A tummy tuck is a common plastic surgery procedure that has remained popular for years. In fact, the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that this was one of the top five cosmetic procedures performed for both men and women last year.
One of the most popular procedures in plastic surgery is the tummy tuck. However, it is also one of the most misunderstood procedures.
ASPS compiled six of the most popular questions from its Ask a Surgeon service and asked ASPS President Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS, to provide answers.
Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that tightens stomach muscles and helps eliminate excess skin and abdominal creases.
An abdominoplasty, better known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure that requires careful planning and meticulous follow-up care for the best results.
Long gone are the days when tummy tucks required many weeks of recovery. Today's technological advancements are allowing you to get the results you want in less time and with less discomfort.
For many men and women, a combination liposuction plus abdominoplasty can create enhanced results that meet or exceed expectations.
If you're considering a tummy tuck to help optimize your appearance and confidence, understanding the fundamentals of this procedure can mean the difference between a good tummy tuck experience and a great one.
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures for both women and men.
When it comes to a tummy tuck, I frequently explain to patients that the procedure is not a single surgical step, but rather a series of elements that can be combined to create customized results.
Things like pregnancy and significant weight gain or loss can create excess skin or weakened abdominal muscles, which can most easily be corrected by a tummy tuck procedure.
From post-pregnancy laxity to extra weight in the midsection, both women and men in the United States choose to undergo plastic surgery to improve the appearance of their midsection.
The abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is an extremely successful surgical procedure, designed to sculpt the waistline and smooth the stomach.
Plastic surgeons have an arsenal of innovative body contouring procedures that can help you get back to your pre-baby body.
A flatter, smoother-looking and more toned midsection can be achieved through an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck.
Even with diet and exercise sometimes you need an extra boost to melt away stubborn fat. If that is the case, visit with your board-certified plastic surgeon for the best surgical or nonsurgical body contouring options.
Now that it is almost spring and the weather is getting warmer, many people are starting to consider plastic surgery so that they have time to recover and look great for the beach season in the summer.
Tummy tuck or liposuction? Arguably, this is the most common question of patients who want to do something about their flabby stomach.
Reshaping the contour of the abdomen is frequently requested in plastic surgery consultations.
The ideal tummy tuck techniques are determined by the patients' underlying anatomies, the location and amount of redundant skin, and even their clothing preference.
There is more than one type of tummy tuck. Discover how to select the appropriate tummy tuck for you.
These plastic surgery procedures can help you achieve your New Year's resolutions.
Between 2000 and 2014, the number of tummy tuck procedures rose an impressive 87 percent. Many procedures were, no doubt, for cosmetic reasons, but there are several medical benefits to be gained after the procedure.
As rewarding as motherhood is, there's no denying that pregnancy and childbirth can take a toll on your body. While many of the most obvious changes, such as extra weight gain, will resolve after your pregnancy, some may be here to stay. One example of this is the appearance of the post-pregnancy paunch; no matter how many targeted exercises you try or weight you lose, a stubborn potbelly often remains.
Shopping malls and airports aren't the only places that see more action around the holidays. This is also the time of year that merry-makers crowd the offices of plastic surgeons everywhere.
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