Phoenix Plastic Surgeon Dr. Larry C. Leverett
Dr. Larry C. Leverett has dedicated his surgical career to helping Phoenix plastic surgery patients improve the harmony between their inner and outer selves. As a seasoned plastic surgeon, Dr. Leverett understands that people often become frustrated when their physical appearance does not match their inner self-image. By performing carefully selected cosmetic surgery procedures, Dr. Leverett can adjust the outer appearance to better reflect the patient's self-image.
In order to deliver the best possible results for each plastic surgery Phoenix patient, Dr. Leverett conducts thorough consultations, during which he learns about patients' aesthetic desires and needs. He then explains the most appropriate plastic surgery procedures and helps patients create individualized treatment plans. By working closely with the patient each step of the way, Dr. Leverett helps create realistic expectations an important part of a successful plastic surgery treatment.
Abdominoplasty in Phoenix: Is It for Me?
One of the procedures Dr. Leverett's patients often request is abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck in Phoenix. While this procedure can help a wide range of patients, Dr. Leverett emphasizes that the best results are achieved in patients who are in good overall health and near their normal weight. Tummy tuck is not a weight loss surgery, and it is not intended for people who are significantly overweight. Instead, tummy tuck surgery should be performed after the patient has lost most of his or her extra weight and wishes to remove the excess abdominal skin that often accompanies massive weight loss. For these Phoenix tummy tuck patients, abdominoplasty can deliver remarkable aesthetic results that enhance both their appearance and their quality of life.
Tummy Tuck Procedure
Tummy tuck surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia. Dr. Leverett begins abdominoplasty by creating an incision across to lower abdomen and a second incision around the navel. He uses these openings to access the underlying stomach tissues, repair torn muscles and remove excess skin and fat deposits. He then gently stretches the skin downward and closes the incisions. The result of these surgical manipulations is a tight, flat stomach appearance. While the abdominoplasty scar is permanent, most Phoenix tummy tuck patients are able to successfully hide it even under a low-cut bikini.
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