What Is the Best Age to Have a Tummy Tuck?

Patients sometimes ask us if there is a cut-off age for a tummy tuck. They are worried that they are perhaps too old for tummy tuck surgery. On the other end of the spectrum, if you are still young and not done having children yet, is it too early for a tummy tuck? The NuBody Blog has the answers. What Does a Tummy Tuck Do? A tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery procedure to remove excess skin and fat from your abdomen to give it a [...]

2019-02-21T22:46:17-05:00November 19th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|

Can I Have Children After a Tummy Tuck?

Typically, the question most women ask us is this: When is the best time for a tummy tuck? And to this, we typically answer with "After you're done having children." However, this doesn't mean that you cannot become pregnant and have children after a tummy tuck. It just means that it isn't the ideal sequence of things. To better understand this, let us look at what a tummy tuck does to your body. What Does a Tummy Tuck Do? A tummy tuck - the medical term is [...]

2019-06-12T22:07:04-05:00July 5th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|

My Tummy Tuck Diaries: Excerpts From a Tummy Tuck Journey

When you are thinking about having plastic surgery, you’ll want to gather as much information as you can. You might schedule a consultation with a surgery center and ask the plastic surgeon a lot of questions. However, the best resource to learn more about a plastic surgery procedure are often the people who have had that procedure. "I have learned that it’s okay to be imperfect but that it’s also okay to want to do something about it. I absolutely did not have this procedure for [...]

2019-06-20T22:49:29-05:00April 24th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|

Six Tips to Get the Best Results from Your Tummy Tuck

Besides breast augmentations, tummy tucks are among the leading plastic surgery procedures sought out by American women. And in recent years, they have also seen a surge of popularity among men. This is for good reason: tummy tuck results tend to be immediate and striking. A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty will provide you with a flatter, firmer belly and a slimmer waistline. There are different types of tummy tucks, including the full tummy tuck, the mini tummy tuck and the extended tummy tuck. During a tummy [...]

2019-02-21T23:28:59-05:00April 2nd, 2018|Tummy Tuck|

Tummy Tuck: Can I Have a New Belly Button Please?

All You Need to Know About Designer Belly Buttons Most patients considering a tummy tuck may not have heard about a “designer belly button.” The belly button may very well be the last thing that comes to mind when there is so much else to love about a tummy tuck. And yet a designer belly button is an important part of an abdominoplasty. Just think about it: Your plastic surgeon will flatten your tummy by removing excess flab and skin, and possibly repair the abdominal muscle [...]

2019-06-12T22:31:56-05:00October 2nd, 2017|Tummy Tuck|

How to Decide Between a Tummy Tuck or Liposuction

Shrinking Your Midsection: Will a tummy tuck or liposuction give you the look you want? Whether it’s because of excess skin, fat, or a combination of both, you may be unhappy with the way your midsection looks. Being unhappy with the way you look and feel can be extremely frustrating and damaging to your self-confidence. It’s especially frustrating when you’ve tried diet and exercise and still can’t seem to achieve the results you want. After a bit of trial and error, you’ve found yourself ready to take [...]

2019-02-23T00:28:10-05:00January 2nd, 2017|Liposuction, Tummy Tuck|

The Tummy Tuck Diet: Keeping Your Tummy Flat After Surgery

How to Make Sure Your Tummy Stays Flat After a Tummy Tuck When you’ve lost a significant amount of weight, you might be left with excess skin around your midsection. A tummy tuck can help you get a flat, tight tummy to complement your new figure. This common procedure is an effective way to give you the figure and appearance you desire, which can do wonders for your self-confidence. You can also combine a tummy tuck with liposuction to remove remnants of stubborn fat for an [...]

2019-02-25T21:48:23-05:00June 15th, 2016|Diet, Tummy Tuck|

5 Facts You Might Not Know About the Tummy Tuck

Interesting Facts About the Tummy Tuck Today, the tummy tuck is one of the most popular plastic surgeries, with more than 100,000 people undergoing the procedure each year. Tummy tuck surgery has given many people new confidence about the way they look. Yet, like many cosmetic and plastic surgeries, it is still a fairly misunderstood procedure. We want to help you understand more about it by sharing these 5 facts you might not know about the tummy tuck. If you have any additional questions or specific [...]

2019-02-25T21:54:27-05:00May 1st, 2016|Tummy Tuck|

Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, or Both: What’s Best for You?

How to Decide Between a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction So, you’re unhappy with the way your tummy looks. Maybe you’ve been trying for months to lose some extra fat to no avail. Maybe you’ve lost a significant amount of weight after having a baby or other lifestyle changes and are stuck with loose, sagging skin. The tummy is one of the most common problem areas among women of all ages—due to lifestyle factors, genetics, or other causes. If your tummy is causing you grief and lowering [...]

2019-02-25T22:05:33-05:00March 15th, 2016|Liposuction, Tummy Tuck|

Not Just for Looks: The Potential Health Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

Potential Physical and Mental Health Benefits of a Tummy Tuck A tummy tuck is a common procedure for removing excess skin in the abdomen for a tighter, flatter tummy. While tummy tucks are typically only performed for cosmetic reasons, that doesn’t mean the procedure can’t have some unintentional, positive side effects on your health. None of these should be reasons on their own to get a tummy tuck—as results and health benefits of a tummy tuck will vary from patient to patient. Instead, you can think [...]

2019-02-25T22:16:09-05:00December 15th, 2015|Plastic Surgery, Tummy Tuck|
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