Franklin D. Richards, MD

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Bethesda Plastic Surgeon
6430 Rockledge Dr, Westmoreland Building, Suite 100
Bethesda, MD 20817

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5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Wonderful Results from Lower Face/neck Lift W/ Dr. Franklin D. Richards - Bethesda, MD

Show More I consulted with several board-certified cosmetic plastic surgeons in the greater Washington, DC area regarding a lower face lift, and each physician seemed skilled and nice. However, I paid close attention to their portfolios of face lift patient photos, and found that although the "after" pictures looked good from the front, most of them looked only somewhat better in their profiles. However, during my consultation with Dr. Franklin D. Richards, I immediately noticed very definite and beautiful results in his extensive portfolio of face lift cases. Both the front AND profile photos of all of his face lift patients look really naturally youthful and great. I mentioned this difference in profile pictures to Dr. Richards, and he explained the importance of often addressing the neck muscles in achieving an overall improved look of the lower face, jaw, and chin area. He did not describe any of this in terms of multiple procedures (face and neck) and certainly did not charge as if it were two. His face lift portfolio speaks for itself, but I also felt his explanations reflect a particularly strong sense of artistic and professional integrity. Dr. Richards and all of his staff were absolutely wonderful to be with, and I feel very lucky to have found his practice.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Sixty Years Old... - Bethesda, MD

Show More Dr. Richards is truly an artist and is so easy to talk to. Highly recommend you schedule a consultation with him. Prices seemed reasonable.

Let the Countdown to Liposuction Begin on December 17.2015. - Bethesda, MD

Show More Doctor very professional and knowledgable, the BEST doctor this area. So many years experience. I'm 100% trust him. He's doing the latest laser liposuction surgery with skin tightening. His opened new office with own surgery center. How great is! Staff extremely kind and helpful. Especially Joann the lead patient coordinator. They have a great price and also give you special discount.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

44 Yo with Droopy Eyelids and Under Eye Bags - Bethesda, MD

5 out of 5 stars Eye Bags Treatment

42 Year Old in Need of Dark Circle and Under Eye Bag Removal - Bethesda, MD

Show More Dr. Richards is a master of the craft of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a perfectionist to the core which is evident in both pre/post operative interactions and most obviously his work. Committed to delivering a flawless result he has a continued follow up process to ensure that outcome. Finally his confidence in his ability translates to a very reassured bedside manner. The staff is also great and informative offering a line of over the counter products to aid skin texture which also enhanced my result. It was great working with Dr. Richards. I highly recommend him and will certainly be revisiting for any future needs.

5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift

61 Years Old, Needing Improvement from Sagging Neckline and Deep Frown Lines - Rockville, MD

Show More Dr. Richards is awesome!. He takes genuine care of his patients, professional, friendly, takes the time to explain and answer all questions. My results were just as I expected with no surprises.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

My Eyes Were Aging Faster Than I Was (Upper & Lower) - Bethesda, MD

Show More Professional, very human. From the outset, I had the utmost confidence in Dr. Richards' ability to work on my eyes and deliver the results I wanted. I spoke with a lot of doctors before my procedure and I would recommend that anyone considering surgery do the same, but Dr. Richards' vision and experience won. And I am 100% positive I made the right choice.

5 out of 5 stars Eye Bags Treatment

Clock Turned Back 20 Years - Bethesda, MD

Show More Outstanding. Worth the wait to get on his schedule.

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

S-Lift - Bethesda, MD

Show More Great...truly a caring doctor.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Age 46, Droopy Eyelids - Bethesda, MD

Show More Dr. Richards is very nice, calm, professional and informative. He has a quiet confidence in his ability that you want in a plastic surgeon. His staff, from your assigned assistant, to the other doctors and nurses who work with you, are incredibly nice and patient. The office is new, beautiful and spotless. I wasted two years worrying about the procedure and outcome. The entire process from start to finish was about 4 hours in the doctor's office, 2 days of achy pain, and only 7 days of immediate recovery. I wish I'd done it last year! I'm writing this review sixteen days after surgery and I still have a few scabs and slight bruising but it's completely unnoticeable, except by me. Everyone who sees me post-surgery says how great my eye makeup looks or how rested I look! Mission accomplished. I highly recommend this practice. It's organized, experienced and everyone is very professional!

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