June is just around the corner and it seems like everyone around you is starting to shed the heavy coats and bulky sweater of winter! You, on the other hand, may be panicking at the thought of baring everything as the weather warms up because of the dreaded muffin top. Before you give up and CONTINUE READING
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Get a Flatter Tummy: Top Treatments for Your Problem Areas
No matter how hard you try, diet and exercise might not be enough to get you the toned tummy you desire. There are many problems that can plague the midsection as we age, have children or lose weight. Fortunately, there are just as many solutions as there are problems. If you’re unhappy with your midsection, CONTINUE READING
How close should I be to my ideal weight before having a tummy tuck?
In every case, it is always best to reach your goal weight first, if at all possible before having a tummy tuck. At the very least, get down to a weight that you know you can maintain easily. This will only make things better for you, as you will reduce the amount of revisions that CONTINUE READING
A tummy tuck tightens the muscles too
Traditionally, tummy tuck surgery is thought to be best for patients who have excess skin, often after weight fluctuation or pregnancy.It’s certainly an excellent surgery to tighten a flabby abdomen and will commonly rid a belly of some or all of the stretch marks on the lower abdomen. However, a tummy tuck also involves tightening CONTINUE READING
Weight loss and cosmetic surgery
I particularly enjoy working with patients who have recently undergone significant weight loss. Some of the most gratifying results – for both patient and physician – come from supplementing weight loss with cosmetic surgery to restore a balanced body contour. Losing significant body fat, especially after many years of overweight, can leave behind loose, flabby CONTINUE READING
Post-Maternity Body Contouring
With changing social customs, many couples are waiting longer before having children, and the modern mother is often a professional woman taking time out of a busy career to have a family. Once maternity leave is over, whether after a few months or a few years, and the new mother is preparing to re-enter the CONTINUE READING
Waist Management: Is a Mini Tummy Tuck Your Best Option?
There is never a good reason to have more elective plastic surgery than you absolutely need to achieve your aesthetic goals. Don’t ever apply the old adage, “While I’m at it I might as well…”. There are several “mini” plastic surgery procedures which are tailored to correct a specific facial or body feature you wish CONTINUE READING
What is “The Mommy Makeover”?
I’m hearing more and more about the Mommy Makeover procedure. In fact, this is really a collection of procedures that are individualized to each patient to help her recover the body, breast and facial features that she enjoyed before becoming pregnant. During a consultation for a Mommy Makeover we will discuss the procedures that might CONTINUE READING
Just Lost Weight? Maybe the Time is Right for a Tummy Tuck…
You may be the best candidate for a tummy tuck if you have lost a significant amount of weight recently but are still not pleased with your new body shape.Whether your weight loss plan was based on diet or exercise, or both, you may still be plagued with loose or sagging skin or pockets of CONTINUE READING
Q&A: How can I tell if I need a mini or full tummy tuck?
This question is best addressed in a consultation with your surgeon, since it involves a discussion about what specifically you are experiencing, your skin elasticity, and what your goals are. In general, a Tummy Tuck is best suited for patients who have skin and muscle laxity above and below the belly button. A small number CONTINUE READING