Tummy tuck surgery is also called abdominoplasty and has become very common and popular in recent times. It removes excess fat and skin and restores weakened muscles and gives the patient an abdominal profile which is smoother and firmer. A lot of us strive to achieve firmer and smoother profile by exercising and dieting but sometimes they don’t yield good results. it helps people in achieving an aesthetically pleasing contours and gives an youthful appearance.
It is the last resort of people who have sagging tummy and exercising and dieting has failed. It gives them a pleasing and youthful appearance and boosts their confidence. Its popularity has sky-rocketed in recent years.
Common causes of loose and sagging tummy
The most common causes causing loose and sagging tummy are
- Prior surgery
- Fluctuations in weight of the person
- Prior surgery undergone by the patient
A tummy tuck surgery does not mean weight loss. The results gained from a tummy tuck surgery are permanent but they are affected by fluctuations in the weight. Women who are planning a pregnancy should avoid tummy tuck surgery as the results would be overturned after the pregnancy.
A person should be physically healthy besides of stable body weight. An ideal candidate is a non-smoker and is bothered by the appearance of his or her abdomen. Any candidate for tummy tuck surgery should have realistic expectations from the surgery. . Having realistic expectation from the surgery is very important and therefore it is recommended that a person should always go to an accredited facility with a certified surgeon.
Tummy tuck surgery cost includes surgeon’s fees, anesthesia fees, medical tests, prescription fees, hospital cost and post-operative garments cost. Before undergoing this procedure, it is best to consult a surgeon and discuss the expectations.