The Tummy Tuck’s 4 Surprising Medical Benefits

Many women and men choose to have a tummy tuck because they are primarily interested in the cosmetic results – a flatter, more toned belly and removal of excess skin and fat. However, you may be surprised to learn that you can also experience some medical benefits with tummy tuck surgery. Here are four additional… Read More »

Procedures That Will Set You Up to Achieve Your 2019 Body Goals

We’ve reached the close of another year, and it’s natural for many of us to begin planning what New Year’s resolutions we want to make to improve our lives in the new year ahead. These goals often center on the desire to lose weight or break through a fitness plateau. If your resolutions have failed… Read More »

Tummy Tuck Cost: What Influences Price?

Looking for the best price on your desired procedure is part of the plastic surgery research process, and it’s good to know what factors into fees for your tummy tuck. However, it’s important to understand that price often reflects quality, especially in the plastic surgery field. Read our infographic below for additional information on how… Read More »

Abdominoplasty Northern Virginia

The mid-section is a common area for people to struggle with for a variety of reasons, but the Abdominoplasty has helped many people achieve their aesthetic mid-section goals. The Abdominoplasty procedure, also called a Tummy Tuck, is a surgical procedure that reduces excess, sagging skin and protruding, stretched out abdominal muscles. Many women seek out this procedure… Read More »

Tummy Tuck Northern Virginia

When you are left with protruding or sagging skin in the mid-section after child-birth or after a significant weight loss, it can be difficult to feel your most confident. While diet and exercise are an important part of a healthy life, there are limits to what they can achieve aesthetically and excess skin and stretched… Read More »

Steps for a Successful Recovery after a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is an effective way to improve the appearance of the abdomen, but as with any surgery, good results mean taking care of yourself during recovery. Knowing a few things in advance can help ensure that your procedure goes smoothly and delivers the beautiful results you deserve. Every tummy tuck case is different, and your… Read More »

Tummy Tuck after Weight Loss Surgery

Severely overweight patients sometimes turn to weight loss surgery to help them reach a healthier target weight. But rapid weight loss, whether from surgery or through diet and exercise, can lead to other problems like excessive skin. A tummy tuck can, however, help reduce the appearance of loose skin and deliver a more youthful look…. Read More »

A Tummy Tuck for Your Health?

A 2013 study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, suggests that tummy tuck surgery can jump-start permanent weight loss. Researchers followed 20 tummy tuck patients for a year after surgery. After one year, 70% weighed less than they had immediately after the surgery-in other… Read More »

Mommy Makeover at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery

A mommy makeover is a combination of plastic surgery procedures specifically designed to address the changes pregnancy can have on your body and breasts. Weight fluctuations caused by pregnancy can result in loose and sagging skin, a loss of breast volume, and stubborn pockets of fat in various areas of the body. With a mommy makeover, board-certified… Read More »

Body Lift after Weight Loss Surgery

A body lift is a body contouring procedure that can dramatically improve the shape and size of your entire frame. Following weight loss surgery, it is not uncommon for small pockets of stubborn fat along with loose and sagging skin to detract from the profile of your body. When this is the case, Arlington plastic surgeon Dr…. Read More »