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29 year-old patient with Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH) before and 5 weeks after neck liposuction.
29 year-old patient with PAH before and 5 weeks after Neck Liposuction.

Are you struggling with Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH)? Look no further than Maia Plastic Surgery in Washington D.C. for advanced and effective PAH treatment options. Our expert plastic surgeons are committed to helping you achieve the desired results and regain your confidence.

Understanding Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH)

Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia is a rare but frustrating complication that can occur following cryolipolysis or non-invasive fat reduction treatments. Instead of reducing fat deposits, PAH causes the affected area to enlarge, leading to an unanticipated aesthetic outcome. While PAH is a rare condition, it can significantly impact your self-esteem and body image.

Specialized PAH Treatment at Maia Plastic Surgery

At Maia Plastic Surgery, we recognize the physical and emotional challenges associated with PAH. Our team of highly skilled and experienced plastic surgeons specializes in providing effective and tailored treatments to address this specific concern. We prioritize patient safety, satisfaction, and the attainment of natural-looking results.

Personalized Treatment Approach

Every patient is unique, and at Maia Plastic Surgery, we believe in personalized care. During your initial consultation, our board-certified plastic surgeons will carefully evaluate your condition, considering your medical history and individual goals. This comprehensive assessment allows us to develop a customized treatment plan that best suits your needs.

Advanced Treatment Options

Our clinic utilizes state-of-the-art technology and advanced techniques to treat PAH effectively. We offer a range of treatment options, including:

  • Surgical Liposuction: For severe cases of PAH, surgical liposuction may be recommended. Our skilled surgeons employ the latest techniques to remove excess fat and contour the affected area, providing you with a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing outcome.
  • Non-Surgical Solutions: For mild to moderate cases, we offer non-surgical approaches to address PAH. These may include laser-assisted liposuction, ultrasound-assisted liposuction, or radiofrequency-assisted liposuction, which help reduce the enlarged adipose tissue without the need for invasive surgery.

Why Choose Maia Plastic Surgery?

  • Experienced Surgeons: Our plastic surgeons have extensive experience in treating PAH and are dedicated to providing the highest level of care and expertise.
  • Patient-Centered Approach: We prioritize your needs and goals, tailoring the treatment plan to deliver the best possible results.
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: Maia Plastic Surgery utilizes the latest advancements in plastic surgery techniques and equipment to ensure safe and effective treatment outcomes.
  • Warm and Welcoming Environment: We strive to create a comfortable and supportive environment for our patients, ensuring a positive experience from start to finish.

Regain Your Confidence at Maia Plastic Surgery

Don’t let Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia impact your self-esteem any longer. Contact Maia Plastic Surgery in Washington D.C. today to schedule your consultation and explore our specialized PAH treatment options. Our compassionate team is here to guide you through your journey towards a more harmonious and confident self.

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Our Patient Reviews

Maia Plastic Surgery

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 86 reviews

Caroline H.

Dr Maia truly loves what she does. She is invested in making you the version of yourself you want to be. She listens attentively to what you want and makes relevant suggestions. She did not try to introduce anything unnecessary into my treatment plan. The results I achieved during my first treatment keeps me coming back. Her staff is excellent and works to accommodate your schedule. I have recommended Dr. Maia several times and each time I get the same positive feedback.

Karen D.

Selecting a surgeon: After having two children and weight fluctuations over the years I was left with complete loss of volume in my breasts. I had four consultations with other surgeons but after comparing their photos to Dr Maia’s and meeting her in person, I knew she was my doctor. We talked about my lifestyle - being a mom and a professional, I didn’t want to be too big, but I’m curvy so I didn’t want to go too small for my frame either. She let me try on sizes and once I selected she agreed it was a good fit for my frame. Post op recovery: I was a smoker and had quit prior to surgery but she was very honest and adamant in telling me how important it was that I did not smoke. (I honestly needed the lecture and the transparency about what could happen if I did start smoking before surgery and post-op.) Because I was formerly a pretty heavy smoker, it did cause some issues after surgery with wound closing and she was SO diligent and on top of it seeing me once and week and squeezing me in for appointments between surgeries and patients. She prescribed different things to address the would closure issues before they really became a problem. Being able to have text message access to the office was great when I had questions and she even accommodated my schedule when I couldn’t be seen in person to send progress photos so that she could check on me. 3 months post op: I’m so happy with the results of my surgery and am so glad I waited to find the right doctor. She’s an artist! They look natural, fit my body shape and they haven’t even fully “dropped and fluffed” yet. Would highly recommend… comparing her patient photos to other surgeons will end your search. I feel so much better in my body thanks to Dr Maia.

Justine A.

This is my second time at Dr. Maia’s office and I am so pleased with my experience here. The staff is so friendly and caring. Dr. Maia is the best Dr in the DMV area, she knows exactly what she is doing and you will be happy with the results! I am so glad I found her! I recommend anyone who’s looking for a very personable doctor to come and see her! Thank you Dr. Maia & staff!

inhye k.

I’m not sure where to begin when attempting to explain the positive experience I had with Dr. Maia and her team. It was important for me to find a woman doctor and she comes with so much experience, an eye for detail and aesthetically on point! I felt so well taken care of, even after 2 months post op they still make me feel taken care of. Not only am I thrilled about the physical results, I am also blown away by their care and follow through. I follow Dr.Maia in IG and literally obsessed with her work!


Dr. Maia is truly amazing! She is an artist and somewhat of a magician! She takes the time to listen to you and walk you through the procedure every step of the way! I even texted after with questions and she and her team were very responsive! I was extremely impressed with the work she did around my eyes. Several people now tell me my 20 year old daughter looks just like me….I never heard that prior to the procedure!

Taylor H.

I had one of the most pleasant healthcare experiences I’ve ever had in my life! I came in for excessive underarm sweating and Dr. Maia recommended Botox. She carefully explained everything to me, which I really appreciated as it was my first time ever getting Botox treatment. Her medical assistants were very attentive to my additional questions and made me feel very comfortable while prepping for the treatment. Dr. Maia took her time with me, none of the 5-minute appointments you often get with doctors these days. Everyone was very welcoming and the office is bright and clean. Dr. Maia was referred to me by a family meme we and I’m so glad I went to see her. I absolutely recommend Dr. Maia to anyone and I plan to come back for additional future treatments.

Cynthia S.

I had a tummy tuck, lipo, and a prominent osteoma removed from my forehead. Although I was nervous about the procedures, Dr. Maia and her staff put my fears to rest. Even after the surgery, her professional staff called to check on me during my recovery, which helped put me mind at ease. Dr. Maia and her staff were always professional, responsive, and listened when I had concerns. After the procedures, I was back at work two weeks later and could not be happier with my results. I had a great experience and Dr. Maia will be my first call for any other procedures.

Wanda G.

Dr. Maia is great! She is very knowledgeable! I recommend her to anyone looking to do a cosmetic procedure, breast augmentation, facial lift, etc. Look her up on Instagram so you can see the amazing results from some of her patients!!!!

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