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4 Tips for Choosing the Right Surgeon for a Tummy Tuck

When you’re considering a tummy tuck in Richmond, VA, you’ll be faced with many decisions. One of the most important is choosing the right plastic surgeon. And in Richmond, there are several plastic surgeons who perform tummy tuck surgery. So how do you choose? I offer my patients these 4 tips. Always look for a board-certified plastic surgeon. One of…

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The Close Relationship Between Tummy Tuck and Pregnancy

Tummy tuck is the cosmetic procedure most requested by women who have had children. That’s because the abdomen is typically the area of the body that’s most affected by pregnancy, leaving behind an excess of loose skin and weakened muscles. These issues, which diet and exercise can’t typically remedy, can be reduced with tummy tuck surgery. The relationship between tummy tuck…

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Back Massages After Breast Augmentation

If you’re used to getting regular massages, you’re probably wondering when you can get back on the table after your breast augmentation. But like many of your normal activities, you’ll need to ease back into your massage routine after breast augmentation at my plastic surgery practice in Richmond, VA. To ensure lasting results, it’s crucial that after breast augmentation you avoid…

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The Unexpected Perks of a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck at our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery center can provide you with a smooth and firm midsection. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg. The procedure has a few unexpected additional benefits that are more than just cosmetic. Reduce back pain and improve posture: When your core muscles are weak, your other muscles must work extra hard…

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Prepping for Tummy Tuck Surgery

A tummy tuck can remove excess fat and skin, leaving you with a smooth and firm midsection.  Richmond tummy tuck patients who are close to their ideal body weight but can’t get rid of loose skin are the best candidates for this procedure. This is an extensive surgery that usually involves muscle repair along with the skin correction. Because of…

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Tummy Tuck Candidates—Here’s What Actually Matters

When people come to me for a tummy tuck at my Richmond, VA, practice, I know they will be happy with their flatter, tighter midsections after surgery. As a plastic surgeon trained in abdominoplasty, I remove excess skin, correct loose or separated abdominal muscles, and sometimes combine liposuction to optimize results. Of course, this all sounds great; however, it is…

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3 Fun Facts on CoolSculpting

Lewis Plastic Surgery created a fun infographic on three little known facts about CoolSculpting. This infographic includes the inspiration behind CoolSculpting, the science, and the results of CoolSculpting. The Inspiration: The inventors of CoolSculpting were inspired when they noticed some children who ate popsicles got dimples in their cheeks. The Science: CoolSculpting is based on the proven science of Cryolipolysis,…

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Get Wedding Ready with these Quick Cosmetic Procedures

Weddings can be absolutely stressful. Everything from getting caterers, music, and the venue can be enough to send any bride into a panic. Don’t forget the added pressure of having to look the best you ever have. You’re going to be looking at those wedding pictures for the rest of your life, and you need to look absolutely flawless. Are…

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Why You Should Get a Yearly Skin Cancer Exam

Did you know that most dermatologists and doctors recommend getting a yearly skin exam? Statistically, 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer at least once in their lifetime—skin cancer happens to be the most common type of cancer. One reason why physicians recommend such regular upkeep is because skin cancer is treatable and manageable only if it’s caught early…

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