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Allen M. Doezie MD - Mission Plastic Surgery

Tummy Tuck

Stubborn skin and fat accumulations in the abdomen may prevent you from achieving the toned, lean abdominal contours you desire. Aging, pregnancy, and weight loss can all cause the accumulation of this excess tissue. Many men and women struggle to improve the aesthetics of their abdomen through diet and exercise and, in the end, yield minimal results.

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Tummy Tuck


Abdominoplasty, also known as tummy tuck surgery, targets excess skin and fat while treating lax abdominal muscles to enhance and tone your abdominal contour.

The Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Eliminates Excess Skin

Eliminates Excess Skin

Tightens Lax Abdominal Muscles

Tightens Lax Abdominal Muscles

Reduces Stubborn Fat Deposits

Reduces Stubborn Fat Deposits

long lasting results

Provides Long-Lasting Results

What Tummy Tuck Surgery Treats

Tummy Tuck® Before & After Photos

Tummy Tuck or Mini-Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck

  • A crescent-shaped incision is placed between the hip bones
  • A secondary incision is created around the navel
  • Skin and fat are separated from the underlying muscular structure
  • Weak or separated rectus muscles are pulled together and tightened
  • Liposuction may be used to eliminate fat accumulations from the abdomen or to create better abdominal definition
  • The navel is repositioned for a natural appearance
  • The skin is draped over the new abdominal contour
  • Excess skin is trimmed away, and the incision is closed

Mini-Tummy Tuck

  • A smaller crescent-shaped incision is placed low along the bikini line
  • Lower abdominal skin is separated from the underlying abdominal muscles
  • Liposuction may be used to treat troublesome fat deposits or to enhance abdominal definition
  • The skin is draped over the new abdominal contour
  • Excess lower abdominal skin is trimmed away, and the incision is closed

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