This surgical procedure involves the removal of excess fat and skin from the abdomen. A tummy tuck also involves tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall. Complications and side effects of the procedure include pain, swelling, numbness, bruising, and tiredness. Potential side effects include infection, bleeding, blood clots, insufficient healing, and scarring. Read more: Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty) Article
Multimedia: Slideshows, Images & Quizzes
Related Disease Conditions
Local ResourcesFind a local Plastic Surgeon in your town
Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
Prevention & Wellness
- Looking Good! Plastic Surgery for Men Surges
- Seeking Cheaper Plastic Surgery Abroad? Buyer Beware
- Looking for a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram? Beware
- Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
- With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
- More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
- Complications From Tummy Tucks Exceed Other Cosmetic Surgeries
- Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
- Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery
- Surgery Checklists Help OR Teams in a Crisis, Study Finds
- Is Combining Hysterectomy and a Tummy Tuck Safe?
- 'Chinplants' Fastest Growing Plastic Surgery Trend
- The Most Common Cosmetic Surgery in 2011 Was ...
- Does Mom Want a Major Makeover?