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Should You Add Liposuction to Your Tummy Tuck?

Have you found that after pregnancy, losing a lot of weight, or just simply aging, you’ve been left with unwelcome excess or loose skin and stretched muscles around the belly area? And have you found that hiding it is not easy? How you long for those sunny days back on the beach in your bikini!

For many people, a healthy diet and rigorous exercise program simply cannot achieve their body contouring goals. With unwanted excess or loose skin and muscles around the belly area affecting your self-image and self-esteem, you may have decided to get a tummy tuck. But have you given much thought to the added benefits that come with including liposuction into the procedure?

When you meet with your plastic surgeon at UCI Plastic Surgery to discuss your body contouring goals, you may want to ask about the possibility of adding liposuction to your tummy tuck. And this will be regardless of which type of tummy tuck might be best for you. You may find that combination liposuction plus abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) can give you the perfect solution to slimming your waistline and flattening your stomach with results that exceed your expectations.

The Benefits of Adding Liposuction to Your Tummy Tuck

Achieve a More Contoured Look

A tummy tuck is only intended to addresses stretched, sagging skin and muscle tissues—not fat deposits. Adding liposuction to remove stubborn pockets of belly fat can provide you with more comprehensive, flattering results.

Remember that it will be best for you to reach or come close to your target weight before your combination procedure, as neither is intended to aid with weight loss.

Reduced Recovery and Downtime

Another significant benefit of combining liposuction with a tummy tuck is that you’ll only need to schedule a single surgery. It will have a single recovery period rather than two separate procedures and recoveries.

More Cost-Effective Solution

As you plan for either a tummy tuck, liposuction, or a combination of the two, keep in mind that in addition to the benefits outline above, the procedure can be more cost-effective when performed in combination rather than split into two separate surgeries.

Find Out More About Adding Liposuction to your Tummy Tuck in Orange County

The doctors at UCI Plastic Surgery are leaders in the field of cosmetic surgery. Through their teaching and lecturing roles at UCI, they stay current with state-of-the-art techniques and technology. Their advanced technical skills consistently produce better, more natural-looking results for their patients. 

Contact us today to schedule a consultation to discuss a combination liposuction and tummy tuck procedure. We’ll answer your questions and explain your options. We have five Los Angeles area offices: in Orange, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Yorba Linda, and Newport Beach, CA.