After surgery, you will enjoy a flatter, trimmer abdomen. Scars are permanent, but fade over time.
With the normal 180 tummy tuck procedure, a long incision is made along the bikini line, usually from hip to hip. From there the naval is cut away from the surrounding tissue as it will be needed to returned to its proper position once the skin is stretched into its final place.
The surgeon will usually tighten the abdominal muscle wall by stitching the muscles into position, from there the skin is stretched and shaped by cutting the excess away and stitching the remaining skin into place. This is usually done under general anesthesia. Although it’s up to the individual surgeon, liposuction is usually performed at the same time to create a nice contour.