By Michael Sundine, MD

The Tummy Tuck procedure is designed to improve the appearance of the mid-section by removing excess fat and skin to create a smoother, firmer, more toned looking abdominal region. Many of us struggle with the mid-section either due to the natural aging process, heredity, pregnancy, or fluctuations in weight. The Tummy Tuck, also called Abdominoplasty, is popular among both men and women of various ages. Ideal candidates for the Tummy Tuck procedure are in good health, at a stable weight, non-smokers, and have realistic expectations for the procedure and potential results.

There are a couple different Tummy Tuck procedure methods depending on the amount of rejuvenation being performed and if any other procedures are being performed at the same time as the Tummy Tuck. Some patients may opt to combine the Tummy Tuck with Liposuction to remove stubborn pockets of fat in the area, or they may pair the Tummy Tuck with other body contouring procedures. if you are interested in learning more about the Tummy Tuck procedure and recovery process and to find out if you are a good candidate for the procedure, contact our office to schedule your consultation with Dr. Sundine today.