Category Archives: Body Contouring

Scars: What to Expect After Plastic Surgery [Part II: Uncontrollable Factors]

Any time an incision is made there will be a permanent scar. As I discussed in Part I of this blog series, when I perform Phoenix area plastic surgery, I take all possible precautions to ensure that scars will heal … Continue reading

Scars: What to Expect After Plastic Surgery [Part I: Controllable Factors]

As a plastic surgeon in the Scottsdale area, one of the questions I often hear from patients is: “What will my scars look like?” Obviously, scars will be a concern for patients having extensive surgery, such as a tummy tuck … Continue reading

Can I Have a Tummy Tuck Immediately After my C-section?

Many women considering a tummy tuck in Phoenix or Scottsdale are new moms who want a flatter abdomen after pregnancy. While it is possible to have a tummy tuck after childbirth, the surgery should be reserved for the appropriate time. … Continue reading

Do I Need Liposuction or Abdominoplasty?

This is a question I encounter quite frequently. Women and men often come to my office in Scottsdale for liposuction thinking that it will help to correct their protruding belly. Liposuction is a far more common procedure than abdominoplasty, so … Continue reading

Getting Behind the Wheel

You wouldn’t drive drunk, and you’d pull over if you were falling asleep while driving. So, if your surgeon tells you it’s not safe to drive after surgery, you’d follow their instructions, right? After plastic surgery some patients choose to … Continue reading

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