Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Understanding Tummy Tuck Scarring and How to Manage It

If you’re considering a tummy tuck, it’s natural to be curious about the potential scarring. Here’s what you need to know about the types of scars you might experience and how to care for them to achieve the best results. What is Tummy Tuck Scarring? After a tummy tuck, scarring is inevitable, but its appearance can… Read More »

Combining Tummy Tuck and Liposuction for Optimal Body Contouring

When exploring options for enhancing your body shape, you may come across tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and liposuction as popular choices. A tummy tuck is designed to remove excess skin and tighten your abdominal muscles, offering a smoother and firmer abdominal profile. Liposuction, on the other hand, targets the removal of fat from specific areas of your body, not just the… Read More »

Maintaining Your Results after a Tummy Tuck

Otherwise known as an abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck slims and shapes the stomach by removing excess skin and fat and tightening the abdominal muscles. This procedure is ideal for patients addressing loose skin and excess fat due to pregnancy, weight loss, or signs of aging. The results of a tummy tuck are immediate, but they can be… Read More »

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Separating Myth From Fact With Tummy Tucks

A tummy tuck, medically known as an abdominoplasty, is a prevalent cosmetic surgery. The Aesthetic Society found that tummy tucks were the third most popular cosmetic surgery in the United States, with nearly a quarter million procedures taking place in 2021. Despite the popularity of tummy tucks, many myths still surround this procedure and potentially discourage others. Learning… Read More »

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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 »

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