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What is a Mommy Makeover?

The process of pregnancy and giving birth is truly one of life’s most beautiful experiences. There is nothing in the world that can compare to the love you feel for your child, and the effort it takes to bring them ...
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Body Contouring Options After Extreme Weight Loss

If you have been on a weight loss journey, then you know how great it feels to have finally reached your goals. After taking the time and effort to watch what you eat, maintain a rigorous activity level, and make ...
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Is Eyelid Surgery Right for Me?

The thought of any type of surgery is enough to make many people shudder in fear. After all, invasive procedures can be intimidating to even the most confident individual. Things become even more challenging when imagining surgery around the eyes ...
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Enhancing the Contours of Your Body with Liposuction

Most people can agree that diet and exercise are the keys to a healthy, fit body. However, there are some areas that can pose a special problem--seeming to be completely resistant to all of your hard work. No matter what ...
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Is Your Stomach Sagging After Pregnancy? We’ve Got a Solution

Having children is a beautiful experience. However, what is less beautiful is what childbearing can do to your body. Especially after multiple pregnancies, you may feel as though your once tight and toned figure is looking less svelte than you ...
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Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift: Determining What’s Right For You

It almost goes without saying that breasts can play a big role in a woman’s self confidence. So when things aren’t looking their best, or at least, when you feel there is some room for improvement, rest assured that there ...
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How Can I Tell My Husband/Dad I’m Getting a Boob Job?

When it comes to breasts, the size and shape of them can make a big difference in the way a woman feels as she walks through the world. For most, the choice to get a boob job is extremely personal, ...
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Three Facelift Facts You Should Know

There is no denying the fact that gravity and age begin to take a toll on the body, specifically the face. With every year, it seems that new signs of wear and tear begin to show. And despite your best ...
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Five Benefits of a Mommy Makeover

There is no denying the fact that children are a wonderful gift (if not the most wonderful gift). However, one of the not-so-nice gifts that childbearing often brings is a body that doesn’t feel or look as good as it ...
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Get Holiday Ready… Dermal Fillers & Injectables Can Help!

For many, the holiday season means spending an increased amount of time with friends and family. While this can be a relaxing and enjoyable time, it may also be a time when you want to look your best. At Beaux ...
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Voluma®, Volbella®, Vollure®, Oh My! What the Different Juvederm® Products Can Do for You

What was once a flawless and carefree visage, can, over the years and with life experience, transform into a face plagued with sunken cheeks, lifeless lips and wrinkles. Although these signs of aging may not match your youthful sensibilities, the ...
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3 Things You Never Knew About Laser Hair Removal

If you’ve been thinking about laser hair removal it’s possible you may have found yourself overwhelmed by the wealth of information available online. With so many conflicting points of view, it can be difficult to know if this procedure is ...
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How Brachioplasty Helps With Saggy Arms

Have you been noticing that your arms don’t look like they used to? Like they have a little extra skin you just can’t get rid of? Well there is a solution and it’s called brachioplasty. Brachioplasty, also known as an ...
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Thigh Lift 101- Results, Cost, and Recovery

Losing weight can be a difficult task and often times fat deposits are left behind despite the many efforts to get rid of them, despite the number of stairs climbed or blocks walked. Whether you’ve worked hard to lose weight, ...
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Mini Tummy Tuck vs. Full Tummy Tuck- what’s right for me?

Tummy tuck surgery, or abdominoplasty, is a great solution to remove unwanted fat and skin from the abdominal area.  This body sculpting procedure also strengthens and pulls muscles together to create a smoother, more toned stomach. There are two types ...
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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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