Tummy Tuck

Excess skin, fat, and loose abdominal muscles can make you appear heavier than you are and limit your clothing and activity options.

 If you want to achieve a leaner midsection, the Jain Plastic Surgery team can perform a personalized tummy tuck procedure.

Patients come to our Columbus, GA, practice from LaGrange, Auburn, AL,  and surrounding areas to experience the benefits of a tummy tuck...

Top 3 Benefits of Abdominoplasty

Comprehensive Enhancement

Unlike liposuction alone, abdominoplasty allows Dr. Ashish K. Jain and Dr. Tahira I. Prendergast to also remove loose skin, giving you a slimmer, tighter midsection and even more dramatic results

Immediately Noticeable Outcomes

Although it can take several weeks for swelling and bruising to subside, the difference between your pre-tummy tuck body and your new figure will be immediately apparent.

Permanent Transformation

As long as you maintain a good diet and regular exercise routine, the results of your tummy tuck surgery can provide long-lasting satisfaction.

Curious about what tummy tuck surgery involves?

Abdominoplasty is a commonly performed plastic surgery procedure...

One of the Top 5 Procedures Performed by Plastic Surgeons

Wondering what a tummy tuck can do for you?

Abdominoplasty Can Be Tailored to Your Needs

A tummy tuck is a highly customizable plastic surgery procedure. This surgery can remove excess skin and fat as well as tighten the underlying muscles to improve the appearance of your midsection. During an in-depth consultation with Dr. Jain or Dr. Prendergast, you will discuss the specific parts of your stomach and the surrounding area that bother you so that your treatment can be designed accordingly

Our plastic surgeons can help you decide the extent of surgery to be performed and which areas to address. If you are bothered by additional areas, you can discuss incorporating treatments like an arm lift, thigh lift, or breast surgery into your plan. We are dedicated to providing highly individualized procedures and will listen to your concerns to design the most precise and beneficial surgery plan for your needs.

Are you a good candidate for this surgical procedure?

Top Requirements for Tummy Tuck Candidates

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Good Overall Health

Patients who wish to undergo a tummy tuck should be in good overall health and able to receive general anesthesia.
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Committed to Maintaining Results

Candidates should note that any future weight gain or pregnancy can reverse the results of a tummy tuck. 
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Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Patients who smoke or drink heavily should be willing to quit before and during recovery, since these behaviors can limit your ability to heal.
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Close to Goal Weight

Abdominoplasty is not a replacement for traditional methods of weight loss. The procedure is only designed to enhance your figure. If you need to achieve significant weight loss, our plastic surgeons can discuss other options with you.

Surgery does not have to be uncomfortable...

Our Plastic Surgeons Utilize Board Certified Anesthetists
Administer Sedation to Ensure Your Comfort

We understand that many patients who are unhappy with their bodies are reluctant to undergo surgery.

Our Columbus plastic surgeons want you to feel as comfortable as possible throughout the procedure. We offer general anesthesia and intravenous (IV) sedation to help you feel relaxed during your treatment. Although some discomfort can be expected during your recovery, you can depend on us to take every measure to maintain your comfort during surgery.

Take a closer look at how a plastic surgeon performs an abdominoplasty procedure...

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Achieve a Flatter Abdomen with a Customized Tummy Tuck

Drs. Jain and Prendergast are dedicated to helping each patient achieve the best aesthetics possible for their figure. With his attentive and experienced care, you can achieve natural-looking and long-lasting results.

Markings on a patient's stomach prior to tummy tuck surgery.
During an in-depth consultation with Dr. Jain, you will discuss the specific parts of your stomach and the surrounding area that bother you.

Why Get a Tummy Tuck?

Age, weight loss, and pregnancy are the most common reasons that our patients have excess skin and fat in their abdomen. This excess tissue can make it difficult to wear the clothes you want or engage in some activities. You may also feel self-conscious about your appearance. However, abdominoplasty can help you achieve the leaner, trimmer figure you want. The procedure can smooth and tighten your contours to provide results that are often unattainable through diet and exercise alone. 

Abdominoplasty can smooth and tighten your contours to provide results that are often unattainable through diet and exercise alone. 

Patient Results

What to Expect during Surgery

Your procedure will take place at our advanced ambulatory surgical center, the first accredited facility of its kind in Georgia that is dedicated to plastic surgery. During the surgery, Dr. Jain or Dr. Prendergast will begin by making an incision, typically right above your groin area. The length and exact location of the incision will depend on the extent of your surgery. More extensive treatment will result in a larger incision. Through this incision, Dr. Jain and Dr. Prendergast can remove excess skin and fat, as well as tighten the abdominal muscles. He may also perform liposuction to improve your surrounding contours. 

Recovery Timeline

Depending on the extent of your procedure, you may be able to return home the same day. Some patients will require an overnight stay in the surgical center for observation. After your surgery, you may have drains placed to help remove excess fluid, and you will need to clean and empty your drains every day. You will also be required to wear a compression garment to reduce swelling and help your body shrink to its new contours. Most patients will require a minimum of two weeks off from work. Exercise and physical activity can typically be resumed in six to eight weeks, or when cleared by Dr. Jain or Dr. Prendergast

Tone Your Tummy Today

With Dr. Jain's and Dr. Prendergast's expert care and attention to detail, you can achieve a more toned, trim, and lean figure. Contact our Columbus office serving LaGrange, Auburn, and surrounding areas today to schedule your personal consultation and find out if this procedure is right for you.

Dr. Prendergast and Dr. Jain of Columbus Plastic Surgery

Columbus Plastic Surgery

When you choose Columbus Plastic Surgery, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. Our compassionate team of specially trained doctors strives to provide each patient with the utmost care. Our doctors are professionally affiliated with nationally recognized organizations including:

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

To schedule a consultation at our Columbus, GA, office serving the needs of local patients and those in the surrounding communities of La Grange and Auburn, contact us online or call (706) 322-9313 today.

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