Male Tummy Tuck its possible?

Tummy Tuck is a very popular procedure for many women after pregnancy. However, this procedure is not limited to only women. A growing number of men are choosing to have a tummy tuck and plastic surgery procedures overall are becoming more common in the male demographic.

Tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area and tightens the underlying muscles to create a smoother and firmer abdominal profile.

An ideal male candidate for a Tummy Tuck is someone in good health a who has realistic expectations of what procedure can and cannot accomplish. Also, patients who have excess abdominal skin and fat due to significant weight loss, aging, or genetics.

Can I add Liposuction to my Tummy Tuck?

There are several techniques to perform Tummy Tuck. The technique best for you will be based upon your anatomy and aesthetic goals. With the most tummy tuck procedures, the abdominal muscles will be tightened, and the excess skin removed. The incision is in the lower part of the abdomen, typically below the belt line. Some patients may require additional liposuction to the waist to improve the love handles. Other men may choose to have etching to give the appearance of “six pack” or V-line.

The recovery time after a Tummy Tuck may vary depending on the extent of the surgery and the patient’s overall health. Most men can return to work and normal activities within two to four weeks after surgery.

As with any surgical procedure it is important to discuss the benefits and options for you. If you are thinking about a tummy tuck to improve the appearance of your abdomen, consult wit a plastic surgeon certified as Dr. Mallol who has experience with male abdominal cosmetic procedures.