McLean, VA | Blog Posts on Plastic Surgery

Explore multiple blog posts directly from Dr. Alex Mesbahi, helping his patients enhance their appearance and feel more confident.

FAQs About The Use Of ADMs In Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 06/04/2021

Be prepared for your post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery by understanding all of your available options, including implants with ADM.

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What Is PAP Flap Breast Reconstruction?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 04/29/2021

If you are facing breast reconstruction surgery, make sure you know all of your available options. Learn more about one technique, the PAP flap, here.

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Will Breast Implants Feel Heavier Than Your Natural Breasts?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 04/22/2021

Get a better idea of what you can expect after breast augmentation, including how your implants may look and feel compared to your natural breasts.

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Can I Still Get A Tummy Tuck With Diastasis Recti?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 04/15/2021

Is your mommy pooch making you feel less than confident about your body? It may be caused by diastasis recti. Discover how tummy tuck can help.

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Open Or Closed Rhinoplasty? Which Procedure Is Right For Me?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 04/10/2021

Take a closer look at the different rhinoplasty techniques, including open and closed rhinoplasty, and find out which one may be right for you.

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Am I Too Thin For Breast Augmentation With Fat Transfer?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 03/30/2021

Worried you’re too skinny for fat transfer to the breast? You may be surprised! Learn more about breast augmentation with fat transfer here.

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Which Breast Reconstruction Technique Is Best For You?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 03/26/2021

Breast reconstruction offers a number of unique options, but which one is right for you? Learn more about reconstructive breast surgery here.

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How Long Will Tightness Last After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 03/23/2021

Prepare yourself for tummy tuck recovery by knowing what side effects are possible, how long they may last, and when you should feel back to normal.

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Six Reasons Women Choose To Get Breast Implants

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 03/11/2021

No matter the reason, the choice to undergo breast augmentation surgery is a personal one. Discover common motivations for getting breast implants.

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Can Rhinoplasty Be Combined With Other Cosmetic Procedures?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 02/28/2021

Consider these exciting cosmetic treatments and procedures to amplify your rhinoplasty results and achieve harmony between your facial features

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How Long Can Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation Results Last?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 02/21/2021

Have you been thinking about fat transfer to breast as a natural alternative to implants? Learn more here, including how long your results may last.

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What’s The Best Way To Sleep After A Tummy Tuck?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 02/13/2021

Make sure you are prepared for a successful and comfortable recovery after tummy tuck surgery by knowing which sleeping position is most appropriate.

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What Age Is Considered Too Young For Breast Augmentation?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 02/05/2021

Women today are getting breast implants at an earlier age than ever before, but just how young is too young for breast augmentation surgery?

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Rhinoplasty Side Effects To Be Aware Of During Recovery

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 01/30/2021

Make sure you know what to expect after rhinoplasty, including how long recovery may take, what symptoms you may experience, and things to avoid.

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Questions About Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 01/26/2021

Make sure you are well-prepared for breast reconstruction after mastectomy by understanding all of your options and knowing what to expect.

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Which Type Of Tummy Tuck Is A Fit For You?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 01/17/2021

Tummy tuck is not a one-size-fits-all procedure. Discover the different approaches to tummy tuck surgery here, and learn which may be right for you.

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How Much Fat Is Needed For A Fat Transfer To Breast?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 01/06/2021

Fat transfer is an exciting and more natural alternative to breast implants, but patients must have enough extra fat to harvest. How much is enough?

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Tips On Selecting A Nose Shape For Rhinoplasty

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 12/23/2020

If you are thinking about enhancing your nose shape with cosmetic surgery, learn more about your various options for rhinoplasty surgery here.

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Is Breast Reconstruction Different From Breast Augmentation?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 12/16/2020

There may be similarities between breast reconstruction surgery and breast augmentation, but the two procedures are very different. Learn more here.

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Can You Still Have A Baby After A Tummy Tuck Procedure?

Dr. Alex Mesbahi | 12/09/2020

Learn what the ideal time for abdominoplasty is, and discover how getting pregnant after tummy tuck surgery may affect your cosmetic results.

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