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Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

Who Can Have a Mommy Makeover?

It is important to find a board-certified plastic surgeon for your aesthetic needs.

Most of you have heard of “Mommy Makeover” by now, and have an idea of what it is. WHAT’S A MOMMY MAKEOVER?  This is an answer with a couple of parts. First, Mommy Makeover is not a medical name or description, but a term, made up to describe what it does. It is surgery, that most often addresses physical concerns … Read more

What Exactly Is a Mommy Makeover?

Look at the photo on the left. This is a real picture, of a real patient (one of ours), taken about two months after her Mommy Makeover surgeries with Dr. Lepore. Like many of you, or someone you know, she’s a very busy mom (in her case, with 3 beautiful children.) Now that her family is complete, she wanted to … Read more

Does One Tummy Tuck Fit All? Read This Handy Guide to Find Out

Does one tummy tuck fit all? That’s a great question, and one we hear from our tummy tuck patients at our San Jose, CA, practice every day.  Here’s a quick and easy starting point for the answer: Think of the last time you went looking for a bathing suit—or a pair of jeans. If they only offered one style and … Read more

Beyond Tummy Tuck: The What and How of Mons Reduction Surgery

This is definitely a “below the belt” discussion. The mons pubis, a section of tissue that rests on top of the pubic bone, becomes a bother as it becomes enlarged with fat and accumulates sagging skin. The solution is a little-known procedure, often performed along with a tummy tuck, called monsplasty or mons pubis reduction surgery. In my San Jose practice, I … Read more

5 QUESTIONS YOU WILL NEVER NEED TO ASK YOUR PLASTIC SURGEON

With a little imagination, and a little poetic license- we can say these are 5 questions you’ll never have to ask. How can we be so sure? Because we’re going to give you the answers right here. As a San Jose Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, in practice for more than two decades, I’ve seen literally thousands of patients. Each one … Read more

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