Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

A woman touches her stomach after getting a tummy tuck.

6 Reasons People Get Tummy Tucks

When patients considering a tummy tuck visit my Eugene, Oregon, plastic surgery practice for a consultation, their goal is to have excess abdominal skin removed. Although that is the primary reason people get abdominoplasty—known as a tummy tuck—it's not the only benefit of the procedure. Tummy tuck procedures offer a number of other physical benefits, …

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Portrait of a flat stomach after having a tummy tuck by a board certified plastic surgeon in Eugene, OR

C-Section Scar Removal: An Unexpected Tummy Tuck Benefit

Some of the women considering a tummy tuck at my Eugene, Oregon, practice gave birth via cesarean section and the physical toll includes a puffy pouch of loose skin just above the C-section scar. This is often referred to as a "C-shelf" and, even though it often fades over time, it will never completely disappear. …

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A mother exercises to complement the results of her tummy tuck

Exercise Can’t Shrink Excess Stomach Skin After Pregnancy

Earlier, one of the most popular blogs on parenting, Scary Mommy, featured a post that told the unvarnished truth about post-baby bodies. The topic echoed what we’ve heard countless times from tummy tuck patients at our Eugene, Oregon, plastic surgery practice. “Let me break it down for you,” the blog post’s author wrote. “In addition …

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Additional benefits to a tummy tuck

The Surprising Benefits of Tummy Tuck

surgery is a favorite cosmetic enhancement for women who have been pregnant or people who have lost a lot of weight. But tummy tucks are not limited to just these two groups of people—and many people are happy to learn of some surprising perks offered by this transformative plastic surgery at my Eugene office. Why choose …

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Mark L. Jewell, MD introduces ” Drain-Free Tummy Tuck” TissuGlu

Dr. Jewell is pleased to offer a revolutionary surgical technique that can eliminate the need for surgical drains in tummy tuck procedures! Drains are typically  inserted post-operatively to prevent fluid accumulation that occurs between tissue layers after surgery. Although they have been necessary for quite some time, drains are awkward, messy and cumbersome for patients …

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LipoAbdominoplasty The New “Tummy Tuck”

Body contouring surgery has been an integral part of Dr. Mark Jewell’s Eugene, Oregon, practice for many years. One of the more interesting procedures in this area is the lipoabdominoplasty which is the combination of an abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”) and liposuction. This combination was developed by some of Dr. Jewell’s Brazilian colleagues in order to …

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