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Are My Post-Pregnancy Body Changes Permanent?

Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can lead to lasting physical changes in the body’s appearance that may not be sufficiently corrected with dieting, exercise, and other lifestyle changes. After having a child or multiple children, women commonly develop the following changes in their physique: Drooping breasts/stretched breast skin Loss of breast... Continue Reading

ISHRS 1st Place Award Winners for Poster on PRP for Hair Restoration

Our plastic surgeons, James Vogel, MD and Carrie Houssock, MD, along with our nurse practitioner Lindsay, won the first place poster at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) 27th annual World Congress meeting in Bangkok, Thailand! The award-winning poster presented the successful results of our work with PRP... Continue Reading

Are Breast Implants Safe?

At our practice your safety and satisfaction are always our primary concerns, which is why we think it is important to address recent news about the safety of breast implants. You may have heard about the FDA’s announcement regarding cases of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), which have... Continue Reading

Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

Being prepared for the recovery period after tummy tuck surgery can help the process go more smoothly and comfortably. Although there is no such thing as a “perfect” recovery, patients who follow Dr. Vogel’s and Dr. Houssock’s abdominoplasty recovery tips and detailed postoperative care instructions typically experience less discomfort, fewer... Continue Reading

BOTOX® Cosmetic vs. Dermal Fillers

Cosmetic injectable treatments have quickly become one of the most popular methods for non-surgical facial rejuvenation at our Baltimore plastic surgery practice. The natural-looking results, quick treatment sessions, and absence of downtime associated with wrinkle relaxers like BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® and dermal fillers such as JUVÉDERM® and Restylane® make... Continue Reading

Rachel Mulherin Discusses Her Vivace™ RF Microneedling Experience

Jewelry Designer Rachel Mulherin is definitely living her best life! When she started to notice visible signs of skin aging, she turned to state-of-the-art Vivace RF microneedling. Vivace promised to be a quick, effective treatment with no downtime that would allow her to return to her busy lifestyle with a... Continue Reading

How Do I Get Rid of Jowls?

The formation of jowls is caused by aging of the skin, tissue, and musculature of the face and neck, which results in a drooping appearance below the natural jawline. While certain signs of facial aging can sometimes be adequately addressed with non-surgical methods, such as dermal fillers, wrinkle relaxers, laser... Continue Reading

5 Things You Should Know Before Facelift Surgery

Prior to facelift surgery, our plastic surgeons provide patients with information and guidance to educate them about their choices and prepare them for success. Below we have included five things every patient should know before a facelift: Facelift surgery can be easily combined with additional facial rejuvenation procedures and treatments... Continue Reading

Dr. Vogel Discusses PRP for Hair Regrowth at ISHRS 2018

Our board-certified plastic surgeon—James E. Vogel, MD, FACS—was invited to speak at the 26th Annual World Congress for the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), which was held in Los Angeles, California at the Loews Hollywood Hotel from October 10th to the 14th, 2018. As the former president of... Continue Reading