Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Flatten abdomen by removing excess fat and skin and tightening muscles of abdominal wall.

Length 2 to 5 hours.

Anesthesia General, or local with sedation.

In/Outpatient Either, depending on individual circumstances and extent of surgery.

Recovery Back to work: 2 to 4 weeks. More strenuous activity: 4 to 6 weeks or more. Fading and flattening of scars: 3 months to 2 years.

Duration of Results Under the proper conditions, the results can last for many years. Living a healthy and active lifestyle will prol