True to its name, the tummy tuck is a surgical correction designed to give your stomach a flat and toned appearance. The procedure, officially termed an abdominoplasty, eliminates loose fat and skin surrounding your middle and lower abdominal region while tightening the abdominal muscles. A tummy tuck with can be completed in only 1-5 hours.
The operation's scope varies greatly depending upon the patient's needs and goals. Different problems will require different tummy tuck techniques done as outpatient procedures. Thankfully, results are permanent, but do require post-op weight retention in order to fully maintain.
Am I A Candidate?
The primary reason for pursuing a tummy tuck lies in reducing or eliminating the presence of the following: