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Plastic Surgery Case Study – The 3D Fleur-De-Lis Tummy Tuck

  Background:  Contouring of the abdomen through tummy tuck surgery is one of the most common body contouring procedures. It is a widely recognized operation that has a long history of proven effectiveness. There is no substitute for excising loose tissues about the waistline to create a flattening effect. While the tummy tuck is a Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – The Extended Tummy Tuck

  Background:  The standard treatment for abdominal excesses and muscular wall laxity is the tummy tuck procedure. Based on a horizontally oriented segment of skin and fat excision the underlying abdominal wall can be tightened underneath and the superior skin flap advanced to reshape the entire stomach area. This results in a scar line on Read More…

Case Study – The Role of Fascial Plication in Tummy Tuck Surgery

  Background: A tummy tuck is one of the most well known of all body contouring procedures. Its name is synonymous with the understanding that a variably-sized segment of tissue is removed and a low abdominal scar results. It is viewed as the ultimate abdominal reshaping operation that is a far step beyond that of Read More…

Clinic Snapshots – Male Tummy Tuck Options

  A tummy tuck is a well known body contouring procedure that is most commonly associated with female plastic surgery. Most commonly done as a result of pregnancy and/or weight loss, it is of great benefit to women as the loose abdominal skin that has been created is not going to go away with exercise Read More…

Case Study – The Extended Tummy Tuck with Pubic Reveal

  Background: A tummy tuck is the most commonly performed excisional body contouring procedure in plastic surgery. Despite its well recognized name, this abdominal surgery can be performed in a variety of ways based on the extent of the patient’s deformity. The size of the abdominal tissues removed, the location and extent of the resultant Read More…

Case Study – The Triple Roll Tummy Tuck with Pubic Lift

  Background: Large amounts of weight loss cause an expected amount of abdominal skin looseness and overhang. The deflation of the abdominal and waistline fat causes a resultant skin excess that hands down. This most commonly results in a single roll of tissue that hangs over the waistline known as an abdominal pannus. In patients Read More…

Case Study – Chronic Abdominal Seroma after Tummy Tuck

  Background:  A tummy tuck is a remarkably effective procedure that achieves its effect through wide excision of loose abdominal skin and fat and underlying muscle tightening. The raising of the upper abdominal skin flap to cover the removed lower abdominal tissue creates a large surface area of wounded tissue. This results in an expected Read More…

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