Abdominoplasty, also known as a “tummy tuck,” is a surgical procedure to remove excess fat and skin to tighten the lose skin and muscle of the abdomen. This creates an smoother and firmer abdominal profile that you desire. It is often done after substantial weight loss or child birth. Abdominoplasty may in value a mini tuck: just the lower abdomen or major tuck: upper and lower abdomen. Depending on your needs, you will be advised on the proper procedure that will best fit you.
The most common causes to have the tummy tuck procedure is aging, heredity, pregnancy, prior surgery, or significant weight loss. A flat and firm looking abdomen is something that both men and women desire. Exercise and healthy eating behaviors sometimes is not enough to achieve the look you want and surgery can help you reach your goals.
Dr. Chobanian says: “This procedure helps a woman regain her waistline after having babies. It also shows off your new figure after substantial weight loss-this goes for men too!”