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A Look at 3 Different Approaches to Tummy Tucks

Posted on June 8, 2016

shutterstock_87747700123The tummy tuck is a popular cosmetic procedure for getting rid of stubborn belly fat and loose abdominal skin, especially following a pregnancy. However, the tummy tuck is not a one-size-fits-all procedure. There are actually three different types of tummy tucks, and each one has its advantages.

1. Full Tummy Tuck

The full tummy tuck involves an incision across the lower abdomen as well as an incision around the belly button. This version addresses the areas above and below the belly button and down to the bikini line and is the most commonly performed abdominoplasty. A full tummy tuck removes excess stomach skin and fat and repairs abdominal muscles.

2. Mini Tummy Tuck

As its name suggests,