Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.
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 most common causes of this include:
- Prior surgery
- Significant fluctuations in weight
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Dermaplaning is a method of exfoliation that consists of using a 10 gauge scalpel to gently scrape off the top layer of dulling dead skin cells in order to reveal a smoother, brighter complexion. Sounds scary, right? It really isn’t, as long as you’re in the right hands. It is a favorite in the entertainment industry, specifically among models and actresses. Why? It also eliminates that annoying peach fuzz that cakes up in makeup and can be enhanced by harsh production lighting and high-definition cameras (https://www.charlottesbook.com/treatment/dermaplaning/)
Can a tummy tuck be performed with fat grafting to the butt and hips?
YES, fat grafting is a butt/hips augmentation procedure which uses your own fat to enhance your buttocks and hips. In my own practice, it is very common for patients to request fat grafting and a tummy tuck in the same operative session. The abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, actually intensifies the effect of the fat grafting, as your tummy and waist line are trimmer (SNATCHED). When you combine the two together, it is breathtaking transformation. Things to consider: recovery period, consult with a plastic surgeon who has considerable experience performing both of these procedures and what kind of anesthesia is the plastic surgeon using