Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Woman who had a tummy tuck in The Woodlands, TX to repair stretched abdominal muscles

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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4 Body Contouring Procedures to Transform Your Curves

Patients today have many options when it comes to body contouring. While treatments such as CoolSculpting have their benefits, surgical procedures can truly transform a patient’s appearance. As a plastic surgeon serving people from The Woodlands, TX, and beyond, I love helping men and women find the perfect treatment for their unique needs. No two …

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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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Tummy Tuck Recovery – Healing Period The Woodlands

Remove excess abdominal fat and loose excess skin with the help of the abdominoplasty procedure. Also called the tummy tuck, this surgery is an excellent method of body contouring. Before your procedure, learn more about tummy tuck recovery in order to be well-prepared. As part of tummy tuck recovery, patients will be wearing a post-surgical …

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What Is An Inverted Tummy Tuck

What Is An Inverted “T” Tummy Tuck

The traditional tummy tuck procedure includes only a horizontal incision running from hip to hip beneath the underwear line. However, for some patients, an inverted “T” tummy tuck may be performed, in which a small vertical incision is made between the navel and the horizontal incision. Also referred to as an “anchor pattern” tummy tuck, …

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Tummy Tuck Belt: Is It A Scam?

One of the popular products making the late-night TV and “As Seen on TV” sale sections is the tummy tuck belt. While consumer reviews and results seem to vary, the device has been almost unanimously shunned by the medical community. And with so many truly effective alternatives for trimming belly fat available, from CoolSculpting® to …

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