Tummy Tuck (abdominoplasty)

Saw a patient the other day who wanted an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)  to improve the contour of her waist after having five children.  She was unsure if she needed liposuction in conjunction with the abdominoplasty procedure. So how do you know if liposuction will be needed and is it safe to do both the abdominoplasty […]

Abdominoplasty (Tummy tuck) incision length

“how long will my abdominoplasty scar be?” is a question commonly asked by patients interested in abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) surgery. The answer is: it all depends on where and how much skin and tissue must be removed to make the desired improvement. If a patient is relatively thin and has only a “pot belly” deformity […]

Reverse Abdominoplasty

Marla Riley Levine of Pelham, New York asked me the other day: “What is a Reverse Abdominoplasty?” Well Mar, a reverse abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure specifically designed to flatten the upper  portion of the abdomen and is generally (but not always) used in conjunction with either liposuction alone or liposuction in combination with either […]