What Will Happen if I Gain Weight After Liposuction?

Many Clearwater men and women interested in sculpting their bodies through liposuction ask Dr. Moraitis the same questions: “What will happen if I gain weight after the procedure?” While this fat-sucking body sculpting procedure is designed to target problem areas and remove stubborn fatty deposits for good, that doesn’t mean there won’t be repercussions if you gain additional weight in the future. To better understand…

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What are the Different Facelift Techniques?

Many of Dr. Moraitis’ Clearwater facelift patients are curious to learn about the different techniques he uses in the operating room. This is one of the reasons Dr. Moraitis spends so much time explaining his patients’ unique surgical plans to them and making sure they understand the procedure they’re about to have. He wants you to be as informed as possible before you’re wheeled into…

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Should I Try to Lose Weight Before Liposuction?

It’s very common for Clearwater men and women consulting with Dr. Moraitis about getting liposuction, to ask if they’re at a good weight to have the procedure, or should they drop a few pounds before signing on the dotted line. This is a very good, and smart, question for potential patients to ask. The reason – the body sculpting that occurs with this procedure isn’t…

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Reduce Excess Skin and Fat with a Tummy Tuck

The body’s skin is resilient. As we grow, it stretches to accommodate our new size. When a Clearwater woman is pregnant, her breast and belly skin grow to accommodate the physical changes in her breasts and abdomen, then stretch back after breastfeeding and pregnancy have ceased. And when we gain or lose a significant amount of weight, our skin adjusts then, too. But our skin…

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How Does a Woman’s Facelift Differ in Technique Than a Facelift for Men?

If you pass by a newborn baby in a stroller on a Clearwater street, you likely won’t be able to tell if the bundle of joy is a boy or girl – unless the little one has a bow in her hair or is wearing a “Daddy’s Stud” onesie. But as males and females age, we definitely develop different features on our faces. Men’s faces,…

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How Can Liposuction Improve My Silhouette?

Dr. Moraitis frequently performs liposuction on Clearwater patients – especially around the abdomen, thighs, or flanks – to provide patients with a more balanced silhouette. In fact, having the procedure performed on these areas is a very common request! With our beautiful weather and beaches just steps away, it’s easy to understand why locals want a sculpted figure year ‘round. Here are a few tips…

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Can Liposuction Reduce My Dress Size?

Many Clearwater women are interested in losing a dress size. They want to look as great as possible, whether on the streets or in an itsy-bitsy bikini at one of our beautiful local beaches. Oftentimes, these women consult with Dr. Moraitis to see if liposuction can help them achieve their goal of moving down a dress size. And the answer is a mash-up of “Yes,…

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Can I Get a Tummy Tuck After a C Section?

For many Clearwater women who get a C section, this serious, life-changing abdominal surgery is the first time they’ve ever had a surgery at all. It can also happen on short notice, making the happiest day of their lives a tad bit dramatic, too. One moment, you’re awaiting that time the nurse will say, “Push!” and the next you’re being quickly rolled into an operating…

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Can a Tummy Tuck Correct Diastasis Recti?

One of the most common complications from pregnancy that Pinellas County moms experience is called diastasis recti, also known as separated abdominal muscles. This common complication occurs when there’s a vertical separation between the abdominal muscles which happens as a result from the strains of pregnancy on the abdomen, often leaving moms with a telltale gap or bulge in their abdomen. Every year, Dr. Moraitis…

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10 Tips to When Considering a Facelift

Are you getting ready to rejuvenate your face and erase your signs of aging through a facelift? If so, we recommend you consider the following list as you go through your consultation process at Clearwater’s Moraitis Plastic Surgery and prepare for your surgery day.  Pinpoint Your Motivation Before you commit to any plastic surgery, Dr. Moraitis recommends his Clearwater patients know why they want the…

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