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 …

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction?

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Have you dropped some weight but find yourself with sagging, loose skin? Has childbirth taken a visible toll on your belly? Do you want to eliminate love handles and flatten your stomach? Here at the boutique NYC plastic surgery office of Dr. B. Aviva Preminger, we are often asked by patients if they need a tummy tuck or liposuction. Both …

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 …

Bikini Season Is Here – Is Your Midriff Ready?

You’ve probably heard of liposuction, tummy tucks, perhaps even lower body lifts. But what about “outie” surgery? Medically known as umbilicoplasty, this is a cosmetic procedure that can turn an “outie” into an “innie.” A belly button might be a fairly insignificant part of one’s anatomy, at least in terms of function. But aesthetics can be a major concern for women, particularly …

Young Women Seek Plastic Surgery for Increased Confidence, Says Survey

We all know that a tummy tuck flattens the stomach, Botox erases wrinkles and liposuction eliminates stubborn fat, but what about the intrinsic benefits of plastic surgery? According to a recent survey by Allergan, more female patients are seeking cosmetic enhancements to plump up their confidence, not just their pout. The plastic surgery survey was one of the largest ever …

What Is CoolSculpting — And Does It Work?

No matter how much you diet and exercise, “love handles” and “muffin tops” persist. Until fairly recently, your only option for treatment was to opt for liposuction or invasive plastic surgery to rid yourself of unwanted abdominal fat. Dr. Preminger is pleased to offer the latest scientific advancement called CoolSculpting, a non-invasive way to eliminate fat cells without anesthesia, incisions, …

Taylor Swift Fan Who Drops 425 Pounds Has Surgery to Remove Loose Skin

Once morbidly obese, Ronnie Brower is now the healthiest and happiest he’s ever been in his life. The New York native shed a massive 425 pounds by working out to the musical stylings of pop star Taylor Swift. Over the span of two years, Brower did intense cardio, abdominal crunches and strength training exercises to drop down to a healthy weight …

Jumpstart Your New Year’s Resolution with Plastic Surgery

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January 1st welcomes a new year and yet another chance to live a healthier and happier life. For many people, New Year’s resolutions are announcements of hope. Some want to exercise more and eat better diets; others vow to quit smoking or stop other bad habits. Perhaps two of the most popular resolutions across both genders are to lose weight …

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 …

The Disappearing Stigma of Plastic Surgery

The negative connotations associated with people who undergo plastic surgery are virtually a thing of the past. And, contrary to what most might believe, cosmetic surgery is not just a hobby for the self-centered, superficial or celebrity-obsessed. Increasing numbers of working moms are having tummy tucks to address the ravages of multiple pregnancies, bullied teens are getting nose jobs to …