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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Thin Female Tummy Tuck for Weight Loss

Background: Weight loss creates a lot of external body changes that is usually most manifest in the trunk region. In the anterior abdominal region the deflated skin hangs often hangs over the waistline tethered by the belly button attachment. How mucb skin overhangs the waistline depends on how much weight loss one undergoes and what Read More…

Clinic Snapshots – The ‘Good Riddance’ Abdominal Panniculectomy

Cosmetic surgery of the abdomen and waistline is one the most common body contouring surgeries for either women or men. Women in particular are inclined to undergo these surgeries as they are victims of a lot of body changes from pregnancy and/or weight gain/loss. Liposuction and tummy tucks make up the bulk of these surgeries Read More…

The Body Lift or Extended Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is a well recognized body contouring operation because it has been around for many years. It is generally perceived as a hip to hip excisional and tightening abdominal operation as it only affects the front side of the torso. The term ‘body lift’ however is less well defined in the eye of Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Mini Tummy Tuck with Liposuction

Background: Pregnancy affects most women adversely from an abdominal standpoint. The expansion and stretching of the abdominal skin is most severely seen in its central aspect around the umbilicus. The peri-umbilical region is well known to develop radiating stretch marks, loose skin and be a reservoir for refractory fat collections. For most women the amount Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Tummy Tuck after Weight Loss

Background: Large amounts of weight loss has created a need for some patients to pursue secondary body contouring procedures. While the initial weight loss, whether achieved by surgery or on their own, may have been initially satisfying the goals of even improved results drives some to go even further. There is a unique subset of Read More…

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