Tummy Tuck

shutterstock_144796990WHAT IS AN ABDOMINOPLASTY (TUMMY TUCK)?

Stubborn pockets of abdominal fat, often presenting as tummy bulges or an abdominal ‘pooch,’ have led many men and women to perform seemingly endless crunches and sit-ups, oftentimes with disappointing and frustrating results. Regrettably, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen is often an insufficient measure when it comes to reducing the appearance of abdominal fat deposits or lifting and tightening loose abdominal skin, which is why so many patients are seeking out abdominoplasty surgery as an effective method of enhancing the appearance of their abdominal regions.

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) surgery is a valuable option to eliminate persistent abdominal fat deposits, and can be used to safely tighten and tone the appearance of a protruding or flabby stomach. Tummy tuck surgery also benefits patient suffering from the exasperating problem of abdominal skin laxity (looseness, loss of firmness), which can result from a variety of factors, including: the natural aging process, pregnancy and childbirth, hormonal imbalances, significant weight loss or gain, genetics, and stress. During an abdominoplasty procedure, excess fat is removed from the lower and middle abdominal region, loose abdominal skin is excised, and the abdominal musculature is lifted and tightened, thereby flattening and smoothing the overall appearance of your stomach.

The primary issues abdominoplasty patients seek to correct include:

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  • Stubborn pockets of abdominal fat
  • Excess loose or hanging abdominal skin
  • The appearance of a sagging or flabby abdominal area
  • A distended (protruding) stomach
  • An undefined waistline requiring definition and contouring
  • Weak, abdominal musculature that lacks tone and contour

In order to ensure optimal tummy tuck results, your surgery should only be performed by a skillful, Board Certified plastic surgeon such as our board certified plastic surgeons at Tribeca Medaesthetics, located in beautiful Miami Beach, Florida. In the experienced hands of our board certified plastic surgeons , you will be able to tighten, tone, and sculpt your abdomen, thereby enhancing the appearance of your physique and enabling you to feel confident in any outfit, even the most revealing of bathing suits!


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ABDOMINOPLASTY PROCEDURE AND RECOVERY

At your initial consultation, our board certified plastic surgeons will conduct a comprehensive medical evaluation in order to determine your aesthetic preferences and current state of health, and will then create a customized treatment plan tailored specifically to facilitate a safe and successful abdominoplasty outcome. Abdominoplasty surgery is generally performed in an outpatient setting, under intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. During your tummy tuck surgery, our board certified plastic surgeons will make a horizontal incision between the pubic hairline and the navel to repair and strengthen debilitated abdominal muscles. He will also remove excess fat, tissue, and skin through this incision and (if necessary), will make a second incision around the circumference of your navel in order to reposition your belly button to a more aesthetically appropriate location. You will notice visible results immediately following your tummy tuck surgery, and these results will continue to improve over the next few months, as any lingering swelling subsides. Although every patient’s recovery process varies to a certain degree, all patients should generally abstain from strenuous physical activity for at least six weeks following their abdominoplasty procedure, and may need to take up to a month off of work to allow for proper healing and a successful recovery.


CONTACT TRIBECA MEDAESTHETICS

At Tribeca Medaesthetics, we make it a priority to keep abreast of the latest technological advances in the field of cosmetic body surgery, and our skillful surgeons employ these cutting edge techniques to ensure safe procedures and beautifully natural-looking results.  Our board certified plastic surgeons at Tribeca Medaesthetics believe that having well-informed patients is vital to the success of every tummy tuck procedure, and will take the time to thoroughly review all of your abdominoplasty options and procedural details. As with any form of surgery, there are potential risks related to tummy tuck surgery; however, in the capable hands of our surgeons and the Tribeca Medaesthetics staff, you can rest easy knowing that your safety is our first priority, and that we will take great care to minimize your discomfort and to reduce potential complications during and after your procedure.

If you would like to improve the appearance of your abdominal region, or if you have additional questions about undergoing a tummy tuck procedure at Tribeca Medaesthetics, please contact our office today. We look forward to speaking with you, and to scheduling your initial consultation with our board certified plastic surgeons.

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