Tummy Tuck

Kansas City Plastic Surgeon serving Overland Park, Leawood & Nearby Areas of Kansas & Missouri

Posted: January 27, 2021
Are you a good candidate for tummy tuck surgery? The best way to find out is through a one-on-one consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Levi Young.  Please call Advanced Cosmetic Surgery at 913-341-2188 to schedule your initial consultation at our Overland Park office. We welcome… Read Full Post
Posted: December 01, 2020
There is no upper age limit for abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery), but there are some considerations that will need to be made regardless of your age. The best candidates for tummy tuck surgery are: Nonsmokers In generally good health Close to their goal BMI Able to take time to recover… Read Full Post
Posted: August 05, 2020
Mommy makeover surgery focuses on those parts of the body that may not “bounce back” after having children. This may include the breasts, the back and abdomen, the buttocks, thighs and hips, and even the neck and face. The amount of time it takes to recover from a mommy makeover will be influenced… Read Full Post
Posted: July 13, 2020
Tummy tuck results are considered permanent, insofar that the fat cells and skin removed during an abdominoplasty cannot grow back. Likewise, the internal sutures placed to repair abdominal muscles are designed to remain in place indefinitely. However, significant weight gain can cause fat cells… Read Full Post
Posted: June 22, 2020
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed today. It’s a great way to eliminate excess fat and skin in order to achieve a flatter midsection and attractive physique. The procedure can help a variety of patients, including plus-sized women and… Read Full Post
Posted: May 27, 2020
After having children, you may be eager to restore your pre-baby body with a tummy tuck at Advanced Cosmetic Surgery. You may find that even with regular exercise and a healthy diet, you can’t correct the loose abdominal skin that was stretched during your pregnancy. But how long will you have to… Read Full Post
Posted: October 02, 2019
The abdominal area is one of the most difficult body parts to tone and lose weight. Even once you've lost some of that stubborn fat, you may have loose skin tissue that hides the actual results of your diet and exercise routine. The tummy tuck is an excellent procedure designed to address these… Read Full Post
Posted: September 18, 2019
You've put in the work to lose weight and increase muscle tone by eating a healthy diet and maintaining regular exercise. Yet, your figure doesn't reflect your dedication. Your age, genetics, and a host of other factors may be holding you back. Whether it's stubborn fat or loose skin tissue, body… Read Full Post
Posted: January 22, 2019
A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is designed to accomplish three things: remove excess skin tissues, reshape and contour the abdomen with liposuction, and tighten loose, stretched out abdominal wall muscles. Our plastic surgeon in Kansas City explains more about tummy tucks in the… Read Full Post
Posted: November 30, 2018
Men and women often develop stubborn areas of fat as they age, which are typically around the “love handles” and abdomen. Those who’ve gone through pregnancy and childbirth or massive weight loss struggle with that excess fat but also loose, sagging skin. An abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a… Read Full Post