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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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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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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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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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