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Washington DC Residents Want to Know: What Filler is the Best for Lip Injections?

So, you want a Kylie Jenner pout and are looking at lip injections. You’re starting to wonder how the star ever picked which filler she wanted in her lips because of how many are on the market nowadays. Don’t get ...
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Washington, DC Residents Want to Know: Should I Get a Nose Job From a Plastic Surgeon?

Getting a nose job, or rhinoplasty, can be a big decision. You may be unhappy with the appearance of your nose, but are apprehensive about undergoing plastic surgery. You can either go to a plastic surgeon or an ear, nose ...
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Laser Scar Revision in Washington, DC

Acne is always an embarrassing skin condition to have, and acne scars can be just as embarrassing and frustrating to have. Thankfully, Beaux Arts Institute of Plastic Surgery offers laser scar revision, which helps to improve and rid your face ...
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Washington, DC Residents Want to Know: Am I Too Young or Old for a Facelift?

As the face ages, we tend to lose the collagen and elastin in our skin, which keeps it plump and full. Our face starts to fall and we look more tired and weary than ever. Fighting the signs of aging ...
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Laser Skin Resurfacing in Washington, DC

Uneven skin tone, acne, and acne scarring can be frustrating to have, especially when your face is the first thing people notice about you. Now there’s a non-invasive solution to end your insecurities. Laser skin resurfacing is growing in popularity, ...
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Washington, DC Residents Want to Know: What is Recovery Like from a Brow Lift?

Do you have creases in your forehead you just can’t seem to get rid of? Injectables and fillers do the trick temporarily, but it always seems like you’re always in the doctor’s seat. The brow lift may be a good ...
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Repair Summer Skin Damage in Washington, D.C.

It’s so easy to get carried away in the warm glory of summer. Days spent at the beach or pool, afternoon BBQs, even long walks around the neighborhood contribute to your UV ray intake. Sure, we all know by now ...
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Washington D.C. Residents Ask: Can Breast Reduction Alleviate Back Pain?

It is a well-known fact that women with especially large breasts (macromastia) often experience negative symptoms such as back pain. Heavy breasts can cause a host of bodily problems in addition to making it challenging for a woman to exercise, ...
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Columbia Residents Ask: Where Can Fat Transfer and Injections Be Performed?

We all have spots on our bodies that we’d like to be a little smaller, and perhaps others that could benefit from a bit more volume. Luckily, moving fat from one area of the body to another is an incredibly ...
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Columbia, MD Residents Ask: Is Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery Painful?

We often hear the phrase “kill two birds with one stone,” and few things embody the essence of this idiom like the Brazilian Butt Lift. This procedure combines the best of both worlds. It works by taking fat cells from ...
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Laser Hair Removal for Different Skin Types in Washington, D.C.

Traditionally, laser hair removal has only been recommended for those with light skin and dark hair. The lasers used would search out and target the dark pigment, so they could easily get confused when trying to treat someone with darker ...
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How to Get Rid of Gynecomastia in Washington, D.C.

Gynecomastia, or excessive breast tissue, is a relatively common issue for men. This condition can cause embarrassment and stress, impeding upon one’s ability to enjoy their life. Fortunately, we have options for men in the Washington, D.C. area who are ...
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Columbia Residents Ask: Do IPL Photofacials Really Work?

Our faces are the first things people see when they meet us. This also means that they often take the brunt of what the world has to throw at us. Whether you are a reformed sun worshipper or are dealing ...
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Washington D.C. Residents Ask: Where Can Liposuction Be Performed?

Liposuction is one of the more popular procedures at our Lanham, MD office. While not a substitute for a healthy lifestyle, liposuction can be helpful for anyone contending with stubborn pockets of fat that are not reacting to a good ...
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Why VelaShape® is the Best Treatment for Cellulite in Washington D.C.

It can be incredibly frustrating to attempt to lose weight by adopting a healthier lifestyle, including a diet and exercise regimen, only to find that certain areas of your body are more stubborn than others. For some of us, no ...
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Meet Dr. Nia Banks

Dr. Nia Banks is a board-certified plastic surgeon who treats patients in Washington, DC and Columbia, MD and the surrounding communities. Dr. Banks received her surgical training from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where she completed the Integrated Residency Program in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

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"Dr. Nia Banks is an excellent doctor. She answered all of my questions and put my mind at ease. I was very pleased with my reconstruction surgery after having breast cancer. I highly recommend Dr. Banks because she will make you feel so special and…" - It’s Been a Wonderful Journey
"Dr. Banks is amazing! She was the first surgeon I meet with and instantly knew she was the one who I wanted to perform on me. She is Professional and comforting, she answered all my questions in regards to having a breast augmentation. She had…" - Dr. Banks is an Excellent Doctor!
"I had a very good experience. I was informed thoroughly about every procedure and process, I would and have recommended Dr. Bank’s services." - Dr. Banks is Amazing!
"I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a mastectomy performed in August 2011. The surgeon really bothced me up and I couldn’t bare to look at my own body. After my reconstruction and tummy tuck (Tram-Flap) with Dr. Banks, I look great. I couldn’t…" - Excellent Experience!
"I’m a 37- year old breast cancer survivor. I found Dr. Banks on the internet after a mastectomy. I was really worried, as I had received such poor service with other physicians in the past. I never got all of my questions answered and in…" - I Couldn’t Be More Satisfied!
"As a surgeon, there’s no better compliment than a glowing testimonial from a patient. And as a prospective patient looking for the right cosmetic surgeon, there’s no better evidence than a past patient who is happy with their results. Please take a moment to view…" - No Need to Look Any Further!
"Hands of God! My self-esteem has improvedand yet I can still be descreet about the surgery because it looks so natural! I cant believe how proportionate they came out! I still workout the same as before and do all normal activities and feel 100% normal." - Washington DC, DC
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