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Bikini Ready with Tummy Tuck

Spring is rushing by quickly and thosefun in the sun” summer, poolside, family picnic, skimpy dress and beach wear days are almost here.  Many of my patients are requesting those body sculpting treatments to help them look slimmer, fitter and younger.  Liposuction is at the top of the list but when that isn’t enough to sculpt that tummy area…Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) is the answer my patients (especially new mommies) choose to create that desired beach body/poolside look. This is safe, effective and achieves long lasting results.

THE ABS THAT NO AMOUNT OF CRUNCHES WILL FIX Realistically, the stretched skin has to go somewhere and sometimes the extra tummy bulge isn’t just from the stubborn baby fat that won’t go away. Sometimes the tummy bulge is a result of a hernia or loose abdomen muscles that separated during the time of extra stress, called diastasis recti. Unfortunately, no matter how much you work out and even get back to your pre baby weight, if you’re abdomen muscles have been torn, the belly won’t be able to go back to being flat.

TUMMY TUCK TO THE RESCUE…Ideally, a patient who’d like a tummy tuck, aka abdominoplasty, is in great shape and just needs a little help with that small bulge that won’t go away, whether it’s a little fat, loose skin or from diastasis recti. Even if you’re not completely toned, a tummy tuck is that perfect boost to get you over the hump of achieving a flat stomach, especially if you’re within 10 pounds of your ideal weight. Moms sacrifice so much of themselves to bear, birth and bring up children that a tummy tuck is a well deserved confidence builder to have a stomach they’re not ashamed of.

WE WON’T LEAVE OUT THE BELLY BUTTON… Also, if the belly button got stretched out during pregnancy weight gain, a belly button repair is a simple revision to add to a tummy tuck. It is sometimes even necessary, depending on how much loose skin will be removed during the tuck. This will give the belly button an ideal shape and position on the abdomen.

TUMMY TUCK IS NOT ONE SIZE FITS ALL… Depending on your body’s unique needs, there are a variety of abdominoplasty techniques to help you achieve your ideal abdomen. They will address the skin, fat and muscles in the stomach area to contour for your unique physique. Your health, the technique and extent of the surgery will also determine whether the recover is 1 to 4 weeks, but either way there will be a recovery period.

TUMMY TUCK GIVES YOU THE FLAT, BIKINI READY ABS…the “fun in the sun” body you want back.  Let’s talk soon!

Steven Davison M.D.

Board Certified Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon

 

LIPOSUCTION – Today’s Advanced Method

Recently I talked about using your own fat (fat grafting) to replace youthful fat loss in the face, back of the hands, buttocks etc. Liposuction is part of that process, so this time I’ll update you on the benefits, who it’s for and how we do it.

Liposuction is also called body contouring, body sculpting, liposculpture and more. It can flatten a tummy and give you a waist….etc…and the fat can be used to “sculpt” other body areas!

Liposuction is the most popular cosmetic enhancement procedure, year after year, simply because it works. I recommend it to men and women who want to remove stubborn fat from the hips, buttocks, thighs, arms, abs etc, that has resisted diet and exercise.

WHO’S IT FOR? Liposuction is best suited for men and women who are at or near normal body weight and who can be committed to maintaining that weight.  For the right people, several areas can be treated/sculpted with desirable results.

OLD METHODS vs NEW METHODS

Old lipo methods involved aggressive movements, bleeding and bruising and often resulted in less than desirable outcomes.  Newer methods are gentle (reduced risk) reducing swelling, bleeding, incisions, recovery time, and they typically achieve wonderful results.  IN brief, today’s refined techniques and state of the art instruments make liposuction a safe, effective method to refine ones physique.  Recovery depends upon your own treatment plan but you can count on it being briefer than with older methods.

TUMESCENT LIPOSUCTION … Saline solution is still used, but we now infuse the treatment area with lidocaine to reduce discomfort and epinephrine to constrict blood vessels.  Tumescent lipo is still considered the best techniques to date.  I discuss the procedure and instruments in detail during the personal consultation.

End of summer is upon us and you will be getting ready for fall and winter holidays, school events, etc, etc.  It’s easy to get “out of shape” with all the summer picnics, smores, and parties…I can get you back into shape quickly.

I believe every cosmetic procedure should be reliable and achieve natural looking results. Liposuction does just that.

Want to learn more about liposuction or see before and after photos…click here

Stay Well.

Dr. Steven Davison

www.DAVinciPlastic.com

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