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Tummy Tuck Surgery

Tips To Make Mommy Makeover Recovery Easier

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Since each mommy makeover is customized to meet the unique needs of the patient, every woman’s recovery will be slightly different. With multiple procedures involved, patients can expect the recovery process to be more extensive when compared to a single procedure; however, it will all depend on the types of treatment included as part of the mommy makeover. To make your recovery a bit easier, there are several steps our board-certified plastic surgeon typically recommends:... Continue Reading

Post-Pregnancy: What Is Diastasis Recti?

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Diastasis recti is a condition that can occur during childbirth or a C-section in which the abdominal muscles stretch and separate. Oftentimes, the stomach bulges due to diastasis recti, making the goal of attaining your pre-pregnancy figure nearly impossible with diet and exercise alone. In fact, some exercises that are typically thought to tone the abdomen could worsen the effects of diastasis recti. A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure frequently performed to eliminate excess... Continue Reading

How Can I Reduce the Appearance of Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks most commonly appear on the abdomen, often as a result of pregnancy or weight gain. They develop when the connective fibers of the skin are stretched beyond its capacity and the body’s natural collagen production is disrupted. A common cosmetic concern among women, stretch marks can be treated in a number of different ways. With an abdominoplasty, frequently referred to as a tummy tuck, stretch marks can be eliminated by excising redundant skin... Continue Reading

Tummy Tuck Surgery and Pregnancy

Women who are considering tummy tuck surgery to eliminate excess skin in the abdomen and tighten the underlying muscles often wonder about the timing of such a procedure: is it better to wait until after pregnancy? And, are there any risks to getting pregnant after having the surgery? As far as the first question goes, our board-certified plastic surgeon typically recommends that patients wait on undergoing tummy tuck surgery until after they have completed their... Continue Reading

Liposuction or Tummy Tuck Surgery: Which Is Right for Me?

Liposuction and tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) are two of the most popular surgical body contouring options available at our practice. These procedures can do for many individuals what even the most rigorous diet and exercise routines can’t. For instance: liposuction can reduce stubborn fat deposits that simply won’t go away no matter how hard you try, while tummy tuck surgery is designed to eliminate excess, inelastic skin in the abdominal area and give this region... Continue Reading

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