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Meet Dr. Howard Levinson

Howard Levinson, M.D., is powered by an ambitious goal: excellence, both internal and external. “We define internal excellence as pushing oneself to be the best we can be. External excellence is about ensuring patients are satisfied by their experience and …

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Gender-Affirming Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery for transgender patients is growing in popularity, but it’s still not routinely offered at most surgical centers. At The Center for Plastic Surgery at Sentara Princess Anne & Fort Norfolk, experienced surgeons have been providing the procedures …

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Skin Savvy: Facial Treatments

As your body’s largest organ, your skin has many jobs. It protects you from the elements, regulates body temperature and enables your sense of touch. But it’s more than just a body part. Your skin is often one of the …

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Body Toning and Sculpting

Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. At The Center for Plastic Surgery at Sentara Princess Anne, we offer several services to help you look your best. You can receive facial services as well as the latest body …

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Silicone and Saline Breast Implants: Understanding the Difference

When thinking about implants for breast augmentation, there are a wide variety of choices. More broadly, however, implants are divided into two categories—silicone and saline. There are definite advantages and disadvantages to each type. Understanding these differences between silicone and …

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Botulinum toxin: What is it and will it work for me?

What is botulinum toxin? Botulinum toxin or “tox” is a medication derived from the bacterium clostridium botulinum. It is a neurotoxin used to temporarily relax muscles. The medication was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) over 20 years …

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What is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure commonly known as eyelid surgery. Surgeons typically perform this procedure in order to improve the appearance of the eyelids. In some cases, it can also help enhance vision by removing or repositioning excess skin, fat, …

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Cosmetic Abdominoplasty and Panniculectomy

Excess skin and fat in the abdominal region is a common reason for patients to seek consultation with a plastic surgeon. Some patients are bothered by the appearance of loose skin in the midsection. Others have significant loose skin that …

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