A sagging, out of shape abdomen can make you self-conscious and uncomfortable, particularly when wearing certain styles of clothing. Some people have trouble affecting this area through diet and exercise. Thanks to abdominoplasty, better known as tummy tuck, these individuals can achieve the tight and toned abdomen that they desire.
Depending on the age and weight, men as well as women will experience sagging of the abdomen over time. With drastic weight loss, an excess of loose skin will usually add to this. After pregnancy, it might also be hard for women to tighten and flex their abdomen region. The goal of abdominoplasty is to tighten abdominal muscles and remove excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdominal region. Even stretch marks can be removed during the procedure. In the following menu you can find more information on abdominoplasty. In case you would like our professional advice or if you would like to make an appointment, please contact us.
During the surgery subcutaneous fat and excessive skin are being removed. If necessary the abdominal muscle can also be tightened. The complexity of the surgery depends on the localization of the fatty tissue, if this concerns only the area beneath the belly button it is relatively easier as opposed to when the area above the belly button is also included. Since the abdominal skin is literally being manipulated and adjusted, the belly button itself is also repositioned during the surgery. In order to keep visible scarring at a minimum, the incision will be made in the bikini area so you will be able to show off your new bikini body without any insecurities.
In some cases abdominoplasty is combined with liposuction of the upper tummy or the sides of the belly. You can read more about liposuction on this page. Regardless of the extent of your abdominoplasty, you can rest assured that Dr. Fantozzi and his highly-skilled team will make no concessions when it comes to the quality and safety of the procedure. Abdominoplasty procedures involve general anesthetic and take about two hours.