The goal of optimal post-surgery nutrition is to promote quick healing, lessen the likelihood of infection (through a well-supported immune system) and reduce pain, inflammation and swelling.
Surgery places numerous stresses on the body, and good nutrition can mitigate some of them. As a result, we can expedite wound healing, reduce risk of infection and minimize scarring.
The biggest advantage that I see is for people who are unwilling to consider liposuction, and are willing to have a partial result.
We use them so frequently in our breast augmentation, tummy tuck and mommy makeover procedures, that we would assume everyone else did as well. Turns out patients don’t have as much information about them as they probably should.
Tis the season again!
Time for turkey and mistletoe, yule logs burning and the smell of Christmas trees. And it’s also time for visiting family and for office parties - time to look your best! As we approach this happy, crazy
Fillers aren't just for lips: fillers for scar acne treatment, nasolabial lines and other deep lines.
This past year, Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery, took the extremely unusual step of opening an overnight stay suite within our Center.
From a Plastic Surgeon’s prospective I would guess most would be interested in what my thoughts would be about what each should have done.
Dr. Sigal and Knotts volunteered for surgical work in Haiti. Here are some photos and video clips of their adventures!
Choosing the best breast implant size is the most difficult decision that our patients face when having breast augmentation surgery. At Austin-Weston, the plastic surgeons do not choose the breast implant for you. What we do is listen to you,
I was honored to be invited to speak in Los Angeles last week at the . It was my second time speaking on the topic of “Around-the-mouth Surgery” and probably the 15th or 20th for the other doctors.
COSTA MESA, Calif., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30, 2016 - The American Society of Plastic Surgery Professionals (ASPSP) named Donna Aguas, practice manager at Austin- Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Washington, D.C., the 2016 Member of the
Here’s what you need to know about how to get a facelift that doesn’t make you look like you’ve had a facelift.
We now see quite a few patients who have lost over 100 pounds following gastric bypass, or gastric sleeve surgery. On occasion we even see patients who have lost over 200 pounds! This is a great accomplishment, and something to
As a plastic surgeon with a 32 year practice of cosmetic surgery, I appreciate the honesty and vulnerability of Debora Spar’s September 25th article, Aging and the Beauty Dilemma.
She explained that the “Hey Betty” phenomena as when you wave to your neighbor Betty across the fence and the arms themselves just keep on waving.
On my desk is a “news-papery” looking journal called the “Plastic Surgery News.” The lead article this month is entitled “Plastic surgeons share the good, the bad and the ugly impact of reality TV.”
This past month, I had the pleasure of volunteering at Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA. I’m a premed, undergraduate student at George Washington University and wanted to learn more about the plastic surgery field.
Breast augmentation continues to be one of the most popular procedures that we perform amongst all age groups. It is one part of the “mommy makeover” surgery, when mothers come to us to regain a flatter abdomen and rejuvenate breasts.