What is a Tummy Tuck?
Watch this video by Samuel Shatkin Jr., MD, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Buffalo, NY as he explains the tummy tuck procedure and how it can correct excessive skin along the stomach area.
So most patients understand what a tummy tuck is. But let me just explain a little bit more. When we perform a tummy tuck in, most cases it’s related to a woman that had a pregnancy was stretching the skin or carrying a little extra skin and fatty tissue in the abdomen. The procedure would require us to lift up the skin, tighten the skin, and in many cases tighten up the muscle below the skin in order to give them a better contoured shape and waistline.