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How Soon After Breast Augmentation Can I Start Exercising?

Many breast augmentation patients at our Fort Worth area practice are active and fitness-conscious. They often ask how soon they can safely start exercising again after breast augmentation. While each woman is different, we typically advise avoiding all exercise except light walking for the first 2 weeks after surgery. After 2 weeks, you can carefully[.....]

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6 Questions to Ask at Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

Every cosmetic journey begins with a private meeting with your plastic surgeon. For our breast augmentation patients in the Fort Worth area, I usually use this time to answer questions about implants, recovery, and more.  There is never a “wrong” thing to ask at your consultation, but some questions are more informative and useful than[.....]

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Mommy Makeover 101: Answering Your Questions About Cost, Pain, and More

When it comes to plastic surgery, few procedures are as transformative as a Mommy Makeover. As a plastic surgeon in the Fort Worth area, I’ve been honored to help countless women sculpt their bodies and reclaim their pre-pregnancy look.  However, it’s natural to have many questions before committing to surgery. Here are a few answers[.....]

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4 Unexpected Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is a transformative procedure that slims and sculpts the body. However, there are more benefits to this popular treatment than initially meet the eye. There are many ways to customize your treatment, addressing your specific needs with a tummy tuck. As a plastic surgeon in the Fort Worth, TX, area, I always enjoy[.....]

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Woman enjoying the benefits of getting rid of her "belly pooch" after tummy tuck surgery in Grapevine, TX.

Why Tummy Tuck Surgery Is the Best Way To Fix a “Belly Pooch”

A “belly pooch” is the term given to extra skin and fat that hangs around the lower midsection. It can be caused by major life events—such as pregnancy or significant weight fluctuations. What some people may not know, however, is that exercise and healthy eating alone may not correct this issue.  If you’ve been struggling[.....]

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Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: How to Choose

Women today have many options when it comes to breast enhancement. Two of the most consistently popular procedures in America are breast lifts and breast augmentation. As a plastic surgeon in the Fort Worth area, I talk with many patients who are unsure which option is best for them. While both treatments improve the appearance[.....]

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How to Prepare for Your Tummy Tuck Recovery

While very rewarding, a tummy tuck (also known as abdominoplasty) is a major plastic surgery procedure. It can help Fort Worth, TX, men and women slim the belly area, sculpt their waistlines, and create beautiful results. However, as the procedure involves deep muscles and tissues, it often requires a substantial recovery period. With that recovery[.....]

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5 Tips for a Smooth Mommy Makeover Recovery

A mommy makeover combines the power of several different procedures to restore a woman’s figure after having children. The treatment often involves breast augmentation, a tummy tuck, liposuction, and more to help Fort Worth, TX, moms feel more attractive. However, because the surgery involves many procedures in one operation, a mommy makeover requires an intensive[.....]

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