Tummy Tuck to reduce protruding stomach

by Dr. Ricardo L Rodriguez

This patient had a tummy tuck performed to remove fat from the middle and lower abdomen. The stomach muscles were also tightened, which reduces the protruding stomach. Notice how, after the surgery, the stomach is flatter and firmer.

  • Gender
  • Age
  • Ethnicity
  • Height
    5' - 5'3"
  • Weight
    130 - 140 pounds
  • Fat Removed
    2000 cc- 3000 cc
  • Recovery Time
    2-3 Weeks
Tummy Tuck to reduce protruding stomach
Tummy Tuck to reduce protruding stomach

This patient opted to have a Tummy Tuck because of her muscle separation. A separated rectus abdominus muscle can only be closed with surgery.  No amount of exercise can repair this separated muscle.  Therefore, the Tummy Tuck was the only real solution to her problem.

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