Breast Lifts Up 70% Since 2000 Catching Up to Breast Implants

In a recent study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), statistics have shown a dramatic rise in the number of mastopexy, or breast lift, procedures. In fact, since the year 2000, the number of breast lifts has since grown 70%, almost surpassing the number of breast implant procedures. Is this a growing trend ...

Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise since the Great Recession of 2008

Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise

Recent 2013 statistics released from the ASAPS revealed that cosmetic surgery is on the rise since the great recession of 2008. This is good news for cosmetic surgeons all around the country, but more importantly, it means people are working again. Jack Fisher, MD and President of ASAPS had this to say about the upward movement, ...

Choosing Your Type of Breast Implants: MemoryGel® vs. Saline

MemoryGel(R) Silicone Breast Implants

Here at the Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland, we use two types of breast implants: MemoryGel® and Saline implants. We’ve chosen to use one of the best manufacturers of implants, Mentor Worldwide LLC, which has been a recognized name in the plastic surgery industry for more than 30 years. Now that we’ve established the types of ...

Achieve a Flat, Toned Stomach with Exercise, a Healthy Diet and a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is not a shortcut to achieve a flat, toned stomach. It takes exercise and a healthy diet to even get to the point where a tummy tuck can be effective. But no matter how many sit-ups you do, and no matter how careful you are with your diet, sometimes you just can’t ...

Brachioplasty: Popular Option for Spring and Summer

Brachioplasty up 4000% since 2000

Clouds are giving way to the sun as winter turns into spring, making brachioplasty a more popular choice than ever before. As the heat kicks up a notch, sweaters and jackets are replaced with tank tops and summer dresses. But if you’re still hesitant about revealing your arms in public, an arm lift may be ...

Board Certified in Plastic Surgery: What it Means for You

Why exactly is it so important for plastic surgeons to be board certified in plastic surgery? If you’re like most people, you probably assumed that every doctor has to be board certified to practice. Inevitably, that isn’t always the case. In fact, anyone who has a medical license can call himself or herself a surgeon, even ...

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Why exactly is it so important for plastic surgeons to be board certified in plastic surgery? If you’re like most people, you probably assumed that every doctor has to be board certified to practice. Inevitably, that isn’t always the case. In … Continue reading

How to Choose the Right Size for Breast Implants

Choosing the right size for your breast implants is one of the most important decisions you can make if you decide to go through with breast augmentation. Before we get into the different methods of choosing breast implants, know that your best resource will always be a board certified plastic surgeon. Like many forms of cosmetic ...

The Mommy Makeover Trend at an All-Time High

A new term has been showing up in blogs, newspaper articles, and all over celebrity feeds called the mommy makeover. While the term might be trending, women have been seeking cosmetic surgery after having children for years. After child birth, each woman’s body will naturally try to return to pre-pregnancy shape at its own rate. ...

Baltimore Ultherapy a Non-Surgical Facelift Procedure

  Baltimore, Maryland Jan. 30, 2014 – Dr. Adam Basner, a renowned cosmetic and plastic surgeon with over 15 years of experience, is proud to be the first and only plastic surgeon in Baltimore to offer the acclaimed non-surgical lifting procedure: Ultherapy. Ultherapy , a non-invasive face and neck treatment,  uses ultrasound waves to lift and tone ...

Dr. Adam L. Basner Discusses Options for Breast Augmentation

August 14, 2013—Baltimore, Maryland—Dr. Adam Basner, a Baltimore area plastic surgeon, offers a variety of breast augmentation procedures for women looking to enhance their natural figure. Dr. Basner performs breast augmentation with or without a breast lift, and uses the most advanced techniques to enhance body contour, restore volume, achieve symmetry, or simply improve the overall ...