Tips To Maintain The Results Of A Tummy Tuck

A nice, flat abdomen is something many men and women in Clearwater long for, and will his skill and artistic touch, Dr. Moraitis provides just that too many of his patients each year. But choosing to undergo a tummy tuck is a major commitment. No one wants to have surgery and make such a financial investment, only to lose their tummy tuck results due to…

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How Will Weight Gain After A Tummy Tuck Affect The Results

Clearwater residents who are interested in a tummy tuck often find themselves researching the ins and outs of the procedure for weeks or months before making the decision to move forward. And how wise! A tummy tuck is a major procedure and a big investment to boot. It’s not a decision to take lightly. One thing many men and women worry about when considering a…

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How Can A Tummy Tuck Repair The Muscles In My Abdomen?

Many women in the Clearwater area are affected by the unfortunate, and often painful, side effects of separated abdominal muscles after pregnancy. Separated abdominal muscles is a very common condition with about two-thirds of women experiencing it after their pregnancy, and if you have more than one child, you are more likely to experience diastasis recti. Keep reading to learn more about how Dr. Moraitis…

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Can a Tummy Tuck Improve the Appearance of Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can leave many Clearwater residents with a tummy they just don’t want to show off. They are most familiar to moms who have gone through pregnancy, or men and women who have had extreme weight loss. Stretch marks are created when the skin is stretched beyond its natural ability to retract. They are frequently seen on the abdomen and are another problem men…

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The Most Common Tummy Tuck Myths Debunked

Every year, Dr. Moraitis sees men and women from the Clearwater area who are interested in having a tummy tuck and want to learn more. And many times, those patients visit Dr. Moraitis with a misguided understanding of what tummy tuck is, and what it isn’t. Sometimes that information comes from a friend or family member, and other times it comes from a blog or…

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How Can a Tummy Tuck Repair Muscles in My Abdomen?

Most Clearwater patients seek out a tummy tuck to address drooping, sagging skin in their abdomen. But other potential patients have a different problem they are trying to resolve. They have an unwanted, protruding “pooch” in their abdomen that just won’t go away, no matter how many planks or crunches they do. These plastic surgery candidates may actually be experiencing something medically known as diastasis…

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4 Tummy Tuck Myths Debunked

Dr. Moraitis of Moraitis Plastic Surgery sees many potential Clearwater tummy tuck patients every year. And during his initial consultations with them, he spends a significant amount of time trying to understand their concerns and goals for abdominoplasty, so he can determine if the procedure is right for them. During these appointments, Dr. Moraitis often hears statements, or shall we say myths, about the procedure…

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Tips for Tummy Tuck Recovery

Patients who undergo tummy tuck surgery do so to eliminate excess skin and fat in their abdominal region for a smoother, slimmer figure. Many patients focus solely on the procedure itself, but recovery is a vital part of obtaining optimal results. Here are some tips for a safe and quick tummy tuck recovery. Eat normally before surgery It is recommended that patients eat a normal,…

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What do laughing and sneezing have to do with a tummy tuck?

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a common type of bladder control problem in women characterized by uncontrollable leakage of urine with increased abdominal pressure. It is triggered by physical activities such as coughing, sneezing, exercise and laughing. Postpartum stress urinary incontinence can occur even among women who have given birth to only one child. It is an important and often overlooked post-pregnancy condition common in…

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You’ve Lost The Weight. Now What?

Congratulations! You’ve won the battle of the bulge and have reached your goal weight. However, you probably are still not happy with your appearance, because the dramatic change in your weight has left you with saggy skin. At this point, it may seem like you just can’t win. You did everything right, and yet your body still isn’t where you want it to be. With…

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