Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Woman in a white gym top and shorts measuring her waist with a tape measure. (MODEL). Text on the side of the image: Are You a Good Mini Tummy Tuck Candidate? Find Your Best Contouring Procedure.

Are You a Good Mini Tummy Tuck Candidate? Find Your Best Contouring Procedure

Body contouring procedures are a great option if you're looking to enhance your physique and body proportions. However, not everyone is an ideal candidate for these surgeries. For example, a good mini tummy tuck candidate has different goals and physical characteristics than someone considering extensive plastic surgery after weight loss. Learn more about choosing the …

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How Long Is Tummy Tuck Recovery? An Expert Shares Tips for How To Heal Optimally.

When it comes to tummy tuck aftercare, taking the right steps can greatly contribute to a smooth and successful recovery. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through essential tips and practices to ensure optimal healing and long-term results. Whether you've recently undergone a tummy tuck procedure or are considering one in the future, this …

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Is mommy makeover safe? Woman raising her arm over her head with a focus on her stomach and breast (model)

Is a Mommy Makeover Safe?

It’s not surprising that people thinking about combining multiple elective surgeries in a single operation have questions about whether doing so is safe. When a patient asks, “Is a Mommy Makeover safe?” I can answer confidently as a board-certified plastic surgeon who has conducted extensive clinical research on the safety of combined surgeries. It’s important …

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Dangers of a Mommy Makeover: What You Need to Know.

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. One of the questions we frequently receive from both patients and writers out there is: What are the dangers of going to a surgeon who may not be the best at mommy makeover surgery in particular? Well, first, it's important to understand what a …

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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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What’s the Difference Between Liposuction and Tummy Tuck (& Which Is Best for You)?

With many different body contouring options available at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice, it can be challenging to determine which procedure is right for you. The best option for you depends on various factors, including your goals and areas of concern and the difference between what liposuction and tummy tuck surgery can achieve. In …

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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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