A flat and tight abdominal wall is something most men and women strive for but cannot always achieve through a disciplined diet and strenuous exercise routine. This loss of abdominal elasticity occurs most commonly following weight loss or pregnancy. However, board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Deborah Ekstrom offers tummy tuck surgery to bring dramatic improvement to your abdomen.
An abdominoplasty or tummy tuck is an operation in which excess skin and fat from the abdominal wall (particularly below the navel) is removed. The remaining skin is then tightened. It is particularly effective in removing stretch marks from the lower abdomen, but it must be understood stretch marks from above the navel cannot be eliminated. Some laxity, particularly noticeable when flexing the hips, will persist. Call Salisbury Plastic Surgery in Worcester, MA to learn more.