Abdominoplasty vs. Panniculectomy: What is the difference?

Abdominoplasty Details: Abdominoplasty (also known as a tummy tuck) is a procedure designed to improve the cosmetic appearance of the abdomen. Although an abdominoplasty needs to be tailored to each individual, in general this operation involves four major steps: 1) Removing excess abdominal skin and fat. 2) Tightening (also known as plicating) the abdominal wall […]

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Tummy Tuck Recovery: Focus on Swelling & Scar Management

  1) Abdominal Swelling: After your abdominal operation, you can expect to have post-operative swelling within the abdominal tissues. Swelling can be unpredictable and certainly varies from patient to patient. Post-operative swelling is more prominent during the first 24 to 48 hours after your operation. Swelling tends to subside gradually, and can take several weeks […]

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In Los Angeles, Breast Augmentation Predicts the Economy?

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases the most recent plastic surgery statistics. And in 2010, the statistics show that plastic surgery bounced back, big time.  Now people are asking, could the trend in breast implant surgery forecast the larger economic trends in the stock market and US economy? According to ASPS, in […]

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Dr. Brenner’s Belly Button: Why your tummy tuck will look more natural…

The single most noticeable feature of an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is the belly button inset (umbilicoplasty). As a Los Angeles plastic surgeon expert on the Mommy Makeover, I go to great lengths to create a natural looking “neo-belly button” for my patients. Attention to the inset of a belly button is important whether as part […]

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