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Category: True Form Tummy Tuck®

How to Maintain Tummy Tuck Results

Posted September 11, 2023

By Dr. Chris Patronella While tummy tuck surgery can make a dramatic change in the appearance of the abdomen, healthy lifestyle habits are essential to maintain this new look. Weight Maintenance Any excess weight that is gained will inevitably occur internally, creating a greater quantity of visceral fat. This fat makes the abdomen project more, […]

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The Tummy Tuck Consultation: 4 Important Questions to Ask

Posted August 31, 2023

 By Dr. Christopher Patronella When someone is seeking a tummy tuck, there are a number of questions that are really beneficial to ask your surgeon. This will give you more information about the procedure, how the surgeon performs it, and how it will affect you and the appearance of your abdomen. 1. Does the […]

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BMI Guidelines for Plastic Surgery

Posted August 25, 2023

By Dr. Christopher Patronella BMI (Body Mass Index), which gauges a person’s body fat based upon their height and weight, is an important factor in evaluating a person’s suitability for plastic surgery. If the BMI is high—and we consider anything over 30 to be high—then the risk factors for a surgical procedure and the potential […]

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Are You a Candidate for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Posted August 17, 2023

By Dr. Christopher Patronella Generally, a candidate for a formal, full abdominoplasty or tummy tuck (True Form Tummy Tuck®) is someone who has three main components: Separation of the muscle wall (diastasis), usually in a woman who’s had children Excess thickness of the fat pad over the abdominal wall Loose skin of the upper and […]

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