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Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

That Weight Loss “Miracle” Remedy May Actually Be a Tummy Tuck

You’ve most likely seen it for yourself: Ads appearing all over social media for “miracle” detox teas or weight-loss medications accompanied by jaw-dropping before-and-after photos. These advertisers would have you believe their products can create dramatically slimmer stomachs overnight, but there’s likely a different story behind those transformation photos. Those results may really have come from a tummy tuck, like…

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Exercising During Tummy Tuck Recovery

Patients who choose tummy tuck surgery at our Richmond, VA, area practice often can’t wait to return to their daily activities and start enjoying life with their new shape. For many, the confidence-boosting procedure provides the motivation to continue working on their health with exercise, so the idea of hitting the gym ASAP is an appealing one. Easing back into…

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Dad Bod? Pair Liposuction With a Tummy Tuck

Rocking a “dad bod” these days? You’re not alone. Many men struggle with concerns about their bodies as they age, and it’s something I treat with plastic surgery on a regular basis. If you’re looking for medical help shaping up your dad bod, you may want to consider liposuction paired with a tummy tuck at our Richmond, VA, area practice.…

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Drains After a Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

For men and women who want a flatter, firmer stomach, a tummy tuck is an excellent option. At my practice in Richmond, VA, I perform tummy tuck surgery to remove excess skin and fat around the waistline and create a slim, taught midsection. One question I hear during my tummy tuck consultations is about the use of post-surgical drains. In…

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Curious About Tummy Tuck Surgery? One Patient’s Journey

Tummy tuck surgery (also called abdominoplasty) is a procedure often performed in Richmond, VA. A tummy tuck can flatten the abdomen, remove excess skin, and enhance abdominal muscle tone. Tummy tuck surgery has helped many people achieve their ideal body—including my patient, Tracy. Tracy’s Story Tracy came to me because she constantly felt like she had a stomach pooch. In…

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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 options. One of the most important decisions will be choosing the right plastic surgeon. And in Richmond, several plastic surgeons perform tummy tuck surgery. So how do you choose the doctor who is right for you? I offer my patients these 4 tips. 1. Always look for a…

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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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Can I Get a Tummy Tuck Now and Recover by Summer?

Are you dreaming of donning that itsy bitsy bikini this summer? If your sagging belly is keeping you from the two-piece swimsuit of your dreams, call and schedule a consultation with Dr. Lewis. A tummy tuck could help you eliminate that muffin top and discover the flat stomach you’ve always wanted. Call today and schedule your tummy tuck consultation. Get…

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