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Tummy Tuck Drains: What Do I Need to Know?

Tummy tuck surgery is known for toning the midsection and creating flattering, transformative results. However, it is an extensive surgery and often requires a more challenging recovery period. Drains are used after tummy tucks in our Guilford, CT, practice to help patients heal cleanly and safely. But many patients have questions about tummy tuck drains …

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Woman recovering after a tummy tuck procedure

Your Ultimate Tummy Tuck Recovery Guide

A tummy tuck at my Guilford practice near New Haven, CT, is one of the most powerful ways to transform your body by removing loose, sagging skin and excess fat. However, the surgery is also known for requiring a longer recovery time than other procedures. While tummy tuck recovery can seem daunting, being prepared and …

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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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Woman lying down showing toned tummy

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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