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Would Liposuction or Tummy Tuck Be Better for Me?

Both liposuction and tummy tuck surgery can be effective options for many women and men seeking to improve the contour and overall appearance of their abdominal region. However, depending on your needs and goals, one treatment may be more effective than the other. If you are interested in achieving a slimmer, more toned mid-section, the following information can help you […]

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What Will My Scars Look Like After Abdominoplasty?

Like any surgical procedure requiring an incision, the formation of incision lines following abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is unavoidable. That said, the main incision I typically utilize at my practice is often shorter in length and placed lower on the abdomen than most traditional techniques, often enabling patients to conceal the scar underneath the majority of underwear and swimsuit varieties. Many […]

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Dr. Boynton’s Approach to Scar Management – Easy as 1, 2, 3

Fear of “scars” is really a huge impediment to patients that are contemplating plastic surgery. While no one can absolutely predict what the incision or “scar” will look at in its final, “mature” appearance, the good news is that the science around “scars” has definitely gotten better! As an aesthetic-based plastic surgeon, my focus is on cosmetic procedures. I have […]

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Abdominoplasty and Pregnancy

Depending on their stage of life, two common questions I hear from women considering abdominoplasty – also referred to as tummy tuck surgery – are as follows: “Is it safe to get pregnant after my tummy tuck procedure?” and “How will pregnancy affect the results of a previous abdominoplasty?” The answer to the first inquiry is relatively straightforward – yes, […]

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Can ‘Dog Ears’ After Tummy Tuck Surgery Be Corrected?

In plastic surgery, a “dog ear” refers to puckering of the skin that is sometimes apparent at the end of a scar, particularly after procedures that involve some degree of skin tightening. These can occur when skin beyond the end of the scar is looser than skin along the scar itself, often creating a small mound of excess skin where […]

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What is the Difference Between a Full and Mini Tummy Tuck?

The difference between a mini tummy tuck and a full tummy tuck can be confusing. While most people think the term “mini” simply implies a shorter incision, the actual medical definition of a mini tummy tuck refers to removing some skin in the lower abdomen without incising around the belly button or tightening the muscles above the belly button. In […]

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