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Tummy Tuck in Sunrise, FL

A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic surgical procedure used to improve the general appearance of the abdomen. Most people try to achieve a well-toned abdominal area through exercise and other weight control methods, such as dieting. It quickly becomes apparent that the stubborn fatty deposits in the abdomen cannot be removed through these methods alone. Some other factors contribute to the development of an unattractive abdomen, including weakened or separated abdominal muscles, and excess skin.  These issues can be effectively addressed through a tummy tuck procedure.  Dr. F. Leigh Phillips, III, MD, PA, FACS offers tummy tucks to residents of Sunrise, FL, and other surrounding cities.

Tummy Tuck Procedure

A tummy tuck is usually performed under general anesthesia or intravenous sedation for the comfort of the patient during the procedure. Dr. Phillips will place incisions at strategic locations on your abdomen, granting him an opening through which he will remove excess fat, trim off excess skin, and repair separated or weakened muscles. The outcome of a tummy tuck is a more streamlined abdominal profile, and an increase in the confidence of the individual. Residents of Sunrise, FL, and other neighboring cities can contact Dr. F. Leigh Phillip at Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Spa for more detailed information on the tummy tuck procedure.