Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

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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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4 Unexpected Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is best known for flattening the midsection and removing rolls of loose, saggy skin. However, there are more benefits to this popular procedure than you might expect. I remind my own tummy tuck patients in Schererville and Valparaiso that they have so much to look forward to after surgery. And with these …

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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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Let’s Talk About Stretch Marks

While it’s true that nobody wants stretch marks—those grooved, tire-tread lines on our skin—lots of people get them. Getting rid of those stretch marks is one of the common reasons women and men come to us for a tummy tuck from Merrillville, Schererville, Valparaiso, and Munster, IN. Statistics tell us that nearly 90% of pregnant …

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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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