FAQs About Tummy Tucks

Many women turn to the tummy tuck to help them achieve a stronger and tighter core. This procedure is a huge help for women who may have taken a big hit on their physical appearance and self-confidence because of childbirth. Childbirth causes the skin and abdominal muscles to stretch and can cause permanent damage. Some of these issues cannot be resolved without the help of cosmetic surgery. In this blog, we are going to answer some FAQs about the tummy tuck, so that you can be fully informed about the procedure.

What Is a Tummy Tuck? 

The tummy tuck is a cosmetic procedure that aims to enhance and fortify the appearance of the abdominal region. It does this by eliminating excess skin and fat, as well as tightening any weakened or separated abdominal muscles.

What Is the Recovery Time for a Tummy Tuck? 

You will make great progress within the first 2-3 weeks after your surgery. However, full recovery will take around 6 months to fully recover.

Am I a Good Candidate? 

As long as you are in good overall health and have realistic expectations, you are a good candidate for this procedure.

How Long Does the Surgery Take? 

Typically, you will be at the surgery center for at least 3 ½ hours. The actual surgery takes around 2 ½ hours.

Tummy Tuck To The Rescue 

If you have been struggling with getting your body tight again after childbirth, the tummy tuck may be just what you need to help you get to where you are trying to go. This procedure can help you strengthen and fortify your core to give you a solid foundation for your refined body. Drs. Michael T. Somenek and Troy A. Pittman are some of the most prestigious surgeons in the Washington DC area and can help you get results. Both of them are board-certified and Dr. Pittman is internationally recognized for his expertise in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast and body. With his help, you can have peace of mind knowing that your surgery will get you life-changing results safely. Get in touch today at (202) 933-5934 or visit us online at somenekpittmanmd.com to schedule your consultation.

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