TUMMY TUCK (ABDOMINOPLASTY)-IS IT WORTH IT?

As an Orange County plastic surgeon, I have many patients who request tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) to improve the loose skin and stretch marks around the abdomen area. The question always arises with elective, cosmetic surgery: should you, the patient, spend thousands of dollars for a medically unnecessary procedure which makes you feel and look bad…

MOMMY MAKEOVER SURGERY IN ORANGE COUNTY-IS IT WORTH THE TIME AND COST?

Mommy Makeover Plastic Surgeon Mommy makeover is the catch phrase for cosmetic surgery involving the breast and abdomen, the two areas most commonly affected by pregnancy. The breasts typically “deflate” after pregnancy and breast feeding and almost always will require a breast augmentation to regain the lost volume.  If there is sagging of the nipple…

SEROMA AND TUMMY TUCK (ABDOMINOPLASTY)

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is one of the most requested surgeries from my Orange County patients.   Seroma is one of the most common problems which may occur after abdominoplasty.  In my practice, approximately 10% of patients develop seroma.   Seroma is a collection of fluid under the skin.  It can develop early (while the drains…