Often, people consider the tummy tuck a procedure for women to reclaim their figures following pregnancy. However, these days, more men are turning to this body contouring procedure to help them achieve a slimmer, more defined physique.
But do you know other benefits that come with a male tummy tuck?
What Is a Tummy Tuck?
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures. For patients with loose, hanging skin or small pockets of fat in the abdominal area, tummy tucks can restore a more youthful, toned figure. A tummy tuck also tightens abdominal muscles that have been stretched due to weight gain or pregnancy.
Tummy Tuck Differences for Men
Generally, tummy tuck procedures are similar for men and women. However, a men’s tummy tuck considers the unique aspects of a man’s anatomy and each patient’s unique needs and aesthetic goals.
For men, men, the focus of a tummy tuck is typically on achieving more definition in their midsection. Due to this focus, liposuction is often key to the men’s tummy tuck to define a more masculine physique with abdominal etching.
Additionally, the scar from a male tummy tuck is often straighter or flatter than a female tummy tuck, which uses a sweeping incision.
Tummy Tuck Benefits
Following your tummy tuck in Ann Arbor, you can expect some amazing physical benefits. First, you’ll experience a tighter, more toned stomach, clothes may fit better, and workouts may become more productive.
Along with the cosmetic changes that accompany a tummy tuck, men can often expect significant confidence changes that help them develop greater self-esteem and self-image.
- Get Rid of Extra or Loose Skin: Loose, hanging skin after weight loss, aging, or other significant events can be very frustrating for men. This redundant skin can often keep men from enjoying the benefits of their hard work. Tummy tucks remove this excess skin, resulting in a trimmer, sleeker, more natural-looking physique.
In addition to removing excess skin, a tummy tuck pulls the remaining skin taut, giving the abdomen a firm, tight tone.
- Eliminate Stubborn Fat: Many patients who struggle with loose abdominal skin also have small pockets of excess fat in the area as well. Often, liposuction is combined with abdominoplasty, like our Power Tuck, to help eliminate those stubborn pockets of fat to better enhance results.
- Get a six pack: Ab etching with your tummy tuck can help create many men’s ultimate body contouring goal—the six pack. This procedure uses abdominal etching to transform the abdomen by tightening skin, removing fat, and creating extreme definition between the ab muscles.
- Reduce Back Pain: Abdominoplasty often leads men to develop better core strength and reduces the weight that strains back muscles. A tummy tuck can help improve posture dramatically, potentially reducing back pain symptoms.
Choosing Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery for a Men’s Tummy Tuck!
Learning whether you are a candidate for an Ann Arbor tummy tuck for men starts during your consultation with one of the renowned board-certified plastic surgeons of Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery. They are here to guide you through all aspects of your aesthetic journey to ensure you look and feel your best!