Should I have liposuction or a tummy tuck?

Your surgeon is the best person to advise you on whether you are more suitable for a tummy tuck or liposuction. If you have loose skin that has lost its elasticity due to pregnancy, ageing or weight loss, a tummy tuck may be a more appropriate procedure for you. If you are a younger patient who has a low BMI, healthy, elastic skin and you simply want to enhance your figure and smooth the contour of your body, liposuction may be more suitable for you.

The two procedures can also be combined to further contour the abdomen following excess skin removal and re-tightening of the abdominal muscles.

It varies very much from patient to patient, so it's important to discuss your needs and expectations with your Patient Care Adviser who will be able to explain in more depth, but ultimately your body will decide what procedure is right for you, rather than you selecting a particular procedure.

Published: November 5th, 2020