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Category: Tummy Tuck

What is an Extended Tummy Tuck?


Both women and men can feel self-conscious about how their midsection looks, especially when dealing with the excess skin that frequently accompanies an extreme weight loss of fifty or more pounds. Loose, sagging skin and folds can strip people of the pride and confidence they deserve to feel after their weight loss success. An Extended Tummy… Read Full Article

Recovery Timeline & Tips for Tummy Tuck Surgery


Tummy Tuck, or Abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the world. But this by no means suggests that it is a simple procedure that requires little to no downtime. As is the case with any surgery, the skill and experience of your plastic surgeon are only part of the equation that… Read Full Article

Mommy Makeover – 5 Pieces of Advice from a Real Plastic Surgeon


Although the name may sound light and catchy, a Mommy Makeover is a serious surgery that requires an elevated level of skill and artistry from your plastic surgeon. Because it includes multiple procedures (typically tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and liposuction) performed during a single operation, a Mommy Makeover comes with a steeper financial commitment than… Read Full Article

Tackling the Top 5 Myths about Tummy Tuck Surgery


Tummy Tuck, or Abdominoplasty surgery, can be truly transformational to a patient’s body and self-confidence. Year after year, it consistently makes the top five list of most requested plastic surgeries in the world. Perhaps due to this popularity, Tummy Tuck surgery is also ridden with myths and disinformation that may leave some patients questioning if the… Read Full Article
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7 Things to Consider Before Moving Forward with a Mommy Makeover


Although the name “Mommy Makeover” sounds light and simple, the procedure itself is actually one of the most complex performed in plastic surgery. Because it includes multiple surgeries during one operation, a Mommy Makeover takes intense planning and preparation on the part of the plastic surgeon and the patient! If you are a woman who… Read Full Article
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Pregnancy After Tummy Tuck Surgery – What You Need to Know


Each year, thousands of women undergo Tummy Tuck surgery to help them reclaim their pre-baby bodies. Although no one can argue that the birth of a child is a joyous occasion, the long-term effects of pregnancy on a woman’s abdomen can make her feel anything but celebratory. As a result, many women pursue Abdominoplasty surgery,… Read Full Article
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Build Your Bikini Confidence with Tummy Tuck Surgery


Bikini season is right around the corner. How confident do you feel about baring your midsection? If you’re unhappy with the amount of loose, sagging skin in this area, Tummy Tuck Surgery may be able to help you achieve a flatter, more contoured abdomen and build your confidence to take on a two-piece! “Tummy Tuck,… Read Full Article

Mommy Makeover – You have more options than you think!


The joys of motherhood are many. Unfortunately, several of the undesirable changes your body goes through during and after pregnancy are as well. Even if you are lucky enough to bounce right back after your first baby, subsequent pregnancies and deliveries can take a serious toll on your body. Loose abdominal skin, deflated breasts, and changes… Read Full Article

10 Tips for the Best Tummy Tuck Results


According to the American Board of Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, over 123,000 Americans chose to improve their abdominal area’s appearance with a Tummy Tuck, or abdominoplasty surgery, in 2019.  It’s no wonder this surgery continues to be one of the most requested worldwide. A Tummy Tuck can remove excess skin and fat, flatten your stomach,… Read Full Article
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Should I Lose Weight Before Plastic Surgery?


Contrary to popular belief, plastic surgery cannot solve every issue you may have with your appearance. Although every plastic surgeon wishes that he or she could wave a magic wand and make any problems patients have with their weight disappear, the truth is that most of them will encourage you to be close to or… Read Full Article
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Mommy Makeover Surgery – It’s not JUST for Moms!


Don’t let the name fool you. Although “Mommy Makeover” surgery is a popular choice for tens of thousands of mothers each year looking to reclaim their pre-baby bodies, it is also an excellent option for non-moms! If some of the improvements you’d like to see in your appearance include a flatter tummy, more contoured midsection,… Read Full Article

5 Ways to Fade & Treat Your Tummy Tuck Scar


According to the Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, more than 123,000 Americans decided to trim and smooth their waistlines with Tummy Tuck Surgery (abdominoplasty) in 2019. Tummy Tucks are consistently one of the most requested plastic surgeries from year to year. Despite its popularity and high patient satisfaction, abdominoplasty does present a drawback for some people in… Read Full Article

Removing Excess Skin After Weight Loss


Losing weight can transform your health and overall life. The rewards of reducing your Body Mass Index (BMI) extend well beyond a decrease in blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease; they can also include a major boost to your self-confidence! But, some unwanted side effects frequently mirror the results of significant weight loss. Sagging, deflated… Read Full Article

Top Tips for Preparing for Plastic Surgery


Deciding on the plastic surgery that will best meet your aesthetic goals, and finding the perfect plastic surgeon to help you achieve them, aren’t the only factors that go into planning for surgical success. YOU play a pivotal role. How well a patient prepares themselves weeks, if not months before their surgery, can significantly influence his… Read Full Article

Reshape Your Body. Reshape Your Life.


Patient Profiles from Edina Plastic Surgery “I lost 72 pounds over 18 months and have never felt more proud of myself,” says Lisa, a 48-year-old high school teacher from Edina, Minnesota. “I worked out with a trainer three days a week, did my own workouts two days a week, kept a super clean diet, and… Read Full Article

Defy the “Dad Bod” with Surgical Body Contouring


Move over “Mommy Makeover!” More men are turning to surgical solutions to stay looking as young as they feel, especially after becoming new fathers. The term “Dad Bod” hit the mainstream a few years back and describes the body state of a man who has experienced weight gain, loss of muscular definition and a “softening”… Read Full Article

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