Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

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When Is the Best Time for a Tummy Tuck?

Tummy tucks, otherwise known as abdominoplasties, are cosmetic surgery procedures that reshape the abdomen for a slimmer, more toned look. One of the most popular procedures in the U.S., nearly 3,000 procedures are performed every week. If you’ve been considering getting a tummy tuck, you may be wondering about the timing of the procedure. Let’s take… Read More »

Who Is a Good Candidate for Abdominoplasty?

Cosmetic surgeries are all about self-expression, achieving body goals, and feeling comfortable in your body. Abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure designed to remove loose skin and contour the body. However, sometimes it can be difficult to know if abdominoplasty would be beneficial for you. Let’s take a closer look at… Read More »

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How Long After Weight Loss Can You Get a Tummy Tuck?

You might be thinking of going for a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery after losing a substantial amount of weight. For starters, the excess sagging skin is a sign of the hard work you’ve put yourself through to achieve your health goals. It feels great to fit in your tight jeans once again, right? Well, that’s… Read More »

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Tummy Tuck Exclusively Designed for Men

Tummy tucks are not just for women. As a man, you can optimize the aesthetic cut of your midsection with abdominoplasty exclusively designed for men. No need to fear that your midsection will be feminized. Under the skillful care of Dr. Eric S. Schaffer, you can achieve a man’s-man’s tummy tuck. Tummy Tuck for Men… Read More »

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Tummy Tuck Scarring Questions Answered

The midsection is an area of the body that most people know can harbor more fat than we’d like. For some, loose abdominal tissue isn’t even about existing fat, but fat that has been eliminated via surgery or diet and exercise. The issue with the midsection is that the muscle and skin can stretch to… Read More »

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Points of Interest in Your Abdominoplasty Journey

Loose, sagging abdominal tissue is nothing but a huge frustration. At least that’s what we hear from patients who visit us to discuss abdominoplasty. When the lower or entire abdominal area is protruding, loose, and droopy, it can be difficult to feel fully comfortable in most clothing. Rather than hide your shape, you can learn… Read More »

Can we Tuck Those Stretch Marks for You?

If you’ve experienced a significant change in weight due to pregnancy or other reasons, you may have stretch marks. These dreaded streaks on the skin are usually attributed to pregnancy, but they may result from any condition that stretches the skin too quickly or drastically. At first, stretch marks appear red or pink. Over time,… Read More »

Tummy Tuck Surgery: A Journey Worth Taking!

Sometimes, we can find ways to improve our appearance that stay within the boundaries of a healthy lifestyle. For example, we eat a nutritious diet and exercise several days a week so we can lose those stubborn pounds. This may achieve or nearly achieve many people’s goals. Sometimes, though, we have to take a journey… Read More »

Make This the Year When It All Changes

If you were one of the millions of people who gave in to the urge to start anew in the new year, you are not alone. If you are already feeling the frustration of making this the year in which it all changes for you, you are in good company. Resolutions are hard because they… Read More »

Tips for a Smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery

Tummy tucks, or abdominoplasty, are performed on more than 125,000 American’s every year. This popular procedure offers an excellent solution to sagging abdominal tissue. Understandably, there are reasons to think long and hard before having a tummy tuck. While most patients say they are happy they had this body-contouring procedure, there is no sense in… Read More »

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