What Happens If I Gain Weight After A Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck procedure is one of the most popular plastic surgery operation among women in the Phoenix area. Especially for those who have been left with skin that has been stretched beyond recognition after having children, or those who have recently lost a significant amount of weight....
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Can A Tummy Tuck Correct Diastasis Recti?

Every year, thousands of Phoenix women end up with separated abdominal muscles after their pregnancy. This painful side effect, also known as diastasis recti, is very common and with every pregnancy the chances a woman will experience it increases. If you are suffering from this frustrating condition, you might be wondering if Dr. Rod can help correct your muscles by performing a tummy tuck procedure....
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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction of Abdomen

A flat stomach is one of the most coveted features of men and women. When we see a tight abdomen on a person we naturally assume that the person is healthy, exercises, and watches what he/she eats. Unfortunately for most people, the stomach is the first area to show gained weight and the last to shape up. If your waistline has stubborn fat, it’s hard to see the results of calorie counting and sit-ups. A Tummy Tuck or Liposuction of the Abdomen are popular for these reasons Many patients come to Dermacare because they’re bothered by their protruding stomach. Although most are interested in liposuction, some patients are better candidates for an abdominoplasty, more commonly called a tummy tuck. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Reza Rod evaluates every patient and discusses the pros and cons of each procedure. Dr. Rod explains, “Although many get extraordinary results with Tickle Lipo, there are some patients that have so much excess skin that nothing less than an abdominoplasty will do. A tummy tuck is more work than liposuction for me and the patient but sometimes it’s required to achieve a tight abdomen.”
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