If you have loose skin that droops or sags around your midsection, a tummy tuck may be just the thing you’re looking for. A tummy tuck is not considered an actual weight loss surgery or procedure. Instead, it simply helps contour your body into an attractive shape you can be proud of when diet and exercise just aren’t cutting it.
All about Tummy Tucks for Men and Women
A tummy tuck is also known as abdominoplasty. Both men and women can undergo abdominoplasty, and the procedure has been around for decades, so it is safe and reliable when done by a professional and experienced surgeon. During the procedure you will be under anesthesia, and a small incision will be made in the lower abdomen. From there, Dr. Warnock can tuck or truncate part of your skin to create a smooth line. They may also be able to perform light liposuction to help remove unwanted fat from the area.
Tummy Tucks Are Great after Weight Loss
If you’ve just lost 40 to 60 pounds or more, congratulations! All of your hard work has paid off, and you now have a brand new, healthy body to enjoy. It’s no easy feat to lose that kind of weight. With that being said, a large weight loss like this often comes with unwanted, sagging skin. This skin cannot be gotten rid of by simply working hard at the gym or dieting. A tummy tuck is your best option for body sculpting and contouring.
Who Is the Right Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?
As stated, if you have recently lost a lot of weight, you are an excellent candidate for a tummy tuck. But keep in mind that tummy tucks are generally for skin and a small amounts of fat only. If you are quite overweight or obese, other surgical procedures for helping with extra weight may be better for you.
Always Make a Consultation Appointment First
As with any cosmetic or therapeutic procedure, it is wise to book a consultation appointment first. At this appointment, you will be able to talk with Dr. Warnock and our team about the details of the procedure, and you will learn whatever you need to know about preparing for your appointment. Finally, you will learn about aftercare and what to look for during recovery. Contact Dr. Steven Warnock’s office today to schedule your consultation.
If you struggle with drooping, sagging skin and extra belly fat that you just can’t seem to get rid of with diet and exercise alone, a tummy tuck could be life changing for you!