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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

Can I Get a Mommy Makeover If I’m Not a Mom?

A mommy makeover in Louisville, KY, is a popular choice for mothers who want to get their pre-baby body back. Mommy makeovers can flatten the tummy, enhance and lift the breasts, and remove unwanted fat. But mommy makeovers aren’t just for moms. To understand why, let’s take a closer look at what a mommy makeover is. What Is a Mommy Makeover? The term “mommy makeover” is somewhat misleading because it implies you have to be a mom in order to benefit. However, a mommy makeover is simply a phrase that refers to any combination of plastic surgery procedures that enhances … Continue reading

Post-Pregnancy, Diastasis Recti, and Tummy Tucks

Along with the surprises of motherhood come a number of physical changes. One of the most common is diastasis recti, or separation of the abdominal muscles. This condition is estimated to occur in around 60% of women who have had children, and the effects can vary from mild to severe. Many of my tummy tuck clients in Louisville, KY, are affected by this condition. If you think you have diastasis recti, or if you know you have it but aren’t sure what to do, here’s what you need to know. What Is Diastasis Recti? Diastasis recti is a condition that … Continue reading

How Weight Gain Affects Tummy Tuck Results

A tummy tuck at our Louisville, KY, plastic surgery center can be a transformative procedure, but excessive weight gain can minimize the longevity of your results. Learn about every tummy tuck patient’s biggest fear—weight gain after surgery—and what to do to prevent it. Why do patients gain weight? There are many reasons why patients gain weight after tummy tuck surgery. Understanding the reasons discussed here is the first step in preventing weight gain. Lifestyle: Regardless of how many cosmetic procedures you get, the cornerstone of maintaining a slim figure is leading a healthy lifestyle. Of course, we all have cheat … Continue reading

What’s Included With a Mommy Makeover?

Mommy makeover at our Louisville practice is an increasingly popular procedure that can help women look and feel more like they did prior to their pregnancies. Often after childbirth, women find it difficult to get back their pre-baby bodies. Sometimes a healthy diet and diligent exercise cannot fix loose skin on the abdomen and deflated breasts. A mommy makeover is typically performed as a single surgery with different surgical components to address the areas of the body most affected by pregnancy. Usually, women choose to combine 2 or more of the following procedures: breast enhancement, tummy tuck, liposuction, and vaginal … Continue reading

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