The Gill Center for Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
121 Vision Park Boulevard, Suite 100
Shenandoah, TX 77384
Phone: (281) 853-5308
M-Th 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
F 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Category Archives: Tummy Tuck
If any group of people knows all about the perils of sleep deprivation, it's moms. Not getting enough sleep can tax even the most patient individuals when you're raising children. For women who choose to restore their pre-baby bodies with a mommy makeover, sleep is important for a speedy and healthy recovery. But the procedure, …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Many of the women considering a mommy makeover at our practice in The Woodlands ask if they need to lose weight before the surgery. Because patient safety is my top consideration, I want all body contouring patients to be in overall good health—and that includes being at the weight they want to maintain. There are …Read More
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 …Read More
One of the most common questions—and concerns—that cosmetic surgery patients have about any procedure is what's involved in the recovery process. They want to know about the level of discomfort, how long they need to take off work, and when they'll be able to resume exercising, among other issues. I've found that to be especially …Read More
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, …Read More
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 …Read More