Category Archives: Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty Calgary AB

About That Sagging Tummy of Yours…

Part of aging is slackening of both our skin and the support tissues beneath. This creates sagging across the body, but especially in certain areas such as the lower abdomen, the tummy. If you’re a woman and have had a couple of kids, it’s almost guaranteed. Clinically known as abdominoplasty, the goal of a tummy […]


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A Couple of Tummy Tuck Options

If you’ve had children or lost a good deal of weight, odds are your abdomen isn’t what it once was. Loose skin and a little pooch — that’s the usual situation. Why? Because when skin and connective tissue beneath is stretched, due to pregnancy or weight gain, it can only maintain its ability to return […]


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Tummy Tuck After C-Section, Let’s Talk

Across North America, approximately 1 of every 3 births are delivered using cesarean section. This surgical procedure may be necessary for some reasons, or it may be chosen by an expecting mother. However it occurs, a C-section birth often alters the abdominal profile to such an extent that a woman feel unhappy with her appearance. […]


What Really Happens During Abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck surgery, is a common procedure that may be performed in conjunction with liposuction, or as a stand-alone treatment to top off one’s weight loss journey. If you’ve wondered about what a tummy tuck could do for you, chances are you’ve read a bit of misleading information somewhere along the line. Here, […]


Planning Recovery from Abdominoplasty

The shape of a person’s body may change for a number of different reasons. Many women experience frustrating changes that stem from motherhood and the skin-stretching that occurs around the midsection. For both sexes, weight loss can lead to an undesirable appearance of loose, sagging abdominal tissue. In the office of Dr. Ryan Frank, we […]


What You Should Know About Abdominoplasty

Tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a procedure to flatten your abdomen and waist. This is done by getting rid of excess skin and fat and tightening muscles through  surgery. The end result is a flatter, more appealing stomach. What You Should Know Qualities of a good candidate: You should have loose skin or fat pockets […]


4 Things To Know About Tummy Tucks

Abdominoplasty–commonly known as a tummy tuck–is an extremely popular surgical procedure that rejuvenates and reshapes the contour of the stomach an waist. If you’re considering this procedure, read up on these facts to get better acquainted. Facts About Abdominoplasty It is the most effective procedure for eliminating stubborn belly fat. A tummy tuck is the most […]


Which Body Contouring Procedure Is Right For You?

Many people struggle with areas of the body marked by pockets of excess fat, loose skin or cellulite. There are two main surgical procedures available for both men and women that rejuvenate trouble areas and help sculpt and shape the contours of the body. While Dr. Frank will work with you to create a custom plan […]


What Is An Abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure that improves the contour of the abdomen and waist. A tummy tuck flattens the stomach area by removing excess fat and skin and tightening the muscles. What does the tummy tuck procedure involve? In most cases, the abdominoplasty procedure takes about two to three […]


5 Common Plastic Surgery Myths

As plastic surgery procedures increase in popularity and more people opt to “go under the knife,” the abundance of myths and misinformation surrounding plastic surgery grows as well. Plastic surgery is only about looks. Though the nature of plastic surgery addresses cosmetic issues, research shows that consumers feel that looks are a major component of […]


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