this surgery to transform their bodies and remove stubborn, diet- and exercise-resistant fat pockets. If you’re in good overall health and are already at or near your target body weight, liposuction… Read More »

When Is the Right Time for Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss?

Shedding a dramatic amount of weight represents a significant life milestone for many formerly overweight people. Whether your accomplishment resulted from having bariatric surgery or you worked off the pounds through diligent diet and exercise, you’ve likely found yourself feeling healthier and more confident. However, your exterior appearance might not match your newly improved outlook… Read More »

3 Non-Surgical Ways to Rejuvenate Your Face

If you’re concerned about signs of premature aging and seeking ways to get a younger, healthier-looking appearance, you might be wondering whether you can achieve these goals without surgery. After all, undergoing surgery is a significant financial and time commitment, and you could be searching for alternative options for refreshing your look at the dawn… Read More »

Ways to Correct a Double Chin

In this era of social media selfies and video chats, you might have started to notice a pocket of unwanted fat accumulating under your chin. This double chin, also known as submental fat, can be a frustrating cosmetic concern to live with. A double chin can make you look older or heavier than you are… Read More »

Should You Add Liposuction to Your Tummy Tuck?

During your tummy tuck consultation with Dr. Eric Desman, he will ask you about your aesthetic goals and what results you’re hoping to experience in undergoing this surgery. Based on your answers, he may suggest you consider making other cosmetic changes at the same time as your abdominoplasty.   Many patients find a stand-alone tummy… Read More »

Why Facelifts Are Growing More Popular With Younger People

Though the idea of getting a facelift in your early to mid-30s or 40s might sound extreme, Dr. Desman is seeing an increasing trend of younger patients seeking this surgery at his Northern Virginia practice. If you’re a younger person considering having a facelift done, what benefits can you look forward to? 1. A Shorter… Read More »

What Causes Stubborn Fat, and What Can You Do About It?

If you have a long-held goal of attaining a slim, toned figure, you aren’t alone. However, no matter how many hours you spend sweating in the gym, or how dedicated you are to staying on top of a healthy, sensible diet, you likely still have specific trouble spots standing between you and the body of… Read More »

Tips for Choosing the Best Breast Implant Size

Committing to breast augmentation surgery is a significant decision. If you’ve dreamed of having larger breasts or being able to show off sexy cleavage in low-cut tops, you might be wondering what implant size and shape will look best on you. Here are some things to consider when choosing your breast implants to ensure satisfaction… Read More »