How to Minimize Scarring From a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the United States. This procedure can be done as a standalone surgery or performed alongside liposuction and/or breast augmentation for a mommy makeover. A tummy tuck can get rid of excess, sagging skin and unwanted fat, but our patients often worry about the […]

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How Much Time is Needed to Recover after Abdominoplasty?

There are a number of factors which will determine how long your recovery will be after abdominoplasty. These include your general health at the time of surgery, they extensiveness of your abdominoplasty, and how well you follow Dr. Angelchik’s post-operative instructions. In general, it is common for your recovery to take anywhere from two to four […]

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Types of Tummy Tucks (Abdominoplasty)

An abdominoplasty can be a valuable procedure for patients who have loose skin above the navel after pregnancy or significant weight loss. Often, over-relaxed or stretched abdominal muscles contribute to the skin’s loose appearance. This is especially common after multiple pregnancies. During a tummy tuck, your excess skin will be removed, and the connective tissue that covers […]

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Mommy Makeovers

An article written by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) describes the rapid growth in popularity of cosmetic surgery procedures known collectively as “Mommy Makeovers”. This article says that statistics show an 11% rise in mommy makeovers between 2005 and 2006–more than five times the increase of all cosmetic surgery procedures. Mommy makeover procedures generally include breast […]

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Mini-Abdominoplasty

Body contouring includes a group of several procedures to reshape the abdomen, breasts, upper arms, thighs, buttocks and hips. These procedures are intended to remove fat and excess skin caused by rapid weight loss, pregnancy, loss of skin elasticity, or aging. Mini-abdominoplasty, a modification of the full abdominoplasty is one of these body contouring procedures. Mini-abdominoplasty is more commonly […]

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