Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Pregnant woman contemplating a tummy tuck during a C-section

Why a “C-Tuck” Tummy Tuck Is a No-No

Pregnant women planning to get a C-section may come across discussions of the "C-tuck," or getting a tummy tuck immediately after a C section. Even though the idea sounds appealing, there’s a lot wrong with the concept.  As a plastic surgeon who frequently performs tummy tuck surgeries here in New Haven, I’m hesitant to recommend …

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New Study Reveals Benefits of Waist-to-Height Ratio

Body mass index (BMI) is “out” and waist-to-height ratio is “in”, at least according to new research presented at an obesity conference in France. BMI – The Current Standard There are many health risks associated with being overweight and BMI has traditionally been used as a health screening tool. Using a simple conversion formula, BMI …

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