Dr. John S. Silverton has extensive experience helping plastic surgery patients with their aesthetic needs. He understands that sometimes a healthy diet and regular exercise are not enough to help people achieve their desired appearance. During a one-on-one consultation, Dr. Silverton will explain the different body contouring options available and which treatment is the best for you. Please visit the page below to learn more about body contouring with Dr. Silverton.

Tummy Tuck

The abdomen is the area of the body where excess body fat accumulates most commonly. As a person's weight fluctuates, the skin stretches to accommodate the extra fatty tissue. Unfortunately, when people successfully lose weight, the abdominal skin typically does not shrink to the body's new shape; instead, the skin hangs in loose folds. The abdominal muscles can also become loose, particularly in patients who have been pregnant.

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Tummy Tuck Explained

A tummy tuck is also known as an abdominoplasty. It is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in my practice.

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Mini Tummy Tuck

Mini-tummy tucks are typically performed under general anesthesia. To perform a mini-tummy tuck, Dr. Silverton performs extensive liposuction as required to re-shape the abdomen. Dr. Silverton then removes excess lower abdominal skin through a transverse lower abdominal incision, which is typically shorter than the incision used for a full abdominoplasty. Finally, he closes...

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Stubborn body fat is one of the most difficult aesthetic flaws to address. In many cases, even regular exercise and a restricted diet are not enough to get rid of fat on the thighs, abdomen, buttocks, and other common problem areas.

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Mommy Makeover

As a highly experienced Modesto / Stockton mommy makeover specialist, Dr. Silverton recognizes the toll pregnancy can put on a woman's body. As the baby grows, the stomach skin stretches, extra pounds accumulate in the hip and buttock areas, and the breasts increase in size in preparation for breastfeeding.

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