Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty

tummy_tuck_1Also known as a “tummy tuck”, this form of body contouring is effective in removing saggy skin from the lower abdomen, tightening the weakened abdominal wall muscles, tummy_tuck_2and softening the wrinkled skin above the umbilicus (belly button). The procedure, often performed in conjunction with liposuction of the hips and upper abdominal fullness, is not suitable for weight loss and is generally performed in patients who are within 15 to 20% of their normal weight.