Plastic Surgery Blog

“Muffin Top” – with or without “The Pooch”

Published on June 30, 2014 by

“Muffin top” enjoys a post in Wikipedia (plus photos) defined as tummy tissue which runneth over the waistlines of clothing which either is too tight or is trying to corral excess fat, suggesting a muffin overflowing the edge of its paper casing. Any elastic band will create at least a “mini-me muffin” even among the […]

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Benefits of Combination Plastic Surgery

Published on April 10, 2014 by

It is not unusual to combine two or more procedures during one planned operation. Most commonly the combined procedures are addressing the same area of concern, for example a breast enlargement with a breast lift. The second most frequent combination takes care of concerns within the same body region, for example a tummy tuck with […]

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The Lowdown on Liposuction

Published on May 1, 2012 by

Sometimes people have bulges that just won’t budge despite diet and exercise. Liposuction may be just the answer for stubborn fat cells that will not shrink. The good news is that liposuction is not just for the stomach and abdominal area. You are able to get liposuction on many areas of your body including your […]

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What is a Mommy Makeover?

Published on April 15, 2011 by

What is this “Mommy Makeover” people are talking about? Mommy Makeover is the combination of procedures used to restore form in the areas of a woman’s body that have been harmed by pregnancy. Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, and breast augmentation are commonly included in this combination, sometimes with the addition of breast lift, or mastopexy. […]

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Are You Ready For Surgery? by Dr. Sando

Published on August 17, 2010 by

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 […]

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