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CoolSculpting®, Liposuction, or Tummy Tuck: Which Is Right for Me?

Other than injectables and laser hair removal, non-invasive fat reduction was the leading non-surgical procedure worldwide in 2019, with U.S. providers performing nearly 400,000 treatments. There's no question about the popularity of CoolSculpting at our Chandler, AZ-area plastic surgery practice. But not all patients who want targeted fat reduction can benefit from a nonsurgical approach. …

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Thinking About a Mommy Makeover? Check Out the Benefits

Have you decided that it's time to regain your pre-pregnancy body with a ? In Gilbert, AZ, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Josh Olson specializes in the body contouring procedures that are usually combined in a Mommy Makeover. In the infographic below, learn more about the benefits of these procedures and then to schedule a consultation …

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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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The Mommy Makeover Isn’t Just for Moms

Despite having the word “mommy” in the name, the mommy makeover isn’t just for mothers. This procedure can benefit Scottsdale-area patients from all walks of life. By combining several body contouring procedures into a single surgery, a mommy makeover works well for any person who has experienced dramatic body changes. No matter if you’re young …

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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 Diastasis Recti? And Can a Tummy Tuck Solve It?

Our bodies change as we go through life. And after major events, such as pregnancy or significant weight loss, those changes can leave a mark. As a plastic surgeon here in Gilbert, AZ, I receive many questions from patients who want their “old body” back via tummy tuck. Scottsdale-area men and women often say they’re …

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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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