A tummy tuck is one of the most highly sought after cosmetic surgeries among patients who have previously had children. This procedure can be a very effective technique to correct a protruding abdomen, which commonly develops as the abdominal muscles become stretched and separated by pregnancy. In resolving the hanging appearance caused by loose abdominal muscles, tummy tuck surgery can ... Learn More
Tummy Tuck and Pregnancy: What are the Risks?
It is generally recommended that women should complete their families before having a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure. The reason for this is simply that the abdominal muscles and skin will be significantly stretched during pregnancy, which can have a major effect on the results of a tummy tuck. When this happens, a secondary tummy tuck can often restore those results. ... Learn More
What Effects Can Pregnancy Have on My Breast Implants?
Many women wonder about the effects pregnancy may have on their breast implants. One thing to remember is that each woman’s body is unique; therefore, the effects of pregnancy on one person can be very different from what others experience. With that in mind, there are some general issues that patients who have had breast augmentation can expect to result ... Learn More
Can I Still Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?
One of the more common questions we receive here at the practice of Dr. David L. Durst among women considering breast augmentation is whether they will retain the ability to breastfeed after the procedure. While the answer to that question depends on a variety of factors for each patient, generally speaking – breast augmentation does not necessarily preclude one’s ability ... Learn More