The tummy tuck surgery will remove unwanted excess skin and also fat from the lower abdomen area (tummy), it will also reshapes your flanks and in even up to your upper abdomen as well. When indicated, the underlying muscles of the abdominal wall can also be surgically tightened. Any previous stretch marks or scars from pregnancy or weight loss would be eliminated. This procedure can be done to both men and women.
This procedure is not a weight loss surgery and patients should be at normal or almost normal weight when undergoing Abdominoplasty. This procedure may vary according to particular patient´s needs and conditions. The incision around the belly button to relocate it is hardly visible after the healing process is complete.
Tummy tuck is not recommended if you are considering to become pregnant in the future. A combination of liposuction and abdominoplasty can be performed if the patient needs extra help on other areas of the body like hips, thighs, back, to achieve a complete contouring of the body.