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Body Contouring, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Abdominoplasty, Arm Lift, Massive Weight Loss, Mommy Makeover, Thigh Lift, Labiaplasty surgery in Orange, Anaheim, Newport Beach, Irvine in Orange County and in Long Beach

What is arm lift surgery in Orange County?
Brachioplasty or arm lift surgery involves removal of excess skin from your upper arms. With an arm lift, you can regain the confidence to wear sleeveless clothes once again.

How is arm lift surgery performed?
Traditional Arm Lift: This is a procedure more suitable for patients who have lost over 100 lbs, resulting in excessive skin sagging on the arms. The incision scar runs from the armpit to the elbow in this surgery. Extended Arm Lift: This is a surgery for patients who have lost over 100 lbs and have excessive skin on the arm and also on the outer upper area of the chest. This procedure leaves a permanent scar running from your elbow to the upper chest area. Minimal incision Arm Lift: This procedure for patients who have lost minimal weight resulting in a small amount of excessive skin, and who are otherwise healthy and fit. This procedure gives you a permanent yet tiny scar in your arm pit.

What is liposuction in Orange County?
Liposuction is a procedure which uses suction to remove excess fat from your body. During the procedure, Dr. Ng inserts a small, thin cannula (a blunt-tipped tube) through tiny incisions on your skin. These are used to suction out fat as they are moved under your skin towards specific fat areas. Patients see some improvement in the contours of the body immediately after surgery. The improvement continues over the next several weeks or even some months as the swelling diminishes. The complete effects of liposuction are fully evident after about a year.

What is a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty in Orange County?
Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty surgery, removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer. Many patients strive for a flat and well-toned abdomen through exercise and weight control-- but sometimes these methods are not enough. Even patients of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging. This can be corrected with tummy tuck or abdominoplasty.

What can I expect after abdominoplasty or tummy tuck surgery?
Wear your abdominal binder at all times until your follow up appointment. Record your drain outputs and bring your record of drain outputs to each postoperative visit. The length of time that your drains are in place depends on their output, but I do not remove both drains in one day. The remaining drain output typically increases for a period of time after one of two drains is removed. Drains usually stay in for approximately 2 weeks.

What is surgery for massive weight loss?
Losing a significant amount of weight is a life-changing achievement. Some patients require body contouring procedures to address the excess skin and fatty tissue that can remain after weight loss. The type of plastic surgery needed after losing a large amount of weight depends on the patient and can include a panniculectomy or an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) to remove excessive skin and tissue, breast lift surgery to eliminate sagging or volume loss, facial rejuvenation, arm lifts and/or thigh lifts to remove excess sagging skin.

What is a "mommy makeover" surgery in Orange County?
The goal of a mommy makeover is to restore the shape and appearance of a woman's body after childbearing. There are many areas of the body that can be addressed, most commonly the breasts and the abdomen and the waist. A "mommy makeover" is typically performed as a single stage procedure, but can also be performed as separate surgeries. There are many techniques used to perform a mommy makeover, and many factors should be taken into consideration when choosing which techniques are best for each patient. Book your appointment with Dr. Ng to discuss your needs.

What is thigh lift surgery in Orange County?
During a thigh lift, Dr. Ng makes a cut on the upper and inner thigh and removes excess fat and skin. She also often does liposuction before, during, or after the procedure. To find out if this is the best option for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Ng.

What is labiaplasty in Orange County?
Labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure for altering the labia minora and the labia majora, the folds of skin surrounding the vulva. Surgery can be performed on the labia major (the larger, outer vaginal lips), or the labia minor (the smaller, inner vaginal lips).

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