After a tummy tuck, this UK HealthCare patient looks and feels her best again


Debra, 64, wanted a tummy tuck for her entire adult life. In 2021, she was finally able to make her wish a reality at the UK HealthCare Aesthetics Center.

The former seamstress/upholsterer who has three children and three grandchildren went to her first consultation at UK in June. A couple months later, Dr. Morgan Brgoch, a plastic surgeon at the Aesthetics Center, performed a tummy tuck and liposuction on Debra.

“Our team of highly experienced board-certified surgeons is dedicated to providing compassionate, innovative care to help patients achieve their cosmetic goals,” Brgoch said.

Tummy tuck surgery, also called an abdominoplasty, removes extra fat and skin from the belly and tightens weak muscles around the belly button. Liposuction, a procedure in which fat is suctioned out of the side or upper part of the belly, can be added to a tummy tuck.

Debra’s recovery went as smoothly as possible, and she didn’t experience any complications afterwards.

“That's one of the things that I'm happiest about, especially at my age,” she said. “It was a hard week or so at first, but I tell people I'm healing like a boss.”

Months later, Debra still couldn’t be more pleased with her results.

“I am thrilled. I have no regrets,” she said excitedly.

She was also glad that she chose UK HealthCare for her surgery.

“Dr. Brgoch was friendly, he looked me directly in the eye and he listened to me when I spoke – that’s really important to me in a doctor because I haven’t always had that experience,” Debra said.  

The state-of-the-art Aesthetics Center is a new facility that offers both surgical and nonsurgical procedures using top-notch equipment with the goal of helping you look and feel your very best. Debra certainly feels that way now.

“I look forward to getting up and getting dressed in the morning,” she said. “My clothes fit – there’s no muffin top. I’m not just hanging around the house in sweats anymore. It’s a pleasure to get dressed, even if I’m not going anywhere.”

Learn more about the UK HealthCare Aesthetics Center and the services it offers by visiting our website or call 859-257-7171 to schedule an appointment.

This content was produced by UK HealthCare Brand Strategy.

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