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 »

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 »

Prepare for Summer in Virginia with Plastic Surgery Now

With temperatures in the teens and 20s, preparing for summer may be the last thing on your mind. However, choosing to undergo plastic surgery in the winter is one of the best ways to ensure your results are optimized for the summer months. All plastic surgery procedures require an initial recovery period, but final results… 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 »

Tummy Tuck Recovery

There are several factors that will determine the length of your recovery from a tummy tuck. The type of tummy tuck performed, your state of health and fitness prior to surgery, and your willingness to follow board-certified Virginia plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman’s postoperative advice will all be factors in your recovery. A tummy tuck is… Read More »