FAQs about tummy tucks

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Jun 24, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Do you cover up a loose or paunchy belly with baggy shirts and shaping garments? Do you dislike what time, genetics, or pregnancy have done to your tummy? A tummy tuck may be a great solution.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, tummy tuck, abdominoplasty


Take care of your body after a tummy tuck

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Jun 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Our abdomen seems to take the brunt of what time does to our bodies. Stretched out skin, excess fat, sagging, and bulging are common complaints of men and women alike. Whether due to weight fluctuations, genetics, or pregnancy, a tummy tuck is often the most effective solution for these problems.

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Topics: tummy tuck, abdominoplasty, Cosmetic Surgery


Dos and don’ts for a fast tummy tuck recovery

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Mar 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Let’s face it: we all have busy lives, and fitting in time for a cosmetic procedure requires planning. Once you’re done with your surgery, you’ll want to heal quickly and get on with your life.

Fortunately, with today’s surgical techniques and an experienced plastic surgeon, your tummy tuck and subsequent recovery will be faster and easier than ever. Many people opt for a tummy tuck after weight loss or as part of a mommy makeover after pregnancy, both of which can be managed with a busy schedule.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, tummy tuck, abdominoplasty


Preparing for plastic surgery: The day before surgery

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 29, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new e-book, How to prepare for plastic surgery.

The day before surgery

In most cases, you will be advised to call your doctor’s office to check in the day prior to surgery (or Friday for a Monday surgery). Your doctor will discuss any last-minute instructions with you and make sure you are ready for your scheduled surgery time.

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Topics: Facelift, Plastic surgery, Breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction, smartlipo, arm reduction, abdominoplasty


Preparing for plastic surgery: What to do several weeks before your procedure

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new e-book, How to prepare for plastic surgery.

Several weeks before surgery

Ask for help

In most cases, you will need someone to be with you for the first 24 hours after you return home. This is a safety precaution to ensure that you have help in case of an emergency. In addition, even if you don’t have children, you may wish to ask family members and friends to be available for some extra help during the first few days after your surgery.

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Topics: Breast lift, Plastic surgery, Breast augmentation, breast care, tummy tuck, Eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, Thigh lift, Body lift


Preparing for plastic surgery: Early steps for success after your procedure

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 8, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new e-book, How to prepare for plastic surgery.

Congratulations on your decision to have cosmetic surgery! It’s exciting to think about your upcoming surgery and the beautiful results you will experience afterward. During the weeks and days prior to your procedure, try to take some time to pamper yourself and get ready for your transformation.

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Topics: Facelift, Breast lift, Plastic surgery, Breast augmentation, breast care, tummy tuck, brachioplasty, rhinoplasty, liposuction, smartlipo, arm reduction, Eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, Thigh lift, Body lift, Mini facelift


Maturing gracefully: Why it’s acceptable to get plastic surgery when you’re older

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 25, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Many women believe plastic surgery is only for the young. Yet when you look in the mirror, you might see fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, and fat deposits staring back. In fact, many surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures are designed specifically for older patients. So, why deny yourself the opportunity to revive your appearance? After all, they say 70 is the new 50.

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Topics: Facelift, Botox, Breast lift, tummy tuck, Beauty, Eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, Mini facelift, Kybella, Photorejuvenation

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