Category Archives: Abdominoplasty

Tummy tuck. NO DRAIN, drainless tummy tuck

Tummy tuck without the use of drains is a novel concept that involves modifications to the classic tummy tuck procedure. It is not simply the same operation just without the use of drains. One of the modifications involves placing quilting sutures. While this is a widely used technique, it too has some shortcomings. First, it […]


Don't Freeze Your Eyeballs | Claytor Noone Plastic Surgery | Bryn Mawr PA

What is PAH after Coolsculpting!!

As Coolsculpting treatments reach into the millions, more stories of PAH (paradoxical Adipose Hypertrophy) seem to be circulating. The process of crylipolysis is effective and reliable at inducing programed cell death. If the reports of adipose hyperplasia continue this may represent an opportunity for further investigation. However, in cases where there is excess skin involved […]


Don't Freeze Your Eyeballs | Claytor Noone Plastic Surgery | Bryn Mawr PA

Don’t Freeze Your Eyeballs

Many patients have asked, “Well, if Coolsculpting gets rid of fat, why can’t I just put ice on the area I want to melt away the fat?” Nope. It will not work like that. And we would not recommend putting ice on your eyelids to melt away upper eyelid fat. Without adequate supervision you could […]


Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation

Patient’s who have large abdominal excess lipodystrophy that are refractory to conservative measures such as diet and exercise may be candidates for non surgical treatments such as coolsculpting or even minimally invasive procedures such as liposuction with Smartlipo. However, in certain cases a full abdominoplasty or tummy tuck is in order. Consider finding a plastic […]



Drainless vs Drain Tummy Tuck

The traditional procedure for a tummy tuck involves using drains. As plastic surgery residents training more often than not utilizes the most conservative techniques. As such using a drain generates suction force which draws of the fluid which can accumulate following a tummy tuck. However, leaders in the field of plastic surgery in Brazil pioneered […]


How to Know if CoolSculpting is Right for YOU?

A patient recently came into the office and asked, “I have lost 25 pounds and have kept the weight off for over a year. However, I cannot get rid of this “pouch” on my lower abdomen. “I cannot get this stupid pouch to go away!!” I am very insecure about this. I would like to […]


Is Coolsculpting a good treatment for a patient who has had 2 children and has some excess tummy flab?

A patient with excess abdominal fat following a pregnancy or two can expect to have some difficulty losing the fat after delivery. To determine if Coolsculpting is an appropriate treatment option, go to a plastic surgeon who has the capability of taking care of your condition both surgically and non-surgically. This ensures that you will […]




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