Common Questions About a Tummy Tuck

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If you’ve considered a tummy tuck, also called abdominoplasty, but you aren’t sure what it involves, we have all of the right information for you. Abdominoplasty is a procedure that removes excess sagging skin while tightening the muscles of the stomach. One of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, a tummy tuck is generally performed after a pregnancy or weight loss in males or females.

What is a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck removes excess fatty tissues and loose skin around your stomach through specialized processes. The surgeon repairs any separated muscles that may have resulted from pregnancy or excessive weight. Excess skin and fat can also be removed.

Is a Tummy Tuck Right for Me?

This procedure is not a replacement for a healthy diet and exercise. It is right for you if you have some excess fat around your stomach that hasn’t gone away, even after dieting or exercising, and/or you have loose skin around your stomach. If you’re physically healthy without intense weight fluctuations, and above all else, if you have realistic expectations, a tummy tuck should be right for you.

What are the Results?

After the procedure and once you have fully recovered, you will have a flatter and tighter stomach, possibly without some of your previous stretch marks. Depending on the amount of extra skin and fat that was removed, you may even lose a pound or two; however, this is not a reason to have the procedure done.

How Do I Choose a Surgeon?

When you’ve gone through all the facts about abdominoplasty, it’s time to do your research on surgeons. Understandably, you want someone in the West Palm Beach area who is highly qualified, skilled, and experienced. If you have decided on a tummy tuck, contact the medical professionals at Palms Wellington Plastic Surgery in Wellington for your first appointment. During your first consultation, we will go over questions you may have and explain the process of your future abdominoplasty. Contact us today to book an appointment and get started.


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