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Can Plastic Surgery Give You a Flat Stomach?

Cosmetic surgery procedures such as a tummy tuck or liposuction can give you a flatter and firmer midsection, as long as you have realistic expectations! These procedures are not magic bullets that can give you the same midsection you had when you were 16, but they can give you a trimmer-looking abdomen. If you decide on plastic surgery to improve…

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Are You a Good Candidate for a Mini Tummy Tuck?

Woman holding her stomach (model)

If you are a man or woman desiring a flat, toned midsection but don’t want to commit to a full tummy tuck, you are in luck! A mini tummy tuck works for individuals who have excess fat deposits and saggy skin below the bellybutton due to sudden weight loss or pregnancy aftereffects. While a mini tummy tuck is effective for…

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Why You Need a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon for Your Procedure

Board-certified surgeons discussing surgical procedure for patient

You are excited about the plastic surgery procedure that’s going to change your body and your confidence. You are painstakingly researching every detail of your procedure and envisioning your amazing results. However, it’s important to remember that your safety, health, and procedure outcome are all in the hands of the plastic surgeon you choose. You need a board-certified plastic surgeon…

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4 Things To Consider When Choosing Breast Implants

4 things to consider when choosing breast implants. Closeup of woman's chest in a bra (model)

What’s the first thing that comes to mind if you’re considering breast augmentation? For most women, it’s choosing the size of breast implants. At our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery practice, we use the MENTOR® Volume Sizing System to help patients select the implant volume that best meets their desired results. But size is only one of the factors that breast…

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Your Ultimate Tummy Tuck Recovery Guide

When I consult with patients considering a tummy tuck at our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery practice, their excitement about transforming their bodies is tempered by reservations about the recovery process. Being prepared and knowing what to expect can make that process much easier. Many patients, especially those who are younger and healthier, underestimate the toll a tummy tuck takes on…

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Most-Asked Questions About Liposuction

Spend some time researching liposuction online and you may wind up more confused than ever. Scattered across the liposuction internet landscape are marketing phrases such as tickle lipo and liposculpture, not to mention multiple techniques that include laser-assisted, power-assisted, and ultrasound-assisted. It’s no surprise that we get a lot of questions from liposuction patients at our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery…

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What Procedures Make Up a Mommy Makeover? The 5 Most Popular Options

What does a mommy makeover include? It’s a question I hear often from Richmond women interested in a mommy makeover. This all-in-one procedure is famous for providing many of the corrections women desire after pregnancy or other major body changes. But what actually happens to your body during the procedure? Mommy makeovers are highly customizable procedures, so they look a…

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Are You a Good Candidate for Plastic Surgery? Take Our Quiz

If you’ve been thinking about getting cosmetic surgery but aren’t sure if you’re a good candidate, you’re not alone. Many of the women and men at our plastic surgery practice in Richmond, VA, have the same question when they arrive for their consultations. There’s more to determining if cosmetic surgery is right for you than simply checking off the right…

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4 Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips

Women considering breast augmentation at our Richmond, VA, practice have questions about the size and type of breast implants they should get and whether they should have implants placed above or below their chest muscles. But what many patients are most concerned about is the recovery following surgery. What surprises many of my breast augmentation patients is that the recovery…

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Top Reasons to Get a Tummy Tuck

One of my favorite procedures to perform is abdominoplasty—which most people know as a tummy tuck—because the results are so transformational. Patients who want a tummy tuck at our Richmond, VA, practice are often moms who are self-conscious about their bodies even though they work out regularly and watch what they eat. Unfortunately, exercise and dieting won’t shrink excess abdominal…

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