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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 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, questions related to scarring …

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All About Tummy Tuck Drains: Answering Your Top Questions

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

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What To Expect & How To Hide Your Tummy Tuck Scar

A tummy tuck is an effective way to improve sagging skin and weakened muscles in your midsection. Your midsection can change due to pregnancy, weight loss, or age, and sometimes diet and exercise alone can’t improve this area. While a tummy tuck can give you the contoured midsection you have been dreaming about, you may …

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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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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 …

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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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