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5 Surprising Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

Anyone who has heard of tummy tuck surgery in Houston is likely familiar with the body shaping benefits: a firmer midsection, flatter stomach, and slimmer silhouette. However, a tummy tuck provides a number of other functional benefits in addition to the obvious cosmetic perks. Here are a few of the lesser-known advantages: Exercise becomes easier. Many of my patients who have tummy tuck surgery are bothered by excess, sagging skin around their midsection. This may be due to many different factors, including dramatic weight loss, aging, or having children. Sometimes, the extra folds of skin are so significant that they can interfere … Continue reading

Questions to Ask During a Tummy Tuck Consultation

You’ve made the exciting decision to get a tummy tuck. One of the first steps in the process is your consultation. This appointment is extremely important because you will discuss your surgical plan with your doctor, and you get the opportunity to ask questions or express any concerns you might have. During a tummy tuck consultation at my plastic surgery center in Houston, I try to be as thorough and helpful as possible. It’s always a good idea, however, to come to your consultation prepared with questions. Following are some good things to talk about with your surgeon regarding the … Continue reading

Recovering After Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

My body contouring and tummy tuck patients in Houston want to know all about what happens during recuperation—in fact, it’s usually one of their first questions. I want all of my patients to feel prepared and in control, and part of that preparedness means knowing exactly what to expect. Before their surgeries, patients report being afraid of pain or discomfort, worried about how much time to take off from work, and anxious about getting back to their normal daily activities. But knowledge is power! Let’s take a candid look at your post-op experience. Pain: Tummy tuck is major surgery, and … Continue reading

All I want for Christmas Is to Feel Beautiful–Giving the Gift of Cosmetic Enhancements

We all strive to find meaningful gifts for our loved ones each year during the holiday season. Have you ever thought about gifting an aesthetic treatment or plastic surgery procedure? At my Houston practice, this is becoming more common. Of course, this isn’t the traditional cashmere sweater or scented candle, but it’s a gift that can truly better someone’s life. Nowadays, cosmetic procedures are commonplace, and any stigma around them has all but disappeared. It’s not just celebrities in Hollywood who get a little nip and tuck or BOTOX injections. Men and women living in middle America are getting both … Continue reading

How To Go From “Oww” to “Wow!”

Mommy makeover and tummy tuck surgery yield some of the most dramatic results as well as the highest patient satisfaction rates.  The inevitable drawbacks of these popular procedures, namely post-operative scarring and pain during healing, are now being significantly minimized with the help of ongoing advancements in the medical field. Most find a scar to be an easy tradeoff for their newly flat and contoured abdomen, and in fact, most are pleased to find that after about a year of healing the scar fades to white or silver and is much less noticeable.  Better yet?  Now, with Embrace® active scar … Continue reading

Five Ways to Speed Up Your Recovery from Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic procedures are exciting experiences for most patients, as it is a time to welcome new, positive changes in one’s self.  After surgery is complete, patients are anxious to return to normality and be able to enjoy these changes.  Many patients want to accelerate the recovery process, so they can return as quickly as possible to their normal daily life.

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