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The Tummy Tuck Belly Button: How Dr. Patronella Creates That Look Natural, Not Weird

Posted May 26, 2023 in Mommy Makeover, Scar, True Form Body Contouring®, True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck

An unnatural-looking belly button is a giveaway that you’ve had a tummy tuck. So it’s very important in a tummy tuck procedure to create a nice contour for the belly button. And this requires detailed attention. When performing the tummy tuck procedure, I strive to create a belly button which had these attractive characteristics: It […]

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What Happens If You Become Pregnant After Having a Tummy Tuck?

Posted May 25, 2023 in Body Contouring, Mommy Makeover, No Drain Tummy Tuck, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

 In consultations with women who are interested in improving their abdominal appearance, I ask every patient, “Are you done having children?” Because I really don’t want to do the tummy tuck until you’ve completed your childbearing years. If you do get pregnant after a tummy tuck—and this has happened with my patients, as well—there […]

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Scars After Plastic Surgery: How to Make Them Less Visible

Posted May 09, 2023 in Ab Sculpting, Body Contouring, Brazilian Butt Lift, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Breast Revision, Brow Lift, Combined Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift, Eyelid Lift (Blepharoplasty), Facelift, Facial Rejuvenation, Gynecomastia, Male Plastic Surgery, Mommy Makeover, No Drain Tummy Tuck, Post-Weight Loss Procedures, Scar, Skin Care, True Form Body Contouring®, True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck

By Dr. Christopher Patronella It’s really important after a procedure where an incision has been made on the body to do as much as you can to improve the appearance of that scar so that it becomes inconspicuous over time. I will always put scars in places where they are least visible—in natural folds or […]

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How to Get Rid of a FUPA

Posted May 02, 2023 in Body Contouring, Liposuction, Mommy Makeover, No Drain Tummy Tuck

By Sherri Roberts  You might be surprised to know a fatty upper pubic area, sometimes called a FUPA, is one of the top reasons women seek out tummy tuck revision surgery with Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella. After undergoing their initial tummy tucks, they’re distressed to see a stark contrast between their taut abdomens […]

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Internal Bra Benefits: How Dr. Patronella Uses Mesh for Breast Lifts and Implant Revision Surgery

Posted April 05, 2023 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Revision, Combined Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift, Mommy Makeover, Uncategorized

His meticulous approach to creating exceptional results is a top reason Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella is widely considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Houston, Texas. The incorporation of an internal bra to reinforce soft tissues during breast lift and breast implant revision procedures is but one of many examples which reflect […]

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