Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

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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Your Perfect Mommy Makeover Combination

Mommy makeover is a perennial favorite at our practice (and many, many others), thanks to its incredible versatility and potentially transformative results. In case you're unclear on what a mommy makeover entails: The phrase "mommy makeover" doesn't refer to one specific procedure. Instead, it's a combination of procedures that are performed in a single surgery …

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Am I Ready for a Tummy Tuck? 7 Things to Consider

For so many women, the effects of pregnancy, weight fluctuation, and aging can cause a major change in the midsection. One common solution for these concerns is tummy tuck surgery here in Chandler, Arizona, which can remove extra skin, smooth out areas of unwanted fat, and create a more toned contour. But before you undergo …

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Candidacy for Tummy Tucks: Is Age a Factor?

I often meet with patients who wonder whether they're too old to have a tummy tuck. Some moved to the Scottsdale-Phoenix area after retiring and are looking forward to taking advantage of all the activities here. Many are in great shape but find that their strong exercise and diet habits can't improve the midsection's appearance …

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