Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Staggering Your Body Contouring Procedures

Some body contouring and tummy tuck patients visit my Portland practice after a massive weight loss, seeking to address the loose, sagging skin left behind. They often wish to combine a tummy tuck with other body contouring procedures, such as a body lift, to maximize their results. This type of weight loss is a huge achievement that usually comes after…

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Tummy Tuck FAQ: 4 Things Patients Should Know

At our Long Island practice, tummy tuck surgery has long been one of the most popular procedures we offer. If you are one of the many people out there right now researching this procedure, also known as abdominoplasty, check out these 4 things you need to know before deciding to have surgery: What will the scars be like? This can…

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Too Old for a Tummy Tuck?

A number of patients at my practice in Orange County show interest in tummy tuck surgery but are under the impression that it’s a “young person’s surgery.” Although it’s true that older cosmetic surgery patients, say in their 50s and 60s, tend to choose facial procedures to combat the signs of aging more often than body contouring options, a tummy…

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Breaking Down the Belt Lipectomy

Among the tummy tuck options I offer my Dallas patients is a procedure that is not as well known as traditional abdominoplasty. It’s called the belt lipectomy, or circumferential tummy tuck, and it can be used to address areas beyond the abdomen, including the hips and buttocks. The belt lipectomy removes a strip of excess fat, skin, and tissue from around…

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Recovery Expectations for Tummy Tuck Surgery

It’s not uncommon for my tummy tuck patients in Vancouver to have questions about the recovery process when they arrive for their initial consultation. While the exact details will depend on the extent of your surgery, here are some general guidelines: You will be asked to wear a compression garment. This helps your body conform to its new shape and…

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