Over time, our bodies change, often in ways we're not happy about. While we recognize that a life well-lived may include some reminders left behind as hallmarks on our bodies, we don't always welcome them as "battle scars" well-earned. One of those may be a protruding or loose/sagging abdomen. This may come about for a variety of reasons, including the obvious reasons like pregnancy, fluctuating weight, or a prior surgery, but also simply due to the passage of time or heredity. Exercise and weight control may or may not help us to achieve our goals of a flatter, well-toned tummy. When they don't, we may need to look beyond to another solution: cosmetic surgery in the form of Abdominoplasty, commonly referred to as a Tummy Tuck.
UNDERSTANDING THE PROCEDURE
The purpose of having an Abdominoplasty, or Tummy Tuck, is to remove excess skin and/or fat from the lower abdomen and/or to tighten the underlying muscles. This procedure can correct bulging due to abnormal stretching of the abdominal muscles and excess skin or fat. It can also remove the panniculus, that "apron" of skin and/or fat that may hang over lower abdomen. The extent of surgery depends on the amount of skin and fat as well as the laxity of the abdominal muscles. Symptoms such as low back pain, skin rashes, extended stretch marks, and abdominal discomfort may be relieved as a result of the procedure.
And the most obvious result of a Tummy Tuck? A slimmer profile, a flatter tummy, a more confident you.
Learn more about the Tummy Tuck surgical procedure and recovery.
A picture is worth a thousand words... check out the results of some of our Tummy Tuck patients in our before/after gallery.
Let us help you take that final step in returning to that flatter, toned tummy you've been striving for! Ready for a flat tummy?
OPTIONAL MICRONEEDLING TREATMENTS
If you have stretch marks above your belly button, they will remain after a tummy tuck. Don't worry, we can minimize them! Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a procedure that encourages the production of collagen through tiny needle punctures in the top layers of the skin. This amazing skin rejuvenation procedure is minimally-invasive, helps minimize the signs of aging, and improves the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Add Microneedling treatments to minimize stretch marks still remaining after a tummy tuck. A minimum of three Microneedling treatments are recommended for best results.
SHOP ONLINE WITH CONFIDENCE! The performance of any treatment or procedure provided by Meadows Surgical Arts is at the sole discretion of our medical staff. If you are not an appropriate candidate for a procedure you have purchased, the purchase amount may be applied to another procedure, treatment or product that is available in our online store or in our office, or may be refunded.
Price includes all surgical fees.
NOTE: Purchase of this surgical procedure does not constitute a physician/patient relationship; that is established at the consultation/pre-op appointment. Benefits of purchasing online are a) locking in the price (for those who pay with a downpayment or in full); and b) a combined consultation/pre-op appointment (no longer 2 separate appointments, so you save time). When your payment has been received by Meadows Surgical Arts, you will be contacted to set up your consult/pre-op appointment, and your surgery appointment. If you have paid a 10% downpayment on your surgery online, this does not represent a discount off the price of the surgery (although it may appear as a "sale price"); the remainder is due at your pre-op appointment.