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Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck is a aesthetic procedure used to eliminate excess fat and sagging skin from the abdominal area. It enhances the overall appearance of the abdominal area restoring a patient’s form. The muscles of the abdominal wall may be tightened to achieve a flatter abdominal profile. Abdominoplasty is not a weight loss procedure, it is a body contouring surgery.

Tummy tucks have changed over the past few years,\ in a positive way for patients. Some of the big changes that have occurred over the past few years are:

  • No Drains
  • The majority of patients don’t receive drains. This allows them to be more active and have less pain.
  • Decreased Pain
  • Technology has improved with new medications and pain pumps. These advances have made the surgeries much more comfortable for patients.
  • Home the Same Day
  • The majority of patients will go home the same day with a nurse to assist them or stay one night in the hospital.
  • Increased Activity
  • The combination of decreased pain and no drains has increased the activity of patients, allowing them to return to their normal activity sooner then before.