Weight loss in our society, and especially massive weight loss has been increasing due to increasing use of bariatric surgery. Oftentimes, the skin does not snap back to the original appearance and consistency because of the stretching that has occurred when overweight. In this circumstance, correction of skin excess and skin sagging is often necessary.
When patients in the Houston area are unhappy with excess sagging skin on their lower abdomen, they often turn to a tummy tuck procedure. Dr. Thomas Wiener offers a no-drain tummy tuck at his practice, which many patients are also interested in. Read on to learn who is a good candidate for this procedure, as
According to Wikipedia.org, body contouring is “any procedure that alters the shape of different areas of the body.” Patients in the Houston and surrounding areas who wish to correct or improve the shape of their body can choose from a selection of body contouring procedures offered by Dr. Wiener. However, oftentimes more than one procedure
“Mommy makeover” is a term that does not specify any one type of surgery, but rather a correction of changes in the body after pregnancy and childbirth. Some surgeries that make up a mommy makeover can include liposuction, a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, or a breast lift. A good candidate for a mommy makeover will
A tummy tuck is an operation designed to correct changes and unsightly cosmetic concerns in the abdomen area. This procedure is extremely beneficial for a woman’s body after pregnancy and treating residual problems after significant weight loss. Throughout pregnancy, the muscle wall and the abdominal wall will typically stretch to make room for the baby.
A tummy tuck is used to correct problems that occur either through pregnancy or significant weight loss or aging. When a tummy tuck is done, excess skin is removed and also the stretched muscle wall is tightened with some special sutures. It’s important to remember that there is no way to make the abdomen completely
Dr. Wiener has announced reduced procedure prices for Breast Augmentation and Tummy Tuck! Now through the end of November 2015, silicone breast implants are $4,300 (normally $5,800) and saline breast implants are $3,700 (normally $4,000). Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) has been reduced in price down to $4,800 (normally $5,000). These special offers are only available for
Pregnancy and being a mother can take a lot out of you and your body. Many women desire improvements to the changes that occur after pregnancy. Of course, things can’t be completely turned back in time. There are limits as to what can be corrected, and how much correction can be achieved. Some of the
The no drain tummy tuck, also called the progressive tension suture technique for Abdominoplasty, was developed by a father and son team of plastic surgeons who are colleagues of mine. I developed a modification of their technique that was published in the plastic surgery literature. In the traditional technique of a tummy tuck, after the
With a tummy tuck, part of the procedure is tightening the stretched muscle wall, removing the excess skin, and, of course, bringing the skin back together with sutures. The muscle tightening and transfigured skin can be affected by too much strain or stress. With muscle wall tightening (also known as muscle plication) especially, strain can