Look Good & Feel Great: Medical Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Did you know that a tummy tuck can offer medical benefits, in addition to cosmetic ones? A tummy tuck tightens abdominal muscles, removes excess skin, significantly reduces unwanted fat, and restores a flatter appearance to the abdominal area, but that isn’t all this procedure can do. Discover the many medical benefits of tummy tuck surgery, also called abdominoplasty, in Charlotte and Huntersville, NC.

Tummy Tuck Basics

What is a tummy tuck? What’s recovery like after surgery? If you’re thinking about this popular cosmetic procedure, you likely have questions. Learn more about tummy tuck surgery on our website or call our offices to schedule your consultation with Dr. Hunstad, Dr. Kortesis, or Dr. Bharti, our board-certified plastic surgeons. We offer several different abdominal surgeries including a drainless tummy tuck, drain-free abdominoplasty with TissuGlu, and revision surgery.

To help you get more familiar with the procedure, here is some necessary information about abdominoplasty.

Is an abdominoplasty right for you? Come into our offices for a consultation to learn more about your options.

The Cosmetic Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

A desire for cosmetic changes brings many first-time patients to our offices to learn more about cosmetic abdominal surgery. These women miss wearing a bikini or are embarrassed by their sagging stomachs after pregnancy or childbirth. Male patients may come in because they are frustrated that after months of diligent effort at the gym, they still don’t have a flat stomach. A tummy tuck offers many cosmetic benefits including:

After a tummy tuck, patients report feeling more confident in their body appearance. Cosmetic results from abdominoplasty are long lasting if you avoid pregnancy and stay at a consistent weight.

The Medical Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

Look better and feel better too! A tummy offers some surprising medical benefits including:

Are you thinking about a tummy tuck? With so many benefits, both medical and aesthetic, this procedure appeals to many of our patients. Call our offices at 704-659-9000 to learn more about tummy tuck surgery or to schedule a consultation.



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