Can you ever be "too old" for tummy tuck surgery?

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Aging is a normal, inevitable part of life. Though you may feel young on the inside, factors such as sagging skin, age spots, and fine lines and wrinkles can sometimes make you look and feel more like your true age. If you’ve reached a time in your life when sagging, drooping skin makes you feel less confident, perhaps it’s time to evaluate cosmetic procedures that can help restore your youth.

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Topics: tummy tuck

Which procedures should be postponed until after pregnancy?

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Aug 26, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Pregnancy can change your body in many different ways depending on your unique body type and health history; for instance, it can change your breast size and shape, or lead to excess pockets of loose skin. For these reasons, you might want to wait until after you’re done having children before pursuing certain cosmetic procedures that can help you achieve your ideal look. Otherwise, results from surgery can be short-lived, and might not meet your expectations.

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Topics: Breast augmentation, liposuction, smartlipo, tummy tuck, pregnancy and plastic surgery, Plastic surgery, Cosmetic Surgery

4 lesser-known tips about tummy tuck recovery

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Aug 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM

If you’ve been preparing for tummy tuck surgery, your plastic surgeon has probably already educated you on the basics to ensure a safe, speedy recovery. No smoking, no intense workouts, and plenty of healthy, whole foods that can provide your body the nourishment it needs to recover in the healthiest way possible.

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Topics: tummy tuck, benefits of tummy tuck, tummy tuck recovery, Plastic surgery

3 extra health benefits offered by tummy tuck surgery

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Aug 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Exercising regularly and practicing good nutrition are often considered the best ways to lose weight and tighten loose skin naturally. Doing strength-training exercises can help tone and tighten certain problem areas, while eating nutrient-dense foods can help stave off weight gain and inflammation. But when these healthy lifestyle practices fail to work, you might be facing excess sagging skin.

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Topics: tummy tuck, benefits of tummy tuck, Cosmetic Surgery

Still look pregnant after baby? It could be diastasis recti

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Aug 3, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The weeks that follow the birth of your child are often one of the most happy and exciting (though tiring!) times for you and your family. As you devote time to caring for and getting to know your newborn, your body is most likely easing itself into its new, slimmer post-baby self.

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Topics: diastasis recti, tummy tuck, benefits of tummy tuck

Men, women, and lipo: the areas we all want to slim down

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Jul 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Cellulite and fat deposits are problems that can plague both men and women at every stage of life. Men who exercise to lose excess weight may struggle with tightening loose skin on their chests and “love handles,” while new mothers who yearn for their pre-pregnancy bodies may grow frustrated with trying to eliminate pockets of excess skin in their abdominal regions and buttocks.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, tummy tuck, liposuction, smartlipo

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

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