Tummy Tuck

websitetummytuck-200x300Tummy Tuck is a surgical procedure known as abdominoplasty can be preformed alone or in combination with other procedures. Dr. Sofer commonly preforms this procedure in combination with breast lift or breast augmentation in his office in Fairfield, Connecticut. This combination is known as the mommy makover.
The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a surgery that removes excess fat, skin and tissue and tightens the underlying muscles to give a more esthetically pleasing shape.  Dr. Sofer’s technique gives a full abdominal muscle tightening for a slender body contouring of a women’s waist line. The bellybutton is then recreated. Dr. Sofer’s unique technique of hiding the incision within the bellybutton giving your abdomen it natural beautiful shape.
A tummy tuck is a common procedure preformed on women after childbirth. Please visit our before and after picture gallery A flat and well-toned abdomen is something many of us strive for through exercise and weight control. Although exercising and dieting can do some justice, most of the times these methods alone cannot help us achieve our goals. Which then leaves many of us feeling extremely frustrated. Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion, can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging.

What is a tummy tuck ?

A tummy tuck removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating a smoother and firmer abdominal profile. During your consultation with Dr. Sofer, he will discuss whether or not you are a candidate for a full or mini tummy tuck – depending how much fat and excess skin needs to be removed.

The most common causes for a need for a tummy tuck are:

  • Pregnancy
  • Aging
  • Significant fluctuations in weight
  • Heredity
  • Prior surgery

Tummy Tuck is a good option for you if:

  • You are physically healthy and at a stable weight
  • You have realistic expectations
  • You do not smoke

To discuss your tummy tuck surgery in Connecticut Fairfield, Westport, Nowalk and Fairfield County options, schedule a consultation with Dr. Alfred Sofer.