Flat tummy, Tummy Tuck!
Most of us desire and strive through exercising and dieting for a flat tummy. As hard as we try, sometimes those methods just cannot help us achieve our goals. Thats where Dr. Mark Bishara comes in to play. At The Paragon Plastic Surgery and Med Spa, Dr. Mark A. Bishara offers a wide range of cosmetic procedures to help. A tummy tuck or an Abdominoplasty, removes excessive fat and skin. In some cases it can restore any weakend muscles creating a smoother and firmer abdomen. Tummy tucks are one of Dr. Mark A. Bishara’s specialty and has performed hundreds.
First things first
First thing to do to find out if you are a candidate is calling The Paragon Plastic Surgery and Med Spa and scheduling your consultation with Dr. Mark A. Bishara. Keep in mind that a tummy tuck is not a substitute for weight loss. In general, in order to know if you truly are a good candidate:
- You must be physically healthy and maintain a stable weight
- Your expectations must be realistic
- Your a non-smoker
- You are bothered by the appearance of your abdomen
During your consultation
On the day of your consultation be prepared to discuss with Dr. Mark A. Bishara your surgical goals. Inform him about all medical conditions, drug allergies or medical treatments. Notify him of all medications you are currently taking wether prescribed or over the counter. During your consultation your general health status will be discussed, photographs will be taken, and Dr. Mark A. Bishara will discuss your options.
Step by Step
Wondering how Dr. Mark A. Bishara does a tummy tuck? Step by step for the tummy tuck procedure at The paragon Plastic Surgery and Med Spa are as follows:
Step 1- Getting your anesthesia done, one of the nurses at The Paragon Plastic Surgery and Med Spa will administer medications along with anesthesia and intravenous sedation for your comfort through out your tummy tuck procedure.
Step 2 – The Cut! Ok, Ok the incision. A tummy tuck requires a horizontal incision between the pubic hairline and belly button. A second incision around the navel maybe necessary to remove excess skin in the upper abdomen. The upper abdominal will be pulled down and the excess skin will be trimmed. The remaining skin will be sutured together. A new opening for the belly button will be made.
Step 3 – Closing you up! Sutures, skin adhesives and tape will be used to close the skin incisions.
Final step – Let see results, at this point your tummy tuck will give you that flatter, firmer abdominal look you’ve desired!