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Are you a suitable candidate for Tummy Tuck?

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Tummy Tuck NYC

One major complaint with the majority of people today is that regardless of the number of times they try to exercise and keep a healthy diet, the fat on their tummy always remains intact. That is why we have come up with a surgical option to help curb this condition and help you achieve that desired body shape.

This is through our tummy tuck NYC procedure that gets rid of the excess skin and muscles on your stomach. The fact is that over the years, the body ceases to produce collagen and elastin, both of which are the proteins necessary for healthy skin. The absence of these proteins in the body causes the skin to sag as it loses its elasticity. This condition is common with overweight individuals and also pregnant women. That is why Discreet Plastic Surgeons offers tummy tuck procedures to reverse the condition.

Are you a suitable candidate for Tummy Tuck?

Individuals considering a tummy tuck NYC procedure should only trust a certified plastic surgery practice like Discreet Plastic Surgeon NYC. The best candidates for this procedure are those people having sagging skin all over their midsection area. Pregnancy is also likely to cause a separation on the adnominal muscles, which results in a lot of sagging skin on the tummy area. Preferred candidates should also be just above their ideal weight, and they should be sure that they do not plan to gain more weight in the future.

Patients seeking a tummy tuck due to the after-effects of pregnancy should also be sure that they do not plan to become pregnant again in their life course. You should also have realistic expectations after the procedure, and you should also understand both the advantages and disadvantages of a tummy tuck procedure. You may also have a positive overall self-image but be unsatisfied with the sagging skin on your midline section. As such, you would be a suitable candidate for the procedure. Finally, you should be of the general body and mental health to be fit for the procedure.

The Procedure

The tummy tuck procedure is an outpatient procedure meaning that you will undergo the procedure and be on your way home rather than being admitted at the hospital.

Our surgeon will put a horizontal incision on your abdomen, all the way from one hip to the other. The surgeon will be careful to ensure the incision is made on the area where it will be concealed by underwear or bathing suit. The surgeon will then eliminate the excess skin from the tummy area and also repair the damaged abdominal muscles. Sutures will be used to hold the repaired muscles intact during the procedure. Following this, the remaining skin is pulled back together and stitched together.

The navel is also repositioned to take the new position after the operation. The surgeon will give you a few instructions on the care you need to take as you recover from the operation. You should expect to take about 2 weeks off work. You will also need a couple of pain meds throughout the recovery process to take care of the pain.