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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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How Long Is a Tummy Tuck Recovery?

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 …

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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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