The Loudoun Center for Plastic Surgery Blog

A patient education plastic surgery blog by Dr. Michael Brown at The Loudoun Center for Plastic Surgery.

Breast Augmentation cost in Northern Virginia like many other places has several components. The most important variable is obviously the talent and skill of the plastic surgeon. This is also the only variable the the surgeon has any control over. The patient has to have an anesthesia provider to be sure she is closely and […]

There are several size options for implants. The size is noted in cubic centimeters (ccs), such as 350 ccs. The implant needs to fit the width of the woman’s chest. For each width, there is a specific breast implant fill volume or range advised. For instance, a ‘300cc’ breast implant will likely have a fill […]

When having breast augmentation, it is important to have realistic expectations. This starts from understanding what the surgery can and cannot do. First of all, your body’s natural shape will determine much of the outcome. The plastic surgeon will take this into account during the initial exam. Here are some basics on breast structure and […]

What breast implant position will create the best results for me? Many women wonder this question when considering breast implants. However, there isn’t a single ‘right’ answer that will be the best for every woman. There are a couple options. Breast implants can be placed right below the breast tissue, but above the chest muscle. […]

Myth #1: Liposuction can help you lose all of your unwanted weight. This myth is false because while liposuction is a great addition to a healthy lifestyle and weight loss system, it cannot simply make all of your unwanted weight vanish. Liposuction is used more for specific areas that you would like to target. You […]

What are spider veins? Spider veins refer to the swollen red, purple, and blue veins that can be seen under the skin as they twist and turn. Spider veins can be both annoying and unsightly. These types of veins usually show up on either the legs or the face, and can cause people to want […]