When you think about your upcoming tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, you more than likely are thinking of the end result — more toned, slimmer abs and a new sexy appearance! Gone will be the stretched abdominal muscles, loose, saggy skin, and protruding belly. However, before scheduling your appointment with The Maryland Institute… Read More »
What Kind of Scar Can You Expect After a Tummy Tuck?
Are you planning to undergo a tummy tuck to remove excess skin and fat, tighten your abdominal muscles, and create a smoother, firmer stomach? You probably expect to have some scarring after surgery, but did you know not every tummy tuck patient scars the same way? Take a moment to learn more from the plastic… Read More »
Is Weight Loss Your New Year’s Resolution? What’s Next When You Lose the Weight?
Few things in life are as transformative as losing weight—especially when it’s a significant amount. For many of us, our weight defines how we feel about ourselves and how we believe others view us. Our body image influences how we interact with others and how confident we feel at work and in public. We all… Read More »
How Long Do I Need to Sleep Elevated After a Tummy Tuck?
Tummy tucks are a safe and proven way to achieve a tighter, slimmer abdomen. By removing excess skin and tightening the abdominal muscles, this transformative procedure significantly improves muscle tone and one’s overall figure. Just like all major surgeries, tummy tucks require a recovery period to allow your body to heal properly. As your surgeon is… Read More »
Do I Need a Tummy Tuck or Liposuction?
Do I Need a Tummy Tuck or Liposuction? As board-certified cosmetic surgeons, one of the most common complaints we hear from our patients is that they are dissatisfied with the appearance of their abdominal region. There are many reasons the belly area is such a widespread “trouble spot.” For one thing, most people are genetically… Read More »
Your Checklist to a Better Tummy Tuck
When you’re looking to improve your appearance and restore your self-confidence, you have many options at your disposal. A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, remains one of the most sought-after procedures in the U.S., with more than 130,000 surgeries performed in 2018, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. If you’re considering joining… Read More »
Tummy Tucks Can Lead to Long-Term Weight Loss
If you are moderately overweight and considering getting a tummy tuck to remove excess fat and skin from your abdominal area, there’s good news you should know. According to the results of a study published in a recent issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons,… Read More »
Common Misconceptions of a Tummy Tuck
A tummy tuck is the layman’s term for the surgical procedure doctors call an abdominoplasty. This surgery is an effective way to address all the common concerns of patients who wish to regain a toned, flat tummy after experiencing pregnancy, age, or weight changes. During a tummy tuck, a cosmetic surgeon can help tighten lax… Read More »
5 Interesting Facts about the Tummy Tuck
Summer is closer than it seems and one of our favorite pre-beach season procedures is the tummy tuck! The tummy tuck is one of the most popular body contouring procedures in the world because of its amazing results. If you are considering this procedure, here are five interesting facts to know: The tummy tuck is… Read More »
Tummy Tuck vs. Lipo
So, you’re thinking of getting a tummy tuck or liposuction. It’s definitely something to look forward to; the tummy tuck and liposuction happen to be two of the most effective body contouring procedures in the world. But what makes them different? If you’re not entirely sure which one will help you achieve the body of… Read More »