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Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Will My Cosmetic Surgeon Perform a Tummy Tuck as Part of My Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover is a combination of procedures, custom tailored to restore you to your pre-pregnancy figure, or better. The tummy tuck is a standard mommy makeover option, but will only be included in your body contouring plan if you actually need it. Some women don’t. Many women do need their doctors to perform a […]

Tummy Tuck After Pregnancy in Dallas

Tummy tuck surgery is commonly part of the Dallas mommy makeover procedure due to its ability to target and correct those areas most impacted by pregnancy. As a baby grows, abdominal muscles are separated, skin is stretched, and fat deposits are stored. Once a child is born, it can be all but impossible to address […]

You may Experience lasting Weight Loss after a Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck surgery may lead to lasting weight loss for some people, especially people who are overweight or obese before their tummy tuck. This hypothesis appears in a study published in this month’s issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Researchers believe the maintained weight loss may be due to feelings of satiety, or fullness after […]

Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck Recovery

In recent studies, patients reported high levels of satisfaction following liposuction. Patients were also very satisfied with tummy tuck results. While both of these procedures improve body contours and the profile of your physique, each accomplishes slightly different cosmetic goals and requires different recovery periods. Liposuction removes isolated pockets of fat from various areas of […]

Study Finds High Patient Satisfaction Rates with Tummy Tuck and Liposuction

Plastic surgery patients who have received tummy tucks, liposuction or both reported high rates of satisfaction, according to a study by Dr. Eric Swanson. The study was published in this month’s issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The study found patients who received both liposuction and a tummy tuck had a satisfaction rate of more […]

Increase in Male Tummy Tucks in the UK

Tummy tucks for men in Britain rose 15 percent last year, representing the largest rise in demand for all plastic surgery procedures in Britain last year. Similar to trends in the UK, plastic surgery among men has become increasingly popular in America over recent years. Like liposuction for men, tummy tucks define body contours by […]

New Years Resolution to Lose Weight? A Tummy Tuck may Enhance Weight Loss Results

As the New Year approaches, many people will make a resolution to lose weight. Although many New Year’s resolutions fly out the window around mid January, some people have been working toward weight loss all year. If you have been shedding pounds, you may want to consider fine-tuning the aesthetic result with a tummy tuck […]

Adding Liposuction to Your Tummy Tuck may Prevent Seromas

A recent study indicates there may be a benefit to combining liposuction with a tummy tuck procedure. The author of the study, Dr. Carl W. Lentz, believes that liposuction may prevent seromas from forming after a tummy tuck. A seroma is a collection of fluid that may form after a surgical procedure. The fluid (called […]

Mommy Makeovers More Popular Among Younger Women

According to a recent survey released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, about 62% of women would get a mommy makeover if cost were not an issue. Two of the most common mommy makeover procedures, tummy tuck, and breast lift, are also among the plastic surgery procedures experiencing the biggest growth in recent years. […]

Happy 65th, Bikini

It may seem surprising, but the bikini turned 65 this month. Although practically synonymous with 1960s beach culture in the US, the first bikini was the creation of French designer Louis Réard and debuted on July 5, 1946. It was not the first swimsuit of its kind, but was named and marketed in direct competition […]