Tag: Tummy Tuck

3 effective ways to battle belly bulge.

3 Effective Ways to Battle Belly Bulge

  The midsection is a common problem area for men and women alike. Many find it hard to lose belly fat and feel self-conscious about their appearance. If you’re trying to slim down for summer, good news: Center for Plastic Surgery has the body contouring tools you need. Our practice offers both surgical and nonsurgical… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »