Are you struggling to get rid of pesky belly fat that hangs over your waistline like an apron? If so, you’re not alone. Many people, especially women who have been pregnant and those who have experienced significant weight gain or loss, may develop what’s commonly referred to as an “apron” belly. But don’t worry, there […]
Why You Should Go Drain-Free for Your Tummy Tuck [Infographic]
What Is the C.L.A.S.S.® Tummy Tuck? [Infographic]
Do Tummy Tuck Results Look Better after a Few Months?
Updated December 2018 A tummy tuck can offer noticeable results, but don’t expect to look instantly slimmer the minute you get home from your appointment. Since abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure, it’s normal to experience some swelling, bruising and other minor side effects, so don’t be alarmed if you don’t see the new look you […]
What a Tummy Tuck Can & Can’t Do for You
That space between your public bone and your belly button is notoriously tough to tone. It seems like no matter how in shape you are or how toned the rest of your body is, a tiny, stubborn pocket of fat finds its way to your belly. Tummy tuck surgery can be a great option for […]
The Biggest Secret Fix in a Tummy Tuck? Muscle Repair
Updated for November 2018 You probably already know that a tummy tuck can treat excess skin and fatty tissue in your midsection. But did you know that one of the best and little-known benefits of getting a tummy tuck is that your plastic surgeon can repair separated muscles? Why Abdominal Muscles Separate Separated abdominal muscles […]
How Much Weight Will You Lose with a Tummy Tuck?
For the right candidate, a tummy tuck can be excellent for body contouring. Some men and women interested in a tummy tuck may wonder how much weight can be lost with the procedure. While this question is certainly valid and should be addressed, it’s also be somewhat misguided. A Tummy Tuck Is for Contouring, Not […]
Tummy Tuck vs. Ab Exercises: 3 Main Differences
Bikini season is here and bare midriffs are everywhere. From the pool to the hiking trail to magazine covers, there’s no shortage of abs on display. If you’ve ever marveled at someone’s ripped six-pack or beautifully toned midsection and wondered why no amount of crunches seems to get you the same results, you may wish […]
Tummy Tucks after Pregnancy: How Long Should You Wait?
A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, can be a great option for mothers who would like to tighten their abdominal area and get rid of loose, baggy skin around the stomach.* However, it’s important to take long-term factors into consideration when planning your post-pregnancy tummy tuck. Post-Pregnancy Hormones Estrogen and progesterone are at their […]
4 Tips to Minimize Post-Tummy Tuck Swelling
Preparing for your recovery is just as important as preparing for surgery itself. Although some degree of post-tummy tuck swelling is inevitable, the amount of swelling can vary depending on the procedure. For example, a tummy tuck with liposuction, also known as the C.L.A.S.S.® drain-free tummy tuck, generally involves less swelling than a traditional abdominoplasty.* Regardless […]