Want a Tummy Tuck? Skip the Home Remedies.

The old saying caveat emptor — “let the buyer beware” — certainly applies when shopping for do-it-yourself tummy tuck treatments. In Connecticut, as elsewhere across the country, our patients can be susceptible to ploys from all sorts of products that promise to give them the flatter tummy they desire without surgery.

Unfortunately, these at-home tummy tuck products will do nothing but lighten your wallet.

The different products on the market fall into 3 distinct categories:

The bottom line is that abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is the only true solution for women and men who want to restore a flatter, toned tummy after significant weight loss or pregnancy. A tummy tuck involves making an incision as low as possible, just above the pubic area, enabling me to remove excess skin and repair abdominal muscles (if necessary) with a scar that’s hidden below the bikini line. I do often combine liposuction with a tummy tuck to ensure the resulting contours look natural and sculpted.

It requires an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon to get the type of results seen in these tummy tuck before-and-after photos of one of my patients:

If you are considering a tummy tuck, I invite you to leave any questions in the comment field below. I am here to help!

You Might Also Enjoy...

Botox® or a Filler: Which Is Right for Me?

Ready to dive into the world of cosmetic injectables, but not sure which one is right for you? Both Botox® and fillers restore a youthful appearance, but they do so differently. Read on to find out which type of injectable is right for you.

Does Microneedling Hurt?

Microneedling with SELPHYL® PRP injections is one of our most popular nonsurgical medical spa treatments, but does it hurt? The thought of dozens of needles might seem painful, but the answer might surprise you. Read on to learn more.

How Liposuction Works

Liposuction is a popular cosmetic surgery, and it can transform multiple areas of your body δΈ€ but how does it work? Continue reading to find out how lipo works and how it can pair well with our other procedures.

The Benefits of a Chemical Peel

Summer is drawing to a close, but a chemical peel can keep your skin as radiant as ever. In this blog, we cover the three types of chemical peels and the many benefits that each peel offers.

Understanding the Different Types of Dermal Fillers

Deciding you want dermal fillers might be an easy “yes,” but knowing which type of filler you need might not be so straightforward. Read on to learn about the different types of dermal fillers and which ones might be right for you.