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Weight Gain After Liposuction Surgery

Liposuction improves body shape by removing undesirable stubborn fat deposits in a specific area of the body. It is not considered a weight reduction procedure. Weight gain following surgery can pose a problem. Therefore, in order to maintain your result, it is mandatory that you keep a stable weight. Many [...]

By |2019-12-26T09:23:45-08:00December 24th, 2019|

‘Tummy Tuck’ Surgery Could Help Resolve Postpartum Back Pain and Incontinence

Although tummy tuck surgery is considered a cosmetic procedure, many patients have reported symptomatic relief from back pain and urinary incontinence following this surgery. Pregnancy has a major impact on a woman’s body. While in some women these physical changes can be minimal, others may end up with lifelong functional changes, namely chronic pain [...]

By |2019-12-25T13:47:18-08:00October 14th, 2019|

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction? Which is better for me?

Liposuction and tummy tucks often appeal to people with similar cosmetic goals. Both are supposed to give you a flat full contoured look of your stomach area and waist. But, they are markedly different in their promised result and the way they work as there are key crucial differences in terms of the actual [...]

By |2019-12-25T13:57:15-08:00August 19th, 2019|

Recovery from Tummy Tuck Vs. C-section?

Generally speaking, most patients report easier recovery from tummy tuck surgery than C-section. Although patients vary in their pain tolerance and recovery, both procedures are comparable in terms of rehabilitation and mobility. I agree with most patients that the recovery from tummy tucks is probably easier. The logic behind this is that C-section entails [...]

By |2019-12-25T13:29:25-08:00July 19th, 2019|

Who is a Good Candidate for Tummy Tuck?

The most proper candidate for tummy tuck surgery is the patient with a skin overhang, moderate diastasis and stretch marks below the belly button. In addition, it is the one with a stable weight for the past 6 months and done with childbirth. Most women who undergo this surgery are in the reproductive age. Therefore, getting pregnant after abdominoplasty is not uncommon and most are [...]

By |2019-12-25T14:35:23-08:00July 12th, 2019|

Body Contouring Improves Weight Control and Quality of Life

A Reconstructive Procedure in the Treatment of Obesity Losing a significant amount of weight, whether from bariatric surgery or diet and exercise, takes a lot of hard work and dedication, and keeping it off can sometimes be even more difficult. In addition, many who have lost considerable weight are still unhappy with their bodies [...]

By |2019-12-25T15:00:42-08:00March 16th, 2017|

Can I get pregnant after a full tummy tuck with muscle repair?

The simple answer is YES! This is possible, bearing in mind that the majority of women who undergo a full tummy tuck are in the childbearing age. Therefore, best is to be done with pregnancy and childbirth prior undergoing surgery. There is a high chance that you will need a revision surgery following your [...]

By |2019-12-25T15:56:06-08:00March 16th, 2017|

Seromas Following Tummy Tuck Surgery

Most surgeons use drains hoping to prevent the formation of Seromas or hematomas following tummy tuck surgery. Drains are usually removed one week after surgery. Sometimes, they are left longer depending on the amount and color of the draining fluid. A total drainage of less than 25 CC’s of yellow colored fluid in 24 [...]

By |2019-12-25T15:40:59-08:00March 16th, 2017|