About Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck procedure flattens abdomen by removing excess fat and skin and tightens muscles of abdominal wall.

Alternative to Tummy Tuck surgery could be Liposuction.

The medical term for this surgery is abdominoplasty and is considered to be major surgery. The patient is almost always placed under general anesthesia which can produce it’s own set of complications. An incision is made from hip bone to hip bone and the extra skin and fat is removed leaving a long, low-lying scar along the bikini line. The medical term for tummy tuck surgery is abdominoplasty and is considered to be major surgery. The patient is almost always placed under general anesthesia which can produce it’s own set of complications. An incision is made from hip bone to hip bone and the extra skin and fat is removed leaving a long, low-lying scar along the bikini line.

Tummy Tuck procedure is commonly used for people who have lost considerable amounts of weight and have a large pouch of remaining skin hanging below the abdomen.

Results or tummy tuck surgery are generally permanent.

The side affects of tummy tuck surgery can include temporary pain, swelling, soreness, numbness of abdominal skin, bruising, tiredness for several weeks or months.

You could expect to be back to work in 2 to 4 weeks after tummy tuck procedure. More strenuous activity: 4 to 6 weeks or more. Fading and flattening of scars: 3 months to 2 years.

After a tummy tuck, discomfort is definitely evident. The surgeon will offer instructions for easing any pain, and prescription pain medication can be taken to help control it.

Tummy Tuck Cost

Lower bound: $5,500
Upper bound: $14,000
National average: $9,500