Is a Tummy Tuck Procedure Permanent?

Endoscopic surgery (1) If you’re thinking about a tummy tuck procedure, it’s important to understand the results you can expect following your surgery. At Naples Cosmetic Surgery Center, our team is here to help you fully understand what to expect from every aspect of your tummy tuck procedure.

Are Tummy Tuck Results Permanent?

Tummy tucks are a permanent procedure, but this doesn’t mean that your initial results cannot change over time. For people who keep their weight stable following their tummy tuck procedure, it’s likely that results will stay the same over time. Keeping a stable weight is important, as gaining fat can cause differences in body shape. Even weight fluctuations of five to 10 pounds can result in a change in the appearance of your tummy tuck results.

Does Pregnancy Take Away Tummy Tuck Results?

Often, pregnancy does reverse the results of a tummy tuck as the skin naturally stretches. Some people need follow-up surgery after pregnancy to regain their original tummy tuck results.

Helping Your Results Stand the Test of Time

Working with your care team to maintain a stable weight is the most important step that you can take toward maintaining your tummy tuck. Diet is an important factor and is vital for maintaining your tummy tuck results even more than exercise. Prioritizing getting healthy fats and lean protein can help your body sustain muscle mass while keeping your weight stable, helping you maintain your tummy tuck results.

Can You Lose Weight After a Tummy Tuck?

Generally, it’s okay to lose weight following a tummy tuck. However, it’s a good idea to speak to your surgeon before embarking on a weight loss journey. If you lose weight too quickly, you may develop sagging skin that takes away from the look of your tummy tuck.

Naples Cosmetic Surgery Center: Your Home for All Your Cosmetic Surgery Needs

At Naples Cosmetic Surgery Center, our team is here to help you look and feel your best. We’d love to talk with you to discuss how we can help you meet your aesthetic goals. Reach out to our team today at 239-348-4357 today to learn more.


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