Abdominoplasty, better known as a tummy tuck, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries performed in the world. It’s no wonder – given what an effective procedure it is for body contouring. Even so, recovering from a tummy tuck requires patience, diligence, and the ability to deal with some discomfort. There are many
Any time you have surgery, some (if not a lot) of your body’s tissue is manipulated. This means there is always going to be at least a small amount of time for your natural tissue vitality to be restored. Patients considering a procedure who have a full-time job often inquire as to which
With the onslaught of reality television shows and social media posts that put an emphasis on external beauty, the demand for plastic surgery procedures is on the rise. Some view plastic surgery as the be all end all fix for all their problems. It is, of course, NOT that. And any surgeon making this
In early March of 2023, a North Carolina resident and three friends decided to make the long journey to Mexico to save money on a tummy tuck. She was just one of many Americans crossing the border to get cheaper medical procedures. This phenomenon is known as medical tourism. And it might leave you
The age-defying and confidence-boosting results that come from plastic surgery can seem magical. But plastic surgery isn’t a matter of “just add water and stir.” The procedures are exacting and involve the cutting and tightening of the skin. As such, the incisions can cause a temporary skin sensation loss after plastic surgery. Don’t fret.
Are you sick and tired of working so hard to remove stubborn abdominal fat and excess skin that won’t go away? It’s frustrating. Of course, following a healthy diet and exercising regularly are great ways to maintain your overall health. Still, it can be discouraging when you’re not seeing the results you desire. And maybe
Frustrated with your mid-section? When diet and exercise don’t seem to touch those not so lovable handles, a tummy tuck could be the perfect solution. It’ll smooth out those bulges to give you a more stream-lined appearance. But there are also surprising benefits of a tummy tuck that go beyond just a flatter belly.
Plastic surgery, like everything else in life, is constantly evolving. Yet, there are those who avoid plastic surgery based on antiquated notions of what it is. So if you’re interested in a procedure for yourself but are wondering about the latest advances in plastic surgery, we’ll take a look at how the face of
Do you struggle with your weight? Removing excess weight through a surgical procedure such as a tummy tuck or a breast reduction can really help. But if you’ve been told that your body mass index (BMI) measurement is on the higher end, you might be wondering how your BMI affects surgery. Will it make things more
If you recently had bariatric surgery or lost a lot of weight, you know how life-changing it is. You look better. You feel better. Maybe you’ve bought all new clothes. Or perhaps you’re engaged in activities you previously couldn’t do. You feel lighter and more confident. Most importantly, you’re healthier. Yep. For the most part,