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Weight Gain After Tummy Tuck: Everything You Need to Know

Tummy tucks can remove loose, saggy skin and create a firm, flat midsection. It’s a great way to get rid of that stubborn “belly pooch” that exercise and diet won’t fix. But I often hear the same worried question from my tummy tuck patients here in Louisville, KY: “What happens with weight gain after a tummy tuck?” A tummy tuck can tone the body and support your abdominal muscles, but it isn’t an instant, permanent fix. By understanding a tummy tuck’s relationship to weight gain and learning how to make healthy decisions, you can maintain your beautiful results for as … Continue reading

Does Liposuction Help With Weight Loss?

Body contouring procedures are now more popular than ever. In particular, liposuction is a great way to trim unwanted fat and sculpt your curves. Because of the procedure’s effectiveness, liposuction patients at our Louisville, KY practice often ask if surgery will help them lose a significant amount of weight. Unfortunately, this question is more complicated than patients may expect. While liposuction won’t dramatically change the number on the scale, it can still assist with weight loss and help contour the body in several ways. In this blog post I’ll answer some common questions I receive about liposuction surgery and weight … Continue reading

Shapewear vs. Surgery: Choosing Between Spanx® and Liposuction

Shapewear, such as Spanx®, is a popular way to slim the body and minimize bulges. It can smooth out your silhouette and help you feel confident before a big event. Unfortunately, shapewear isn’t always comfortable and convenient, and no one wants to feel itchy while they’re out on the town. Shapewear is a temporary fix to a persistent problem: unwanted rolls of fat. If you’re interested in a long-term body contouring solution, consider liposuction at our Louisville practice. Find a Long-Term Fix Shapewear works well–but only as long as you’re wearing it. Once you take off the garments, your body … Continue reading

Your Guide to Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is an exciting experience, and breast augmentation patients at our Lexington, KY, plastic surgery office tell us that buying new bras is the icing on the cake. However, the process presents some challenges and considerations, especially in the first few months after your surgery as your body recovers and your results take shape. In this blog post, I’ll discuss a few key things you need to know about buying new bras after breast augmentation. Recovery Bras In the first couple of weeks after your surgery, you’ll likely experience some swelling and sensitivity. You’ll need a garment that can … Continue reading

The Busy Mom’s Guide to the Mommy Makeover

Mommy makeovers are powerful procedures that offer a range of benefits for women looking to restore their bodies after pregnancy. A mommy makeover is a combination of procedures that helps improve the areas most affected by pregnancy and often includes breast augmentation and tummy tuck. A lot of moms who come to us for a mommy makeover at our Louisville, KY, plastic surgery practice worry that the procedure won’t fit in with their hectic lifestyles and the responsibilities that come with being a mom. However, with the right planning and a strong support system in place, it’s possible for even the … Continue reading

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