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Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck: Which is right for you?

Reducing stomach fat is a common and sometimes never-ending battle among men and women. Both liposuction and tummy tucks are popular cosmetic surgery procedures that remove unwanted abdominal fat, but many prospective patients are uncertain what the differences are, and more importantly, which is right for their situation. Liposuction removes fat deposits through a series …

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Tummy Tucks and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know

After giving birth to her second child, a 9.5-pound baby girl, Celina (not her real name) had damaged abdominal muscles, which is a common problem after pregnancy. She’s only in her early 30s, but her lower belly sagged. Despite all the weight she lost, she still looked like she was four months pregnant! Why does …

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Plastic Surgeon Blog: Thinking of Plastic Surgery? You’re Not Alone!

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) published that in 2009, 12.5 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States. That number, although quite impressive, was actually one percent lower than the number of surgeries performed in 2008. Economic reasons were cited as the reason for lower numbers in 2009 however the …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Tummy Tucks Basics

A tummy tuck is also known as abdominoplasty. A tummy tuck removes excessive fat and skin and tighten weakened muscles to create a smoother abdomen.A tummy tuck may be done under sedation or under general anesthesia, depending on what your doctor recommends. One or two incisions may be made and the excess fat and excess …

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