Tummy Tuck Los Angeles

Our doctors advertised has performed hundreds of tummy tuck procedures with fantastic results. We serve the greater Los Angeles / Orange County area, and provide a comfortable outpatient experience. Call us today to schedule your Free Consultation or attend a Patient Education Seminar.

What Is A Tummy Tuck Procedure?
The tummy tuck is formally known as an abdominoplasty. The procedure helps define and tone the stomach area by removing extra fat and skin tissue from the area and tightening the under muscles. As a result the abdomen area is more visually and physically appealing? Common candidates for the tummy tuck are post pregnancy resulting in extra flabby skin. The tummy tuck is popular amongst celebrities and the general public. Its popularity and positive results have made tummy tuck a popular cosmetic surgery option.

Am I Candidate For A Tummy Tuck Procedure?
If you would like to have beautiful toned and flat abs, then give us a call today. Common candidates are post pregnancy women, people who have lost significant weight and have loose skin in the stomach area. For example, people who have had liposuction or the lap band procedure are eligible candidates. Many times there is a portion of extra skin which you cannot seem to get rid of. You work hard for your body, and would like a minor tummy tuck to tighten up some loose skin. After pregnancy, weight loss or aging the tummy tuck procedure can help patients with body contour and smother shape of their abdomen. Many patients who try to lose weight should postpone the tummy tuck procedure. Also scars that are visible prior to the tummy tuck procedure can affect the procedure in which the doctor may recommend not pursuing a tummy tuck.

How Much Will This Surgery Cost?
The cost is determined on a case by case basis: contact us today to schedule your Free Consultation or attend a Patient Education Seminar. We will analyze your specific body and determine the most appealing outcome. We will work with your budget and also offer financing options.

How To Choose The Right Surgeon For Your Tummy Tuck In Los Angeles / Orange County
Finding the right surgeon can be difficult procedure in Los Angeles / Orange County considering a surgery process is considered a major operation. Below are some tips on finding the right tummy tuck surgeon.

* Find a surgeon in Los Angeles / Orange County with minimum of 15 years of surgical training.
*Choose a surgeon that is trained in all plastic surgery including body, face, breast as well as reconstruction.
*Operates tummy tuck procedures in an accredited medical facility.
*Follows strict code of ethics in the tummy tuck procedures
*Is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

You can verify a doctor certification by contacting the American Board of Medical Specialties at 800-776-2378 or 866-275-2267.

How Long Is The Healing Process & Risks?

The procedure is tolerated by some individuals more than others, however 1 week and up to 1 month is common. And as with any surgery the patient is advised to avoid extreme activities and movement. The area of the tummy tuck may have soreness and tenderness. The doctors are careful to minimize scars and those will fade over time. Scars sometimes take up to 1 year to look the best.

Even though thousands of tummy procedures are carried out in the US there are certain risks that all surgery procedures have. If the tummy tuck procedure is done by a certified doctor the results are generally quiet positive for patients. Post operation complications can include infection and blood clots but these cases are very rare but can occur. Patients who are subjected to infections are treated with antibiotics, in which increases your hospital stay. Anyone who smokes will be advised to stop since smoking can cause complications and delay of healing to your scars.