tummy tuck

also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.

patient is a 51 year old woman who underwent a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure. 

much of the correction of abdominal wall fullness is due to surgical tightening of the muscle wall.