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Christopher K. Patronella, Md, Facs, Fics

Category: Tummy Tuck Surgery

Christopher K. Patronella - MD, FACS, FICS

From Corsets to Tummy Tucks

Posted January 22, 2018

For hundreds of years, women have sought to accentuate a narrow, graceful waistline. From corsets to modern-day plastic surgery, a variety of techniques and approaches have helped women achieve their ideal figures. Dr. Patronella’s True Form Tummy Tuck® is the next step in this evolutionary process: it is a perfected surgery that produces a firm, […]

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How to Reintroduce Exercise After a Tummy Tuck

Posted December 22, 2017

After tummy tuck surgery, patients should be careful to follow their surgeon’s instructions to a T. Failing to observe the doctor’s instructions, especially in regard to reintroducing exercise, can lead to complications, infections, pain, poor healing, and other issues. Dr. Patronella, the creator of the True Form Tummy Tuck®, has put together the following recommendations […]

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What Will My Scars Look Like After My Tummy Tuck?

Posted October 18, 2017

The remarkable results of your True Form Tummy Tuck® with Dr. Chris Patronella are made possible by the strategic placement of surgical incisions. Incisions are a part of any major surgery, and patients should expect that they will leave scarring. Still, your tummy tuck scars will be inconspicuously placed and will heal over time to […]

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6 Tips That Can Help Your Tummy Tuck Recovery

Posted August 16, 2017

As the creator of the True Form Tummy Tuck®, Dr. Chris Patronella has put a lot of time and effort into refining the tummy tuck process so that it produces the best results. To further improve your tummy tuck experience, Dr. Patronella recommends a number of things to help you with your recovery. While most […]

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5 Reasons Men Might Need a Tummy Tuck

Posted July 18, 2017

 While the majority of tummy tuck recipients are women, some men are good candidates for the procedure as well. In addition to improving the toll that pregnancy can leave behind on the abdomen, a tummy tuck can also correct issues caused by weight loss, which affect men and women alike. Men might need a tummy […]

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