Body Contouring

Can I Get Pregnant After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Life is full of surprises, and sometimes that surprise is a bouncing bundle of joy. If you’ve had a tummy tuck, medically referred to as an abdominoplasty, you may wonder what impact a baby will have on your results. It’s important to understand, tummy tuck surgery should not affect your ability to get pregnant and have a child. However, our board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel M. Sohn, emphasizes that having a child can potentially reverse or negate the benefits achieved with the surgery. As a result, we recommend waiting until you’ve completed building your family before having this procedure. […]

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What Are the Side Effects of VASER® LipoSelection®?

The first thing you should know about VASER® Liposelection®, and any type of liposuction, is that as a surgical procedure it comes with some risk of complications. One way to minimize these risks is to choose a highly trained, board certified plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Samuel M. Sohn, to perform the operation. Another way to reduce the possibility of experiencing an outcome that’s not what you desired is to be honest and forthcoming about what you expect from the procedure. Also called VASERlipo®, this treatment is designed to reduce pockets of fatty tissue by breaking up fat cells with […]

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How Does VASERlipo® Compare with Regular Liposuction?

There are so many types of fat reduction techniques available it’s easy to find the selection confusing. At Hankins & Sohn Plastic Surgery Associates, we offer a comprehensive range of options, including VASER® LipoSelection® and traditional tumescent liposuction. So what’s the difference between these two procedures? They are both designed to reduce stubborn pockets of fat using suction, but they diverge in their methods. Tumescent liposuction is the standard. In this operation, a cannula (tube) is inserted into the treatment area and used to physically break up fatty tissue, which is then suctioned out through the same tube. In VASERlipo®, […]

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