There are many factors that effect the appearance of our mid-section. Through the natural aging process our skin, muscles and fat can begin to sag. People who have achieved a significant weight loss also experience excess, sagging skin. Women who have been pregnant are also left with excess, sagging skin. There are some things that can be improved through diet and exercise- fat can be lost and muscles toned, but excess skin can only be removed through surgical intervention. Women who have been pregnant may also find their abdominal muscles separated which can cause a distended appearance. Tummy Tuck can tighten the abdominal wall. Some patients may opt to combine a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction to remove excess, stubborn fat as well.

A Tummy Tuck is performed by making a horizontal incision from hip to hip that will leave a permanent scar. The Tummy Tuck scar will fade over time, but will never go away completely. The placement of the scar, however, is easily hidden in underwear and swimwear. Tummy Tuck may not be right for everyone. The best way to find out if a Tummy Tuck is right for you is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Proffitt. View our before and after photos of Tummy Tuck to see what kind of results are possible. Ready to discuss your options? Contact our office to schedule your consultation with Dr. Proffitt today.