What Problems Tummy Tuck Resolves?
What Is A Tummy Tuck (or Abdominoplasty)?
Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that reshapes the abdominal area after excessive weight loss, childbirth or a C-section. The plastic surgeon removes excess fat and skin from the affected area, tightens the underlying muscles, and rejoins them if they have pulled apart in the middle.
Why Get A Tummy Tuck?
As our body goes through natural physical changes, such as aging, weight fluctuations or pregnancy, fat gets accumulated in the stomach. People often try to shed abdominal fat with exercise and diets, but they get frustrated when they realize that getting back the well-shaped waist of their youth is not possible.
Plastic surgery offers a long-lasting solution for people dreaming of a sculpted waistline and smooth abdominal skin. Yet, the benefits of a tummy tuck extend beyond the aesthetic result of a tight and well-shaped abdomen. Tummy tuck helps people resolve health and psychological problems and improve their everyday life.
Tummy Tuck Removes Scars
Tummy Tuck Repair Ventral Hernias
Improves Posture & Pain Back
Extreme weight loss typically causes the stomach muscles to become weak and loose, leading to back pain. With a tummy tuck, the doctor removes loose skin and excess fat and tightens the underlying muscles. The surgery results in a flat and firmer abdominal area that provides adequate support to the body, reduces pain in the back and helps patients improve their posture.
Helps Improve Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
Patients with loose skin in the stomach often feel embarrassed about their appearance. Some of them struggle to find a swimsuit that hides their abdomen or even avoid going to the beach in summer. A tummy tuck surgery can help people regain their confidence and feel more beautiful than ever. A well-spaced, toned midsection makes everyone feel more energetic, rejuvenated, and ready to show off their new appearance.
Read here about the history of tummy tuck plastic surgery.
Planning Your Tummy Tuck With Plastic Surgeon Dr. Stavrou in Cyprus, Greece & Malta
Learn more about the positive effects of a tummy tuck on your appearance during your consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Demetris Stavrou (MD, MSc, EBOPRAS, ASPS).
Dr. Stavrou has extensive experience in body surgery and an artistic eye. He uses cutting-edge surgical technology and advanced tummy tuck techniques. He is compassionate and always by the side of his patients to make them feel comfortable, confident and secure before and after the cosmetic procedure.