AM I RIGHT FOR A TUMMY TUCK?
A tummy tuck (or abdominoplasty) is moderately invasive. Patients need to be in good health in order to undergo this surgery. Smokers are not good candidates for this procedure since nicotine is proven to increase your risk for anesthesia-related risks and interfere with the healing. If you do smoke, you will be required to quit 3-4 weeks before your surgery date. A tummy tuck addresses the following concerns: