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Tummy Tuck Diaries: Our Surgical Care Coordinator’s Take, Part 1

The decision to undergo a plastic surgery procedure is not an easy one; if anyone understands that, it’s most certainly me. As the Surgical Care Coordinator of The Piazza Center in Austin, I interact with men and women who have decided to “take the plunge” and put their confidence at the forefront every day. After years of explaining surgical plans, answering thousands of questions, and reassuring nervous patients the day of their surgeries, I decided to become a surgical patient … Continue Reading

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The Don’ts of Tummy Tuck Recovery

We remind our tummy tuck patients at our Austin, TX practice that getting the procedure is much more than just showing up the day of your surgery. Patients must do research to find an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon, properly prepare for surgery, and follow post-op instructions. In this post, I will explain the cardinal sins of tummy tuck recovery. Pictured right: This is Jennifer, our Patient Care Coordinator — and patient! Here she is 2 weeks after her tummy tuck … Continue Reading

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Resuming Exercise After a Tummy Tuck

My tummy tuck patients in Austin are often very concerned about recovery from the surgery–specifically, how long until they can return to working out. That’s understandable since many of them are individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight through diet and exercise. Women who have had children and weight loss patients are the most common tummy tuck patients. They typically work out and watch what they eat, but these can’t remove the excess abdominal skin that’s been overstretched by pregnancy or weight … Continue Reading

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Top 10 Reasons Why I Am Glad I Had a Tummy Tuck

This post was first published on September 27, 2013 and updated on July 5, 2016 with the latest information. Tummy tucks were among the top 5 procedures performed last year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, with a 104% increase since 2000. The procedure’s popularity holds true at my Austin practice as well, with an ever-increasing number of patients choosing to fix problems of the lower tummy area. Why, you ask? This “tried-and-true” procedure yields some of the most dramatic results and highest patient satisfaction rates. In … Continue Reading

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How Are Summer Bodies Made in the Winter?

How exactly are summer bodies made in the winter? Easy: through diligent nutritional support and a regular, effective exercise routine! Still, though, some patients may choose to get a little help from breast enhancement or body contouring procedures such as a tummy tuck or liposuction. In Austin, these are some of the most popular procedures to improve areas that are resistant to your diligent work and discipline when it comes to appropriate nutritional support and an effective exercise program. Let’s … Continue Reading

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