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A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a body contouring procedure that tightens your abdominal muscles, removes excess abdominal skin and fat, and leaves you feeling more confident — with a slimmer, more sculpted abdomen. 

The Eisemann difference

At the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center, your Houston tummy tuck will be under the care of among the most acclaimed plastic surgery teams. Dr. Michael Eisemann is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon with extraordinary talent.

He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He educates young surgeons on advanced surgical techniques, including tummy tuck surgery.

Dr. Bradley Eisemann is a board-certified plastic surgeon who brings an extraordinary level of artistry and skill to every procedure, along with a sincere dedication to every patient.

Custom tummy tuck surgery in Houston

Tummy tuck surgery is a 100% customized procedure. The extent of the surgery will be based on your individual needs. Achieving a natural and slim look to the abdomen may require removing excess skin, fat, and tightening the underlying muscular wall. The first step in determining the extent of correction needed requires a private consultation so that we can evaluate your current condition. 

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Your consultation

In your consultation with our father-son plastic surgery team, you can discuss whether a tummy tuck in Houston is the right procedure to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. A tummy tuck is frequently the recommended surgery to correct issues in the abdomen, including:

  • Loose, drooping, or sagging skin
  • Loose or bulging muscles
  • Split abdominal muscles (diastasis recti)
  • Fatty deposits on the waistline
  • Bulging tummy area
  • Stretch marks

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Post-bariatric treatment, mommy makeover

After significant weight loss, the resulting abdominal wall is often loose with weakened and separated muscles and excess skin and fat. After stable weight loss and optimization of nutrition, the abdominal wall can be tightened and the skin tailored to the underlying reconstructed core. Tummy tuck surgery can also help restore definition and a slim contour to the area most impacted by pregnancy. This procedure is commonly part of a tailored mommy makeover.

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Tummy tuck and body mass index (BMI)

Abdominoplasty in Houston is not a weight loss procedure. Dr. Michael Eisemann and Dr. Bradley Eisemann only recommend tummy tuck for patients with a BMI of 35% or lower. Patients with higher BMIs are at higher risk for complications and suboptimal outcomes.

Tummy tuck surgery: what to expect

We offer full and mini tummy tuck surgery and will work closely with you to ensure your procedure produces the results you desire.

In general, for abdominoplasty in Houston, Dr. Michael Eisemann and Dr. Bradley Eisemann will place an incision across the abdomen above the pubic area. In a mini tummy tuck, the incision will be made just over the pubic region. Dr. Michael Eisemann and Dr. Bradley Eisemann will then tighten the abdominal muscles, possibly remove excess fat with liposuction, and will contour and trim away any excess skin to create a tauter, firmer,  and flatter abdomen.

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How long does a tummy tuck take?

The entire tummy tuck procedure usually takes from two to four hours. The time necessary for your abdominoplasty procedure will depend on how extensive your surgery needs to be.

What is the recovery time after a tummy tuck?

During tummy tuck recovery, you will be limited in your activities for the first couple of weeks following surgery. By four to six weeks, you should be cleared to return to your normal daily activities. Our team will follow you closely to make sure you are healing appropriately and to help guide your recovery process.

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