Tummy Tuck is a surgical procedure known as abdominoplasty. It’s a plastic surgery that removes excess fat, skin and tissue and tightens the underlying muscles to give a more esthetically pleasing shape. A tummy tuck is a common procedure preformed on women after childbirth.
A flat and well-toned abdomen is something many of us strive for through exercise and weight control. Although exercising and dieting can do some justice, most of the times these methods alone cannot help us achieve our goals. Which then leaves many of us feeling extremely frustrated. Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion, can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging.
A tummy tuck removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating a smoother and firmer abdominal profile. During your consultation with Dr. Sofer, he will discuss whether or not you are a candidate for a full or mini tummy tuck – depending how much fat and excess skin needs to be removed.
The most common causes for a need for a tummy tuck are:
Tummy Tuck is a good option for you if:
To discuss your options, schedule a consultation with Dr. Alfred Sofer.