A tummy tuck is a form of cosmetic surgery also known as abdominoplasty. Tummy tucks have become increasingly popular in today's society to help reduce loose or sagging abdomens caused by heredity, major fluctuations in weight, the aging process and post-pregnancy stretching. The tummy tuck removes excess skin and fat and may help to restore the appearance of a smoother and flatter tummy.
Who Benefits from a Tummy Tuck?
Many women benefit from tummy tuck procedures
, but should be advised that it should not be used as a substitute to proper exercise and nutrition. Women who have experienced a large weight loss or who don't plan on becoming pregnant in the future are good candidates for this technique. Prime candidates are non-smokers, those in good health, and those who are experiencing stable weight.