Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

How an Extreme Body Lift Changed Her Life

Dr. David Stoker, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. Today, I have a beautiful six-week post-op result on an extreme makeover after massive weight loss. I have a beautiful 39-year-old great-looking woman who fortunately lost 180+ pounds, which made an enormous difference for her. Unfortunately, the significant weight loss caused her breasts to be pointing …

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Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: Which Procedure Is Better for You?

Dr. David Stoker board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. A question that patients frequently ask our practice is, "tummy tuck versus liposuction, which should I have? well, it depends on what your needs and goals are. In general, if you're going to perform liposuction only, you need to have adequate skin elasticity to tighten up …

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Mommy Makeover Recovery Tips with Dr. David Stoker

Dr. David Stoker board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. I'd like to give you some mommy makeover recovery tips. Number one, prepare in advance. We like you to be as healthy as possible; that includes being as close to your ideal weight as you're realistically able to be. We like you to exercise a lot. …

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How Safe Is A Mommy Makeover?

Is a Mommy Makeover safe? That's a really good and super important question; the answer depends. Of course, plastic surgery has a risk, and you always need to compare the pros and cons. Your best bet is to go to a board-certified plastic surgeon, look at their websites, and ensure they have hundreds or even …

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What is a Mommy Makeover, and What is Included?

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, with a question that I often receive in our practice. What is a mommy makeover? It's an excellent question involving three different procedures: a tummy tuck, breast surgery, and Liposuction. This treatment varies a lot depending on the person. For instance, there are different …

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Is plastic surgery after weight-loss trending?

Is Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss Trending?

Many people added a few pounds during the pandemic—the "quarantine 15"—as self-isolating undermined workout schedules and led to more snacking while working from home. In contrast, some people used the disruption to focus on weight loss either through lifestyle changes or bariatric surgery. Losing significant weight, however, often requires plastic surgery after weight loss at …

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Woman standing with arms crossed, after a mommy makeover in Marina Del Rey.

Being a Mommy After a Mommy Makeover

Women with children at home who are considering Mommy Makeover surgery at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice often share worries about being able to take care of their family after the procedure. Guilt and feelings of selfishness sometimes surface during the consultation because they feel like they should be taking care of their family's …

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