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Tummy Tuck Recovery Time: Here’s What You Need To Know

Although surgical technique and pain management advancements have dramatically reduced the downtime required after abdominoplasty surgery, many patients still have questions about tummy tuck recovery time and expectations. We've put together this tummy tuck recovery guide to help you understand what to expect after your procedure. Read on to discover what you need to know …

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Does Body Contouring Really Work? Surgical vs. Nonsurgical Options

Body contouring procedures are meant to improve your shape, helping you to fit into your clothes better and improving your self-confidence. But does body contouring really work? Is a surgical or nonsurgical procedure best? The good news is that most body contouring procedures really do work. Several surgical and nonsurgical procedures can reduce stubborn fat, …

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Your Breast Augmentation Options (Infographic)

Breast augmentation offers significant cosmetic benefits, such as restoring volume lost to childbearing and aging or creating a more symmetrical body shape. And many patients experience improved body image and self-confidence after the procedure. If you decide to undergo breast augmentation, you'll have to consider before your surgery, including: Size Material Style Placement Incision location …

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Breast Reconstruction Surgery & Nipple Tattooing After Breast Cancer in Kalispell, MT

One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime—an event that will change their lives forever. For many, treatment will include a mastectomy, an experience that can be physically and emotionally draining. After recovering from breast cancer treatment, breast reconstruction surgery offers our Kalispell patients an opportunity to restore their natural …