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What Is 360° Lipo?

Posted April 19, 2021 in Body Contouring, Body Lift, Liposuction, True Form Body Contouring®, True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck

By Sherri Roberts One of the defining characteristics of Dr. Patronella’s True Form Plastic Surgery® approach is his meticulous 360° degree body contouring. With weight gain and loss, aging and pregnancies, an inevitable change in skin tone occurs that affects not only the abdomen, but also the hips, waist, buttocks and thighs. Dr. Patronella notes, […]

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Tummy Tuck and Liposuction: Are They Weight-Loss Procedures?

Posted March 17, 2021 in Body Contouring, Liposuction, True Form Tummy Tuck®

5 Minute Read:  Tummy tuck surgery and liposuction are commonly perceived as weight-loss procedures. Unfortunately for people seeking weight loss, this is not true.  If you are not at or relatively near your desired weight, you will not achieve your desired results. While patients are often disappointed when they learn that these procedures will not […]

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How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Abdomen?

Posted February 15, 2021 in True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck

3 Minute Read:  While the emergence of a baby bump is the subject of many selfies and social media posts, the stubborn tummy pooch that often remains long after the baby’s debut gets a lot less love.  To regain the sexy, toned abdomen of their pre-pregnancy days, many women try an assortment of strategies, including […]

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What Are the Benefits of a Drainless Tummy Tuck?

Posted February 02, 2021 in True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck

3 Minute Read:  One of the fears patients have with tummy tuck surgery is the need for drains.  This fear is understandable since drains are uncomfortable and often need to be in for days or even weeks. Traditional body contouring methods use drains to remove excess fluid that builds up between the layer of repaired […]

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