Many patients express concerns about not being able to reclaim their body after weight loss, aging, genetics and heredity impacts, or pregnancy. Despite a healthy lifestyle, some excess skin and fat resulting from weight fluctuations cannot be removed without a surgical procedure.
There are several options to combat the excess skin and fat around the abdomen, and to help you feel confident and appreciate your body figure, our team at Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging offers A Tummy Tuck procedure, also known as abdominoplasty.
The Tummy Tuck Procedure helps to remove excess lower abdominal skin and fat and tighten weak abdominal muscles. This results in an abdominal profile that is slim, smooth, and firm.
This Tummy Tuck incision is made in the pubic area of the abdomen. The incision could range from being a few inches to the entire span of the abdomen. The surgeon will remove excess skin, tighten the muscles, and might use liposuction to help contour the area. This is ideal for patients who have some laxity in the abdomen but have always been in good shape. The patient should have minimal to moderate excess skin.
This Procedure is used to make the abdomen thinner and firmer. Incisions for this procedure are made across the lower abdomen and around the navel. The excess skin in the abdomen is removed, then the muscles are tightened. Liposuction may be used to help contour the abdomen. This type of Tummy Tuck is ideal for post pregnancy, weight loss patients, or patients with genetic laxity of the skin.
These incisions are made longer than traditional Tummy Tuck incisions, to address the areas around the hips. During an extended Abdominoplasty, excess skin and fat are removed from the abdomen, muscle repair is usually always performed, and tissue is removed from the lower sides and back to shape the waistline. It is ideal for patients who have excess skin on the love handles.
This procedure uses the deeper skin tissue to support the repair and involves contouring the hips and flanks.
The Abdominoplasty procedure at Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging can help a range of patients who have concerns about their abdominal profile. The Tummy tuck can be most beneficial when the patient has a large amount of excess skin around the abdominal area. The best patients for this procedure are in general health, at a stable weight, and are done having children. By scheduling a consultation appointment, we can ensure that this procedure will be beneficial for you.
The cost depends on how extensive your procedure will be and any other procedures you may want to have at the same time, such as liposuction. During your free consultation with our team at Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging, our surgeon will examine your abdominal profile, skin type, and goals before determining the final cost of the procedure.
The Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging Patient Safety Program involves our patients, surgeon, nurses, staff, and patient families or other caregivers all working together toward a common goal: Assuring the safest possible surgical experience.
Steps to Ensure Your Safety
At Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging, your safety is our number one priority. To make sure that we do everything possible to maintain your safety, we have formalized our steps into The Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging Patient Safety Program which includes these elements:
We ask you to describe in detail any medical problems, medications you take, and any previous surgeries. This allows us to understand any special needs you may have.
We send anyone with questionable or known medical problems to see their primary care physician or any necessary specialists prior to recommending surgery.
Since all of our surgical patients have been deemed to be good candidates, it has proven to be quite safe for you to recover at home with contact from our providers.
We uphold the strictest hiring and educational criteria in our nursing staff to make certain you are well cared for by qualified staff before, and after your procedures.
We have the most modern monitoring and life-saving equipment on site. We maintain a binding transfer agreement with the Cleveland Clinic, should there be a need for hospital care following a procedure.
We provide detailed pre and post-operative teaching with written instructions to you, so you know what to expect before and after your procedure. We have 24-hour physician coverage.