Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is a procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and to tighten the muscles of the abdominal wall. It can dramatically reduce the appearance of a protruding abdomen. The surgery is particularly helpful to women who, through multiple pregnancies, have stretched their abdominal muscles and skin beyond the point where they can return to normal. Loss of skin elasticity in older patients, which frequently occurs with slight obesity, can also be improved.

A flat and well-toned abdomen is something many of us strive for through exercise and weight control. Sometimes these methods cannot achieve our goals.

Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging.

The best candidates for abdominoplasty are men and women who are in relatively good shape but are bothered by large fat deposits or loose abdominal skin that won't respond to diet or exercise.

The results of abdominoplasty can enhance your appearance and your self-confidence.

Join the 100's of thousands of people who have taken this step to improve their image. These people often look back on their surgery as a life-changing experience that gave them a new feeling of self-confidence and vitality and empowered them to go out and do things!

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