Category: Body

Diastasis Recti Repair: Do You Really Need a Tummy Tuck?

One of the most common misconceptions I hear from patients is that they must get a tummy tuck to repair abdominal muscle separation. This is not true! What is Diastasis Recti?  First of all, what exactly is Diastasis Recti? Also known by the medical term rectus diastasis or diastasis rectus abdominis, it is basically when …

The Rise of Zoom Dysmorphia in the Digital Age

In today’s world, video conferencing platforms like Zoom have become popular tools for adding a visual component to long-distance communication. As a result, this software has become increasingly vital– not only for conducting business but also for catching up with friends and family. Unlike standard communication methods, apps like Zoom include a video of you …

Abdominoplasty Surgery: Critical Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

The Smart Patient Questions  Read any plastic surgery website and they give you the same advice. Choose a board-certified plastic surgeon. Ask to see pictures. Ask how many they have done. Ask about complications. But as soon as I see patients whip out these questions, I know they don’t understand it quite yet.  There is …

Different Types of Tummy Tuck Surgery: Which One is Best for You?

Tummy tucks remove excess skin and fat while tightening the abdominal area to create a flatter, smoother belly. Whether you’ve never been slim around the middle, are hoping to counteract a post-pregnancy pooch with stretch marks, or have recently lost a bunch of weight only to be left with loose skin, this body contouring procedure …

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