The Best Tummy Tuck Results: What To Look for In Before and After Photos

Patients often say they’re amazed by the results they see in tummy tuck before and after photos when looking for a plastic surgeon. Along with reviews posted by real patients on reputable websites, procedure before and after photos are a key factor for patients choosing a surgeon. But even though the transformations all appear dramatic, …

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6 Frequently Asked Questions About Mommy Makeover

If you're in the middle of raising children, it can be difficult to think about doing something for yourself, especially something as personally transformational as getting mommy makeover surgery. It can be a rewarding experience, but it's important that patients first ask several questions before scheduling the procedure—which combines tummy tuck surgery with breast augmentation—at …

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Full, Extended & Mini Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference & Which Is Right for You?

I can honestly say that none of the patients I've consulted with who were considering a tummy tuck at my Gilbert or Scottsdale, AZ practices ever preferred a more invasive option if they had a choice between a full or mini tummy tuck. That's just human nature. But my job as a plastic surgeon is …

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Jumpstart Your Fitness Goals With a Tummy Tuck

The people considering tummy tuck surgery in the Scottsdale area feel self-conscious about the excess abdominal skin that often remains after losing a significant amount of weight. Some of the patients have made lifestyle changes to help them lose weight, while others are women who have had children and want to regain their pre-baby bodies. …

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That Instagram “Weight Loss Remedy” May Actually Be a Tummy Tuck

Social media outlets like Instagram and Pinterest are full of inspirational before-and-after photos. Sometimes, the subject in question will credit their success to a special “weight loss remedy” or “detox tea,” usually in hopes that you’ll purchase it for yourself. But are these transformations the real deal? As a board-certified plastic surgeon who frequently performs …

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Your Ultimate Tummy Tuck Recovery Guide

A tummy tuck at my Scottsdale-area plastic surgery practice can make a dramatic improvement in the appearance of your abdomen, but it does require a bit of recovery time. With the right preparation, however, most people find healing from a tummy tuck to be manageable and well worth the long-lasting results. The key is knowing …

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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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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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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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