A tummy tuck can precisely and expertly remove excess unwanted skin, tissue, and fat, helping our patients achieve a slimmer and more defined belly. This procedure is especially popular among our patients who are not seeing desired results from diet and exercise alone or who have recently undergone pregnancy.

A tummy tuck in Cypress can give our patients newfound pride in their body, while also helping them stay motivated and healthy. For more information about the tummy tuck and other body contouring procedures at our surgical facility, connect with our team today.

What Is a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that eliminates unwanted skin, fat, and tissues from the abdominal region. It is ideal for patients who:

  • Seek to improve or enhance the appearance of their abdominal region for either cosmetic or medical reasons
  • Wish to address loose, sagging, and drooping abdominal skin and tissue
  • Want to permanently remove excess stubborn visceral abdominal fat
  • Would like to reduce stretch marks and other markings
  • Wish to correct loss of muscular definition

For some of our patients, a tummy tuck procedure might be medically beneficial, because abdominal weight gain can be a medical issue. It can put someone at risk for:

  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Liver issues
  • Cancer
  • Chronic health issues
  • Sudden death

Patients who undergo abdominal muscle tightening may reduce the risk of getting a hernia or urinary incontinence.  You can talk further about potential medical benefits during your consultation for your tummy tuck in Cypress.

What You Should Know About Your Tummy Tuck

Your surgery will be performed at our on-site surgical facility by Dr. Olivier Deigni. The procedure will take approximately three hours. You will not be in a condition to drive following your surgery, and you should arrange for a ride home ahead of time.

At the start of your tummy tuck, Dr. Deigni will carefully perform strategic incisions in the abdominal area. We will do our best to conceal your scars as much as possible. Through these incisions, the desired amount of excess skin and fat will be removed. After all the desired fat is removed, any separation of the abdominal muscles will be repaired. This procedure will give you an overall slimmer, trimmer, and more toned tummy.

Your recovery will depend on your age, health condition, and other factors. During your initial consultation for your Cypress tummy tuck procedure, we will give you personalized guidelines to help you optimally recover. It is in your best interest to follow these directions outlined by our staff. In general, you can expect a recovery time of two to three weeks, during which you may be required to wear a compression garment. Depending on your individual needs, you may be required to wear your compression garment for up to three months.

Most patients can enjoy their results for at least ten years. If you take good care of your body with a healthy diet, regular exercise, and avoid smoking, you can enjoy your results even longer, perhaps even permanently.

The Drainless Tummy Tuck

Dr. Deigni specializes in the drainless tummy tuck. This surgical advancement eliminates the need to insert fluid drains in your body after surgery, which can enhance the comfort and quality of life for our patients. Be sure to discuss it with Dr. Deigni during your initial consultation.

Transform Your Abdomen With a Tummy Tuck in Cypress

Many people are dissatisfied with how their belly looks. A tummy tuck in Cypress can help you achieve a healthier abdomen, free from the excess skin that has stuck around after weight loss.

For more information about obtaining your tummy tuck from Deigni Plastic Surgery, give our team a call today at 281-721-4373 and schedule a consultation.

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