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Tuberous Breast

Reasons for Considering an Augmentation to Correct Tuberous Breasts Enhance body shape if breasts are oddly shaped Equalize a difference in breast size Possible Side Effects Temporary soreness, swelling, change in nipple sensation, & bruising. Breast sensitive to stimulation for a few weeks.   Recovery Process Generally, post-operative instructions call for plenty of rest and limited movement in order to…

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Poland Syndrome

Poland Syndrome is a rare birth defect characterized by underdevelopment or absence of the chest muscle on one side of the body and (but not always) webbing of the fingers of the hand on the same side mostly common on the right side of the body and found more in males than females. It is usually considered a unilateral condition.…

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Male Breast Reduction/ Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is overdevelopment of the male breast. The glandular tissue of the breast swells, usually in response to an excess of the female hormone estrogen or a lack of testosterone, a male hormone. It occurs in babies, teen boys, and older men.  While common during puberty, in some males it becomes permanent.  Many choose to have this surgically corrected. Reasons…

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Pectoral Implants

Reasons for Considering a Pectoral Implant Enhance body shape Create a more toned appearance General Procedure Pectoral Implants are different from a breast augmentation. During surgery, the tissue is raised to create an open pocket under the tissue or beneath the chest wall muscle. Implants typically contain a saline solution (similar to saltwater) although in special cases the implants can…

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Breast Reduction

Breast reduction (or reduction mammaplasty) is an enhancement procedure that reshapes the breasts in order to make them smaller, lighter, and firmer. Reduction is accomplished by removing excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin.  Large breasts can cause physical pain as well as emotional and social anxiety.  Women who take advantage of the breast reduction procedure find that they are able…

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Breast Lift

A breast lift, also known as a mastopexy, is a procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts.  As a woman ages, skin loses some elasticity which can cause the breasts to lose their natural shape and firmness. This procedure is designed to elevate the breasts and give them a more youthful appearance.  A breast lift may also be completed in…

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Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation Chevy Chase Plump Up the Volume Patients, both international and from Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia looking for breast augmentation with saline or silicone breast implants come to our practice seeking advice as to the best implant type or approach. After an individualized and complimentary consultation, our Washington DC breast augmentation specialists are able to come up with…

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Breasts/Chest

Women The size and shape of a woman’s breasts can often play a critical role in a woman’s self image. Women who are discontent with their breast size can often feel self-conscious or even embarrassed about their appearance. We offer a variety of breast enhancement procedures that will give the breasts a more balanced, symmetrical look while still appearing natural…

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