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Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
9899 Towne Lake Parkway, Suite 100
Cypress, Texas 77433
Phone: (713) 799-2278

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Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
1700 Post Oak BLVD, Suite 1-280
Houston, Texas 77056
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Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

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Can You Get Pregnant After a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that can slim the abdominal area by removing excess skin to give a more tight silhouette. This is a common procedure after extensive weight loss, having children, or for people who feel as though diet and exercise are not toning their midsection the way they would like. Because …

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Tips for a smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery, from Houston plastic surgeon Dr. C. Bob Basu.

Tips for a Smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery

Thinking about a tummy tuck but concerned about the recovery process? You're not alone. Many tummy tuck patients at my Houston-area practice worry more about the recovery than the surgery itself. Knowing what to expect can relieve those worries and following our post-op instructions can help ensure the recovery goes as smoothly as possible. In this …

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Ask your plastic surgeon these questions before Tummy Tuck surgery.

4 Questions to Ask Before Tummy Tuck Surgery

Women and men considering tummy tuck surgery at our Houston and Cypress practice often arrive at their consultations armed with plenty of questions about the procedure. That's expected because the decision to get a tummy tuck (also called abdominoplasty) is significant and should be made only after carefully considering your specific situation. Of all the …

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What is the recovery for a Mommy Makeover?

It is very common for mommy makeovers to include both breast and tummy procedures. After surgery, your pain should be well managed with 1-2 oral pain pills every 4-6 hours if needed. All my mommy makeover patients are ambulating a few hours after surgery (of course walking flexed at their waist given the tummy tuck).  …

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