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 »

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 »

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 »