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Christopher K. Patronella - MD, FACS, FICS

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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Tummy Tuck Scar Treatment: Dr. Patronella’s Approach to Diminishing Plastic Surgery Scars

Posted September 01, 2020 in Ab Sculpting, Body Contouring, Body Lift, 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, Fat Grafting, Gynecomastia, Liposuction, Male Plastic Surgery, Mommy Makeover, Non-Surgical Procedures, Plastic Surgeon, Scar, True Form Body Contouring®, True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck, Uncategorized

By Sherri Roberts sherri@acps.com Top Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella implements a multitiered strategy to achieving the best scar appearance possible from tummy tuck surgery and other cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. It starts in the operating room with the incision and wound healing techniques he uses followed by postoperative products and possibly nonsurgical skin […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery: Dr. Patronella’s Approach

Posted August 24, 2020 in Body Contouring, Brazilian Butt Lift, True Form Body Contouring®, True Form Tummy Tuck®

By Sherri Roberts The demand for shapely buttocks via fat grafting and implants skyrocketed by 90% from 2014 to 2019, according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). While the procedure, better known as a “Brazilian Butt Lift,” may evoke images of a high-volume backside, top Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris […]

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Face Contouring for Younger Patients: Improving the Jawline and Neck for a More Attractive Look

Posted August 14, 2020 in Cosmetic Injectables, Facial Rejuvenation, Laser, Non-Surgical Procedures

By Sherri Roberts Chiseled, elegant facial features have long been admired and sought after by women and men alike for the youthful, attractive character they give the face. While some have been genetically gifted with high cheekbones and a proportionate, defined chin and jawline, makeup techniques and aesthetic surgical and nonsurgical treatments have made such […]

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