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Mary Ella Carter, MD FACS, LLC

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Guest Post – Madeleine Brennan on Sunscreen

This week we have been fortunate enough to have high school student Madeleine Brennan assisting us in the office. In addition to shadowing during Dr. Carters’ procedures, Madeleine gave a great presentation on sunscreen that we are happy to share here. Madeleine will soon be graduating from the Potomac School to attend Columbia University majoring […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! To all of the mothers out there… we owe everything to you! Please enjoy the sweet Youtube clip posted below in honor of mothers and the special, invaluable relationships we have with them. Click here to watch, and may all of you moms feel extra cherished this coming Sunday.       […]

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Melanoma Awareness Month

May is here at last! As we ease our way into the start of spring, there is lots to be excited about! Warm weather, sunny days, blooming flowers, and the nearing summer months just to name a few. Let us not forget that with the approaching warmth comes those strong, harmful rays from the sun […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day, Everyday

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we want to take the time to celebrate all of the wonderful mothers in our lives. Mothers are so special and we believe that they should be celebrated not just on Mother’s Day, but everyday.  There are so many ways to show the moms in our lives how […]

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Breast Implants and Large Cell Lymphoma

The World Heath Organization and U.S. Food and Drug Administration both concur that anaplastic large cell lymphoma can develop following breast implants. So far, current research supports that this may occur more often in textured implants than smooth ones.   Read here to learn more!

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A Surprising Find About Moles

Recent findings suggest that just because you may not have many moles on your body does not mean you’re not at risk for melanoma. In fact, you may even be at higher risk. Just one more reason to make sure you are constantly checking your skin for anything funny looking, and to see a dermatologist […]

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Sometimes Cancer Is Just Bad Luck

It can become very overwhelming to hear of all of the different things out there that contain toxins and carcinogens we MUST avoid in order to reduce our chances of developing cancer down the line. However, even if we follow all of the advice out there, majority of the time, cancer diagnoses are just darn […]

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Anti-Aging Powers

We’re going to let you in on a little secret. Combating wrinkles and other signs of aging may not be as hard or as pricey as we all think.   According to recent scientific research, sometimes it may just take a little love and kindness and going the extra mile for someone to boost our […]

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Dr. Scott Spear

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Scott Spear, one of Sibley’s finest surgeons. I had a tremendous amount of respect for him as he was a phenomenal surgeon. It was truly an honor to know him. He touched and impacted many lives. We send our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. […]

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Show me someone who claims to not absolutely adore Ellen DeGeneres and I’ll show you a liar. Just last week she surprised each member of a high school graduating class with a scholarship to a four year university or college!! The gift of an education is truly priceless, and we extend our greatest thank you […]

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