For the people looking to obtain a slimmer and trimmer profile, there are various surgical as well as non-invasive cosmetic procedures available. Finding the right one would ensure that you obtain the desired results.

A tummy tuck is one of the most sought-after procedures because of the excellent benefits it can provide. And given that this is a surgery that is fully customizable, irrespective of the amount of fat deposits in the belly region and irrespective of the general body type, the surgery can be tailored to suit the cosmetic objectives of the specific candidate.

The full abdominoplasty and mini tummy tuck are the common variants in this procedure. And each variant can still be modified with a lot of tiny details. The details that vary would be the incision position, the size of the incision and the combination of other procedures that are chosen to obtain a comprehensive result.

Do You Need a Tummy Tuck?

When you plan to bid adieu to that stubborn belly fat, you have the choice of choosing a diet and exercise routine, but they don’t always get you the desired results. In a situation like this, you can opt to undergo a tummy tuck for a bit of extra help.

To obtain the best results, it would be good to lose extra weight and to maintain a consistent healthy routine before the surgery and after. Here are few questions to ask yourself to make the big decision of getting a tummy tuck done:

• Have you lost weight but find that tummy flab remains in the most unsightly areas?
• Are you finding it difficult to lose that tiny pooch after giving birth?
• Has aging resulted in the loss of skin elasticity that lead to sagging skin in the belly region?

If you answered positively to any of the above questions then you might find a lot of benefits from getting a tummy tuck. You should talk to a medical professional to understand the situation better and to finalize the suitable type of tummy tuck procedure.

What to Expect During a Tummy Tuck Surgery

Whether you choose a mini tummy tuck or a full tummy tuck, the procedure would involve making an incision in your abdominal region. The alignment of the incision and the length depends on the fat deposit to be removed and the amount of flab being corrected.

In some cases, the naval region would be repositioned in order to obtain a complete makeover. This would be done mostly if there is too much loose skin being corrected. Correcting the naval would make the results look natural in such cases.

After all the corrections are done and the excess skin and fat cells are removed, the incisions are sutured. The result is an abdomen that looks flatter, fitter, tighter, and trimmer. So you would finally be able to obtain that swimsuit figure you have always wanted. And don’t worry about post-surgical marks because the incisions are kept as small as possible and they are made close to the natural curves and folds in the skin.

Given the advancements in techniques used to perform the tummy tuck procedure, there are very little complications involved, so you have nothing to worry about!

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A tummy tuck is a great way to get rid of those stubborn fatty deposits that are keeping you from obtaining your dream body. If you’re interested in learning more about the surgery, contact our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Shane Palmer.