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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|

What is a Mommy Makeover and who is a good candidate?

“Mommy Makeover” is a term used to describe combination of plastic surgery procedures to the breasts, abdomen, trunk and extremities. The goal is to address some of the changes that can occur following pregnancy, childbirth and nursing. On the breast, the most commonly performed procedures include Breast Enhancement, Lift and or Reduction. On the [...]

By |2019-12-25T14:46:23-08:00March 16th, 2017|

Can I transfer fat from my waist area to make my breasts fuller?

Fat transfer to the breast has gained more popularity in the past few years.  This technique entails harvesting fat from anywhere in your body where you have excess. Following liposuction, the fat is processed, strained and injected into the breasts. However, fat transfer to the breast must be done expeditiously. Generally, you can only [...]

By |2019-12-25T15:32:38-08:00March 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|

Recovery from Tummy Tuck Surgery

Unless combined with other surgeries, tummy tuck is performed as an outpatient procedure where the patient is usually discharged home same day. Liposuction of the waist area is frequently carried out at the same time. Recovery from tummy tuck surgery varies from one patient to another and it is recommended that you check with [...]

By |2017-04-30T13:03:21-07:00March 16th, 2017|

Combining Tummy Tuck Surgery with Fat Transfer (BBL)

Liposuction to the waist area (hips and flanks) is frequently combined with tummy tuck surgery. The harvested fat from these areas can be theoretically employed for buttock enhancement in the same setting. Some plastic surgeons believe in staging these procedures. In my opinion, this may potentially deprive some patients from the harvested fat in [...]

By |2017-04-30T13:07:23-07:00March 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|

Symmastia after Augmentation Surgery: Causes, Repair and Aftercare

Symmastia is a condition where the breast implants are too close together towards the midline. The cleavage area is tented as if the tissues in that area are separated from the sternum. It has many different names including: “kissing breast implants”, “bread loafing”, and “uniboob”. Symmastia can be congenital which is rare, or iatrogenic where it usually [...]

By |2017-04-30T13:14:08-07:00February 25th, 2017|
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