There are many reasons why you might decide to undergo the tummy tuck procedure. There are some who get it because of aesthetic reasons while others consider it as a method of boosting their self esteem.

The tummy tuck can be done on both men and women. Some women will want to get rid of the stretch marks which come with pregnancy while men will want to reduce the bulge which appears after middle age. Every person will have his or her own reason for choosing to undergo the tummy tuck surgery.

Some of the reasons why people get a tummy tuck

After weight loss

When people lose too much weight, they will also encounter loose skin in the abdominal area and the tummy tuck will help to get rid of such extra skin. It will tighten flabby and loose skin, and it makes the abdomen look flatter and smoother which helps you look fitter and slimmer.

Post pregnancy

Women who have gone through childbirth may decide to get the tummy tuck because of stretched skin and loose tissue. The tummy tuck can tighten the abdominal muscles to help restore your pre-baby figure.


In today’s world where there is a lot emphasis on how people should look, and some simply like the look of a flat stomach. A tummy tuck can provide them with a solution for a flatter abdominal area.

Regardless of why you decide to get the procedure, it is always good to go for the services of the best plastic surgeon who has been trained and who is qualified to perform the surgery. Remember that your health will be on the line and you will need to be careful about choosing the best surgeon and facility for yourself. If you’re ready to get started on your tummy tuck procedure, contact our office to set up your consultation with Dr. Shienbaum.

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Dr. Marvin Shienbaum is a double board-certified plastic surgeon that has over 30 years of experience in all forms of Cosmetic Surgery, including Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Brazilian Butt Lift, and the Mommy Makeover. He provides aesthetic services to the entire Tampa Bay area, including Tampa, Brandon, Lakeland, and Riverview, Florida. For more information about a surgery near you, please visit