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How Long is the Recovery for a Mommy Makeover?

Pregnancy, weight gain, and breastfeeding can all have a negative impact on a woman’s self-image. With today’s advanced surgical techniques, however, we’re able to help sculpt and restore a woman’s shape to her ideal pre-pregnancy figure. A mommy makeover is a specialized approach to body contouring tailored to meet a new mothers’ specific goals. During […]

Is Fat Grafting Better Than Fillers?

Fat grafting and fillers are both important parts of my practice and I perform both regularly. Patients commonly ask, “Which is better?” The answer – it depends! What are fillers? Fillers are synthetic material that is kept “on the shelf” until it is used. It is typically a hyaluronic gel that is produced by bacteria, […]

Exercises Following Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation involves placing breast implants, either silicone gel filled or saline filled implants, through an incision located in one of three locations – under the breast where the breast hits the chest wall, around the areola, or through a small incision in the axilla or under arm. The implants can be placed on top […]

What is the Difference Between Liposuction and a Tummy Tuck?

As a board-certified surgeon and body contouring specialist, I see many men and women who are unhappy with the physical appearances of their waistline. Excess fat and skin can lead to feelings of inadequacy, especially for those who are otherwise healthy, fit adults. Many patients turn to surgical procedures to address concerns that diet and […]