Reasons to Consider Body Contouring After Weight Loss

People who have been successful losing weight through diet and exercise are naturally proud of their accomplishment. But in some cases, particularly when someone has lost a lot of weight, loose skin can remain. Also, as the body ages, it gradually stops producing two key proteins needed for skin elasticity: collagen and elastin.  These factors… Read More →

Common Myths about Body Contouring

Body contouring surgery can be used to remove excess loose skin or localized fat deposits that are resistant to diet and lifestyle changes. Individuals who have a few problem areas that they would like to improve may opt for body contouring procedures — such as tummy tuck or liposuction — to get the body that… Read More →

What Are Bat Wings and What Can Be Done about Them?

Over time, the soft tissue and skin on the upper arms becomes lax, creating a saggy appearance. This unsightly problem is known by some as “bat wings,” and it can affect both thin and overweight individuals. Dr. Bruce Barach, a top New York plastic surgeon, has met with countless patients who are embarrassed by the… Read More →

Reasons to Postpone or Avoid Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck can be a wonderful option for people who wish to flatten and tone their midsection. This procedure can provide a substantial boost to individuals who want to improve their appearance and self-esteem. However, certain people should postpone or avoid tummy tuck surgery, as they are at a higher risk of poor results and… Read More →

What Patients Wish They’d Known before Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck (the everyday term for the medical procedure known as an abdominoplasty) is a safe procedure many people undergo to help them to achieve a flatter, more toned abdomen. This procedure can address the aesthetic effects of the aging process and pregnancy and the toll they take on the human body. However, before… Read More →