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Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty

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Are sit-ups and push-ups just not giving you the firm tummy you desire? If you've got a little too much excess fat alone with loose or sagging skin in your abdomen that won't decrease with diet and exercise, you may want to consider an abdominoplasty, commonly known as a "tummy tuck."

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Tummy Tuck, Abdominal Contouring (Abdominoplasty) in NYC
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Throughout our lives, perhaps no other area of the body is subject to as many changes as the abdomen. Weight loss and gain, pregnancy, and other experiences can all take a negative impact on the skin, muscles, and other tissues of the midsection. Don’t let the left-behind abdominal skin get in the way of feeling like yourself again. With SD Designed Abdominoplasty you can achieve the figure you always wanted in a matter of weeks to glorify the proportions of your body!

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ABOUT PROCEDURE
What is a Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)?

Abdominoplasty, or Tummy Tuck, is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess fat and sagging abdominal skin. It is a common body contouring procedure to flatten “stubborn belly fat” and reduce “love handles “after pregnancy and weight gain, and can have a significant effect on the abdominal area.

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WHY CHOOSE A TUMMY TUCK?
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  • Slim, tone, and reduce size of the abdomen by removing excess fat and overhanging skin
  • Redesign protruding belly button and waist line to restore divine proportions of your body
Is my body right for a Tummy Tuck?

We recommend abdominoplasty procedures for patients who have excess loose skin and fat that have become resistant to diet and exercise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HOW IS THE PROCEDURE DONE
How does Dr. Danovich perform Tummy Tuck surgery?
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The goal of a Tummy Tuck is to restore and redesign the abdominal tissue to its unique youthful look. This means treating the whole abdominal area circumferentially. Dr. Svetlana M. Danovich typically uses the Lateral Tension Abdominoplasty technique, which restores the entire abdominal area to a tighter, slimmer, and more youthful appearance by using a bikini line or low incision.

What is the advantage of this technique? SD Designed Abdominoplasty utilizing Lateral Tension technique allows Dr. Danovich to: tighten the entirety of the abdominal area, even to the tops of the thighs, remove excess skin, perform liposuction to remove excess fat, tighten the abdominal muscles.

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RECOVERY
How long will my Tummy Tuck recovery take?

Abdominoplasty recovery differs varies from patient to patient. Most people take at least five days off from work, but others may need to take two or three weeks.

You will experience some bruising, swelling, and tenderness for at least a week. The final result of your surgery will be a new, flat, and tight stomach. Not only will you look amazing, you will also notice an immediate change in the way your clothes fit. In fact, it is not uncommon for patients to experience an additional weight loss of 10-25 pounds in the months following the procedure. Part of your recovery will be spent building a new wardrobe of favorite clothing!

 

 

 

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RISKS
What are the risks following Tummy Tucks?

Complications following tummy tuck procedures are rare, but include infection, bleeding, wound separation or poor scarring.

Patients experiencing any concerning symptoms are advised to call Dr. Danovich’s cell phone promptly.

 

 

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Before
55-64 year old woman treated with Panniculectomy (Before photo)
After
55-64 year old woman treated with Panniculectomy (After photo)

Full Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) 61-year-old woman underwent the Lateral Tension Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck). 20 Lb. of abdominal fat and skin were excised and 6 Lb. of fat was removed with Liposuction during the surgery. After photos: taken 3 months following the procedure. She lost 50 Lb. after Tummy Tuck Surgery and thrilled with her new shape and size!

HOW MUCH DOES A TUMMY TUCK COST?

SD Tummy Tuck surgery starts as low as $10,500. You will be given a detailed quote during your consultation. The cost of your tummy tuck will include your anesthesia/facility and surgeon’s fees, required garments, and all of your follow-up visits Dr. Danovich. Click here for information on how to pay for your tummy tuck in New York or Long Island.

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WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES TO THE TUMMY TUCK PROCEDURE?

Patients who require minimal stomach enhancement may achieve very spectacular results through a less invasive Mini Tummy Tuck or Liposuction.

 

 

 

 

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Q&A / QUESTIONS AND SD ANSWERS

Q: Can I Have A Tummy Tuck Before Pregnancy?
A: The process of pregnancy involves tremendous expansion of the abdomen leading to PERMANENT splitting (rectus) muscles and the overlying skin. Therefore,we advise patients to wait until after you're done having kids because if you were to become pregnant again after the repair, much of the repair, if not all, will be stretched out and reversed by the pregnancy. Otherwise, having children after a tummy tuck is safe knowing that you may need a revision.

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