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30 Jun | 2019
30 Jun 2019
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An abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a type of cosmetic surgery that works to flatten your tummy by removing any excess fat and skin. If this sounds like a procedure that you would like to have done, there are some things that you should know about the procedure first. Are You A Good Candidate? To begin with, you need to be sure that you are a good candidate for the procedure. The best candidates for an abdominoplasty are people who are in good physical health and have a stable weight. These people are physically active, eat well, and do not smoke. Tummy tucks work best for those who have hard-to-lose fat or for women who have given birth and lost the elasticity in their skin. Women planning on having more children or those hoping to lose a lot of weight should wait on having this surgery done.…

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24 Apr | 2017
24 Apr 2017

Most people think of the tummy tuck as a purely cosmetic procedure after childbirth or extreme weight loss but there are also medical benefits to this procedure. Admittedly, most people do choose the tummy tuck for cosmetic reasons, but a few of our patients get their tummy tucks for health reasons – and get to have a trimmer figure afterwards! Easier to Keep Fit Having weak abs and lots of flabby skin around the tummy makes exercise uncomfortable. People who…

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28 Jan | 2016
28 Jan 2016

Ventral hernias can only be fixed through surgery and can worsen if left untreated for too long. The tummy tuck helps to strengthen the abdominal wall, which can actually prevent hernias from recurring! What is a ventral hernia? Hernias mostly happen one of two ways: one through a rupture at a weak spot in the abdominal wall, and the other way is through improper healing after abdominal surgeries such as appendectomies or c-sections. Hernias are usually visible and painful, although…

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19 Oct | 2015
19 Oct 2015

Pregnancy, weight gain, and weight loss can leave many with stretch marks and loose skin. Fortunately, a tummy tuck can partially remove stretch marks! What Are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are a form of scarring, caused by a tearing of the second layer of skin (the dermis). Stretch marks are caused by stretching of the skin, associated with rapid growth, such as weight gain or pregnancy. Stretch marks can vary in severity but usually look like stripes, and are reddish…

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13 Sep | 2014
13 Sep 2014

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your mid-section due to the shape, contour or excess, loose skin, a Tummy Tuck Toronto may be right for you. One of the most common plastic surgery procedures we perform, the Tummy Tuck Toronto procedure is often paired with other body contouring procedures such as Liposuction or as part of a combination of procedure performed in a Toronto Mommy Makeover. The Tummy Tuck Toronto is ideal for men and women in good health, who…

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