Tummy Tuck

What Will My Tummy Tuck Scars Look Like?

Abdominoplasty can tone and tighten the midsection when pregnancy, weight gain and loss, or the natural process of aging lead to excess skin and loose muscles in this area. Also known as tummy tuck surgery, this procedure begins with an incision low on the hip line. This gives our experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel Sohn, access to the tissues beneath the skin. Many patients are curious what this incision will look like when it’s healed—will it be obvious? The good news is, Dr. Sohn makes every effort to keep the scar as inconspicuous as possible. We understand that you want […]

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Which Should I Choose: Liposuction or Tummy Tuck Surgery?

One of the most common questions our experienced plastic surgeons receive from patients is whether liposuction or a tummy tuck is a better choice for them. Every individual has different needs and goals. Therefore, the right approach will vary from person to person. In general, these two techniques achieve different goals. For instance, liposuction is designed to remove excess fatty tissue from the treated area, which can be virtually any region of the body (abdomen, thighs, back, face, etc.). Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is chiefly designed to reduce excess skin and tighten muscles in the midsection. Liposuction […]

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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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