Excess skin and fat on your stomach can be frustrating, especially if you have spent months exercising and dieting. If pregnancy, weight loss, a prior surgery, hereditary condition, or aging has left you with irreparably stretched skin or stubborn fat, Dr. David Passaretti can perform an abdominoplasty to correct your condition. He will use his surgical skill to ensure your recovery involves minimal downtime and discomfort, so you can get back to your life and show the world your new trim, toned abdomen. Connecticut Magazine voted Dr. Passaretti a “Top Doctor” for his excellent care and commitment to his patients’ satisfaction. To learn more about tummy tuck recovery, contact our Darien office today and schedule a consultation.
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a surgery performed to remove excess, sagging tissue from your abdominal region. This procedure can also repair weak or damaged abdominal muscles to help you exercise and maintain your new appearance more easily. Dr. Passaretti will guide you through the entire surgical process, from initial consultation to recovery.
On the day of your surgery, Dr. Passaretti will use anesthesia (usually general, but sometimes local anesthesia or twilight sedation) to keep you comfortable. After making incisions, he will gently tighten and trim excess skin. Dr. Passaretti may also use liposuction to remove excess fat during the procedure. After he has pulled the skin taut over your abdomen, he will suture your incisions to complete your surgery. In addition to traditional abdominoplasty, we offer four tummy tuck options: endoscopic, mini, extended, and circumferential.
Dr. Passaretti will first determine if a tummy tuck is a good investment for you to make in your appearance. You are a candidate for a tummy tuck if you have excess, sagging skin around your midsection or stubborn fat that is not responding to healthy lifestyle habits. This condition can result from significant weight loss, pregnancy, prior surgery in the abdominal region, the natural aging process, and hereditary conditions. You should also be in good health, not smoke, be committed to maintaining your weight with a healthy diet and exercise regime after your procedure, and have realistic expectations about the results of your surgery.
Dr. Passaretti uses the least invasive techniques possible to execute your abdominoplasty with precision and care. His attention to detail during your operation will provide you with a smooth recovery within a short amount of time. As with any surgery, you may feel some discomfort during your tummy tuck recovery. We will help you manage your pain with medication. Dr. Passaretti will meet with you the day after your surgery to monitor your progress and make sure you are comfortable.
Dr. Passaretti can help you weigh the tummy tuck costs, benefits, and risks of tummy tuck surgery to determine if an abdominoplasty is right for you. To learn more about this procedure or your expected recovery time, contact our office today and schedule a consultation.
If you are considering plastic surgery in Darien, CT, or anywhere around Fairfield County, contact us to schedule a one-on-one consultation with top plastic surgeon Dr. Passaretti.
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