Tummy tuck surgery, also called abdominoplasty, is aimed at eliminating excess skin and fat in the abdominal area. In the majority of cases, a tummy tuck also helps in restoring a stretched, weakened abdominal wall, creating a firmer and smoother abdominal profile. By addressing the multiple causes of poor abdominal contour, the tummy tuck can dramatically improve the overall appearance of the trunk and core.
To perform the tummy tuck, Dr. Chandler will make an incision just above the pubic hairline. Then he will trim away the excess skin and, if needed, tighten the underlying muscles in the abdominal wall with a series of sutures.
Abdominoplasty is extremely beneficial for: