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Mommy Makeover 101: What You Need to Know

If you've been thinking about getting a Mommy Makeover after having children and feel a bit overwhelmed by the amount of information available online, you're not alone. It can be difficult to find a resource that provides an easy-to-understand overview of what patients should know, besides that the procedure usually includes a tummy tuck and …

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Is Getting a Mommy Makeover Selfish?

Even though many moms juggle work and raising a family with trying to take care of themselves by exercising and eating a healthy diet, some patients considering a mommy makeover procedure at our plastic surgery practice in Portland admit they have a twinge of guilt about putting their needs first. There's no need to feel …

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Why Tummy Tucks Aren’t as Scary as You May Think

While a tummy tuck can be a confidence booster for anyone struggling with the appearance of their midsection, the procedure does come with various risks associated with a surgical procedure. I often meet with prospective tummy tuck patients at our Portland practice who are excited about the results the surgery can achieve for them—but are …

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Surprising Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Many women who are finished having children get frustrated because they can't get rid of the excess abdominal skin that often follows pregnancy. Getting a tummy tuck at our Portland, Oregon, practice removes that skin and creates a slimmer tummy. But a recent study shows that when tummy tuck surgery, also called abdominoplasty, includes repairing damaged abdominal muscles, …

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