About Abdominoplasty Surgery
For adult individuals, sagging skin and unwanted fat within the abdomen, no matter how hard they attempt to reduce it, can be frustrating and challenging. Pregnancy, weight loss, and aging are the primary reasons why someone may not be able to regain a tighter and slimmer tummy. However, abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that reshapes the stomach area producing amazing results for patients. Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Anthony Nikko, performs abdominoplasty at the Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center in Houston, TX that is tailored on the individual's cosmetic goals and needs. This popular surgery allows individuals the chance to have a redefined physique and renewed confidence.
Abdominoplasty can be successful for both women and men. If you battle sagging skin as well as unwanted fat in the abdominal region, this cosmetic surgery can help restore a tighter and slimmer physique. Before undergoing this treatment, we suggest that patients are at a stable weight. Abdominoplasty is not a procedure to help you lose weight, it addresses loose skin. Liposuction is usually used during surgery to remove fat. It is important to note if your tummy section has healthy skin tautness, but you are still unhappy with the appearance of your midsection even after you have worked to lose weight, you may be a better candidate for liposuction. If you are a woman contemplating a tummy tuck, you should be past pregnancy to ensure the surgical outcome is not affected.
"I've been coming to Dr. Nikko for over 3 years for Botox and I can say that Crystal does a fantastic job! A very natural look! I've been to other places and they don't get what I want! If you don't want to look frozen, but instead look natural, Dr. Nikko's office is the place! I recommend to all!"- Z.A. / Yelp / Aug 10, 2017
"Dr. Nikko and his staff are the best!! My first time ever going through surgery and they made sure I was comfortable before and after surgery. I couldn't have asked for a better office to do it with!"- S.M. / Google / Sep 29, 2018
"5/5 would highly recommend! As soon as you walk through the door you are greeted by sweet, warm, smiling faces. The staff immediately makes you feel comfortable and well cared for. I met with Crystal and I cannot say enough good things about her! Not only does she give her recommendations, she really listens to what exactly you are wanting done and doesn't proceed without making sure you feel 100% confident in what you are getting! If you are needing any type of cosmetic procedure, look no further. You will leave happy!"- S.E. / Yelp / Sep 14, 2018
"Highly Recommend Dr Nikko's office for all of your dermo needs. Tauvanne and Crystal have been a great help with my insurance questions."- D.M. / Google / Sep 12, 2018
"Excellent attention. The procedures was very simple and not painful at all."- P.D. / Google / Aug 26, 2018
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $6,000
Body contouring of the abdomen is performed with general anesthesia. There are various techniques to consider when performing this surgery, which is tailored for the patient's specific goals. For starters, the incision length is chosen based on the amount of skin that should be removed. Some patients with extensive sagging skin may require a full tummy tuck. A full or extended tummy tuck places the incision from hipbone to hipbone just above the pubic region. Other patients with minimal skin looseness, but are still bothered by the look of their abdomen, may be better suited for a mini tummy tuck. These individuals will still benefit from skin tightening, but will simply have a smaller scar. During a tummy tuck, regardless of the method used, will involve the removal of sagging skin, as well as fat removal.
What to Expect
Following this procedure, you will be monitored and released wearing a compression garment to help control swelling. Walking upright will be difficult at first, so you should rest for a few days. Standing becomes easier once the tightness subsides and the incision heals. Most patients can resume everyday functions around 2 weeks. Exercise can begin later, closer to 2 months. The abdomen will feel tight and uncomfortable, but after the area heals you will look and feel normal again. It is no doubt you will love your tighter and more youthful appearing physique!
Attain a Tighter Tummy
Numerous reasons can create a loose abdomen, creating hanging folds of skin. However, an abdominoplasty is generally the primary way to overcome these aesthetic issues. If you are embarrassed by hanging skin in your abdomen, no matter how minimal or severe, tummy tuck surgery can allow you to get the look you desire. Please contact our office to learn more.