It’s not funny when your belly jiggles like a bowl full of jelly – even after diet and exercise. Our bodies tend to store fat around the abdomen, so it can be difficult to remove these stubborn deposits. Liposuction can eliminate the fat quickly, but often the skin has stretched and cannot bounce back. Until recently, a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty was the only way to efficiently tighten skin on the abdomen. Now, our Frisco cosmetic surgeon is introducing Renuvion skin tightening technology to help patients get taut tummies.
A tummy tuck is a very effective way to remove excess fat and skin from the abdomen and waist. However, if you have surplus skin – with just a little diet-resistant fat underneath it – consider our new Renuvion skin tightening procedure and possibly pair it with liposuction. The main differences between the two procedures are the size of the incision and the resulting scar, as well as the amount of excess skin the procedure can eliminate.
Our Frisco cosmetic surgeon can perform both minimally invasive procedures in our office. Alan Greenberg MD uses tumescent “awake” anesthesia so that there is reduced risk, less expense and faster recovery. Although similar, both methods have key differences, including the following:
Renuvion skin tightening:
Deciding to tighten skin on the abdomen is easy for most of us. Choosing the best method to accomplish the task while keeping the process cost-efficient is trickier. Contact our Frisco cosmetic surgeon to find out how you can create a taut tummy on a tight budget with Renuvion.