Category Archives: Brow/Forehead Lift

“Maskne” Tips and Tricks

Face masks are essential during the pandemic. We are no exception here at Potomac Plastic Surgery, since we require face masks in the office, among many other safety measures! Masks, however, can come with unwanted side effects of increased oil production and the dreaded "maskne", skin flare-up related to mask-wearing. Maskne Skin irritation from masks …

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We’re Open!

We're open! Starting Monday June 1, 2020 we will resume seeing in-person elective patients. Cosmetic relaxer and filler treatments will be performed! Cosmetic surgery can start being scheduled! Safety is our priority. Behind the scenes, we have taken proactive actions to enhance everyone's safety given the threat of COVID-19. The enhanced infection control measures allow …

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COVID-19

To all our cherished patients, As a preventative measure, we have been temporarily closed as of March 15, 2020 for elective office visits and hope to reopen soon. We recognize the trust you place in us when visiting us and want to share with you the proactive actions we are taking to keep everyone safe …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Migraine Surgery for Chronic Headaches

As a Washington DC cosmetic surgery practice, we are often asked to relax wrinkles, lift cheeks, and reduce neck fat with facelift surgery. However, plastic surgery involves both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. One aspect of reconstructive plastic surgery that we treat is migraine surgery for chronic headaches. Chronic headaches requires a team of specialists including …

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Relaxing and Lifting the Brow

The eyes are often the first area one considers for plastic surgery. Excess skin and fat develops around the eyes. The brow naturally falls and droops with age, especially the sides of the brow. This sagging and extra tissue of the upper eyelid area crowds the upper eyes. A significantly droopy brow may even decrease …

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Facial Feminization Plastic Surgery

Facial feminization is a group of cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures that modify features from typically male to more female. Facial feminization is not necessarily a single procedure, but rather may involve various procedures on skin, fat, muscle, and bone as appropriate. Each person is unique and plastic surgeons tailor procedures based on multiple factors. …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Downtime after Plastic Surgery

Nonsurgical procedures, such as liquid facelift and eye bag treatment, continue to grow in popularity these days. However, there are some cases in which surgery cannot be substituted. Only surgery can remove excess skin and significantly lift sagging tissue. Natural changes from age and sun damage affect ligaments, skin, bone, muscle, and fat. These tissue …

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Plastic Surgery that may be covered by insurance

Plastic surgery covers a broad area of medicine, which includes both reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. Plastic surgery is not just about Botox® and breast implants. Some procedures are generally considered purely cosmetic, ex. facelift. Other procedures are generally considered reconstructive, ex. scar revision after injury. Lastly, some procedures may blend both cosmetic and reconstructive aspects …

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Eye Rejuvenation in Men

Eye rejuvenation is a common request by men considering plastic surgery. Smooth skin, reduce eye bags and dark circles, and lifting a low brow are frequent goals. Plastic surgeons utilize both nonsurgical and surgical techniques to help male patients achieve their desired results. Men's Skin Testosterone makes the skin more susceptible to UV damage. As …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Lipoma Treatment

Washington DC cosmetic surgery patients want a nip and tuck with lip injections or a facelift. Some, however, come to a plastic surgeon's office to treat a visible lump on the body, which may be a lipoma. Lipomas are a relatively common cause of lumps throughout the body. Fortunately, most of these lumps are benign …

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