An attractive body contour with a flat core is a physical feature that many people desire. To attain this, we spend hours in the gym and make conscious diet choices. Even when you forgo all the dinner and cocktail plans in the effort to attain a flat core, you may still reach stagnation and feel frustrated.

At this junction, liposuction and tummy tuck are the two options to fulfill your desire for chiseled abs.

Liposuction and abdominoplasty are two cosmetic surgical options that can help remove unflattering fat and excess skin. Both are independent procedures with a common goal of reshaping the abdomen region. Although, the same cosmetic surgeon is well versed with both procedures, the difference lies in recovery, and approach. While one is minimally invasive, the other demands a protracted incision.

Liposuction and When It’s the Best Choice to Make

Liposuction is the procedure of localized fat removal through the insertion of a tube. When you think of bulge smoothening, liposuction is an apt choice. Tumescent liposuction is the most commonly performed variation of the procedure wherein a liquid is first injected into the region for fat removal.

Liposuction is popular because of quick recovery time and minimal scarring. The procedure of localized fat removal through liposuction is ideal for patients with good skin elasticity and muscle tone.

Abdominoplasty Can Help Redefine Your Core

If what you seek is excessive skin trimming along with localized fat removal, abdominoplasty is a suitable option. Apart from skin trimming, abdominoplasty also tightens the underlying muscles and reshapes internal abdominal muscles.

How to Decide Between the Two

The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is the surest way of getting a flat stomach. Whereas, liposuction is an attractive means of removing excess fat from a specific region. While liposuction offers limited benefits, tummy tuck addresses the issue of excessive skin. The skin covering the stomach region loses its elasticity when it is stretched beyond its limits. Such a situation arises in women post-pregnancy or as a consequence of dramatic weight loss.

A consideration to make while choosing between the two is the downtime. Abdominoplasty is an invasive procedure and recovery is not immediate. There will also be a post-surgical mark after a tummy tuck procedure, but it will be well-hidden within the contours of your body.

Contact Our Office

If you haven’t made up your mind between the two, you can contact a skilled plastic surgeon to help you make the best decision for your body. Factors taken into consideration are the amount of skin and fat in the treatment area. You will also need to be in good general health and free of any underlying health conditions that might increase the chances of risks.

Contact our office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Rai to learn more about your treatment options. Whether you desire to have a liposuction treatment or an abdominoplasty, he will analyze your body and develop the perfect plan to get you the beautiful look you desire. Your journey to aesthetically pleasing contours can begin today.