6 Imperfections That Tummy Tuck Addresses

It goes without saying that the number one reason Hollywood men and women choose tummy tuck from Dr. Bruno is to achieve a flat, smooth stomach. If you’ve had one or more pregnancies, lost a significant amount of weight, or you’re just experiencing the effects of aging on your skin, you might be considering a tummy tuck procedure to restore your youthful midsection. READ MORE

Why Does My Abdomen Still Protrude After Dieting?

After pregnancy, excessive weight loss, or just because of age, many women find it impossible to diet away their abdominal pooch. This can be very frustrating for Hollywood women after they’ve put so much intentional time and effort into eating healthier. So why does the abdomen still protrude for so many women, even after dieting? READ MORE

What Can I Do About Excess Skin Hanging From My Belly After Giving Birth?

Ah, the joy of becoming a mother! Giving birth is one of the most amazing moments in life, and in those first few months, the only thing you’re concerned with is loving on your new baby. You’re not even worried about the changes your body has gone through. Until one day – you are. You begin to notice that “things” did not go back to their former position and that extra skin hanging from your belly has started to become a bit annoying. READ MORE

Why Is it Necessary to Tighten the Abdominal Muscles?

A tummy tuck procedure is designed to help tighten up the appearance of stretch marks, loose skin and excess fat in the midriff section. Most of the time patients in Beverly Hills get a tummy tuck with Dr. Bruno after going through a pregnancy or a period of significant weight loss. Some situations may even merit the need for tightening the abdominal muscles, but this… READ MORE

Can Exercise Eliminate Saggy Skin Hanging Around My Midriff?

Loose or saggy skin can happen to anyone, especially after going through a pregnancy or experiencing significant weight loss. Most of the time it seems like this excess skin hangs around the midriff area for many patients. Some Beverly Hills patients exercise as much as physically possible to try to get rid of it. While it’s always a good thing to exercise whenever possible, chances… READ MORE

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 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

Does a Tummy Tuck Remove Excess Fat?

For women all over America, excess abdominal skin is a problem that’s downright maddening. Whether you work yourself senseless in the gym and eat extremely healthy, that extra skin you have left over from pregnancy or weight loss just won’t go away. In Beverly Hills, tummy tucks have become a popular solution to this problem, and rightfully so – they remove that seemingly impervious extra… READ MORE

What is the difference between liposuction and abdominoplasty?

Liposuction is a procedure which removes excess fat through small metal cannulas inserted into the skin. A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a procedure that involves a surgical incision across the lower abdomen to remove excess skin and fat. A good candidate for liposuction is someone who is relatively young (<40) with good skin tone and no stretch marks. A good candidate for a tummy tuck… 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 ideal 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 well-suited 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 better… 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

Beverly Hills Tummy Tuck: How Is The Recovery?

Many women who experience pregnancy and childbirth are left with stretch marks and loose abdominal skin. A tummy tuck in Beverly Hills with Dr.Bruno can remove most of your unwanted skin and re-contour your torso. The surgery itself is performed under general anesthesia, and takes about 2-3 hours. Almost all patients return home the same day as a tummy tuck and take about one week… READ MORE

Q: When Can I Expect Discharge to Stop After Tummy Tuck and Lipo?

I had a Tummy Tuck and body lipo on last February 12. I had a drainage for only 9 days. After the seventh day, my belly started to swell up and my belly button started discharging a light yellow liquid, there is no odor. Around the hole of my belly button, the skin is turning white from the water discharge. When will it stop? What… READ MORE

Q: How Long Does Tightness After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction Last?

I had a Tummy Tuck and lipo just two weeks ago. I am not very patient so I was wondering, for how long will I have the tight sensation on my lower area? It’s hard for me to walk normal. I am still a little bent over and it hurts my back. I just cant get straight as I feel the muscles pulling. Please help…. 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