Archive for August, 2010

Are You Ready For Surgery? by Dr. Sando

RU physically ready? Have you been losing weight? Do you need to be at your “fighting weight,” i.e. at target? No. If you can get down to within 15-20 pounds of target, then your skin tone should tolerate these changes without much loosening after surgery. Having a tummy tuck should be the reward for weight […]

Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Dr. Sando

Looking at yourself in the mirror is reasonable and normal to make sure you look presentable for the day, to try on that new blouse or belt, to make sure you weren’t splattered with grease during a less-than-nutritious lunch break. However, parking oneself in front of a mirror for huge blocks of time (eg. hours), […]