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Do I need to lose weight before liposuction or a tummy tuck?

The quick answer is maybe. I general, if your BMI is over 30-35, you probably need to lose some weight before pulling the trigger on a tummy tuck or liposuction. Here’s why: Your trunk is made of multiple layers as you can see in this illustration. Importantly, we have both external AND internal fat. EXTERNAL FAT This… Read More »

Why The Skin Layer is so Important in Tummy Tucks and Liposuction Procedures

Skin: it’s the largest organ of your body, the layer which protects you and keeps you from evaporating away all your moisture. Inside the skin runs a vast network of elastic fibers which are responsible for maintaining tension, firmness, and recoil; picture it like millions of tiny rubber bands. When you pull the skin, it… Read More »