What is a Tummy Tuck?
Sagging skin and stubborn fat on the stomach can feel frustrating, especially when you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Significant weight loss, childbirth, and aging are common reasons why someone has difficulty regaining a slim and toned tummy. Producing amazing results for patients, an abdominoplasty is a body contouring surgery that reshapes the abdominal region. Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang can tailor a tummy tuck surgery to reduce excess skin and fat. At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, this cosmetic treatment helps patients tighten their figure and feel more confident. Read more about how a tummy tuck can eliminate excess skin and fat and tighten the ab muscles. Please contact our office in Tampa, FL to schedule your consultation.
"I had breast surgery done from Dr. Mang 17 years ago, the results were amazing. I had minimal scarring. He and his staff followed up with me amazingly. Fast forward almost 20 years later, due to weight loss, weight gain, 2 more children and poor skin due to heritertly, I went back to Dr. Mang for another surgery. Again the results were perfect. In addition to excellent work, he checks on you PERSONALLY after your surgery. He is a talented surgeon. I again received exactly what I was looking for. Some people expect plastic surgeons to make them look like the housewives of Beverly Hills.. this isn’t going to happen ladies..However a good Dr. WILL create the best look and fit for you and what you have to work with."- A.L. / Google / Jun 09, 2020
"I always wanted to try out Botox, just a chicken committing because I don’t like needles; A few of my coworkers went with me to ease the idea of doing it alone.It’s important to note, they used clean and individual packages of needles for each of us and numbing cream with betadine on the spots I wanted to be injected with the filler. The process wasn’t bad at all, especially since they were doing a $9/unit special accompanied by a glass of Rose - how can I say no to that? When Dr. Mang injected my forehead and pulled out the needle, you can hear a small crunch; this is normal and Dr. Mang explained if you don’t hear this sound, it is not being done correctly. I wouldn’t have done this or brought other people unless it was anyone else than fellow Yelper, Anna M., because I trust her so much.Thank you for the opportunity - even though I got 10 units vs. 50 units of botox compared to a coworker - I feel that it was effective to iron out my wrinkles, even though I know I have minimal amount heading into my 30s. This was my X-mas gift to myself!I saw firsthand the difference for people who do have a lot of wrinkles & are young, so IMO botox is such an amazing product to help smooth out wrinkles."- J.X. / Google / Mar 01, 2020
"Dr. Brandon Mang has recently relocated his Pinellas Park office to South Tampa on Gandy Boulevard. I normally receive Botox injections from a nurse practitioner at a nearby practice. The people who have injected my Botox in the past have been quick in their process...almost too quick. Dr. Mang takes the time to discuss your areas of concern, applies numbing cream, and then marks these areas with Betadine to ensure no infection and proper placement. I chose Dr. Mang because he is an expert in his field. He and his staff are professional and friendly. Dr. Mang’s genuine bedside manner with his patients is truly one of the best I have ever encountered. He takes the time to answer all your questions and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the procedures you are inquiring about. I highly recommend Dr. Brandon Mang for all your plastic and cosmetic surgery needs."- A.M. / Google / Feb 20, 2020
"I work in the plastic surgery field and could have chosen any Dr for my mommy make over but Chose Dr Mang because of his experience and personality. He did an absolutely amazing job and transformed me both Inside and out. His work is very natural. No one even knows I had implants with my lift because of how they look. Staff very loving and caring and I have recommended all my friends!"- D.M. / Google / Jun 06, 2019
"Had Liposuction and he was amazing. Im still very swollen but I can tell he did an amazing job. The staff is amazing and the office and OR is very clean and neat. Thanks for the staff and for everything. If you are looking to get lipo at a good price he is the doctor for you."- N.R. / Google / Apr 29, 2019
Is A Tummy Tuck Right For You?
Abdominoplasty can help both men and women. If you feel frustrated with sagging skin and excess fat on the stomach, a tummy tuck can help you slim and tone your appearance. Dr. Mang recommends being at a good weight before undergoing this treatment. Tummy tuck surgery is not a weight loss procedure — it treats loose skin. To eliminate pockets of fat, we may use a form of liposuction. If your abdominal area has good skin tautness, but you still feel unhappy with the appearance of your midsection, we may suggest liposuction. Women interested in abdominoplasty should be past childbearing to ensure their results are not affected.
Abdominoplasty is performed with general anesthesia. Before your surgery, Dr. Mang will determine which technique works best for your needs. He will start by assessing the amount of excess skin, which determines the incision size. Some patients with an abundance of saggy skin may require a full tummy tuck. A full or extended tummy tuck makes the incision along the lower abdomen from hip to hip, just on top of the pubic area. Patients who have minimal skin laxity may only need a smaller incision. These patients still benefit from an abdominoplasty, but they will simply have a smaller scar. No matter the technique, all tummy tuck procedures involve the excision of loose skin and liposuction.
What to Expect
After your surgery is complete, we will monitor you in our recovery room and send you home in a compression device. The compression will help reduce swelling. Standing upright and walking is difficult at first so you should plan to rest for a few days. However, standing becomes easier once the muscles relax and the incision heals. Most patients can resume their normal routine within two weeks. Workouts can restart in about 6 – 8 weeks. If Dr. Mang approves it, your workouts may start earlier. The midsection will feel tight and uncomfortable, but you will look and feel normal again once healed.
A variety of reasons can cause saggy skin on the stomach. We know you may struggle each day to reduce these cosmetic issues, and tummy tuck surgery is usually the only way to overcome this. If you want to remove the loose skin on your abdomen, no matter the severity, Dr. Mang can create a tailored treatment plan that meets your needs. During your consultation, we can discuss what techniques work best for you and outline the costs of your tummy tuck. To make your tummy tuck affordable, we offer payment plans or financing options. Please contact Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery in Tampa, FL to learn more.