About: Dr. Paul Ruff

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Gender Affirmation Surgery: How to Prepare

Preparing for gender affirmation surgery can seem overwhelming. Beyond all of the surgical procedures to keep in mind, you also have mental and emotional stress weighing on you. To ease some of these fears and worries, we’ve put together this guide to help you prepare for gender affirmation surgery. You’re in a Safe Environment Both… Read More »


What Can Botox Do?

Botox is perhaps one of the best-known treatments for minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines in your skin. But did you know that Botox also has other uses? From excessive sweating to lazy eyes to migraines, Botox can be used to treat a variety of ailments. Here are a few of the Botox… Read More »


How to Recover After a BBL

With celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Nikki Minaj making big booties something that everybody wants, you may be wondering how you will ever get a derriere that is quite as sexy. In addition to doing exercises for your buttocks like squats, we may also recommend a procedure called a Brazilian butt lift or a BBL.… Read More »


Why You Should Treat Yourself to An IPL This Month

The air is cooling down, the leaves are starting to change colors, and it’s safe to say that nothing’s quite as beautiful as fall in the DC area. With so many things changing with the weather and with the new season, we thought it would be fun to talk about why we believe September is… Read More »


Plasma Pen: Where Can You Get It Done?

Having loose skin on your face can make you feel like you’ve hopped on the aging train and it’s headed south from there. Here at our office, we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to age gracefully. With a combination of Botox, fillers, and procedures like Plasma Pen, we can help all of our patients… Read More »


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How to Get Rid of Chronic Headaches

Suffering from frequent chronic headaches can be debilitating. If you are experiencing headaches more frequently and you can’t seem to find relief, then we may have a few ideas for you. From IV therapy to Botox, let’s take a closer look at some of the options that you may want to consider. IV Therapy One… Read More »


3 Procedures that Don’t Take Much time

In this city, it can seem hard to get out and get a drink, let alone spend days recovering from surgery. Although nothing will give you the results quite like surgery will, we have a few different options that come pretty close and don’t require the lengthy recovery. Botox Botox hasn’t remained one of the… Read More »


How to Avoid Sunspots

Whether you call them age spots, sun spots, or liver spots, they are al the same thing. Sunspots are, as their name states, caused by sun exposure, which can darken spots on your skin and make your skin look aged and damaged. As one of the things that we treat here at our office, sunspots… Read More »


FAQs About Ketamine

One of the treatments that we are excited to offer here at West End Plastic Surgery is Ketamine. Ketamine was initially created to start and end anesthesia because it puts patients in a trance-like state, but a lot of research has shown that it can also help relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression. To help… Read More »


3 Benefits of the Plasma Pen

Although cosmetic surgery is effective, it’s not something for everyone. One of the things that a lot of our patients tell us is that they want surgical results without having to go under the knife. Although that’s not always feasible, we do have a few ways that you can get the best of both worlds… Read More »


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