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
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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
Q&A: Tummy tuck – do I have to reach my weight loss goal before surgery?
In every case, it is always best to reach your goal weight first, if at all possible. 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 may be necessary. If you CONTINUE READING
Q&A: How much weight can I lose from tummy tuck surgery?
Actual weight loss is less than you would think. A tummy tuck is performed to remove droopy extra skin, and address things like rectus muscles that have been forced apart due to pregnancy, as well as excess fat. For most patients the actual ‘weight’ loss is less than a few pounds. There are some instances CONTINUE READING