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What is Capsular Contracture and How is it Treated?

October 23, 2019
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Breast augmentation has a long and successful track record. Millions of women have relied on the surgery to enhance their breasts and feel more confident in their bodies. However, even a skillfully-performed procedure poses a slight risk of complications. One possible, and treatable, breast enhancement complication is a condition known as capsular contracture. Keep reading for the essential information you should know about capsular contracture. Plus, discover Dr. Adam Basner’s unique approach to correcting this concern and giving you the results you desire through revision breast surgery. Capsular Contracture and Breast Implants A capsule of scar tissue naturally forms around any… Read Full Post
Category: Breast Surgery

Cosmetic Procedures to Improve Your Summer Look

June 30, 2019
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Summer is here, with heat and humidity that can make wearing heavy makeup uncomfortable or impractical. If you want to go bare-faced with confidence, and be able to jump into the ocean or a pool without worrying about washing your makeup away, visit Dr. Adam Basner to discuss non-surgical cosmetic procedures that can help improve your skin and appearance. Call 410-616-3000 to schedule your consultation today. We offer cosmetic procedures with fast results and little to no downtime. Reduce Wrinkles with BOTOX™ Cosmetic Wrinkles are unfortunately an inevitable fact of life. They occur due to facial expressions, gravity, sun exposure, and genetics, and no one is immune. However, you don’t… Read Full Post

Current Plastic Surgery Trends

May 29, 2019
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Have you ever wondered which plastic surgery procedures are most popular? The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released data regarding the most commonly performed surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in 2018. Find out whether your desired treatment cracks the top 5. Dr. Basner offers a wide range of plastic surgery services in order to address just about any goal you may have. These include: Breast surgery Body contouring Facial plastic surgery Nonsurgical cosmetic treatments Please contact Dr. Adam Basner using the form on this page or call 410-616-3000 today to schedule a consultation. We serve patients in Baltimore and the surrounding areas of Maryland.

How Much Weight Can You Lose with Liposuction?

April 22, 2019
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One of the most common myths associated with liposuction is that the procedure can help you lose weight. Unfortunately, this incorrect assumption can cause you to develop unrealistic expectations for your procedure. Liposuction is not a tool for weight loss. It is a body contouring procedure that will remove small amounts of fat from targeted areas of your body in order to provide a more toned, sculpted figure. In reality, the amount of fat removed during most liposuction procedures will not result in a significant loss of weight. Why Can’t Liposuction Help Me Lose Weight? You shouldn’t use liposuction as a weight loss technique for several reasons: There are limits to the amount of fat… Read Full Post

Your Facelift Surgery: A Complete Guide

March 31, 2019
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A facelift gives you a brighter, younger look by lifting sagging skin and reducing the appearance of deep-set lines and wrinkles. View our slideshare below to learn more about this procedure and if it's right for you. To schedule a facelift consultation with Dr. Basner, call 410-616-3000. The Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland serves patients in Baltimore, Columbia, Owings Mills and Towson.  

Get Your Summer Beach Body With Liposuction

March 27, 2019
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Summer is around the corner — is your body beach-ready? Rather than turning to extreme diets or an intense workout regimen to sculpt your figure, consider augmenting your healthy habits with plastic surgery. Liposuction is a safe, effective treatment designed to target stubborn pockets of fat that may be resistant to diet and exercise. What Is Liposuction? Even the healthiest of adults still struggle with fat in their: Stomach and hips Inner and outer thighs buttocks Back and bra line Knees Arms Chin Liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure that can eliminate pinchable fat in these and other areas of your body. It works by permanently removing fat cells in treated areas,… Read Full Post

Tummy Tuck: Essential Facts You Should Know

February 21, 2019
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A tummy tuck is an effective way to tighten loose abdominal muscles and remove excess skin and fat in the abdominal region in order to achieve a more toned, flat stomach appearance. It is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed each year, and Dr. Basner often recommends it as part of a mommy makeover for women who are looking to restore their pre-pregnancy figure. View our infographic below to learn some important facts about the tummy tuck procedure. You can learn more about your options and receive individualized treatment recommendations by speaking with Dr. Basner in person. Please contact Dr. Adam Basner using the form on this page or call 410-616-3000 today to… Read Full Post

Put Your Best Face Forward This New Year

January 02, 2019
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As we head into 2019, many people are making their resolutions for the new year. A common resolution is to “be your best self,” and while we can’t help you kick your procrastination habit or get you to the gym, we can help you look your best. Looking your best can raise your self-esteem and self-confidence and in turn help you feel your best. Baltimore plastic surgeon Dr. Adam Basner performs many surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures to help you put your best face forward. Contact us today at 410-616-3000 to schedule your consultation and take the first step on your new year’s journey to your best self. Surgical Procedures to Look Your Best in 2019 No matter what part of your… Read Full Post

Dr. Basner Named “Top Doc” by Baltimore Magazine

November 26, 2018
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Once again, Dr. Adam Basner has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” by Baltimore Magazine. It is an honor to earn this distinction, as each “Top Doctor” is nominated by peers in their field. Dr. Basner has consistently earned “Top Doctor” status over the years due to his skill, technique, professionalism, artistry, and commitment to his patients. If you are interested in improving your body through a plastic surgery procedure, please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Basner at 410-616-3000 to schedule your initial consultation. How “Top Docs” Are Chosen Each year, Baltimore Magazine sends out both a mailed and online survey to different kinds of doctors in the greater Baltimore area, asking… Read Full Post

Cost of a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)

November 09, 2018
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A Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is a popular body contouring procedure that takes fat from unwanted areas like the waist and puts it into the buttocks, creating an hourglass contour. The price of a Brazilian Butt Lift will vary depending on your unique circumstances and goals, but typically it will range from $8,000 to $10,000 at Dr. Basner’s practice. If you are interested in improving the size and shape of your buttocks through BBL surgery, contact Baltimore plastic surgeon Dr. Adam Basner at 410-616-3000 to schedule your initial consultation. Benefits of a Brazilian Butt Lift A Brazilian Butt Lift is ideal for someone who wants to create a more shapely backside while at the same time… Read Full Post
Category: Butt Lift