Suffolk Plastic Surgeon
5833 Harbour View Blvd, Suite B
Suffolk, Virginia 23435 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

24yo 5'5 135 Lbs No Kids. Suffolk, VA

I have always wanted implants since I started growing boobs. Mostly due to very noticeable asymmetrical breasts. Then, about 3 years ago I lost around 40 pounds and became very active. This left my boobs deflated and tiny. after having a consultation, my doctor told me my ribcage was a bit deformed, which added to the asymmetry jn my breasts. I ended up getting 350Cc in my left and 400cc in...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck W/Lipo . . I'm Actually Going Through with It . . . YIKES & YAY!! - Suffolk, VA

The staff at my Dr's office is so incredibly friendly & helpful. I would recommend them to anybody.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free Consultation January 2015

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Guarda has hospital affiliations at Sentara Obici Hospital, Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biology, Monmouth College
    Medical: MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Louisiana State University
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Louisiana State University
    Fellowships:
    Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Louisiana State University

Treatments offered at Plastic Surgery Specialists of Virginia, Inc.

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Muscle Repair without TT? (Photo)

Is difficult to tighten our abdominal muscles once they have been stretched from pregnancy or weight gain and weight loss. Exercise helps but can't... READ MORE

Side breast pain after Breast Reduction - 10 days post-op, is this normal?

What you are experiencing is very common. Most innervation comes from the lateral side of the breast. As swelling resolves some of these nerves cause... READ MORE

Tummy tuck or Vaser? (Photo)

I recommend seeing a PS that does both lipo and abdominoplasty and discussing the quality of your skin the location of scars and the probable outcome... READ MORE

Is it hard to suction fat out? How difficult is it to remove after tumescent solution is administered? I had my second lipo sx

Not all fat and skin is similar. The back tends to have more fibrous tissue and this is most likely your situation. The thickness is some fat but also... READ MORE

6 years post mastectomy bilateral - Implants below muscle, always had tightness pain and wrinkles dents. (photos)

Insurance is required to cover surgery following mastectomies. I would gather all pertinent information such as original pathology and operative... READ MORE

Blood clot after TT. Still need breast lift with implants and arm lift.

I am happy to hear that you have done well following treatment for your blood clot. Before considering surgery I would recommend seeing a hematologist... READ MORE

Explant of 15 year old silicones with fat graph replacement? (photo)

After removal of implants fat can be grafted but it will not give same look as implants. Fat can be removed from where there is extra that you wish to... READ MORE

Is this amount of swelling normal 3 days post tummy tuck w/MR and liposuction to the flanks? (Photo)

Swelling and bruising are very common after liposuction and TT. At this time you want to follow postop instructions, limit strenuous activity,... READ MORE

What if I don't like the surgeon I got authorized for my Breast Reduction? (photos)

You should be comfortable with your plastic surgeon.If you are not, you can consult with another plastic surgeon or ask your PCP for recommendations.... READ MORE

Would I be able to get a scar revision versus a mini tummy tuck? (Photo)

Very often the c-section scar is tight and adheres to the underlying tissue causing a overhanging flap. If you are happy with you abdomen and this is... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 16 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Consultation Fee

Free Consultation January 2015

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Guarda has hospital affiliations at Sentara Obici Hospital, Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biology, Monmouth College
    Medical: MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Louisiana State University
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Louisiana State University
    Fellowships:
    Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Louisiana State University

Treatments offered at Plastic Surgery Specialists of Virginia, Inc.


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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

24yo 5'5 135 Lbs No Kids. Suffolk, VA

I have always wanted implants since I started growing boobs. Mostly due to very noticeable asymmetrical breasts. Then, about 3 years ago I lost around 40 pounds and became very active. This left my boobs deflated and tiny. after having a consultation, my doctor told me my ribcage was a bit deformed, which added to the asymmetry jn my breasts. I ended up getting 350Cc in my left and 400cc in...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck W/Lipo . . I'm Actually Going Through with It . . . YIKES & YAY!! - Suffolk, VA

The staff at my Dr's office is so incredibly friendly & helpful. I would recommend them to anybody.



Muscle Repair without TT? (Photo)

Is difficult to tighten our abdominal muscles once they have been stretched from pregnancy or weight gain and weight loss. Exercise helps but can't... READ MORE

Side breast pain after Breast Reduction - 10 days post-op, is this normal?

What you are experiencing is very common. Most innervation comes from the lateral side of the breast. As swelling resolves some of these nerves cause... READ MORE

Tummy tuck or Vaser? (Photo)

I recommend seeing a PS that does both lipo and abdominoplasty and discussing the quality of your skin the location of scars and the probable outcome... READ MORE

Is it hard to suction fat out? How difficult is it to remove after tumescent solution is administered? I had my second lipo sx

Not all fat and skin is similar. The back tends to have more fibrous tissue and this is most likely your situation. The thickness is some fat but also... READ MORE

6 years post mastectomy bilateral - Implants below muscle, always had tightness pain and wrinkles dents. (photos)

Insurance is required to cover surgery following mastectomies. I would gather all pertinent information such as original pathology and operative... READ MORE

Blood clot after TT. Still need breast lift with implants and arm lift.

I am happy to hear that you have done well following treatment for your blood clot. Before considering surgery I would recommend seeing a hematologist... READ MORE

Explant of 15 year old silicones with fat graph replacement? (photo)

After removal of implants fat can be grafted but it will not give same look as implants. Fat can be removed from where there is extra that you wish to... READ MORE

Is this amount of swelling normal 3 days post tummy tuck w/MR and liposuction to the flanks? (Photo)

Swelling and bruising are very common after liposuction and TT. At this time you want to follow postop instructions, limit strenuous activity,... READ MORE

What if I don't like the surgeon I got authorized for my Breast Reduction? (photos)

You should be comfortable with your plastic surgeon.If you are not, you can consult with another plastic surgeon or ask your PCP for recommendations.... READ MORE

Would I be able to get a scar revision versus a mini tummy tuck? (Photo)

Very often the c-section scar is tight and adheres to the underlying tissue causing a overhanging flap. If you are happy with you abdomen and this is... READ MORE

Treatments offered at Plastic Surgery Specialists of Virginia, Inc.

Treatments offered at Plastic Surgery Specialists of Virginia, Inc.

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