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  • No more shots for prevention of postsurgical blood clots

    Patients undergoing tummy tucks (or abdominoplasty), especially those also having a breast augmentation or breast lift procedure (Mommy Makeover) can be at an increased risk for clots in the legs called Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT). These DVTs can result in a fatal condition called a Pulmonary Embolus (PE). Many believe this may have been what caused the death of the Rap Star Kanye West’s mother, Donda West, who had a tummy tuck and breast reduction in 2007. 

  • Five questions to ask your doctor before considering surgery

    By Zipporah Sandler 

    As I move closer and closer to sixty, I find myself looking older than I feel. I want to be able to look in the mirror and see the real me, not someone who looks tired on the outside, but vibrant on the inside. I’ve walked into my neighborhood med-spa for the brochures, but how do I really know what’s best for me?  

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