Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Woman displaying the results that can be achieved through tummy tuck surgery

Should You Get a C-Tuck?

Mothers who are scheduled to have a baby via cesarean section delivery may hear about combining the birth with a tummy tuck—a procedure sometimes called a "C-tuck." Even though it sounds promising, this concept falls into the category of too good to be true. I wouldn't recommend following a C-section with a tummy tuck to …

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Before and after of a woman showcasing the results possible with a tummy tuck

That “Miraculous” Weight-Loss Remedy Might Actually Be a Tummy Tuck

Social media is filled with products that promise "miracle" results for everything from breast enhancement to getting rid of acne. You should especially be wary of detox teas, 1 of the most prominent health fads, which often feature before-and-after photos of people who have "lost weight" as a result of drinking detox tea. In reality, …

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Tummy Tuck Drainage: What Do I Need to Know?

Few plastic surgery procedures can create as dramatic a physical transformation as a tummy tuck. In Columbia, MO, tummy tucks are one of the most popular procedures I perform because the patients are so thrilled with the results. Even so, women and men considering tummy tuck surgery may be worried about the surgical drains often …

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When to Start Exercising After a Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck patients are among the most motivated exercisers I see at my Columbia plastic surgery practice. Many are women who have had children and are looking to regain their pre-pregnancy shapes. Others may be men or women who made the commitment to lose significant weight, either through surgery or lifestyle changes, and are now …

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The Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

As most of you know, a tummy tuck at our Columbia plastic surgery center can provide men and women with a smooth midsection by tightening the abdominal muscles and removing excess skin. However, a tummy tuck has other benefits that are more than just cosmetic. Reduce Back Pain & Improve Posture Pregnancy and significant weight …

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Pregnancy AFTER a Tummy Tuck

Pregnancy isn’t always planned. But we understand that life can be unpredictable. So, whether you've had a tummy tuck at my Columbia, MO, practice, or with another tummy tuck surgeon, getting pregnant after the procedure is not an ideal situation for several reasons. But if it does happen, educating yourself and communicating with your physician …

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The Best Scar Treatment Options After Tummy Tuck

At my Columbia, MO, practice patients considering plastic surgery often worry about the long-term appearance of their scars. This is especially true for patients getting tummy tucks. That's why it's important to look at several before-and-after photos of a plastic surgeon's actual patients before choosing a doctor. You'll see how their belly buttons and incisions look …

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Columbia, MO, full tummy tuck and mini tummy tuck blog post.

Mini or Full Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference?

One of the most important jobs I have as a plastic surgeon is providing patients with honest recommendations about the procedure that would be best-suited for them, based on their aesthetic goals. When patients come to my Columbia practice to discuss getting tummy tuck surgery, they often ask if they would be good candidates for …

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Thinking About a Tummy Tuck? Consider the Timing

If you're considering tummy tuck surgery, you want to make sure that you're planning ahead to have the procedure at the right time. At our Columbia practice, we encourage tummy tuck patients to think about several factors when answering the question, "When is the right time for a tummy tuck?" First, it's important to have …

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Dr. Seaberg, a tummy tuck plastic surgeon in Columbia, MO, explains issues the surgery may solve.

Tummy Tuck: What Does It Really Do?

Going into any plastic surgery procedure with realistic expectations of your results is the key to long-term satisfaction here at my Columbia practice. Tummy tuck surgery is no different. While it's tempting to fantasize about recreating the abdomen of your teenage years, the truth is that a transformation that drastic simply isn't possible. Instead, my …

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