Tag: Tummy Tuck

Woman touching her stomach after a tummy tuck procedure

Is A Tummy Tuck Right for You?

  It’s a lot of hard work to lose weight and slim down. While the results can be exciting, you might be left with excess skin in the process. No amount of diet and exercise can tighten up loose skin. For patients with these concerns, we often recommend a tummy tuck at our Washington, D.C…. Read more »

Woman on bed in tank top considering liposuction and tummy tuck

Should I add a Tummy Tuck to My Liposuction?

  Many people know they want to achieve a flat, contoured abdomen, but aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to pursuing a surgical solution. Fat reduction may seem like a clear choice, but the decision whether to add on a skin tightening procedure can be a puzzling one. Both liposuction and tummy tuck… Read more »

A woman lifts the lower part of her shirt to show the results of her tummy tuck

Preparing for Your Tummy Tuck

Patients who undergo tummy tuck surgery at our Washington, D.C., area practice, tell us that being well-prepared for the surgery helps quell anxiety. We do our best to prepare our patients and assure them that our team of board-certified plastic surgeons is here to make sure they’re safe and supported every step of the way. Taking… Read more »

How Will a Tummy Tuck Affect My Tattoo in Washington DC?

How Will a Tummy Tuck Affect My Tattoo?

April 28, 2019 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Many of the men and women we consult with about tummy tuck surgery at our Washington, DC, practice are concerned about tattoos along the abdomen and how they may be affected by the procedure. Since tummy tucks largely focus on the skin, they can cause some changes in surface features like tattoos. This is something… Read more »

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Helps You Feel Full and Keeps the Weight Off Long Term

Recent research reported in the journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the official publication of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons) has shown encouraging long-term results for patients who have undergone a tummy tuck, a popular procedure often considered by many of our patients as a part of their mommy makeovers. A pilot research study… Read more »

Bouncing Back After Baby

March 10, 2011 by Center for Plastic Surgery

After having children, something as simple as buying a pair of jeans can be terribly frustrating. You have been exercising, eating right, and yet, despite everything… the pooch below your navel still remains. And so the Mommy Makeover was born. Depending on your specific needs, a “Mommy Makeover” can include procedures such as breast lift,… Read more »

What Makes a Mommy Makeover?

April 3, 2014 by Samir S. Rao, MD

If you’re a mom, chances are your body looks somewhat different after having children. Earlier generations may have called stretch marks, loose abdominal muscles, and sagging breasts “badges of motherhood,” but today more women are choosing to combat these changes and restore their bodies more closely to what they looked like before having children. A… Read more »

Is CoolSculpting Too Good to Be True?

October 29, 2013 by Samir S. Rao, MD

Given all the modern day luxuries that have resulted from technological advancements, it was only a matter of time before a non-surgical fat reduction device was developed. Well, that time has come. Born from the observations that kids who ate a lot of popsicles had less fat in their cheeks and that people exposed to… Read more »