If you have excess skin around your stomach as the result of major weight loss or pregnancy, you may be a good candidate for a tummy tuck procedure. This surgery – also known as an abdominoplasty – is an excellent solution for people who are having a difficult time losing a stomach pooch or excess skin, despite doing all the right things with diet and exercise.
In most cases, the reason why you have that pooch comes down to abdominal wall damage and skin laxity issues. The tummy tuck aims to address those concerns by repairing abdominal damage, as well as removing excess skin.
Since abdominoplasty is performed on the abdomen – which is usually visible on the beach or in the bedroom – many of our patients ask us: “Will tummy tuck surgery leave scars?”