Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

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Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) in Milford, CT

You may feel self-conscious of any excess fat or skin that may lay at the bottom of your stomach, and you may feel weak due to this excess fat. A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, can remove this excess fat and skin and create a flatter, more appealing stomach that you can feel confident about.

When it comes to giving yourself the stomach that you want, sometimes it can be achieved through diet and exercise, but that’s not always possible for everyone. Sometimes, a little extra help is needed to achieve the look that you’re wanting. Things like aging, pregnancy, and significant weight fluctuation can increase the look of a pouch at the bottom of your tummy and can make you feel nervous about others noticing that. It is important to understand that a tummy tuck is not a substitution for weight loss but is designed to help you shed some of the sagging skin at the bottom of your stomach area.

What is an Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck?

An abdominoplasty is performed to remove excess skin and fat from the stomach area and to tighten loose abdominal muscles; most often the result of pregnancy or significant weight loss. It is sometimes coupled with liposuction and takes between three and four hours to complete. General anesthesia is used, and frequently the patient will stay one night in the hospital for recovery.

If diet and exercise are just not able to target that stubborn belly fat like you had hoped it can be disheartening. But don’t lose hope. Our amazing cosmetic surgeon Paul Fischer, MD PC makes it possible to get the body you want even when traditional and more conservative methods fail. A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, can actually remove loose, excess fat and skin from your stomach and finally give you the shapelier and more contoured body you’ve been wanting. A tummy tuck can even tighten the muscles around the abdominal wall and reduce and eliminate stretch marks.

If you want to feel more confident sporting that bathing suit or wearing your favorite clothes and think that getting a flatter stomach could restore your self-esteem then a tummy tuck might just be the perfect option for you. 

What To Expect 

This treatment isn’t right for everyone. When you come in for your consultation we will discuss your goals for treatment. Those with a healthy, positive outlook who have realistic treatment goals will find that a tummy tuck or other cosmetic surgery can give them the beautiful results they’ve always wanted.

It’s critical to understand the steps of the procedure so that you know what to expect going into an abdominoplasty. Our professionals will help you decide whether full sedation or anesthesia is the best choice to keep you comfortable during this procedure. A horizontal incision will be made between the belly button and the top of the pubic hairline, and the excess skin and fat will be trimmed.

It’s also important to know that you will have a visible scar near the bikini area from an abdominoplasty. A tummy tuck may also not be the right option for you if you are planning to have more children in the future, as being pregnant could reverse your results. The same goes for those who end up gaining the weight back after their surgery.

Once the excess skin is trimmed, your doctor will close the incision and you’ll be done! You’ll notice instant results once the procedure is done, and you can feel happy having the flat stomach that you’ve been working for.

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If you are interested in finding out whether an abdominoplasty is the right cosmetic treatment for you, then call our Milford, CT office today at (203) 301-5860 to schedule a consultation! 

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