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All You Need to Know About Renuvion Skin Tightening Technology Published on January 17th, 2020

Renuvion is a new energy device designed to contour different areas of the body using a unique combination of plasma and RF energy. If you’ve ever felt concerned about loose skin on the neck, wished for a smooth bra-line, forgone sleeveless tops because of excess skin on your arms, or felt unc…

What Were the Most Searched Cosmetic Procedures of 2019? Published on December 19th, 2019

As the year winds to a close, it’s time to reflect on the past year, trends that came and went, and how the past will impact the new year to come. As a plastic surgeon, I was naturally intrigued when I saw RealSelf’s recent round-up of some of the most-searched cosmetic treatments of 2019—…

4 Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Giving Back in Richmond (And Up Off the Couch) Published on November 18th, 2019

Can you believe the holidays are nearly here? Chances are your kids are already anxiously awaiting their breaks from school—but we know how excitement can turn to boredom and ennui within just a few days. If your kids are prone to becoming screen zombies or you’re wondering how to kee…

Nipple & Areola Tattooing Can Be an Important Step for Many Breast Reconstruction Patients Published on October 18th, 2019

Every year, your favorite businesses, websites, and social media pages turn pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. While I fully support any organization making an effort to spread awareness and raise funds for breast cancer research, sometimes certain efforts lose sight of what this …

7 Items to Have on Hand During Plastic Surgery Recovery Published on September 16th, 2019

One of the most frequently asked questions I hear from my patients is, “how should I prepare for my recovery?” There’s a lot you can do ahead of time to help your plastic surgery recovery go as smoothly as possible, including lining up people to help with transportation and childcare, havi…