Of all the places on the body where fat naturally stores, the midsection may be the most challenging. Once a few extra pounds of fat accumulate across the tummy, it may feel like there’s no going back to what you had before. Men and women who visit our Miami office often express frustration. They’ve been doing all the “right things” to redefine their midsection but haven’t seen the improvement they expected. In such situations, it is our goal to determine the extent of the problem in the midsection. From there, we can develop a personal treatment plan to restore natural tone to this vital area of the body.
What Might Your Tummy Need?
Getting a flatter tummy is often a matter of cutting through the fat. Liposuction doesn’t literally do this; it gently removes excess fatty deposits using proven technologies and technique. Liposuction has become so streamlined in recent years that most procedures are outpatient because they only require a local anesthetic. Dr. Hunsaker is skilled in various liposuction techniques, including tumescent liposuction and tumescent laser-assisted liposuction. The combination of innovative technologies and an eye for the natural curvature of the body leads to outstanding results.
Abdominoplasty may be necessary when skin laxity would inhibit the desired outcome from body contouring. Sometimes, loose skin looks worse after liposuction because there is less fat to fill it out. This is why it is vital to consult with an experienced surgeon about which tummy procedure is right for your skin and superficial tissue.
Patients also refer to the abdominoplasty procedure as a tummy tuck. This complicated procedure should only be performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon with specialized training in cosmetic procedures, such as Dr. Hunsaker. The objective of this surgery is to flatten the tummy by manipulating the muscle and connective tissue that line the abdominal wall. These tissues may separate or loosen during pregnancy or with obesity. Proper repositioning and excision can restore tone and smoothness to the midsection.
Schedule a Consultation
At Cosmetique Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. Hunsaker can perform an abdominoplasty and liposuction together to maximize the results of each. Learn more about how we can taper your tummy. Call our Miami office at 305-279-4700.