Am I a Good Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Serving Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, and Nearby Nevada

Posted: March 15, 2023

There is a wide range of cosmetic surgeries that can be used to improve the face and body. Dr. Stephen M. Miller is a board-certified plastic surgeon who is here to educate patients on the many solutions available to them in enhancing their natural body contours. Men and women with excess fat and skin in the abdominal area may find that it is difficult to target this part of the body with diet and exercise. If you are already leading a healthy and active lifestyle but still struggle with abdominal fat, it may be time to speak with a plastic surgeon about the tummy tuck or abdominoplasty.

What Is Achieved With a Tummy Tuck?

Slim woman in white shirt and black underwear in jeans one size larger is showing successful weight loss. (2)The tummy tuck is an elective surgical procedure that removes any excess fat and skin from your abdominal area, resulting in tighter, smoother contours throughout the stomach. The goal of the tummy tuck surgery is to create a more toned and attractive midsection that might be difficult to achieve with diet and exercise alone.

What Happens During the Tummy Tuck Procedure?

During the surgery, Dr. Stephen M. Miller will make an incision at or below the bikini line, depending on how much correction is needed. Liposuction is used to remove stubborn pockets of fat that are sometimes resistant to diet and exercise. The excess skin is then removed before the remaining tissue is pulled tight and sutured into place using dissolvable stitches.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?

If you are in generally good health, have realistic expectations for the outcome of your surgery, and maintain a stable weight, you may be an ideal candidate for a tummy tuck. Dr. Stephen M. Miller can help you decide if this procedure is right for you during your initial consultation.

Schedule a Complimentary Consultation With Dr. Stephen M. Miller and His Team Today!

Dr. Stephen M. Miller of Las Vegas, NV, is here to provide you with the care and support you need to achieve your desired cosmetic goals through plastic surgery procedures such as the tummy tuck. To learn more about this procedure or schedule your free consultation appointment, please contact our office at 702-369-1001.

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