Mountain West Plastic Surgery
60 Four Mile Drive #10
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 756-2241
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

How To Prepare for Plastic Surgery: Why Planning Early Is Best

Woman considering her cosmetic surgery options (model)

Articles about preparing for plastic surgery often condense the process to what happens after a patient has chosen a plastic surgeon. But if you’re thinking about cosmetic surgery, the planning process should start much earlier—especially for our Kalispell plastic surgery patients whose goals are to be ready for a specific event or vacation. It’s never great to feel rushed, and… Read More

A Tummy Tuck Without Drains? It’s Possible

Woman in Bozeman, MT considering her options for tummy tuck surgery

It’s safe to say that plastic surgery patients aren’t fond of surgical drains used by many surgeons following tummy tuck procedures. Patients travel from Missoula and even Bozeman, MT, for tummy tuck surgery at our Kalispell plastic surgery practice because we rarely use drains. The question about drains is one of the most common things asked on sites such as… Read More

Tummy Tuck Prep: 4 Helpful Tips

Woman relaxing after tummy tuck recovery in Kalispell, MT

For all tummy tuck patients at our Kalispell practice, recovery questions are an important topic. The procedure is known for having a longer recovery time than most other cosmetic surgery operations. We want to make sure our patients feel prepared, informed, and comfortable before undergoing surgery. Before this transformative experience, it’s smart to do plenty of research. Here’s some advice… Read More

Dr. Michael Hromadka, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and Weekend Adventure Enthusiast

Getting Michael Hromadka to hold still for a minute or two is a bit of a trick, but his clinical assistant, Janelle Borgen, succeeded in getting him to sit down for an interview at our Kalispell office, Mountain West Plastic Surgery last week. Dr. Hromadka is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in breast reconstruction, breast augmentation and abdominoplasty.  Dr…. Read More

Dear New Mothers…

Few things in life are as rewarding as growing a family. However, as we often see in our Kalispell plastic surgery practice, having children takes a significant toll on a woman’s body. Every woman is unique, just as every pregnancy is unique. How our bodies respond to the process of growing another human being varies. Some women seem to bounce… Read More

New Year’s Resolution Check-In: Weight Loss

It’s been a few months since the new year started—enough time to make some serious progress on your resolutions. Like many people, maybe you’ve lost the weight and religiously hit the gym, but found that you’re still not entirely satisfied. We understand it can be frustrating to work so hard and simply not get the results you want. To complete… Read More

Is Combining Surgical Procedures a Good Idea?

One of the most common questions we hear during consultations with patients considering mommy makeovers is whether it’s safe to combine multiple surgical procedures during a single operation. It’s a good question and one that we take very seriously. Whether a patient is from Whitefish or Missoula, as plastic surgeons, we want you to trust that our surgical recommendations are… Read More

Why Women Get Plastic Surgery (It’s Not Vanity)

Vanity can be a complicated topic. Most of us want to look our best, so we go to salons to get haircuts or our nails polished, and at least occasionally wear clothes designed to showcase our best features. And no one really thinks twice about that. Cosmetic plastic surgery is really no different. Women from all walks of life, including… Read More

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