Category Archives: Body Contouring

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7 Things to Know Before a Tummy Tuck

After having children or losing a significant amount of weight, people are often left with excess abdominal skin that can add bulk and make them feel self-conscious. The appropriate procedure for removing excess skin and stretch marks, as well as repairing separated abdominal muscles, is a tummy tuck. People from Merrillville and towns throughout Northwest …

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Guide to Post-Surgery Compression Garments

Depending upon the type of plastic surgery performed, a compression garment may be required after surgery for a specific period of time to aid in healing and reduce swelling. There are several benefits to these compression garments. Compression Garment Benefits Reduced Swelling Swelling is normal after any surgery. It is caused by the body’s increased …

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When is the Right Time for Body Contouring After Weight Loss?

If you’ve lost a major amount of weight, you have my admiration and congratulations! Many men and women struggle with excess weight throughout their entire lives, and when they find a solution—either with weight loss surgery or a combination of diet and exercise—they have every right to celebrate. Unfortunately after the weight is gone, these …

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Tips Before Your Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty, often called a tummy tuck, allows patients from Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area a renewed sense of self-confidence and body image. This procedure often follows major weight loss, weight loss surgery, or pregnancy, when sagging skin and pockets of fat remain around the abdomen. A tummy tuck can help you achieve a sculpted, …

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Tummy Tuck Tips

Indiana tummy tuck patients at my plastic surgery practice come from throughout the Schererville, Merrillville, and Valparaiso area and love their results. Most of them wish they’d taken the plunge earlier than they did. Knowing how many of my patients are considering this procedure, I’m sharing these tips to make recovery even easier! Get Time …

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The Skinny on Excisional Liposuction

Did you know that there is a type of liposuction that offers you results that are closer to a tummy tuck than “just” liposuction? It’s called excisional liposuction or liposuction with skin excision. What is Liposuction? Liposuction, although not a weight loss technique, permanently removes fat from areas of the body that don’t respond to exercise and …

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What is a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is an elective cosmetic surgery procedure to redesign a woman’s breasts and tummy. It treats sagging and/or deflated breasts, tightens the abdominal muscles, and jettisons excess drooping skin and tissues in the abdomen, while simultaneously eliminating most, if not all, stretch marks. This combination procedure often includes breast augmentation and a tummy …

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