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What to Expect at a Plastic Surgery Consultation

All journeys begin with a single step forward, including plastic surgery. The consultation with a plastic surgeon is a process that can take a variable amount of time before undergoing a procedure. Online information has made it significantly easier for patients to find a qualified board-certifed surgeon, but the abundance of information can also make …

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Finding the Best Plastic Surgeon for Your Cosmetic Surgery

Good plastic surgeons are not just in Beverly Hills or New York City. The best cosmetic specialists can be found all over the world. Top surgeons performing plastic surgery have a range of training backgrounds and professional interests. Some plastic surgeons specialize in breast augmentation, while others perform exclusively face lift surgery. Maryland patients seeking …

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Face Lift: Recovery Time?

How long is recovery after face lift surgery? No one wants to look as if they have had cosmetic surgery, and no one wants a long recovery period after plastic surgery. Fortunately, modern face lift surgery may get you natural results without the prolonged healing period. Face lift recovery varies on the specific type of …

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Septoplasty: Perforated Septum Risk?

Having a perforated septum is relatively rare. It is a low risk after septoplasty surgery, estimated to be less than 1%. There are many factors which increase the risk of developing a hole in the septum: revision nasal surgery broken nose, or nasal / facial trauma nasal piercing severely deviated septum, usually from trauma drug …

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Rhinoplasty: Plastic Surgeon or Facial Plastic Surgeon?

Does it make a difference who does my rhinoplasty? Cosmetic rhinoplasty patients should look at many things when considering elective cosmetic surgery, not just the specific board certification. Both plastic surgeons have training and may perform rhinoplasty. Some surgeons may have a particular interest in rhinoplasty surgery, while other plastic surgeons have other aesthetic interests. …

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Computer Imaging in Plastic Surgery

Are the pictures on the plastic surgeon's website real??? It depends on the website & the surgeon. Photographs and images on websites should be properly labeled as actual patients or models. Photographs, either online or in-person, may be misleading, due to variations in lighting, patient position, photo angle, camera, makeup, or computer manipulation. It is …

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Welcome

Greetings everyone! I'm Dr. Houtan Chaboki, a facial plastic surgeon in Washington, DC. I treat cosmetic surgery patients from the entire greater Washington DC region, northern Virginia, and Maryland, including Georgetown, Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Fairfax, Falls Church, and McLean. Patients travel to the office for my expertise in Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Skin Care, …

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