In general, the total cost of a tummy tuck includes three fees: the surgeon’s fee, the anesthesia fee and the facility fee. The average surgeon’s fee is slightly more than $5,000, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This is the average, which means individual surgeons may charge more or less.
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Abdominoplasty, better known as a tummy tuck, is a surgery that removes excess fat and skin and restores weakened or separated muscles, resulting in a firmer and smoother abdomen. A tummy tuck can benefit women who have had multiple pregnancies, anyone who has undergone extreme weight loss, or simply has an area where the skin […]Continue Reading →
Many women, especially those who deliver their baby via cesarean section, can lose their pre-pregnancy figure. Diet and exercise may not be enough to restore a woman’s figure in these cases. This effect is even more pronounced after multiple pregnancies. After pregnancy, a woman’s muscle tone and skin elasticity can change dramatically. A tummy tuck […]Continue Reading →
Women who have given birth know that childbirth can leave you with unsightly stretch marks. A mini tummy tuck can help you. If you have excess skin and looseness in your lower abdomen only, then a mini tummy tuck may be just right for you. A mini tummy tuck smoothes the part of the abdomen […]Continue Reading →
While a tummy tuck tightens and smoothes the abomen, a lower body lift removes excess hanging skin from the abdomen, waist, hips, buttock and thighs, usually after substantial weight loss.
A lower body lift actually combines an abdominoplasty with a thigh lift and a buttock lift, improving the appearance of the entire body in a […]Continue Reading →
Tummy tuck scars are usually hidden in most styles of swimwear, underwear and low cut jeans. Every person is different however, and clothing styles change. It’s a good idea to bring some swim bottoms and underwear with you when you meet with your doctor so that the pre-op markings can be customized to you.
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Since the tummy tuck is a major surgery, you can expect to have some major downtime after it is done. Here are some things you should plan for before your tummy tuck:
Most women who undergo a tummy tuck after childbirth experience a great deal of pain for at least two weeks. During that time, […]Continue Reading →
Tummy tucks aren’t just for women. With men becoming more aware of their physical appearance, especially their abdominal area, male tummy tucks have become more popular. A male tummy tuck results in the abdominal area of a man’s body becoming tightened and physically appealing. This operation is known to remove the excess fat and skin […]Continue Reading →
Even though a tummy tuck is performed by an experienced surgeon, there are always certain risks and complications from any surgery. Remember, there is no surgery that is completely without any risk or possible complications. Here are some possible complications that may arise from tummy tuck surgery:
Tummy tuck swelling is experienced by some patients […]Continue Reading →