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My Mini tummy tuck looks AWESOME!!

Tummy tucks with partial skin excision and no incisions around the belly button are called mini tummy tucks or modified tummy tucks. When patients do not have enough excess skin to need a Full Tummy tuck then they may be a good candidate for a mini or modified tummy tuck. The difference between the two […]


Tummy tuck. NO DRAIN, drainless tummy tuck

Tummy tuck without the use of drains is a novel concept which 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 […]


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 […]



A recent question from a patient about surgery on her breasts and abdomen after 100 pound weight loss

Patients who are massive weight loss patients often have multiple issues to contend with. Frequently the skin is redundant and will not spring back after the weight loss. This is very frustrating after having accomplished such a heroic challenge. In addition, the skin may chafe and you may have areas of irritation or even ulceration. […]



Scars on the abdominal wall with plans for tummy tuck

Scars on the abdominal wall may cause contour deformities and adhesions. These may result in undesirable aesthetic appearance. Treatment for scar adherence and cicatricial tethering may also indicate reduced tissue mobility which may also be undesirable. Scars have altered blood flow and thus consideration to changes in vascular supply are part of the consideration while […]


How long to wait for a tummy tuck after a C-section | Bryn Mawr PA

How long to wait for a tummy tuck after a C-section

The female body has significant hormone and physiologic changes following delivery of an infant. The surgery of a Cesarian section involves cutting through tissue adjacent to the surgical site of a tummy tuck. Initially the patient has the adjustment of a new baby to care for as well as the healing from the surgery. This […]


TIME magazine; Nip, Tuck or Else…..

The recent time magazine article by Joel Stein which examined America’s enthusiasm with plastic cosmetic surgery is well written and chronicles the evolution of safety and improvements in plastic surgery. A review of some of his statistics shows that the USA ranks #2 after only Brazil by the percentage of plastic surgery procedures performed in […]


Reverse Tummy Tuck, Is it worth it?

  For abdominal rejuvenation there are 4 types of abdomen anatomy. Type 1 is amenable to liposuction alone. Type 2 is best suited for a mini tummy tuck which takes out loose skin from below the belly button and does not address the upper abdomen. Type 3 is a limited situation where the belly button […]


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