What to Expect with a Tummy Tuck

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Whether it is from childbirth, fluctuations in weight or just the natural aging process, physical changes often manifest around our middle. Changing the appearance of the stomach can be easier said than done; even exercise and diet may not be enough to achieve having a flat stomach and curvaceous waist.  Luckily, hope is at hand. Experienced, expert plastic surgeons like …

What If I Gain Weight After A Tummy Tuck?

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Here’s the good news: tummy tucks often lead to significant and sustained weight loss for patients, according to studies by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The average woman lost five pounds of fat during the tummy tuck procedure. Overweight patients with pre-operative BMIs of 24.5 or greater decreased their weight by 4.5 percent of their original BMIs one year later. Three-quarters …