Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck for Breast Reconstruction? Not Really.

Tummy tuck surgeon from Fort Myers discusses combining the procedure with breast reconstruction or augmentation.

In this article from the Houston Chronicle, the author writes that a breast reconstruction patient (and breast cancer survivor) “likes that her breasts came, basically, via a tummy tuck.” While I support efforts in the media to educate women about breast reconstruction options, there’s a clear differentiation between the abdominal component of certain breast reconstruction procedures and a “tummy tuck”…

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3 Components of a Mommy Makeover

Have you heard of a mommy makeover? This customized, combinational procedure can be different for each patient, but the most typical mommy makeover incorporates the following 3 distinct elements into a single procedure: Tummy tuck: In Houston, tummy tuck surgery remains one of the most popular and effective options for permanent body contouring. This procedure, also called abdominoplasty, removes excess…

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Can Surgeons ‘Hide’ Tummy Tuck Scars?

All surgical procedures leave behind some degree of scarring. Any procedure that removes a significant amount of skin, such as abdominoplasty, will leave more extensive scars. Typically, this procedure involves a horizontal incision between the pelvic bones which is covered by a bathing suit bottom or underwear. It may also require an incision around the navel, and in a few…

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Enhancing Your Appearance After Weight Loss

Losing weight is a challenge for most people, but it is a rewarding experience once it’s accomplished. Unfortunately, significant weight loss often results in loose, saggy skin that can leave people just as self-conscious about their appearance as when they were overweight. Fortunately, various procedures can help, such as the very popular tummy tuck, which addresses loose abdominal skin and…

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Something All Cosmetic Surgery Patients Should ‘Like’

Who doesn’t like a deal? Most of us like to consider ourselves savvy consumers who know where to find specials that might not be available to the general public. For example, I offered a discounted tummy tuck at my Indianapolis practice for men and women who had “Liked” my Facebook page. Cosmetic surgery specials are often limited to non-surgical treatments,…

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