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Moms Need to Feel Comfortable & Confident Too

A few weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to stay home for a few hours one morning.  And while I was getting household chores done, I turned on my television and listened to one of the morning news talk shows.  There was a segment on the TODAY Show that discussed the importance of truly accepting the appearance of the female body after pregnancy.  Three mothers were featured – and each of them held up a photograph of their respective … Continue Reading

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Combining Breast and Tummy Tuck Procedures: Is it Safe?

Two of the most common areas that my female patients want to address are both the breast and tummy areas with a breast enhancement (augmentation or breast lift) and tummy tuck procedure. In Austin, the majority of my patients that come to see me feel that they have plateaued when it comes to improved body appearance with healthy dieting and regular exercise. This plateau is what often triggers a desire to seek a consultation with a plastic surgeon to discuss … Continue Reading

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Tummy Tuck in Austin Transforms Disfigured Abdomen

The number of women getting tummy tucks has grown 85% from 2000 to 2010 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However sometimes the procedure is not about just trying to recapture a youthful appearance.  This patient had a complicated delivery of twins 19 years ago leaving her with a disfigured abdomen. She struggled with low self-esteem for nearly two decades before deciding to talk with me about the appearance of her abdomen.  She was extremely self-conscious about how … Continue Reading

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Belly Button Shape is Crucial in a Tummy Tuck

I think that one of the most important areas to address when performing a tummy tuck here in Austin—is the belly button.  Oftentimes, pregnancy and/or weight gain with subsequent loss can distort the belly button giving it a transverse, puckered appearance.   In consultation, I find that patients really don’t pay much attention to the shape of the belly button when I show them before and after photos of other patients.  In my opinion, when seeking a plastic surgeon, it is … Continue Reading

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The Mommy Makeover for Body Renovation

I recently wrote an article for Austin Beauty Guide regarding the “Mommy Makeover” for Body Renovation. With Mother’s Day around the corner, family members are scouring stores looking for the perfect gift. Yet, the gift that some moms are hoping for can’t be found in a mall or online. More women are consulting with plastic surgeons about “mommy makeovers” to find a way to get back to their pre-pregnancy state to recapture their self-confidence. Combining surgical and some non-surgical interventions, … Continue Reading

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