How Much Do You Know About Tummy Tucks?

Childbearing, weight loss and aging can take a toll on the abdominal region. Many consider undergoing an abdominoplasty or more popularly known as a tummy tuck to achieve a flatter and more tone mid-section. For those interested in this procedure being informed and getting educated about what a tummy tuck can do for you is…

The Art of Plastic Surgery

Plastic and cosmetic surgeries don’t have to be major procedures to have a big impact. From scar removal to rhinoplasty, there are many procedures that make only minor adjustments to the body, but can completely change the way a patient looks and feels. Discover the skill and art behind plastic surgery. How Plastic Surgeons Use…

Demystifying Tummy Tucks

The concept of a tummy tuck seems simple enough, and many find the idea of a surgical procedure that can create a beautiful, taut tummy by tightening weakened abdominal muscles and removing excess skin and tissue attractive. The fact that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons identified the tummy tuck, which is more formally known…

Considering a Tummy Tuck? You Need This Checklist

Many people struggle to get the flat and toned stomach that they desire. There are many exercises, such as Pilates and crunches, that are designed to tone core muscles, but these are often ineffective, in particular after pregnancy, and they cannot address excess loose skin or pockets of stubborn fat.  A tummy tuck is a…

Tummy Tuck Cases Highlight

Results from tummy tucks can vary greatly based on patient’s desired goals, abdominoplasty type, and a patient’s anatomy. Here are a couple highlights of cases for full and extended tummy tucks: FULL TUMMY TUCK This woman wanted dramatic transformation to her abdominal contour after bearing children. A full tummy tuck was performed to narrow the…

Tummy Tucks: Achieving Desired Results

Life takes a toll on a person’s abdominal area. Age, childbearing, and changes in weight can trigger sagging muscles, extraneous skin and deposits of fat, and the result is a stomach that is flabby rather than toned. Fortunately, a tummy tuck can offer a viable solution for those who want a flat, youthful stomach. Also…

Patient Spotlight: “Feeling beautiful, healthy, and rejuvenated inside and out”

Jane, one of Dr. Shahram Salemy’s patient, was featured on Realself. She explained how undergoing a Mommy Makeover helped transformed her life. Her procedures included a breast lift, tummy tuck, and labiaplasty. Read more about Jane’s story on Realself

Video: Mommy Makeover Helps Mom Reclaim Her Pre-Pregnancy Body

“I feel comfortable in my own skin.” In this popular mommy makeover video, we follow Sara Hagen from Bozeman, Montana, who, after researching surgeons extensively, traveled across two states to work specifically with Award-Winning Seattle Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shahram Salemy. Dr. Salemy and his staff helped Sara plan the logistics of her visit, surgery and…

Do I Need a Mini or a Full Tummy Tuck?

A Tummy Tuck, whether full or mini, is a plastic surgery procedure that’s used to give a patient a flatter and tighter stomach and midsection. Most patients who choose a tummy tuck have slack, excess skin that has stubbornly persisted after aging, pregnancy or rapid weight loss. During a full tummy tuck, the surgeon makes…

Combined Tummy Tuck Liposuction Surgery Yield Low Complication Rates

Liposuction and tummy tuck surgery can and are more often performed at the same time than ever before, and results of a study (August, 2013) in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that combining the two procedures do not increase the risk…