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 »

Should I Consider Breast Augmentation After Weight Loss?

Weight loss after pregnancy, via bariatric surgery or through diet and exercise, is an accomplishment to be proud of. However, you might find your happiness dampened somewhat by the resulting changes to your body. For example, while your skin can stretch an incredible amount, it doesn’t always snap back to shape afterward. We know it… Read More »

Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine for Busy Moms

Being a mom can be stressful. Between helping your kids with their homework, shuttling them to and from sports practice, running your household, and managing your professional career, you barely have time to catch your breath. Focusing on your skin care can slip further and further down your priority list as you juggle all these… Read More »

May Is for Moms: Get a Mommy Makeover!

May brings spring at its beautiful peak – with plenty of sunshine, flowers blooming, and birds singing. May is also a time when we honor our mothers with Mother’s Day. You might expect your family to treat you to something memorable like serving you breakfast in bed, but have you thought about using Mother’s Day… Read More »

Top 5 Procedures to Get You Ready for Bikini Season

Spring is in full bloom, and summer isn’t far behind. If you are planning a getaway to explore the beautiful beaches of Maryland and Virginia, you’ll want to look and feel your best while you soak up the sunshine and bask in the ocean breeze. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman can help… Read More »

What Does a Mommy Makeover Consist Of?

Being pregnant and caring for a newborn child are life-changing experiences. While you probably fell in love with your baby at first sight, you may not adore the changes pregnancy and breastfeeding have caused to your body. Many women seek a mommy makeover to help restore their self-esteem and make them feel sexier and more… Read More »

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 »