Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

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Are you prepared for your tummy tuck recovery? Here’s everything you need to know!

When you decided to get a tummy tuck in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, you likely did your research—you picked your clinic and your surgeon carefully, and you spent time figuring out exactly what to expect before, during and after your tummy tuck.  Now that you made the right choice, we want you to feel confident about every stage of the surgical process, and that includes your recovery as well. Here are some useful insights on tummy tuck recovery to make this experience comfortable, effective, and as quick as possible for you.  What can I do to make recovery more comfortable? Surround … Continue reading »

Why I don’t use drainage tubes in my tummy tuck procedures anymore.

Dr. Robert Shenker explains why he now prefers the drainless tummy tuck for his Kitchener-Waterloo patients. Surgeons, like other highly skilled technical professionals, are trained (at least in part) through an apprenticeship system. We spend many years studying, assisting, and operating with highly skilled and very experienced surgeon-teachers. We trust and respect those mentors, and we emulate them. Very often, we spend our whole careers doing exactly what we were taught to do during our residency programs. When asked why we do a particular procedure in a certain way, or why we make a decision about a certain maneuver, we … Continue reading »

New! The Drainless Tummy Tuck.

Only the latest and greatest for our patients. Change is the one constant in life and in the case of plastic surgery, change tends to be very positive for patients. Advancements in surgical methods, such as the drainless tummy tuck, often translate to better results and a smoother recovery. For Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Cambridge and London, Ontario, patients, we’re excited to be providing one such innovation in surgical techniques for abdominoplasty, often called a tummy tuck. Introducing the drainless tummy tuck. That heading may have you thinking–what’s a drain anyway? Plastic surgery procedures occasionally  require the placement of drains that prevent … Continue reading »

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The talented, experienced plastic surgeons at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic have the advanced training to create exceptional, natural-looking results that meet the individual needs of our patients. The collaborative nature of our practice benefits patients in many ways.

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