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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Tighten Your Tummy Post-Pregnancy with a Tummy Tuck

Also called an abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries today. This procedure can be an excellent option for mothers that have recently given birth but cannot seem to shed their baby weight. Excess Soft Tissue After Giving Birth No matter how hard they try, many women find it nearly …

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Reasons to Consider a Tummy Tuck

No matter how much work you put into your fitness, there are still quite a few variables that control how quickly you lose weight and where the fat and skin remains. This is why so many people continue to struggle with unsightly layers of fat and skin throughout their midsection that often feel impossible to …

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