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How To Determine Whether You Are a Tummy Tuck Candidate

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Should I get a tummy tuck? It’s a question our Torrance, CA, plastic surgery patients often ask when they’re in pursuit of a tighter, flatter tummy. While tummy tuck surgery certainly has what it takes to create a toned midsection, it’s not always the best approach, and it’s not right for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll share a few pointers for determining whether you’re an ideal tummy tuck candidate, both physically and emotionally. Make sure your concerns match up with tummy tuck indications. You …

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How To Get the Best Tummy Tuck Results (5 Tips From Plastic Surgeons)

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As you plan your tummy tuck in the Los Angeles or Torrance areas, you want to be sure you’ll get everything you desire out of your surgery. You want results that look natural, make you feel confident, and last for as long as possible. There are a few steps you can take to get the most out of your tummy tuck experience, from choosing the right approach to scheduling your surgery at the perfect time. In this blog post, we will share a few tips …

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When Is the Best Time for a Tummy Tuck?

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Choosing the right time for a tummy tuck at our Los Angeles-area practice is essential when it comes to having a rewarding experience and enjoying strong, long-lasting results. Being prepared both mentally and physically for your transformation is one of the most important steps you can take to make sure your surgical journey is as low stress and high reward as possible. So when is the best time to pursue a tummy tuck? Let’s take a closer look. When you can comfortably afford the time …

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Mommy Makeover: Are You the Right Age for It?

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Many women wonder if they are the “right” age for a mommy makeover, with some feeling it may be too soon after childbirth and others feeling they may be older than ideal for the surgery. In reality, there is no “right” age. Women considering mommy makeover surgery in the Long Beach or Torrance, CA, areas can trust our knowledgeable plastic surgeons to personalize each procedure to best serve their individual age-related needs and concerns. Whether you’re an older mom or recently had children, there are …

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Have a Lower Belly Pooch? It’s Called a Panniculus & You Can’t Remove It By Working Out

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You might know it by another name—a pooch, a pouch, or even the tasteless FUPA. But this bothersome bulge has a technical name: panniculus. When loose skin is to blame for that particular bulge or area of discomfort, no amount of working out or crash dieting will solve the problem. Instead, the only solution is removal via surgery—usually a panniculectomy and/or a tummy tuck. What causes a lower belly pooch? A panniculus is defined as the apron of sagging skin (and sometimes a bit of …

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New You in the New Year: Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck vs Liposuction

For many people, January is the beginning of personal goal setting. We find our office filled with people who are ready to change their beauty routines or bodies. We love to see the results of these very personal resolutions. To assist in making this your best year yet, we have a range of fat removal and body sculpting options. In this post, we will go over some differences between procedures, such as a tummy tuck and liposuction, popular with our patients from Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, …

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Renew Your Body: Mommy Makeover

Our Torrance plastic surgeons perform Mommy Makeover surgery to help women from Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Long Beach, and other nearby Los Angeles communities regain—as closely as possible—their pre-baby bodies. Many end up looking better than ever! These personalized combination procedures usually include a breast enhancement procedure such as breast augmentation, lift, or reduction plus a tummy tuck to address stretch marks and excess tissue in the tummy area. Sometimes, these combination procedures also include liposuction to address unwanted pockets of fat. The Breasts & Belly Might …

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