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Secrets to Maintaining Your Tummy Tuck Results

You've found the best plastic surgeon in The Woodlands, had a tummy tuck, recovered, and love your results. Now what? Well, you may want to splurge on a sexy, new bikini or a trim athletic-cut shirt to show off your flat stomach. But what about the long term? How can you maintain the results of …

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When Your Skin Doesn’t ‘Shrink-to-Fit’ After Weight Loss

Dramatic weight loss is a significant accomplishment, whether it occurs after making lifestyle changes or if you've undergone bariatric surgery. Many people who lose 50 to 100 pounds or more, however, are frustrated by the loose, excess skin that undermines their self-confidence. Men and women who explore plastic surgery after weight loss search for the …

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You Don’t Have to Live With a ‘Belly Pooch’

See if this scenario sounds familiar: It's been months since the baby was born. Your dedication to losing the "baby weight" is mostly paying off. But a stranger shattered your confidence today when he asked, "when are you due?" Tummy tuck patients at our practice in The Woodlands, TX, often share some version of that …

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Is Getting a Mommy Makeover Selfish?

A healthy diet and exercise aren't always enough for getting back the pre-mom body. Diastasis, extra skin, stretch marks, enlarged or downturned nipples, and urinary incontinence (the list goes on and on) are real. Completely reversing those post-pregnancy changes on your own is virtually impossible. It doesn't help to hear people suggest that you aren't …

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The Unexpected Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

Thinking about getting a tummy tuck? If you've researched the procedure online, you know that a tummy tuck improves the appearance of the abdomen by removing the excess skin that remains after pregnancy or significant weight loss. But many of our patients at The Gill Center in The Woodlands are surprised by the tummy tuck’s …

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