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Reduce the Appearance of Tummy Tuck Scars

The appearance of tummy tuck scarring can be reduced and revised. Let’s consider pre-op and post-op abdominoplasty scar therapy options.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Aug 13, 2019

Tummy Tuck vs. Panniculectomy

A tummy tuck and panniculectomy can tighten skin around the abdomen. Dr. Stuart Baker describes the difference between the two procedures.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Jan 31, 2019

Mommy Makeover Recovery

Here, we'll take a closer look at what to expect during the general mommy makeover recovery.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Oct 14, 2017

Battle of the Bulge-Busters: Tummy Tuck vs. Abdominal Liposuction

Are you a good candidate for tummy tuck surgery? Or is abdominal liposuction the better body contouring solution for you? Find out for yourself!

Posted by Stuart Baker on Aug 16, 2016

No Love for the Handles: Treatments for Flabby Flanks

Love handles and flabby flanks can affect body contour. There are many cosmetic surgery options for these issues.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Apr 15, 2016

The Side Effects of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Common side effects of tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) include pain, discomfort, bruising, swelling, and scarring.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Apr 17, 2015

The Role That Compression Garments Play in Body Contouring Surgery

Compression garments play a vital role in healing after body contouring procedures such as liposuction and tummy tuck surgery.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Nov 19, 2014

Beauty Refined: The Mini Tummy Tuck Technique

For patients who want simply to refine their abdominal contours, the mini tummy tuck offers a potentially ideal solution.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Oct 21, 2014

Abdominoplasty Performed Using the Extended Tummy Tuck Technique

For patients who wish to dramatically redefine their contours, abdominoplasty using the extended tummy tuck technique may be ideal.

Posted by Stuart Baker on Sep 15, 2014

The Use of Tummy Tuck Drains During Recovery

Dr. Stuart Baker explains the purpose of tummy tuck drains following surgery and gives patients an idea of how long these drains should be in…

Posted by Stuart Baker on Mar 18, 2014

Dr. Stuart Baker

The Center for Cosmetic Medicine

Dr. Stuart Baker is a board-certified plastic surgeon with decades of experience. He has been recognized as a "master injector" by Allergan, the maker of BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® products, for excellent patient outcomes. In addition to being a skilled plastic surgeon, he is also an orthopedic hand surgery specialist. His prestigious affiliations include:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons — ASPS 
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery — ASAPS 
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery — AACS 
  • American Medical Association — AMA 

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