Body Contouring – Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
What Is Abominoplasty?
A flat and trim abdomen is one of the essential features we identify with youthful good health and physical fitness. Flabby, loose skin and a bulging abdomen may make it difficult to wear certain types of clothing items we favor, and may make us self-conscious about revealing our bodies at the beach or in the gym, or even to our spouses or partners.
Abdominoplasty, or “Tummy Tuck,” is designed to firm and smooth your abdomen. Many times, a protruding abdomen is the result of weak abdominal muscles, or repetitive cycles of weight gain followed by weight loss. Occasionally, there is an inherited familial pattern of localized abdominal obesity, while the rest of the body contours are normal. Often, the culprit is pregnancy, which may also cause the skin to lose its elasticity as well as causing the abdominal muscles to weaken and separate. [Read more…]