It is a monumental decision, choosing to undergo major surgery to improve your body contours. Even more consequential is deciding which body contouring surgery you need. If you are debating whether to get just a tummy tuck or to get a full Mommy Makeover, the following information may help you make the best decision for your body contouring needs.More »
Tummy tuck surgery is a body contouring procedure that can help individuals improve the appearance of their waistline. While it is most often recommended for women seeking to improve their abdominal contour after pregnancy, this procedure can also have profound benefits for men. Male tummy tuck surgery focuses on correcting aesthetic abdominal issues that men may experience as a result of weight gain and/or aging. With tummy tuck surgery, men can trim down their “beer belly” or “spare tire” and achieve a flatter, firmer, more masculine and youthful abdomen.More »
Getting a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) could dramatically improve your waistline contour and give you the firm, flat abdomen you desire. It is important to note that these incredible results are only possible with surgery, which leaves a scar afterward. Here is what you can expect for your tummy tuck incision scar and how to minimize its appearance so that you can more fully enjoy your tummy tuck results.More »
Throughout the history of humankind, women have endured the challenges of pregnancy while looking forward to bringing new life into the world. But in many cases, a baby is not the only consequence of pregnancy. Women everywhere find that the experience permanently alters their bodies in what many consider to be undesirable ways. A tummy tuck after pregnancy can help to correct these negative consequences and give you a more youthfully firm, flat, and attractive waistline.More »
Since a tummy tuck is a major surgery, it’s important to be prepared for the recovery period afterward. Many tummy tuck patients have a lot of questions about what to expect during recovery after tummy tuck surgery. Here, we will go over general tummy tuck post-operative instructions and information to help you get through recovery and on to enjoying your tummy tuck results.More »
If it feels like you’ve been fighting for forever to flatten your waistline, you’re not alone. Women and men everywhere struggle with stubborn belly fat that doesn’t respond to diet or exercise. Whether you are plagued by stubborn fat, loose skin, diastasis recti, or all three, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery) can help you finally achieve the body contours you desire.
Tummy tuck surgery recontours the waistline by eliminating persistent localized belly fat, trimming away loose skin, and tightening the muscles of the stomach wall. Because this is a major surgery, figuring out the ideal timing for your procedure can be a challenge. Here are some of the reasons why the best time for a tummy tuck could be now.More »
Of all the areas of the body that people refer to as their “trouble areas”, the tummy is probably the most common. Problems ranging from stubborn belly fat to loose skin or weakened abdominal muscles can create unflattering body contours. If you’re making an earnest effort to improve your waistline and not seeing the results you want, it might be time to consider the next step. Depending on your specific needs, either a tummy tuck or liposuction could be right for you.More »
“Muffin top”, “belly pooch”, “beer belly”, and “spare tire” are just a few of the less-affectionate terms people use to describe their abdomens. The waistline may be the universal trouble area when it comes to body contouring. Fortunately, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery) can correct not just one, not two, but three major tummy troubles. The “tummy tuck trifecta” can transform a muffin top or spare tire into a lean, firm, and flat abdomen.
It may seem like flattening a pudgy abdomen is only possible with magic, and indeed, the results of a tummy tuck can feel pretty magical. But the truth is, tummy tuck surgery is a methodical, strategic, and technical procedure performed by an accomplished plastic surgeon. The three main components to a tummy tuck are: tightening the abdominal muscles, removing excess skin, and eliminating stubborn fat.