Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Articles

Everyone wants a fast recovery from their cosmetic surgery including breast augmentation, breast reductions and lifts, tummy tucks or abdominoplasties and many other. Rapid recovery from surgery can be related to the commercial about arthritis that says, “A body at rest tends to stay at rest”. This saying is taken from Newton's First Law of Motion which states that, “a body at rest will remain at rest unless an outside force acts on it’. If you took high school physics you will remember this!

The average person is exposed to 174 newspapers full of information every day and visuals are processed 60,000x faster in the brain than text.

"Plastic surgery is one of the most creative specialties in medicine. There is simply no other field that combines the artistry, science and technical skill set into a single specialty."

"I love my patients and feel they are some of the most wonderful interesting people I have ever met."

"Dr. LeBlanc is AMAZING! I am very pleased with the results of my reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy. She is very caring and compassionate; something you don't find very often in doctors today. Thank you Dr. LeBlanc for helping me get back to normal, after breast cancer. You are one in a million!" (Janet, Fort Worth, TX)

Steven S. Carp, MD, FACS, is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and has specialized in cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery since 1993. Dr. Carp understands that plastic surgery requires a combination of skills, technique and an artistic eye; knowing each and every patient has different needs that must be understood. The combination of which presents him with an exciting and challenging career.

New York Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Kenneth Francis, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a great option for your cosmetic surgery needs.

Belly fat can be one of the hardest types of fat to lose, regardless of your weight, body shape and size. Men and women both struggle with losing that layer of fat over the abdomen, and diet and exercise alone aren’t usually enough to get rid of belly fat. Plastic surgery may be the answer for many, and there are several procedures that can help to get rid of belly fat and create a flat, toned and sculpted appearance.

Unlike liposuction of the abdomen, the tummy tuck procedure usually involves the removal of fat and skin, as well as tightening of the abdominal muscles. The incision is much longer than with a traditional liposuction procedure and you’ll have a long scar from the incision that’s made across the pelvic bone. Since the tummy tuck is a much more extensive procedure, it’s crucial that you follow the surgeon’s post-operative instructions diligently and take extra care of yourself for the weeks after surgery.

Pregnancy can be a beautiful time in a woman’s life. Watching and feeling your unborn child grow within you. Nothing else matters in the world. That is until you realize a lot more grew within you than you thought…