Significant amounts of excess skin that rest on the stomach can be extremely unflattering and cause self-consciousness for both men and women. Tummy tucks give patients a chance to remove the excess skin and create a toned appearance for the stomach. Men and women love that they finally have a contoured stomach that they just could not achieve with diet and exercise, alone. To discuss if you are a good candidate for a tummy tuck, contact Dr. Korman to schedule a consultation at his Mountain View practice.

What is a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck removes the excess skin that occurs from extreme weight loss or pregnancy. In a standard tummy tuck Dr. Korman begins the procedure by making a horizontal incision from one hipbone to the other, directly above the public bone. The tissue and muscle will be tightened, creating a toned appearance for the stomach, and then the excess skin and fat will be removed. Dr. Korman will then close the incision, leaving patients with a tighter stomach. Some patients who have lost significant amounts of weight benefit from an extended tummy tuck, and some patients who have less skin excess benefit from a mini tummy tuck where a smaller incision can be made, often in conjunction with liposuction. For further information about tummy tucks, contact our Mountain View office today.

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What to Expect Following a Tummy Tuck?

To reduce swelling, Dr. Korman usually places an elastic band around the stomach and sometimes uses a drainage tube for any excess fluids immediately following the procedure. Normal activity may resume after a month, but a compression bandage should be worn to aid the healing process. If you have more questions about what to expect following your tummy tuck, ask Dr. Korman at his Mountain View practice.

What is the Cost of a Tummy Tuck in Mountain View, California?

The cost of a tummy tuck depends on the amount of surgical work required to meet the cosmetic goal of the patient, and if the patient chooses to have liposuction in conjunction. To assess the price of your tummy tuck, contact Dr. KormanÔÇÖs Mountain View office today. Patient financing is offered.