Treating your body well and taking care of yourself may sound easy, but it may take hard work to stay in shape and maintain your ideal weight.
Through daily exercise and healthy eating habits, you may be content with the number that you see on the scale. However, you are not happy with the excess fat in your abdomen that simply will not go away. No matter how many crunches you do or how many hours you put in at the gym, that excess fat is hanging on.
What is Involved in a Liposuction Procedure?
When comparing liposuction and a tummy tuck, liposuction can be less involved. You may be able to schedule your procedure and be home on the same day.
You’ll be given a form of anesthesia to avoid pain during your procedure. Tiny incisions are made in the area of concern to minimize the appearance of scars. A thin tube called a cannula may be inserted into any incisions that are made. The fat may be loosened with the help of heat produced by a laser.
What is Involved in a Tummy Tuck?
A tummy tuck can be a more complicated procedure. The doctor may begin with anesthesia for this procedure that can be done in one visit. A larger incision may need to be made, running across your abdomen, just above your pubic line. Your abdominal muscles can be tightened, the upper skin of your abdomen pulled down, and any excess skin removed.
After your incision is closed, you can go home after the recovery period. You may be given compression garments for the healing process.
Choosing the Right Procedure for You
Whether you opt for a tummy tuck or liposuction to sculpt your abdomen, you may not want to choose surgery as a weight loss solution. You may need to think about how involved you want your procedure to be and the end results.
Contact Real Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery today to set up a consultation. We invite you to inform us about your cosmetic concerns, and your desired outcome. By working together, we can find the appropriate solution for you. A tummy tuck and liposuction may be effective in altering the appearance of your stomach to get you the body you want.