Tummy Tuck

Firmer and Tighter Abdomen

Tummy Tuck, or abdominoplasty, tightens and contours the abdomen by removing excess skin and fat with simultaneous tightening the lax abdominal wall muscles. Often simultaneous liposuction is performed.

Special Features
Treatable Conditions​

Frequent Ask Question

Generally, an incision is made in the bikini line area, followed by undermining of tissues.  Excessive skin and a conservative amount of fat are removed, followed by suture tightening of the underlying muscle for enhance tightening and contouring effect.  The umbilicus may need to be relocated.  Drains are placed and removed within a few days.  


The treatment takes about three hours in an outpatient clinic setting.  


Procedures generally require general anesthesia.

The results are seen in weeks.

Combined with proper diet and exercise, results last years to decades, with further treatments suggested for maintenance.

Additional maintenance is required.

Healthy eating and exercise are helpful to enhance results.

Further treatment may be recommended for further results.

Moderate soreness, swelling, and moderate bruising are expected.


Recovery generally lasts two weeks, and most patients return to work and light activities thereafter.

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