Tummy Tucks 101
As we look forward to spring and summer, everyone in our plastic surgery office is already dreaming about beach vacations and longer evenings. But if you’re like a large percentage of the population, your summer plans may also stir up some self-consciousness about exposing your midsection or wearing a form-fitting bathing suit. While full-body weight loss is a journey all its own, people who don’t necessarily need to shed pounds but who want a slimmer, firmer, and more youthful waistline may be able to find their perfect solution in a tummy tuck.
What many patients don’t realize about a tummy tuck (or abdominoplasty) is that it’s actually ideal for patients whose primary cosmetic issue is either excess skin, an isolated “pooch” on the abdomen, or a combination of both—not patients who solely have excess fat to remove and whose skin is elastic enough to remain firm after the fat is removed. To learn more about this popular plastic surgery, check out the guide below.
Whether you’re considering a tummy tuck, a facelift, or any other type of plastic surgery, a successful cosmetic surgery requires planning, thought, and diligence, so gathering information like the guide above can be a perfect first step. And the next step is finding out whether a tummy tuck is the right procedure to meet your cosmetic needs by scheduling a plastic surgery consultation with me, Dr. John L. LeRoy. Plus, for more plastic surgery tips, special offers, and helpful articles, follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
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