Is Liposuction Required During a Tummy Tuck?

Tummy tuck and liposuction procedures create results so similar that patients often get confused as to which one they need. If you research on your own, you’ll likely find people who have had success with both procedures. And the more you dig into the details, the more you may notice some people are combining a tummy tuck with liposuction. It’s not a requirement to pair… READ MORE

3 Tummy Tuck Benefits: Beyond Cosmetic Results

Severe weight loss, pregnancy, and old age all contribute to excessive skin in the stomach area. These are also the same reasons why people consider getting a tummy tuck. You may know a tummy tuck as a procedure to help tighten up the belly region and have a more toned appearance as a result. That’s exactly what the procedure is designed to do, but did… READ MORE

What’s the Recovery Process for a Brazilian Butt Lift/Tummy Tuck Combo?

Are you ready to get the perfect Beverly Hills body you’ve always dreamed of having? If you want to have a firmer, more sculpted butt and a tighter abdomen, then a Brazilian butt lift/tummy tuck combo might just be the right procedure for you. But if you’re contemplating plastic surgery in Beverly Hills, you probably have a lot of questions. One of your biggest questions… READ MORE

What’s the Difference Between Liposuction and a Tummy Tuck?

In a culture where we have just about everything at our fingertips, it’s no surprise that cosmetic surgery has become a normal part of our lives. It’s so readily discussed and accepted that the names of certain procedures are sometimes used interchangeably, though they are, in fact, very different. West Hollywood tummy tuck patients often find themselves confused as to what’s involved with a tummy… READ MORE

How Visible Will My Tummy Tuck Scar Be?

You’re torn. You look in the mirror at that lower-belly bulge and already know working out isn’t going to help. On the other hand, you wonder if having surgery to correct it will leave you with a scar you’ll be even more embarrassed of. Many West Hollywood tummy tuck patients have struggled with the same decision, so you aren’t alone. The truth of the matter,… READ MORE

Can I Get a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction Together?

The dreaded lower abdominal bulge – in your youth, it’s easy to shrug the idea off and say it won’t happen to you, but then it happens. Whether due to weight loss, pregnancy, or just genetics, you try to beat it with diet and exercise, but you just end up feeling frustrated and defeated. The good news is you don’t have to simply accept it… READ MORE

Tummy tuck – What to know

Many women seek out a tummy tuck procedure after childbirth. If you have loose skin and stretch marks of your lower abdomen, you may be a good candidate. You should meet with a board certified plastic surgeon, make sure he or she is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery- do not accept any other board. I would also recommend visiting with more than… READ MORE

Beverly Hills tummy tuck

The best candidates for a tummy tuck in Beverly Hills are those patients who have excess skin, stretch marks and a bulge in the lower abdominal wall. Typically women who have completed having all their children are the best candidates for a tummy tuck. Occasionally these women may also need some liposuction of their love handle areas at the same time to give an even… READ MORE

Tummy tuck vs. Liposuction

Patients will often wonder if they should have a tummy tuck Beverly Hills or liposuction Beverly Hills. The answer depends on the quality of the skin and distribution of fat. Basically, women who have had one or more pregnancies and have stretch marks and loose skin will benefit from a tummy tuck. A tummy tuck removes the loose skin and tightens the abdominal wall. Liposuction… READ MORE

Q: Recuperating After Gluteal Lipotransfer and Tummy Tuck?

I am considering having gluteal lipotransfer or Butt implants. At the same time I am considering having a Tummy tuck and gluteal lipotransference at the same time. Knowing that I will not be able to lay on my stomach, what do you recommend for a way to sleep that is not detrimental to either side? And what kind of cushion would be the most comfortable… READ MORE

Q: Tummy Tuck Options?

I’m having second thoughts about having a full tummy tuck. I’m wondering, can I have the incision to tighten my stomach muscles and just cut the lower belly skin without necessarily pulling my rib cage skin down and moving my belly button? A: Tummy Tuck I agree with Samir above. If you are a candidate for a “full” tummy tuck, then that is the procedure you… READ MORE

Q: Abdominal Wall Defect After Tummy Tuck?

Is it possible to develop abdominal wall defect after a Tummy tuck? A: Tummy Tuck It would be very unlikely to develop an abdominal wall defect after tummy tuck. You may have developed a hernia or a weakness in the abdominal wall repair from you tummy tuck. Have your plastic surgeon examine you to determine the cause of this “defect”. READ MORE

Q: Will Definition in the Abs Be Achieved After Tummy Tuck?

How long will swelling last? Also, will it be all around back waist and buttock area? Will I have abs after? A: Tummy Tuck Most swelling after a tummy tuck will resolve within 2-4 months. If you have liposuction of your flanks(sides) or back at the same time, then you will see an improvement in those areas. Your buttock area will be unchanged. You will only… READ MORE

Q: Am I Eligible for These Procedures?

I know that without seeing me it’s hard to tell if I am a good candidate, but for the longest time I have had a belly that looks that of a 4 month old pregnant woman, with a “Sponge Bob” bottom! However, I feel that my skin is still youthful enough to strengthen without loose skin. A plastic surgeon once said I am a great… READ MORE

Q: Tummy Tuck Scars

I imagine that you can have tummy tuck scars hidden below your underpants but is this true? can i wear a bikini 1 year after tummy tuck? Photo: Tummy tuck scars on patient shown before and 4 months after abdominoplasty A: Tummy tuck scar You will have a visible scar after tummy tuck, however some scars are more noticeable than others. This depends on a variety… READ MORE

Q: Does Excess Belly Flab Have Any Effect on Hernia?

After having my daughter 4 years ago, it left me with a “bib”– excess skin or belly that hangs down. I also have an umbilical hernia. I was wondering if the excess heavy flab of my belly has any affect on the hernia, and if insurance would cover having that removed when I get my hernia fixed? Thank you for your time. A: Tummy tuck, hernia… READ MORE

Q: How Much Can I Exercise After a Tummy Tuck?

Hi, I am going to have the tummy tuck op because 3 years ago I lost significant weight. Despite all exercise my waist still needs improvement. Will I be able to exercise again regularly and do long sets of ab exercises as I do now (not immediately after the op. but in a 3-4 month time period)? A: Exercise after tummy tuck I recommend avoiding strenuous… READ MORE