In the Big Apple, women go to the gym, change their diet, speed walk, starve themselves, and still cannot dispose of that bulge (excess fat and stretched abdominal muscles) in their stomach area. If you are one of the millions of women who have had 2.5 children, are over 40, and have tried exercise and weight loss to loose that belly to no avail, then a tummy tuck plastic surgery at Allure Plastic Surgery New York might be the right choice for you. The belly (abdomen) is one of the two areas where fat is already extremely difficult to shed for women. The other area is the thighs, but between the two, the abdomen has a much greater impact on the overall look of the body, especially when bikini season is on the way. Then add in the stretching of the abdomen muscles from several pregnancies and you have the answer to why many New York City Women feel they have a pouch instead of the slim, youthful belly, they had.
Around the springtime, these women start to think of different ways to eliminate the excess fat and tighten the muscles in their abdomen. Fortunately, the answer can be provided by top New York plastic surgeons Dr. Elliot Heller and Dr. Nicholas Sewell, who are experts in the tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) plastic surgery procedure.
The main goal of the tummy tuck plastic surgery procedure is to remove excess fat deposits in the abdomen area, but the secondary effect is that it also tightens the abdominal muscles. These two effects combined make the tummy tuck plastic surgery procedure deliver the results that women (and sometimes men) are seeking to look their very best on the beach.
The typical sedation method used in the tummy tuck plastic surgery procedure is a general anesthetic, but can also be accompanied with a local anesthetic. This procedure can take up to 5 hours to complete, since it is not considered a minimally invasive procedure. It begins with 2 incisions made from one hip to the other, and a third vertically. The excess skin and fatty tissue is removed and the result is a more attractive body contour.
The recovery period for the tummy tuck plastic surgery procedure can take up to 3 weeks, and depends largely on the healing capacity of the individual. The results usually will not appear immediately, as there will be some post-operative swelling in the abodomen for at least the first few days.
There will be some visible scars that will remain after tummy tuck plastic surgery, so it is important to consider the location of the incisions. The scars will usually be in a position to be hidden by clothing.
If you would like more information about the tummy tuck plastic surgery procedure, please contact Dr. Elliot Heller and Dr. Nicholas Sewell at Allure Plastic Surgery Center New York by clicking here or call us 24 hours a day at 1-866-477-2023.