Tummy Tuck

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Liposuction or Tummy Tuck?

When considering contouring surgery to improve the aesthetics of your belly, several factors must be considered. The typical question I get during my virtual consultations is, “Do I need a liposuction or tummy tuck?” Whether you will benefit from liposuction or tummy tuck is based on several factors including extent…

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Minimizing Abdominal Incision Line Scarring

In order to minimize scarring after an abdominal surgery one must ensure there is minimal tension at the incision line. A scar is fibrous tissue replacing the normal skin and the body’s natural way of repairing the skin after an injury. Tension is one of the main reasons for excessive…

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Tummy Tuck Before and After

Tummy tuck before and after pictures provide a very important guide to patients who are trying to find and choose their perfect surgeon. Patients who undergo a tummy tuck procedure should demonstrate aesthetically pleasing results which include a low incision line, an “innie” belly button, and a maximally narrowed waistline….

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Best Tummy Tuck

What makes Dr. Mowlavi’s tummy tucks world renowned? If you are desiring the best tummy tuck possible, we encourage you to read about Dr. Mowlavi’s internationally famous tummy tuck outcomes. Five factors are critical to achieving the best tummy tuck results and they include:   A narrowed waist line A…

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Tummy Tuck Men

Tummy tuck men clients are not as common as tummy tuck for women but men are definitely gaining in numbers over the last two to three years. At Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Institute, we used to routinely perform approximately 5% of tummy tucks for males and 95% for females, but we…

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Tummy Tuck Reviews

Tummy tuck reviews are critical to assessing the results of plastic surgeons tummy tuck outcomes. When reading reviews please take note of patients’ remarks regarding their actual results. As a popular plastic surgeon in Southern California a tummy tuck specialist, Dr. Mowlavi consults numerous patients each week and so he…

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Tummy Tuck Definition

Tummy tuck definition is an abdominal surgery that is intended to remove lower abdominal skin maximally and to tighten the abdominal muscles in an attempt to eliminate abdominal skin redundancy and narrow the waistline. The tummy tuck definition has most recently been modified with prefixes “full” and “mini”. The full…

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Tummy Tuck alternative

Tummy tuck alternatives include either a less invasive mini tummy tuck or minimally invasive Renuvion skin tightening. A full tummy tuck provides the advantage of not only maximally removing the skin from your belly (typically will be able to remove skin from your pubic region to above your belly button)…

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Tummy Tuck recovery

Tummy tuck recovery can be variable based on the degree of muscle tightening, the degree of skin tightening, and the patient’s pain threshold. In general, patients will have to move around half flexed for the first week making it difficult to get out of the house. The second week, you…

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