Our Mexico City patients choose a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, when they are having trouble achieving a flat and toned tummy appearance.
Abdominoplasty, or as it is colloquially known, the tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgery procedure developed to help patients eliminate the excessive fat and skin tissue that sits around their abdominals as well as tightening the abdominal muscles that have loosened over time.
Contrary to popular belief, the tummy tuck is not a method to be used for weight loss.
The tummy tuck procedure is actually for patients who have already lost a significant amount of weight- enough weight that the patient is already pretty much at his or her goal weight.
Exercising and dieting can’t remove a tummy pouch that is caused by a lifetime of weight fluctuations, pregnancy or genetic factors. The body changes greatly after pregnancy, leading to sagging skin, stretch marks and even muscle separation on the abdomen.
A Good Candidate for Tummy Tuck
Abdominoplasty is the one of the most popular plastic surgeries for women, and is becoming increasingly popular for men as well.
If you are a good candidate for a tummy tuck, additional combination surgeries such as liposuction also may be appropriate. Many women have abdominoplasty as part of their Mommy Makeover, which can combine procedures such as breast augmentation, breast reduction, facial sculpting and more.
This is truly a transformative procedure, and many of our patients tell us that they wish they scheduled surgery sooner.
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