Your belly button is right in the midst of the area where a tummy tuck is performed. Dr. Erwin Bulan discusses why the belly button appears a little different after surgery, but the right surgical techniques and expertise makes it look natural. Continue reading
“Tummy tuck,” or abdominoplasty, is a surgical solution for loose skin and weakened muscles that may have developed in the abdominal area as a result of weight loss, pregnancy or aging. The stomach benefits from a smooth, “tucked-in” profile after the removal of excess skin and fat and the tightening of the abdominal muscles.
Lipoabdominoplasty combines the benefits of a tummy tuck with liposuction, the procedure that involves targeted removal of fat deposits. Dr. Erwin Bulan has extensive experience in each of these body-shaping procedures, and will help you choose the one that is right for you. Continue reading
Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a great option for mothers that have cesarean sections and are bothered by a flabby abdominal profile. Not only can the body contouring procedure flatten and tighten the abdomen, but it can also dramatically improve the appearance of a C-section scar.
If you have had children, you understand how easy it is to feel delighted with your child yet disappointed with what pregnancy has done to your body. The tummy is an area of particular concern among mothers, especially mothers that have had multiple pregnancies.
Luckily, experienced plastic surgeons offer procedures like abdominoplasty or lipo-abdominoplasty to restore a flat abdomen and smaller waist. A post-pregnancy tummy tuck can boost your self-esteem and help you regain the confidence you had before the baby.
New Jersey plastic surgeon Dr. Erwin Bulan believes every tummy tuck patient should be armed with accurate, detailed information about their procedure. During surgical consultations, he does an excellent job informing patients of what to expect and how to plan. In the spirit of open communication, Dr. Bulan thought he would compile a list of five things all tummy tuck patients should know before surgery. Continue reading