Category: Tummy Tuck

What is diastasis recti, and can a tummy tuck solve it?

What Is Diastasis Recti? Can a Tummy Tuck Solve It?

  Major body changes, such as pregnancy or significant weight loss, can leave a permanent impact. Many patients develop diastasis recti during these times and struggle with a resulting “belly pooch.” Even though it’s a relatively common medical condition, many people are unaware of diastasis recti. They might not even know they have it—let alone… Read more »

Is getting a mommy makeover selfish?

Is Getting a Mommy Makeover Selfish?

  Healthy food and exercise aren’t always enough to get your pre-mom body back. Saggy skin, stretch marks, and downturned nipples are genuine issues. Suggestions that you aren’t “working hard enough” are hurtful when no amount of healthy lifestyle choices can completely reverse these changes. Some patients worry that mommy makeovers are selfish or an… Read more »

Woman's torso after tummy tuck procedure

We Answered the Web’s Most Asked Tummy Tuck Questions

January 31, 2020 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  A tummy tuck at our plastic surgery practice in Washington, DC, can create transformative results. But the procedure is slightly more intensive than other common treatments. There are different techniques and important recovery details that patients should keep in mind before surgery. Because of this, many patients have extensive questions when they first begin… Read more »

Pregnant woman after a tummy tuck procedure

Can I Have a Baby After a Tummy Tuck?

December 13, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  For women considering a tummy tuck at our plastic surgery practice near Bethesda, MD, the question of whether future pregnancies will be possible is a common one. Because the surgery is so often considered a post-pregnancy procedure, many moms and moms-to-be aren’t sure whether they’ll need to wait to enjoy the many benefits. In… Read more »

A woman whose stomach is marked in preparation for tummy tuck surgery.

Your Tummy Tuck Recovery Timeline

August 21, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

  Tummy tucks can flatten your stomach by removing loose, saggy skin. But while everyone’s recovery timeline is unique to his or her situation, tummy tuck recovery periods tend to be longer than other cosmetic surgery procedures. Don’t fear—with proper preparation, you can help your surgery recovery go as smoothly as possible. This blog post… Read more »