Body Treatments Heat Up for The Summer

June 26th, 2017

A lot of New Year’s resolutions involve getting in shape and getting “beach ready” for the summer months.


Since summer is now here, most people’s schedules become extremely hectic. This is the common phenomenon that occurs every year with patients scrambling in at the last minute to try to have some procedure performed to look their best for summer get-togethers and pool parties.


Since swim suit season is here, it is not unusual to notice those stubborn areas that have just not responded the way they should to all of those long, hard months of exercise and following a healthy lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry »

Plastic Surgery 101: The Beginner’s Guide

February 25th, 2017

If you struggle with feeling that your body isn’t quite the way you want it to be, you’ve probably wondered about getting plastic surgery. Celebrities make it look so easy, right?

People from all over the country come to see Madison’s top, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Clifford King, M.D., Ph.D. for help achieving the beautiful contours they always wanted. But the process is not as simple and quick as the media makes it seem, so it’s important to understand what goes into a successful plastic surgery. Here are some essential things you, as the patient, need to know so that we can achieve the results you desire. Read the rest of this entry »

Weight Loss Much More Successful When Gastric Bypass Is Followed By Tummy Tuck

August 1st, 2014

Patients who have lost a significant amount of weight after bariatric surgery are more likely to stay slimmed down when their excess skin is removed, a study reports.
Published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the results show better long-term weight control in patients who have had body-contouring procedures.

Dr. Ali Modarressi and his colleagues at the University of Geneva in Switzerland believe their study shows that body contouring should be considered an essential part of successful bariatric surgery and should be covered by insurance plans. “Since plastic surgery after massive weight loss is mandatory for quality of life improvement and weight loss maintenance in many patients, body contouring must be considered a reconstructive surgery for those who have achieved massive weight loss,” the researchers said.

The study looked at the long-term weight outcomes of gastric-bypass patients, comparing 98 who had body-contouring procedures with 102 patients who did not.
Within two years after bariatric surgery, the patients lost an average of almost 100 pounds. Over time, the patients who had body contouring regained less weight: an average of just over 1 pound per year, compared with 4 pounds per year for patients who did not.
After accounting for the weight of excess skin removed, the average patient who had gastric bypass regained nearly 50 pounds, while those who also had body contouring regained an average of only 14 pounds.

For a tummy tuck in Madison, Wisconsin, visit Dr. Clifford King at Madison Cosmetic Surgery.

See tummy tuck before-and-after photos of Dr. King’s satisfied patients in our online photo gallery.

To find out more about how we can help you sculpt the body of your dreams, contact Madison Cosmetic Surgery to schedule a no-pressure consultation.