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Preparing for Blepharoplasty Oct 7th, 2021

Eyelid surgery can help tighten sagging lids, remove deep creases, and get rid of puffy fat deposits or bags under the eyes. However, you’ll need to do some preparatory work before your surgical date to make sure your recovery runs smoothly. At Laughlin Plastic Surgery in Annapolis, Maryland, Dr. Laughlin...

6 Conditions That Improve with Microneedling Sep 1st, 2021

Your skin is constantly aging, shedding, and replacing itself. As you age, this process slows down, which leads to visible signs of aging. Sun damage and certain skin conditions can also affect your complexion, leaving you with hyperpigmentation and blemishes. Microneedling can address all of these problems, refreshing your skin...

Get Rid of Those Stubborn Fat Areas Once and For All with CoolSculpting Aug 9th, 2021

Working out, dieting, and toning your body can take you far, but sometimes that last mile between you and your dream body is down to a few stubborn fat deposits you can’t seem to shake or sweat off.  At Laughlin Plastic Surgery in Annapolis, Maryland, Dr. Daniel Laughlin uses the...

What Causes Puffy Fat Deposits In Your Eye Area? Jul 15th, 2021

The area around your eyes is prone to creasing, drooping, and sagging as you get older. This is just a result of sun exposure, weight fluctuations, and natural aging, but it can appear like your eyes are puffy. An experienced plastic surgeon can locate fatty deposits and carefully remove them,...

Common Causes of Visible Signs of Aging Jun 25th, 2021

There’s no way to completely avoid aging. Time is inevitable, and eventually your skin will begin to break down and sag. However, environmental factors and lifestyle choices can speed up this process and lead to premature aging. If you want to preserve your youthful complexion for as long as possible,...

Breast Augmentation: More Options Than Ever May 3rd, 2021

Breast augmentations have existed for decades, and they’ve steadily risen in popularity in modern years. Many women seek out breast implants to boost their bra size and self confidence, replace lost volume, and achieve symmetrical breasts. The techniques used during surgery have only improved over the years, so you have...

Help! My Skin is Sagging Apr 1st, 2021

Over time, your skin naturally begins to sag. Facial skin begins to wrinkle, your belly starts to pudge, and your eyelids might begin to droop. If you’re frustrated with your loose skin and saggy appearance, it might be time to consult an expert. There are many treatments that promise tighter,...

Get Ready for Summer With a Tummy Tuck Mar 17th, 2021

There’s a good reason why tummy tucks perennially rank among the top-five cosmetic surgical procedures in the United States: These surgical procedures are extremely effective and deliver dramatic results.  We understand that getting to your ideal body shape can be challenging. You can diet and exercise and watch the needle...

Will Everyone Be Able to Tell I've Had a Facelift? Feb 3rd, 2021

The way facelifts are done has changed a lot since the early days of cosmetic surgery. Where facelifts used to be composed of a procedure that simply pulled skin upward to tighten it, leaving patients with a “plastic” or stretched appearance, modern facelifts are much less artificial-looking and the results...

8 Conditions that Get Better With Microneedling Jan 1st, 2021

While the concept of microneedling might sound frightening to some, it’s actually a minimally-invasive, safe way to roll back the years and correct issues with the skin. This includes conditions like large pores, fine lines, and even acne scars. If you’re looking for an easy way to brighten and tighten...

Gift Your Self With Body Contouring this Holiday Season Dec 7th, 2020

When diet and exercise have done all they can do, you may still be displeased with the contours of your body. Fat deposits can stubbornly stay in place, giving an insightly bulge or three in places you wish desperately to flatten. Good news: body contouring can help! At Laughlin Plastic...

Is a Breast Lift Considered Major Surgery? Nov 10th, 2020

If you’re happy with the volume of your breasts but unhappy with the shape, you might be better off receiving a breast lift instead of an augmentation. While similar to a breast augmentation, these two surgeries do have a few key differences, especially when it comes to downtime. Here, we’ll...

Recovering from a Facelift: What to Expect Oct 15th, 2020

Facelifts have become a staple of the plastic surgery world, and your surgeon has likely explained the process in detail. You might know what’s going to happen during surgery, but what will happen once it’s all over?  Recovery is just as important as the surgery itself, and it’s easy to...

Microneedling for Acne Scars Sep 9th, 2020

Acne scarring is common, with 40% of people with acne ending up with scars. Acne scars can diminish self-confidence and self-esteem, making you feel down about yourself and your appearance. Patients of Laughlin Plastic Surgery in Annapolis, Maryland, can enjoy the benefits of microneedling provided by our expert esthetician, Laura...

Why do Eyelids Sag? Aug 13th, 2020

Ptosis, or eyelid sagging, is behind nearly 150,000 eyelid surgeries annually in the U.S. alone. What causes your eyelids to begin to sag and droop, and how can you minimize the effects of aging on your face?  Patients of Laughlin Plastic Surgery in Annapolis, Maryland, can enjoy eyelid surgery for...

3 Cosmetic Breast Surgeries to Consider Jul 13th, 2020

Wish your breasts were perkier, larger, or smaller? Today’s plastic surgery options are broad, letting you achieve the aesthetic you long for with a careful and precise cosmetic adjustment. The result could boost your self-confidence and self-esteem, and even correct certain health issues. At Laughlin Plastic Surgery, with locations in...

What to Expect When Recovering From a Tummy Tuck Jun 10th, 2020

If you’re thinking about having a tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, you’re not the only one. This procedure is one of the top five cosmetic surgeries performed annually in the United States. Knowing what to expect from a tummy tuck recovery can help you make an informed decision...

The Differences between Microdermabrasion and A Chemical Peel May 8th, 2020

Sun damage, acne scarring, and aging can all leave a mark on your face.There are many different ways to address lines, wrinkles, and scars, including minimally invasive techniques that can turn the clock back and leave your skin smoother, fresher, and younger-looking.  At Laughlin Plastic Surgery, with locations in Annapolis,...

Am I a Candidate for Body Contouring? Apr 1st, 2020

You’ve been working hard on your body, dropping pounds and waist sizes while working to tone your muscles and slim your profile. What do you do when all of that isn't quite enough? Body contouring can tackle those last few stubborn fat deposits and deliver the results you seek.  At...

How Eyelid Surgery Can Give You Back Your Youthful Glow Mar 5th, 2020

As you age, your skin starts to lose its elasticity, causing sagging as gravity takes a toll. For many, eye appearance is one of the first visible signs of aging, as eyelids begin to droop and circles appear.  At Laughlin Plastic Surgery in Annapolis and Easton, Maryland, Dr. Daniel Laughlin...

5 Reasons Microneedling Is So Beneficial for Your Skin Feb 1st, 2020

Unhappy with what you see when you take a closeup look at your face in the mirror? The gradual and cumulative effects of sun exposure and aging can slowly cause your face to lose its youthful freshness. Lines and wrinkles form, dark spots appear, and your skin can feel dry...

How a Breast Lift Works to Perk Up Your Chest Without Implants Jan 3rd, 2020

If having children or simply taking more trips around the sun has you wishing your breasts had more sass than sag, you’ve got options. You may think surgically placed implants are your only option, but there are other choices for prettier, perkier breasts, which may be more appropriate for your...

5 Reasons to Consider a Breast Reduction Dec 2nd, 2019

While breast augmentation, the number one cosmetic surgical procedure, often gets all the attention, for other women, breast reduction surgery can also make an amazing difference. Whether your large breasts are causing cosmetic issues, physical problems, or both, decreasing your bra size can help you look and feel your best....

Choosing Between a Tummy Tuck and CoolSculpting® Nov 1st, 2019

If your midsection needs some tweaking, a tummy tuck or CoolSculpting® are possible options. But which treatment is right for you? Dr. Daniel Laughlin and the team at Laughlin Plastic Surgery in Annapolis and Easton, Maryland, can help you decide which aesthetic treatment will give you the results you desire....

Turn Back the Clock on Aging Skin With Microneedling Oct 1st, 2019

Everyone deals with aging eventually, but what if we told you there is a safe, noninvasive option for minimizing wrinkles that won’t require surgery and doesn’t cause a long list of side effects and issues? Microneedling, a popular treatment for wrinkles and other signs of aging, can help to turn...

Why Eyelid Surgery Remains One of the Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures Sep 1st, 2019

One of the first places where aging becomes visible are the areas around your eyes. With time, your skin and facial muscles lose their tone and fatty deposits accumulate. You don't want that. Thankfully, there's something you can do to prevent this from happening.  Blepharoplasty, aka eyelid surgery, repairs drooping...

Get the Beach Body You've Always Wanted With Noninvasive CoolSculpting Aug 8th, 2019

Summer may be the best season to live in Maryland. Whether you’re sailing on Chesapeake Bay, spending time at your favorite beach, or enjoying one of the many outdoor festivals, the warmer temperatures and sunshine invite you to revel in all the “Free State” offers.  Here at Laughlin Plastic Surgery,...