Can a Tummy Tuck Reduce Back Pain?
The tummy tuck procedure, or abdominoplasty, offers a variety of cosmetic and functional benefits for patients. Most patients who choose abdominoplasty want to remove the loose, excess skin and flatten the bulging stomach appearance after pregnancy or major weight loss. Repair of overstretched or split abdominal muscles (think sit-up muscles!) is a key element of getting the leanest look out […]Continue Reading
Time to Tuck That Tummy?
Time and tummy are not friends. It’s not that you can’t have a flat tummy as you get older, but it is much harder than when you’re young. Your abdominal muscles at 50 simply aren’t what they were at 20. Plus, if you were once heavier and have lost the weight, your skin and muscle often maintain a certain amount […]Continue Reading
How Long Does It Take to Be Bikini-Ready After a Tummy Tuck?
A tummy tuck, medically known as abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular body-contouring procedures in the country today. Why is it so popular? A tummy tuck provides a solution to what many women, particularly those who have had children, are having a difficult time dealing with — loose abdominal skin, weakened abdominal muscles, and unsightly stretch marks. The exact […]Continue Reading
Scarring After Surgery
As with any surgery, scarring is inevitable following plastic surgery. The extent of scarring varies from one patient to another and is influenced by several factors: the person’s general health, age, skin elasticity, and surgical technique. It is the job of a plastic surgeon to minimize the scarring as much as possible through skilled incision closure techniques and good scar […]Continue Reading
A Tummy Tuck After Childbirth?
Following child birth, many women quickly remember their pre-birth flat tight abs and long for those days! Is it possible for a tummy tuck to be performed shortly after childbirth? A few women are lucky enough to maintain their svelte figure following childbirth. For the majority, a post-baby body can mean loose, sagging skin; weakened abdominal muscles; and unsightly stretch […]Continue Reading
What to Consider When Looking for a Tummy Tuck Surgeon
After making the decision to have a tummy tuck, you’ll need to find a capable surgeon. Choosing the right tummy tuck surgeon takes time and requires thorough research. Your choice could be the difference between being fully satisfied with your tummy tuck and regretting your decision to have the procedure. Below are the basic factors to consider when choosing the […]Continue Reading
Torn Between Liposuction and Tummy Tuck: Which is Best For You?
A flat, firm, and well-toned midsection is one of the most common cosmetic goals of men and women who come in for an initial consultation here at our Las Vegas body contouring surgery practice. Every so often, these patients will ask which between a tummy tuck or liposuction is ideal for their abdominal contouring needs. If you currently find yourself […]Continue Reading