Breast Body Beauty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery located in Marietta, GA
Get a smoother, tighter abdomen even when diet and exercise fail to rid you of the excess fat around your belly. Expert plastic surgeon, Aisha Baron, MD, of Breast Body Beauty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Marietta, Georgia, provides men and women with a tummy tuck to get rid of loose skin and fat that prevents you from looking your best. She’ll also add contour so you achieve a physique you’re proud to flaunt. Call the office to set up a consultation or book online today to learn your tummy tuck options.
Tummy Tuck Q & A
What is a tummy tuck?
Abdominoplasty, better known as a tummy tuck, improves the appearance of your midsection. Dr. Baron offers full abdominoplasty surgery or, if you’re just having trouble with your lower belly pooch, a mini or modified tummy tuck.
The surgery can fix abdominal deformities that occur due to aging, great weight loss, or pregnancy. When diet and exercise fail to get you the body you want, Dr. Baron can help you achieve a firmer, smoother tummy.
How is a tummy tuck performed?
A tummy tuck is an outpatient surgical procedure. You’re placed under general anesthesia, but go home the same day to recover. The procedure usually takes between 2-4 hours, depending on the extent of work done.
During the procedure, Dr. Baron creates an incision along your lower pubic area. This ensures any scarring is hidden below the bikini line. She lifts loose abdominal skin to expose your ab muscles, tightening and repositioning them in a tauter place. She removes excess skin and sutures your incision. She repositions your belly button to match your new, flatter stomach.
Dr. Baron may also perform liposuction to remove excess fatty tissue.
What is recovery from a tummy tuck like?
Once your surgery is complete, Dr. Baron applies dressings to the incision sites and wraps a compression garment around your midsection to assist with healing. Small tubes are placed to help drain blood and other fluids from the surgical area.
Once you’ve recovered and are stable, you’re sent back home. Enlist a loved one or friend to drive you, as you’ll be groggy from anesthesia and compromised by the surgery.
Recovery time following a tummy tuck varies according to the extent of your procedure and your personal healing process. Most patients can leave their house the day after the procedure and can work from home within 4-5 days. Plan to be back at a desk job within two weeks, but if you have a strenuous job or one that requires heavy lifting, you’ll need 3-6 weeks off to recover.
To find out if a tummy tuck is the right procedure for you, call Breast Body Beauty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery or book an appointment online today.
Average Cost: $7,000 - $10,000
Recovery Time: 3 - 4 weeksl
Average Procedure Time: 3-4 Hours
Post Op Follow Up: 4 Weeks
Procedure Recovery Location: In-Patient/Out-Patient