A tummy tuck, known clinically as abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure aimed at removing fat (subcutaneous) tissue from the middle and lower abdomen. Fat removal in these areas allows the surgeon to contour the shape of the body to create a firmer, tighter waist and midsection. Tummy tucks are one of the most common cosmetic procedure types for women and men who desire a leaner physique. Since tummy tucks are so popular, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding this surgical procedure. In this article, we will go over some of the more common myths regarding tummy tucks and why they are misleading.
Losing weight is a challenge that many people face today in the modern world. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), more than one-third of adults and nearly one-fifth of adolescents in America are obese. This number has increased steadily over the last few decades. Obesity is the cause of numerous diseases, including cancer, coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke. For this reason, weight loss is a global health concern and a goal commonly pursued by many people. While weight loss can be good for one’s health, there are some side effects that often get overlooked. Saggy and loose skin is one of the effects that can occur as a result of dramatic weight loss.