Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

5 Unexpected Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is a transformative procedure, but there are added benefits beyond just removing skin. I remind my own tummy tuck patients in the Scottsdale area that they have so much to look forward to after surgery, and some of the perks might be even better than expected. Despite being a straightforward procedure, there …

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What Is a Mini Tummy Tuck and Is It Right for Me?

If you’ve considered tightening your abdomen with the help of a plastic surgeon, you’ve probably come across discussions about the mini tummy tuck. A variation of the full tummy tuck that is popular with our patients from Gilbert and Chandler, AZ, the mini tummy tuck involves smaller incisions and less recovery time. The procedure's benefits …

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Is “C-Tuck” a Thing?

Loose, hanging belly skin is a common problem after childbirth. Because of this, many moms ask for a tummy tuck in my Chandler-Mesa, AZ, practice. Tummy tucks are excellent surgeries for removing stretched, damaged skin and toning up the midsection. But, as with many popular treatments, rumors of a new, specialized procedure have popped up. …

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All About Tummy Tuck Drains

During consultations with patients considering tummy tuck surgery at my Gilbert and Scottsdale-area offices, many of the questions focus on the recovery following the procedure. The subject of post-surgical drains can be a bit confusing and even a bit worrisome. That's why I wanted to address the subject in a blog post for women and …

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Informed Browsing: Know How to Look at Before & After Photos

People looking into plastic surgery often spend a lot of time browsing before-and-after photos when they're researching plastic surgeons to perform their procedure. That's smart, and it's something I encourage all of my patients to do. For example, if you're thinking about getting a tummy tuck in the Scottsdale area, it's extremely helpful to look at photos that …

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Mommy Makeover: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Even women prepared for the physical changes caused by pregnancy can be surprised by just how different their bodies look after having children. And the fact that working out and healthy eating habits can't reverse some of those changes is frustrating. That's one reason mommy makeover surgery at my Scottsdale-area practices is so popular. Mommy …

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Tips for a Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck can be a truly transformative procedure for women who have had children. That's because surgery is the only way to remove the permanently stretched abdominal skin that moms are often left with after one or more pregnancies. For moms who exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet, the excess skin can be especially …

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3 Effective Ways to Battle Belly Bulge

The midsection is one of the most common problem areas for both men and women alike, and we offer various surgical and nonsurgical body contouring procedures to fit each patient’s needs. CoolSculpting®, liposuction, or tummy tuck surgery at our Scottsdale, AZ plastic surgery center can help you finally eliminate your unwanted bumps and bulges. During …

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Preparing for Tummy Tuck Recovery

A tummy tuck can remove excess fat and skin, making the abdominal region smoother and firmer. It is an extensive surgery that often involves tightening of the abdominal muscles that we use every day in almost every movement. While most of my tummy tuck patients in Gilbert, AZ, find the recovery manageable, you'll do better and have a …

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Don’t Be Scared of Your Tummy Tuck Scar

Providing honest, straightforward answers is one of my most important responsibilities as a plastic surgeon. My Scottsdale patients have a lot of questions (and rightfully so), ranging from whether they're ready for surgery to how best to take care of themselves during the recovery period. When it comes to tummy tuck surgery at my Gilbert, AZ, …

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