Tag Archives: tummy tuck

Wake Up Sleeping Beauty! Why Awake Cosmetic Procedures are safer.

0 Submitted by on Thu, 02 January 2014, 14:51
Many cosmetic patients want to avoid the risks of general anesthesia as well as side effects such as memory loss, confusion and nausea. Mothers concerned about their children, want to minimize the risk of undergoing a cosmetic surgery. Why undergo any cosmetic procedure under local anesthesia? 1) Local anesthesia has less risks than general anesthesia. 2) There is less post Continue Reading...
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Bikini Tuck

2 Submitted by on Thu, 14 April 2011, 22:03
Bikini Tuck aka Tummy Tuck under local anesthesia Click on the above link to listen to Dr. Walter Tom on “Ask the Expert” describe the different treatments for tightening loose abdominal skin. In our too fast paced society we want results yesterday with a no downtime but significant results.  Many of my patients desired an alternative to a traditional tummy Continue Reading...
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Wake Up Sleeping Beauty!

0 Submitted by on Sat, 12 March 2011, 16:32
Awake Cosmetic Procedures Patients are increasingly demanding cosmetic procedures with as little downtime as possible. They want to walk out of a procedure without the drowsiness of general anesthesia. Now more than ever cosmetic procedures such as laser liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augementation and varicose vein laser surgery can be performed with just local anesthesia. This is a definite trend Continue Reading...
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Unhappy Tummy Tuck – What to do?

2 Submitted by on Fri, 26 November 2010, 15:14
I received an inquiry from a patient of another surgeon regarding her tummy tuck.   She requested my advice for alternative solutions.   She was unhappy with the excess fat or “New Love Handle I never had before” following her procedure.   Her level of frustration and desperation was readily apparent in the tone of her email.  My edited response to preserve confidentiality of Continue Reading...
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Thermage for loose tummy skin post C-section

4 Submitted by on Sun, 26 September 2010, 20:33
We had such interest and positive feedback on our “Lower Tummy after children” Q/A posting that I wanted to follow up with a before and after photo of a 26 year old patient who had loose tummy skin hanging over a C-section scar.  At the time of her treatment SmartLipo laser body  sculpting was not available.  She like many patients Continue Reading...
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Lower Tummy after having children

24 Submitted by on Sun, 19 September 2010, 09:52
A common concern for women following childbirth is how to reclaim one’s lost lower abdominal contour without a tummy tuck.  The following question was presented to me through the KZST/KJZY Cosmetic Info Line. KZST/KJZY Cosmetic Info Line: Lower tummy after pregnancy (6 years ago) – what can I do?  ­­_________, we have many patients who have developed an increase in fat Continue Reading...
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