When you lose a substantial amount of weight, your skin may not shrink with you. As you get older and as you gain multiple pounds, your skin loses elasticity and the ability to retract following weight loss or pregnancy.
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The Abdominoplasty, or Tummy Tuck, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the country. This procedure provides a variety of benefits including addressing loose skin and fat in the abdomen and repositioning stretched out abdominal muscles. Our board-certified plastic surgeon offers the full abdominoplasty and the mini tummy tuck. Learn more about each procedure in the infographic below.
At Luxe Plastic Surgery, the tummy tuck is one of our most popular procedures. Our board-certified plastic surgeon offers the mini tummy tuck or full abdominoplasty. It's important for our Sugar Land patients to understand the full scope of a tummy tuck from start to finish.
Recently, the American Society of Plastic Surgeon (ASPS) released their comprehensive analysis of the plastic surgery industry for 2017. The report shows that the whole plastic surgery industry made gains in 2017, including tummy tucks (abdominoplasty). But what do the numbers show and who’s having the procedure? Please view our infographic below to see the latest tummy tuck statistics.
Our bodies change in many ways over time. These changes are not always for the better, in fact, most changes as we age are less-than-flattering because the processes that keep our tummies flat and our skin tight begin to slow down. This can be true even for those who regularly diet and exercise. Sometimes small pockets of stubborn fat and loose skin develop no matter our best efforts.
When you have loose skin and stubborn pockets of fat around your midsection you may feel self-conscious about how you look. For some, even diet and exercise may not produce the results you desire. For those who struggle with sagging skin or fat in your abdomen, an abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, may just be the procedure for you. At Luxe Plastic Surgery, our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Malik Kutty has the experience to give you a tighter and slimmer midsection.
Trade-offs are a part of life. We make decisions every day based on weighing alternatives. The decision to have cosmetic surgery is a lot like any of those decisions.
I see patients all the time who want desperately to improve the appearance of some part of their body, but can’t get comfortable with the idea of having a scar. That’s understandable, but I suggest to them to consider the good and bad of each option.
In 2015, one of the most popular plastic surgeries among women was a tummy tuck procedure. A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is especially beneficial for women who have had children, and are looking to tighten areas of excess skin and stubborn fat. But, how soon after childbirth can you get a tummy tuck?
An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, can be a very beneficial surgical treatment for our patients in the Sugar Land area looking to get rid of excess fat or skin. However, it may surprise you that there are different kinds of tummy tuck procedures that can deliver results specific to your cosmetic goals.