Are You a Good Candidate for a Mini Tummy Tuck?

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In a recent interview with medical journal Cosmetic Town, NYC plastic surgeon B. Aviva Preminger explains the mini tummy tuck, also known as a partial abdominoplasty. This popular body contouring procedure is often sought by women who cannot rid themselves of stubborn fatty tissue and excess skin in the midsection that often results from major weight loss or pregnancy. Unlike a …

Giving the Gift of Plastic Surgery: Essential Dos and Don’ts

In the hands of a skilled surgeon, plastic surgery is a transformative experience that can restore a person’s self-confidence, self-image, and esteem. But many people are hesitant to make this investment for themselves, no matter how much they may desire it. If your significant other has been expressing a strong desire for cosmetic enhancements or surgical reconstruction, the holidays are …

Female Plastic Surgeons Underrepresented in Leadership Roles

Women comprise roughly half of all graduates of medical schools. However, they are still underrepresented in the plastic surgery field in general and leadership roles in particular, according to a new paper that was published in the September 2016 issue of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” which is the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The paper …

Is a Reverse Abdominoplasty Right for You?

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You may already be familiar with the term “tummy tuck,” medically referred to as an abdominoplasty. Tummy tucks are a great way to remove excess skin and fat in the abdominal region, tighten the underlying muscles, and produce a toned, pleasingly contoured torso. Tummy tucks are particularly popular among women who are finished growing their families. They are often included as …

Outlook for 2016 Plastic Surgery Trends

With 2015 nearing to an end, RealSelf asked board-certified plastic surgeons across the county about their predictions for the coming year. Which procedures and cosmetic enhancements will be in high demand in 2016? According to the experts, this year will be more focused on neck and jawline procedures, thanks to new injectables like Kybella. In fact, 70 percent of the …

Mommy Makeovers: Getting Past Guilt & Loving Your Post-Baby Body

Carrying around a baby bump is a beautiful rite of passage for mothers-to-be. Strangers feel inclined to pat a pregnant woman’s belly for good luck. Friends and family enthusiastically comment, “You look GREAT!” Husbands rejoice as bra cup size swells with all the hormonal changes taking place. However, it’s another story when one still looks four months pregnant a year …

Recovery from a Mommy Makeover in Manhattan

A mommy makeover in Manhattan is actually a combination of procedures performed at the same time to help a woman regain her pre-pregnancy appearance. It is typically recommended for women that are finished having children and have not been able to restore areas like the abdomen and breasts with diet and exercise. This procedure is customizable to the unique needs …