Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty, or Tummy Tuck, is a procedure to improve the abdomen's appearance. During abdominoplasty, excess abdominal skin and fat are removed, abdominal muscles are tightened, and the contour of the abdominal wall is reshaped. The goal is to achieve a firmer, more toned, and harmonious abdomen.
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Who is a good candidate?

A good candidate for Abdominoplasty is a patient with excess skin and fat in the abdominal region, usually due to significant weight changes, pregnancy, or aging. Ideal in cases where the abdominal muscles are weakened or separated.

Recovery process

It is normal to experience pain, swelling, and bruising in the abdominal area during the first few weeks. A compression garment is required during this time. Intense physical activity should be avoided, and post-surgical recommendations should be followed to ensure the best results.

Anesthesia

Moderate sedation.

Financing

You can finance the surgery through Care Credit.

Frequently Asked Questions

01. How long will it take to recover after an Abdominoplasty fully?
Full recovery can take up to three months, depending on the extent of the procedure and the individual patient's response.
02. Is it possible to have children after Abdominoplasty?
Yes, it is possible to have children after Abdominoplasty. However, it is recommended that patients postpone the procedure until after pregnancy because it can affect the results obtained to a great extent.
03. Will Abdominoplasty leave visible scars?
Yes, Abdominoplasty will leave scars. However, the incisions will be made strategically so they are as discreet as possible. Over time, the scars tend to fade, which will make them less visible. It is essential to follow the postoperative recommendations for better healing.

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