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October 2021

What Is A Mommy Makeover?

2021-10-18T14:45:49+00:00October 15th, 2021|

Women show such remarkable strength in their ability to carry, grow, and birth beautiful bundles of joy. Although the journey of pregnancy is so beautiful and extraordinary, it does take a major toll on our bodies. From childbearing to breastfeeding and everything in between, our bodies experience a major transformation. To address pregnancy-related changes, many board-certified plastic surgeons came up with a series of procedures to help women with post-pregnancy body issues--Mommy Makeovers. Although our mommies [...]

August 2021

DIEP Flap Surgery: Tissue Based Breast Reconstruction

2021-08-16T13:44:12+00:00August 15th, 2021|

Today, there are two types of procedures women can choose from implant-based reconstruction or soft tissue-based reconstruction. Implant-based breast reconstruction is the most common and is often the most convenient when it comes to recovery and downtime. However, soft tissue reconstruction, like DIEP flap surgery, is a great alternative.  There are many advantages to this technique, but the procedure and recovery time is much longer than it is with breast implants. Continue reading to [...]

July 2021

Your 6 Month Guide to Planning a Tummy Tuck

2021-07-13T21:58:11+00:00July 15th, 2021|

Are you a mother who's been struggling with excess skin or loose muscles around your stomach? If so, we have the perfect guide for you! We will cover everything you need to know about how to prepare and recover from tummy tuck surgery.  Tummy tucks are a popular procedure for women looking to reverse the effects of pregnancy, weight gain, or weight loss. There is no doubt that tummy tuck surgery can be an investment in [...]

April 2021

What’s the difference in TRAM or DIEP Flap surgery?

2021-04-15T13:51:50+00:00April 1st, 2021|

TRAM FLAP SURGERY VS. DIEP FLAP SURGERY When it comes to reconstructive breast surgery, there are two common, but distinctively different methods that surgeons typically use. One type involves using breast implants during reconstruction, and the other uses soft tissue for breast reconstruction. While implant surgery is the most common type, there are added benefits to soft tissue procedures such as DIEP flap and TRAM. These procedures are similar [...]

March 2021

Is DIEP Flap Surgery the Same as a Tummy Tuck?

2021-04-15T17:27:17+00:00March 15th, 2021|

We often describe one of the benefits of DIEP flap surgery as a built-in tummy tuck. In order to clear up misconceptions and clarify the functions and purposes of each procedure, let us examine the similarities and differences between the two procedures. DIEP Flap Reconstruction Surgery VS Tummy Tuck Surgery Deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP) flap surgery is a newer and unique breast reconstruction technique that quickly gained prevalence in the field of reconstructive surgery. [...]

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