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Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

benefits of a tummy tuckHave you been dieting and exercising without seeing any results in your midsection? Do you have excess tissue and hanging skin in the abdominal area that you can never get rid of? If no matter what you’ve tried to reduce your midsection doesn’t work, perhaps you should consider a plastic surgery procedure. The Tummy Tuck offers immediate, dramatic results by removing the excess loose skin and tissue and tightening the abdominal muscles. Abdominoplasty is also ideal for patients that are have undergone drastic weight loss who now have hanging abdominal skin that cannot be corrected without surgery.

About Tummy Tuck Surgery

At Elite Plastic Surgery, tummy tuck surgery is performed under general anesthesia and typically takes between 1.5 to 3 hours. The procedure involves liposuction of the flanks, a hip-to-hip incision that lies below the bikini line to hide post-op scarring and tightening of the abdominal muscle wall for tighter more contoured waistline. While results are immediately visible, final results can be experienced within 3 to 6 months. It’s important to understand that while abdominoplasty contours the body, it is not a weight loss surgery and should not be approached as such.

Cosmetic Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

The removal of excess loose, hanging abdominal skin can provide many benefits including:

Medical Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

In addition to the cosmetic benefits, there are also medical advantages to having a tummy tuck including:

As you can see, there are many benefits abdominoplasty offers from a cosmetic and medical standpoint. Plus, your results are permanent provided you maintain your weight after the procedure. Learn more about the process for the tummy tuck procedure, contact our patient coordinators today.