Category: Non-Surgical

Double chin fat-melting injection might be the next big non-surgical breakthrough

Some serious buzz is growing around a fat-melting injection called ATX-101, a synthetic version of deoxycholic acid, which naturally occurs within the body that breaks down dietary fat. 1600 people participated in the clinical trial, which according to The Daily Beast and other sources, yielded positive results for reducing submental (under the chin) fat. The ATX-101… Read more…

Your Botox secret is safe with us

Because of the confidential nature of many DC-area jobs, most of us in Northern Virginia area understand why someone would want to keep their Botox (or any appointment with a cosmetic surgery professional) under wraps. Northern Virginia, if you want a little Botox, we’ll keep your secret safe. Video: Plastic Surgery Confessions: I Hide Botox… Read more…

New CoolFit applicator for CoolSculpting

Blog Image

CoolSculpting (our favorite non-surgical fat reduction treatment) is gaining headway with new upgrades to the technology. The new “CoolFit” applicator used during CoolSculpting treatment is evolving to attack more fat cells at the same time and be more capable of treating the most difficult trouble areas. Although the FDA only cleared the device for treatment… Read more…

Do your friends look younger than they used to?

Blog Image

If so, it’s possible that they are having filler treatments, which are very effective at restoring volume to the face which is lost as we age. In 2011 the popularity of such procedures increased by 7%, totaling 1.9 million. Popular injectable fillers include products like Juvederm, Restylane, and Belotero. Here at our Fairfax office, we… Read more…

Belotero now available in Northern Virginia

Blog Image

Introducing the newest injectable filler – Belotero® dermal filler! We’re pleased to now offer Belotero at Hess Plastic Surgery and we’re encouraging our clients to try it in place of some of the fillers they’ve previously used. Belotero is a new hyaluronic acid-based injectable filler, much like Juvederm or Restylane. Approved by the FDA in… Read more…