How Much Is a Tummy Tuck?

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How Much Is a Tummy Tuck?

If you want to achieve a tighter, flatter abdomen, you may be wondering: How much is a tummy tuck?

Continue reading to learn all about the cost of a tummy tuck, and what patients can expect should they decide to undergo treatment.

What Is a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure designed to tighten abdominal muscles and remove excess or loose skin as well as creates a nice belly button, narrower waist, and improved body posture.

The procedure also brings significant weight loss, most of the time, due to the muscles tightening that reduces the amount of food that you can eat and sense of hunger.

It is well-suited to patients seeking a flatter stomach and firmer abdomen following pregnancy or significant weight loss. Others may elect to undergo the procedure to address poor tone and definition related to aging and genetics.

What Are the Benefits of a Tummy Tuck?

When performed by a highly skilled and experienced surgeon, a tummy tuck offers a number of unique benefits.

To start, it eliminates loose, hanging skin, from weight loss or pregnancy, and sculpts and reshapes the abdomen. The procedure also repairs lax or separated abdominal muscles for a more toned and firmer midsection.

In addition, abdominoplasty improves the appearance of stretch marks and creates a more balanced and proportionate figure.

Best of all, many patients experience a significant boost in self-confidence and feel more motivated than ever to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

How Much Is a Tummy Tuck?

Like all plastic surgery procedures, tummy tuck cost depends on each individual’s unique needs, goals, and anatomy. It is also based on the surgeon’s expertise and experience, case complexity, as well as geographic location of the procedure.

The price also varies according to having surgery in a hospital or surgeon’s accredited surgery center. Obviously, hospitals’ cost is much higher.

That being said, the average cost of a tummy tuck can range between $5,500 and $8,500. This may not include associated costs such as anesthesia and facility fees.

To get a more accurate estimate for your specific procedure, we recommend scheduling a comprehensive consultation with Dr. Widder.

Request a Consult for a Tummy Tuck

If you are considering a tummy tuck, please call our office today to schedule a comprehensive consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shlomo Widder.