Tighten and Tone Your Midsection
If you eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly, but cannot achieve a flat abdomen or get rid of that excess skin in your midsection, you may be a good candidate for a tummy tuck by Tijuana aesthetic surgeon Dr. Rodolfo Castillo.
Dr. Castillo can remove extra skin from your abdomen, and repair abdominal muscles that have been weakened or separated because of pregnancies or gaining weight. After a tummy tuck, you can enjoy a firmer, smoother abdomen that makes you look younger and more accurately reflects your healthy lifestyle. Contact us today to learn more.
Is It Right for Me?
A tummy tuck is not a weight loss procedure, and it is not designed to replace a healthy diet or regular exercise. However, if you live a healthy, active lifestyle and have a body mass index (BMI) below 30, but still have excess tissue and fat around your stomach, a tummy tuck may be an excellent option. If you have recently lost a large amount of weight, or if you have been pregnant, your abdominal muscles may have become weakened or separated, and your skin may have been stretched. A tummy tuck can correct these problems, which even the most rigorous diet and exercise routine cannot repair. A tummy tuck is often included as part of a more comprehensive treatment plan, such as a mommy makeover or body contouring after massive weight loss.
You may be a candidate for a tummy tuck if:
- You are in good health
- You are at a reasonable weight (BMI below 30)
- You are not considering pregnancy
- You do not smoke
- You have realistic expectations
Understanding the Procedure
Recovery and Results
Following a tummy tuck, you will typically spend one night in the hospital. You should have great caution during the first days after your surgery and avoid strenuous physical activity for at least six weeks. Following your procedure, Dr. Castillo will advise you in the best ways to sit and lie down, and he will provide more detailed instructions regarding your return to work and resuming your exercise routine.
After your procedure, there will be significant improvement in your appearance, but the full results of your abdominoplasty will not be completely apparent for six months to a year. The results of a tummy tuck are long-lasting, however, and once you see the sleek, toned look of your abdomen, you will know that the results were worth the wait.
Contact Us Today
When you live a healthy lifestyle, you deserve a firm, toned figure. To learn more about tummy tucks and how you can achieve a more ideal shape, contact MyBesBodyEver!.