The Abdominoplasty Procedure

Plastic Surgeon serving Lutherville Timonium, Baltimore & Columbia areas of Maryland

Excess, protruding fat and skin around your abdomen can be frustrating and can hurt your confidence. This type of stubborn fat tends to stick around no matter how much you exercise and diet. If you want a slimmer, better defined tummy area, then abdominoplasty may be right for you.

Abdominoplasty is commonly called a tummy tuck. In this procedure, the excess fat and skin is surgically removed. The remaining skin is re-draped over the abdominal area and sutured into place. You'll notice an immediate difference after the procedure, and in the weeks and months after the procedure, your final results will take shape.

For some people, the amount of sagging skin is so pronounced that they may be better candidates for lower body lifts. While abdominoplasty effectively removes stubborn fat and a moderate amount of excess skin, it cannot typically remove a large, sagging apron of hanging skin. This type of hanging skin is common for people who have undergone bariatric surgery. The only way to know how you can achieve your cosmetic goals is to visit Dr. Basner for a one-on-one consultation.

If you live in or around Baltimore, Owings Mills, Towson, Columbia or anywhere in Maryland and want to know if you are an abdominoplasty candidate, please call us at (410) 616-3000 to schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Adam Basner.