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Orlando Plastic Surgeon on Tummy Tuck Procedure and Recovery
By: Marketwired .
Feb. 12, 2013 05:01 AM
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- Dr. James A. Matas, a provider of Orlando plastic surgery, offers a range of abdominoplasty procedures at his practice, the Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery. While some candidates may be eligible and opt for partial abdominoplasty, Dr. Matas wants to make sure that his patients are well-educated about tummy tuck procedures and have realistic expectations about their experience and their recovery. Dr. Matas believes that well-informed patients are better able to decide which procedure is the right choice for their individual circumstance.
The tummy tuck procedure encompasses different degrees of abdominal tightening along with the removal of excess skin and fat. If a prospective patient has a mild amount of lower abdominal skin excess then a full abdominoplasty may not be necessary and a more limited procedure is performed. Dr. Matas strives to be honest with his patients and let them know that the tummy tuck is not a minor procedure. The surgical nature of the procedure is why he believes it is important patients consider an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon who can give a reliable consultation and help formulate reasonable expectations, as well as a surgeon who is experienced in liposuction.
Dr. Matas says many of his abdominoplasty patients are mothers who are looking to tighten the abdominal wall after child bearing and weight gains. He advises that women who expect to have children in the future wait before undergoing the procedure. Before any surgical work is performed, he encourages his patients engage in an exercise routine to begin the weight loss process. Recovery care begins immediately after surgery, with nurse-side care. Follow up sessions of postoperative massage are performed as part of the Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery's treatment package. Within two weeks, Dr. Matas urges patients to resume light exercise, waiting a full six weeks before engaging in more rigorous exercise regimes. Dr. Matas, a board-certified Orlando plastic surgeon, also provides patients with topical scar treatment options and follows his patients' progress during the healing process. At the Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Matas seeks to operate his practice with honesty, ethical standards, a caring demeanor, and exceptional surgical skills.
About James A. Matas, MD
Dr. James Matas is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who received his start in the medical field designing pacemakers. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and earned his medical degree at the University of Miami Medical School. At the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Dr. Matas completed his residency training in general surgery, and then he expanded his training to plastic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Matas has served as a hospital chief of staff, the Past President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Vice President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Book Review Editor for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. He is also a member of the Orange County Medical Society, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
To contact the Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery, visit their website at yournewlook.com or call 407-792-0429. Their office is located at 7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd., Medplex Building A, Suite 100, Orlando, FL 32819. The center's Facebook page can be found at facebook.com/pages/Dr-James-A-Matas-Advanced-Centre-for-Plastic-Surgery/202214226477819.
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