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Tuck that Tummy

Certain things are hallmarks of aging — forgetting where you’re sometimes going when you’re already driving in your car, more gray hair seemingly every day, incredulity at the size and age of your children who just yesterday (you swear) were in elementary school…and a pooch on your tummy. Yes, whether you had children or not, aging delivers a pooch on your lower abdomen. It’s just a fact of aging. The […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Mini and a Full Tummy Tuck?

People get the words affect and effect mixed up. Same with complement and compliment. In Dr. Malamet’s world, there is some confusion about the difference between a full tummy tuck and a mini tummy tuck. Let’s end that confusion. Full tummy tuck If a woman has had children or has lost a large amount of weight, the skin, fat, and muscle in the abdomen can become over-stretched. This skin, no […]

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Different Tucks for Different Folks

Certain conditions all gang up on you to give you that paunch in the lower abdomen. Pregnancy, significant weight fluctuations, even simple aging can all play a role. Unfortunately, this is one area of the body that is stubborn like your mother-in-law. When the muscles in the lower abdomen become lax they are very difficult to do much about, diet and exercise be damned! Why is this? Once skin is […]

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body conturing myths

Do You Still Believe in These Body Contouring Myths?

There’s no denying the soaring popularity of plastic surgery. In fact, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery revealed in their recent figures that Americans spent the largest amount on plastic surgery last year since the Great Recession of 2008. Yet, we have noticed here at our practice that a huge number of our first time patients still believe in the body contouring myths we have outlined below! Liposuction will […]

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So You Just Lost a Lot of Weight? Plastic Surgery Can Help You Look and Feel Better!

Weight loss is perhaps one of the most common personal goals not only in America but also worldwide. Year after year, men and women strive to shed the extra pounds mainly because they want to maintain optimum health and consequently look better. Here at our Tarzana body contouring surgery practice, it’s not uncommon for us to receive visits from individuals who just lost a significant amount of body weight with the […]

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Who Can Have a Tummy Tuck?

A beautifully contoured midsection is almost always a goal for many. However, it’s not that easy of a goal to achieve. Here at our Encino cosmetic surgery practice, we have received visits from men and women who have done almost everything — from diet to exercise — to achieve a flatter and firmer midsection only to end up with loose, sagging abdominal skin. Every so often, a tummy tuck (also […]

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Tummy Tuck Techniques

Tummy tucks are becoming more popular by the minute. There are multiple techniques to achieve your tummy tuck, depending on your desired results. Even still, many women in Encino are unfamiliar or simply unaware of the fact that there is more to offer in the world of a tummy tucks beyond the standard tummy tuck. The three most prevalent tummy tuck techniques used by plastic surgeons in Encino and across […]

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