A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat, skin, and tissue from the abdominal area to create a tighter and slimmer body shape. This procedure is often recommended when patients have excess skin and tissue in the abdominal area after pregnancy or major weight loss that does not disappear despite diet and exercise.
During the procedure, an incision is made along the lower abdominal wall to remove excess tissue and fat. The remaining skin is then tightened and repositioned to create a smooth and firm surface. In some cases, the abdominal muscles can also be tightened to improve the results.
Abdominoplasty is a demanding surgical procedure that requires careful planning and execution. It is important that patients work with an experienced and qualified plastic surgeon who understands their needs and expectations and is able to perform a safe and effective procedure.
After surgery, there may be swelling and bruising around the abdomen, which usually subsides within a few weeks. It is important for patients to follow their physician’s instructions to ensure a speedy recovery and achieve the best results.