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, 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 surgery.  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 yourself with the right people. … Continue reading »

Jenna’s Tummy Tuck Journey

In this blog post, Jenna–the patient care coordinator at our Waterloo, Ontario plastic surgery practice–shares her tummy tuck experience. Jenna is a popular face around the office, and our tummy tuck patients from London, Waterloo, and other Ontario communities are often surprised to learn she’s a patient, too.  A tummy tuck—also known as abdominoplasty—is a surgery performed to reduce excess abdominal skin and fat, and correct muscle laxity and separation. It’s one of the most popular procedures we perform, and the results can be life-changing. Our patient care coordinator Jenna had her tummy tuck surgery here in Waterloo, Ontario at The … 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. 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 often say with pride: “Because … Continue reading »

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