Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Is Tummy Tuck For You? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

The tummy tuck is popular because it can completely transform the abdomen, in a way that diet and exercise simply can't. Columbia men and women turn to a tummy tuck to give them the smooth, strong look they desire, removing excess skin, selectively reducing unwanted fat, and even repairing and strengthening abdominal muscles. That said, …

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Tummy Tuck or Liposuction

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which Is Best for Me?

It's a question our Columbia patients ask all the time. While tummy tuck and liposuction surgeries are closely related in their ultimate results -- a slimmer, fitter midsection -- they take different paths to achieve those results, depending on what your plastic surgeon is looking to correct. Here's some background on each procedure and tips …

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What Recovering From a Tummy Tuck Is Really Like

Tummy tuck patients at my Columbia practice are usually more worried about the recovery process than anything else, so I thought I'd share some tips that patients have shared with me over the years to ease this sometimes uncomfortable period. Of course, I provide patients with detailed postoperative instructions regarding care for their incisions, medication information, …

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The Value of Plastic Surgery Procedures such as Tummy Tuck at our Columbia practice

More Evidence for the Value of Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss

A study recently presented at a major plastic surgery conference shows bariatric surgery patients who later undergo body contouring procedures — including arm lifts, breast lifts and tummy tuck surgery, which I perform frequently in Columbia — are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. The study, shared at the annual American Society of Plastic …

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