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NorthShore Plastic Surgery

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

For a smoother, flatter abdomen

Reasons for Considering a Tummy Tuck

  • You have loose or sagging abdominal wall skin or muscles frequently associated with significant weight loss or pregnancy.
  • You are unable to tighten abdominal wall skin with exercise.

Procedure Description

Standard abdominoplasty tightens all of your abdominal wall skin and muscles.

  • Anesthesia: Local or general
  • Length of stay: Outpatient (home the same day). Or might have 1 overnight stay in the hospital.

Other Options For Your Consideration

Extended abdominoplasty tightens your abdomen and flanks or sides (longest scar extending around the flanks onto your lower back).

Insurance Information

This procedure is considered cosmetic and therefore is not covered by your insurance.

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