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All you need to know about a tummy tuck

Multiple pregnancies and subtantial weight gain or loss can contribute to an undesirable loose or sagging skin, fat deposits, or stretch mark in the abdomen, which plays a negative role in a women's self-esteem. 

 

When these conditions seem not to give despite proper exercise or diet, it might be the time to consider a tummy tuck. 

What is a tummy tuck?

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that aims to improve the appearance of the abdomen.

 

It restores the appearance of a flatter and a firmer abdomen by removing extra fat and skin and. 

 

The procedure also targets weakened or separated muscles in your abdominal wall, creating a smoother abdominal profile.

There are a number of reasons you might have excess fat, poor elasticity of the skin or weakened connective tissue in your abdomen. 

  • Significant changes in weight

  • Pregnancy

  • Abdominal surgery, such as a C-section

  • Aging

  • Your natural body type

The procedure corrects a protruding belly and leaves the midsection better toned. 

 

A tummy tuck is a popular procedure for men and women, particularly those whose bodies have undergone dramatic changes from weight loss. 

Many patients undergo an abdominoplasty after pregnancy or bariatric surgery.

The surgery can also remove stretch marks and excess skin in the lower abdomen below the bellybutton and can also be done in combination with other body contouring cosmetic procedures, such as breast surgery.

A tummy tuck should be the last resort for people who have exhausted all other measures, and the procedure should not be used as an alternative to weight loss.

In summary, a tummy tuck helps to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing, slimmer overall appearance.

 

Having a flatter, firmer midsection can dramatically improve the way clothing fits and looks, helping you feel more confident and comfortable in your body.

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