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Male Tummy Tuck

Tummy tucks are for everyone. While this procedure is most commonly thought of as one that women undergo, men can also receive a number of benefits from a tummy tuck.

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What Is a Male Tummy Tuck?

A male tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is much like its female counterpart, but it is targeted specifically to men’s unique anatomy and challenges. For some men, abdominoplasty is necessary to remove excess skin after losing a large amount of weight. Others may get a tummy tuck to help sculpt and tighten areas that don’t respond to diet and exercise.

The Benefits of a Male Tummy Tuck

Whether the procedure is reconstructive or purely aesthetic, a tummy tuck surgery offers a variety of possible benefits.

These are just a few of the potential positive impacts:

  • Corrects loose skin, completing what for many men is the final step of a weight loss journey
  • Removal of excess skin reveals muscle contour and gives a more toned, chiseled abdominal look
  • Corrects weak or loose abdominal wall muscles that can’t be strengthened through exercise
  • Helps clothing fit more comfortably
  • Boosts overall confidence and self-image

Female or Male, Tummy Tucks Are for All Houston, TX Patients

Tummy tucks are for everyone. While this procedure is most commonly thought of as one that women undergo, men can also receive a number of benefits from a tummy tuck. The surgical procedure, medically referred to as abdominoplasty, helps patients achieve the abdominal tone they want, slimming and trimming the abdomen and giving you a flatter tummy.

At Aesthetic Surgery Institute, our experienced surgeon, Dr. Do, can complete male tummy tucks for Houston, TX patients. As a board-certified tummy tuck surgeon, Dr. Do has earned his reputation as one of the best tummy tuck doctors in the Houston area through years of experience and satisfied patients. Call our office today to schedule your initial consultation and get the sculpted appearance you want.

Who Is a Good Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?

Tummy tucks are for anyone who is looking to smooth, firm, and shape their tummy area. While it should be noted that tummy tucks are not a replacement for weight loss and are not a way to achieve rock-hard, six-pack abs, men who undergo the procedure will look slimmer and more fit afterward. A male tummy tuck in Houston, TX can also be paired with some minor liposuction to remove any unwanted fat in the area.

Though there are many reasons for a man to get a tummy tuck, most males who choose to undergo the procedure do so for one of the following reasons:

  • Loose or sagging skin after a significant weight loss
  • Excess fat or skin in the abdominal area even with a healthy diet and exercise routine
  • Bulging tummy caused by the normal effects of aging
  • Abdominal muscle separation

About the Male Tummy Tuck Procedure

The most common procedure involves making an incision across the lower abdomen, creating a flap of skin. Another incision around the belly button frees the flap. The flap is then pulled taut and excess tissue is cut away. An incision in the repositioned skin allows replacement of the belly button, and the surgery is completed by closing all incisions.

Patients can also combine their tummy tuck with procedures like liposuction, accomplishing multiple goals in one surgery. When consulting, the surgeon will discuss what procedures are appropriate and whether the patient has any unique needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following answers to frequently asked questions may provide additional information and clarity. If you have other questions for us, feel free to contact our Houston office.

How Much Does a Male Tummy Tuck Cost?

The cost of a male tummy tuck ranges anywhere from $5,000 to $12,000, depending on the extent of the procedure.¹ Your insurance may cover some of this cost; to find out, speak with your insurance company.

Does the Procedure Leave Scars?

Some scarring around incision sites is normal and can be expected. However, male tummy tuck scars are usually low enough to be hidden beneath pants, swim trunks, etc. Proper aftercare encourages a nicely healed result.

When Can I Go Back to the Gym?

Returning to exercise too early can cause serious injury. With good healing, you should be able to resume some exercise in 3-4 weeks. Full   Always follow the surgeon’s instructions regarding physical activity.

Why Choose the Aesthetic Surgery Institute?

Our Houston practice is a well-known and trusted name in plastic surgery. With 15 years of experience, Dr. Do and the rest of our board-certified surgical staff create beautiful, natural-looking results. We also offer financing assistance and special deals, making procedures more accessible and affordable to our patients.

Schedule a Consultation with Our Doctor Today

If you have questions about the tummy tuck procedure and would like to learn more, please feel free to call our office and schedule a consultation with our surgeon. During this appointment, we’ll discuss your goals for the procedure and provide you with any additional information you need. Get the sculpted tummy you want with the help of our team.

Sources:

  1. https://topliposuctioncost.com/tummy-tuck-cost/

 

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If you have questions about the tummy tuck procedure and would like to learn more, please feel free to call our office and schedule a consultation with our surgeon. During this appointment, we’ll discuss your goals for the procedure and provide you with any additional information you need. Get the sculpted tummy you want with the help of our team.

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