It is a challenge to hone your body on your own. You can do all of the right things when it comes to fitness and diet. That doesn’t mean your figure will cooperate. If you are at wit’s end because your stomach is the one area of your body that is still not toning up, think about getting a little extra help from our talented plastic surgeon. It may be time to consider a tummy tuck.
Understanding How a Tummy Tuck Works
A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that eliminates excess skin and deposits of fat and tightens the muscles of the abdomen. During a typical procedure, loose, excess skin and deposits of excess fat will be removed. Special techniques will be used to target loose abdominal muscles. The remaining skin will be pulled tight. Once you have completely recovered, you will be able to enjoy your flat, tight abdomen.
When is it Time to Think About a Tummy Tuck?
It is important to understand that a tummy tuck is not a weight loss fix. If you are not at or very close to your goal weight, you will need to find an eating plan and exercise regimen that will take off those extra pounds before considering this procedure. If you are at a weight that works for you but your abdomen is still flabby, a tummy tuck could help you to take your body to the next level.
You might want to think about a tummy tuck if you have lost a large amount of weight and you are struggling with excess skin and stubborn fat that is hanging on around your midsection. This procedure could help you after pregnancy if your abdomen hasn’t snapped back to the way it used to be.
Talk to Dr. Bull About a Tummy Tuck
If you are seriously thinking about a tummy tuck, it’s time to come in and talk to our board-certified plastic surgeon at The John Bull Center for Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Medispa. Your consultation visit in Naperville is the time when you can discuss your body and your goals for your abdomen. Dr. Bull can evaluate you and determine if a tummy tuck will work for you. If you are a good candidate, you can learn more about how this procedure is going to benefit you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and get started!