How the tummy tuck has improved over the decadesEric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Tuesday, January 25, 2022
The tummy tuck, also called abdominoplasty, has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States in recent decades, but did you know that this procedure has been around since the early 1800s?
Three contouring options for your post-quarantine bodyScot Martin, MD | Las Cruces, NM Tuesday, January 26, 2021
If quarantine has been hard on you, there's still plenty of time to get in shape in 2021, and some body contouring options that can help you feel your best in what we all hope is a more joyous and satisfying post-COVID world.
Tackling common tummy tuck mythsAnthony Terrasse, MD | Lake Forest, IL Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Tummy tuck surgery is a a cosmetic procedure that helps patients tighten the abdominal muscles and eliminate excess fat and skin from the midsection.
What type of tummy tuck is right for you?Frederic Corbin, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Friday, January 24, 2020
A tummy tuck can be an effective solution when your best efforts have not yielded any results in regards to the appearance of your midsection.
What kind of scar can you expect after a tummy tuck?Katerina Gallus, MD | San Diego, CA Friday, January 10, 2020
If you are considering a tummy tuck, it will be important to understand the incision scars that will remain after surgery.
Answers to common tummy tuck questionsCindy Wu, MD | Cary, NC Tuesday, December 17, 2019
A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that removes the extra skin and fat of the abdomen and repairs the paired six-pack muscles that may have separated after childbirth, weight gain or aging.
What you need to know about your tummy tuck recoveryShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Friday, July 19, 2019
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.
Helping to demystify the tummy tuckEmily McLaughlin, MD | Fort Worth, TX Friday, May 3, 2019
One of the most popular procedures in plastic surgery is the tummy tuck. However, it is also one of the most misunderstood procedures.
A plastic surgery Q&A with ASPS President Alan Matarasso, MD, FACSAlan Matarasso, MD, FACS | New York, NY Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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.
Four medical benefits of a tummy tuckCara Downey, MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that tightens stomach muscles and helps eliminate excess skin and abdominal creases.
Your 6-month guide to planning a tummy tuckDaniel Kolder, MD | Camarillo, CA Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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.
How the modern tummy tuck can do more than ever beforeFrank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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.
Should you add liposuction to your tummy tuck?Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, August 14, 2018
For many men and women, a combination liposuction plus abdominoplasty can create enhanced results that meet or exceed expectations.
Your checklist to a better tummy tuckShahram Salemy, MD | Seattle, WA Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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.
How a drainless tummy tuck packs a double punchFrank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, May 1, 2018
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures for both women and men.
The elements of a tummy tuckKaveh Alizadeh, MD, MSc, FACS | Jericho, NY Friday, April 6, 2018
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.
What a tummy tuck can and can't doRyan Dodde, II, MD | Holland, MI Friday, March 23, 2018
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.
What is the best abdominal procedure for your goals?Laura Gowen, MD | Bryn Mawr, PA Friday, March 9, 2018
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.
Five things to consider before getting a tummy tuckPaul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Friday, February 23, 2018
The abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is an extremely successful surgical procedure, designed to sculpt the waistline and smooth the stomach.
Three contouring methods to declare your independence from a post-baby bodyPaul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Plastic surgeons have an arsenal of innovative body contouring procedures that can help you get back to your pre-baby body.
What is it like to get a tummy tuck?Alain Polynice, MD, FACS | Latham, NY Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A flatter, smoother-looking and more toned midsection can be achieved through an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck.
Slimming down for bikini seasonRod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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.
How a tummy tuck can get you ready for summerJosef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Friday, March 24, 2017
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?Tarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Monday, December 5, 2016
Tummy tuck or liposuction? Arguably, this is the most common question of patients who want to do something about their flabby stomach.
What is a reverse abdominoplasty and who needs it?Jay Lucas, MD | Knoxville, TN Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Reshaping the contour of the abdomen is frequently requested in plastic surgery consultations.
Different tummy tuck techniquesTarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The ideal tummy tuck techniques are determined by the patients' underlying anatomies, the location and amount of redundant skin, and even their clothing preference.
Which tummy tuck is right for me?Shahram Salemy, MD | Seattle, WA Thursday, April 21, 2016
There is more than one type of tummy tuck. Discover how to select the appropriate tummy tuck for you.
New year, new you and plastic surgery: Is there something to this slogan?Karen Horton, MD, FACS, FRCSC | San Francisco, CA Wednesday, January 27, 2016
These plastic surgery procedures can help you achieve your New Year's resolutions.
The medical benefits of a tummy tuckJeremy White, MD | Aventura, FL Thursday, April 16, 2015
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.
How to eliminate your post-pregnancy paunchFrank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Thursday, November 14, 2013
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.
'Tis the season for plastic surgery?Jeffrey Weinzweig, MD | Chicago, IL Wednesday, November 6, 2013
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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