June 26, 2015

Abdominoplasty, also called a tummy tuck, is beneficial if you have stretched, hanging skin around your midriff. A tummy tuck:

  • Removes excess fat
  • Removes sagging skin
  • Tightens stretched abdominal muscles

A tummy tuck may also eliminate stretch marks if they are located on the skin to be removed. A tummy tuck is often included in a mommy makeover because it removes loose skin and tightens the muscles stretched by pregnancy.

Fat and skin hanging from your body can feel devastating. This stretched skin is unlikely to regain elasticity, and diet and exercise will not eliminate it. A tummy tuck lets you achieve the midriff appearance you want, rejuvenating the contour of your body and improving overall body shape.

A major advantage to a tummy tuck is the longevity of results. Unless you gain back a significant amount of weight, your tummy should remain flatter and tighter for many years. A tummy tuck cannot stop how aging and weight-gain affects your body, but it can provide long-term results if you pursue a healthy lifestyle.

If you live in or around Washington DC and want to find out if a tummy tuck is right for you, please contact Chevy Chase Plastic Surgery using the form at the right side of the page or call (877) 427-7888 today to schedule a consultation.