Mini Tummy tuck

Mini Tummy Tuck: Is It Worthy?

The mini tummy tuck is a minimally invasive procedure than a full tummy tuck, also called an abdominoplasty. Mini tummy tucks are performed on the stomach area beneath the belly button. They are helpful for patients within their acceptable weight range but have excess skin or fat, colloquially referred to as a puppy, that is … Read more

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What Is a FUPA? Meaning, Exercises, Pictures, and Surgery

FUPA is a slang term for fatty upper pubic area. Another name for it is panniculus or pannus. Causes for the FUPA include genetics, aging, pregnancy, weight changes, and stress. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help to reduce the size of your FUPA. Plastic surgeons can treat your FUPA through surgery and … Read more

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Top 8 Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips from Plastic Surgeons

Considering a tummy tuck procedure but you’re concerned about the recovery time and potential complications? Your fears may be based more in fiction than fact. Tummy tucks, also known as abdominoplasty, are one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States, with some 130,000 procedures performed each year. Compared to other procedures, it does have … Read more

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Zwivel’s Complete Guide to the Reverse Tummy Tuck

Of the impressive range of tummy toning and sculpting cosmetic procedures available, the reverse tummy tuck is probably the least known. What Is a Reverse Tummy Tuck? Also known as the reverse abdominoplasty or upper abdominal lift, the reverse tummy tuck is a surgical procedure designed to lift and firm protruding tissue from the upper … Read more

The C-Section Pouch: How Plastic Surgery Can Help After a Cesarean Section

Motherhood, as they say, is a blessing. However, pregnancy can leave your body with issues like weight gain and, if you had a cesarean section, the dreaded c-shelf. If you recently gave birth by cesarean section, you might have noticed a puffy pouch of loose skin resting on or just above your surgery scar. This … Read more