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Plastic Surgery Case Study – The Extended Tummy Tuck

Background: Tummy tuck surgery is one of the most common and successful types of body contouring surgeries. It is used in many post-pregnancy and weight loss women to correct the effects of having babies and the changes that process can induce on one’s body in the mid-section area. This type of tummy tuck usually induce Read More…

Safety of Tummy Tuck Combined with Abdominal Liposuction

A tummy tuck is a major abdominal operation that usually removes a large horizontal ellipse of lower abdominal skin and fat. While tremendously effective, many patients having the procedure have excess fat beyond the zone of the tummy tuck excision whose reduction would improve the overall abdominal contouring result. While liposuction of the flanks is Read More…

The Occurrence of Seromas in Tummy Tuck Surgery

  A tummy tuck is one of the most commonly performed aesthetic body contouring procedures performed. In many ways it is a ‘big’ operation when one looks at the size of the tissue segment removed and the amount of abdominal surface area manipulated. Despite the magnitude of the surgery, most patients heal remarkably well and Read More…

Case Study – Long Terms Effects of Tummy Tuck Surgery

  Background: Tummy tuck surgery can be an incredibly effective body contouring procedure. It achieves its effects through the removal of a large segment of loose skin and fat often combined with liposuction fat removal in areas beyond the zone of the cut out tissue segment. The benefits of tummy tucks can easily be seen Read More…

Lovenox for DVT Prevention in Tummy Tuck Surgery

  Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and subsequent pulmonary embolism (PE) is the most dreaded complication of tummy tuck surgery. For that matter it is an increased risk for any aesthetic surgery around the abdomen/pelvic regions that involves compression (binder/garments) and any period of immobility after the procedure.While it is rare, it can occur and is Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – The Vertical Tummy Tuck

Background: The vast majority of tummy tucks can and are performed through a curved horizontal lower abdominal incision. (as well as around the umbilicus) There are, however, alternatives to this traditional excisional orientation in the right patient. A handful of patients may benefit from a vertical excisional approach. When a vertical tummy tuck is typically Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study- Tummy Tuck in Asian Female

Background: Tummy tucks are uniformly successful at reshaping the abdominal wall through the removal of excess skin and fat. While the amount of abdominal wall tightening is one criteria by which tummy tucks are judged, they are equally critiqued by the scars that are needed to create it. The fear of most tummy tuck patients Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study: Combined Tummy Tuck and Brazilian Butt Lift

Background: Two of the most popular body contouring procedures today is one from the past and a relatively new one. Tummy tuck surgery has been around for over five decades and is highly successful at reshaping the abdominal wall often in a dramatic fashion. Conversely, buttock augmentation by fat injections (aka Brazilian Butt Lift) has Read More…

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