Changes to Abdominal Muscles After Pregnancy May Affect ‘Tummy Tuck’ Results

September 4, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , ,

close up of woman's stomach and doctors hands in gloves marking where tummy tuck will be done

The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) published a study in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This study uncovered that postpartum changes in the abdominal muscles affect the outcome of tummy tuck surgeries. During pregnancy, the abdominal muscles widen and thin, making it difficult for women to regain core strength. The ASPS has found that, among the women who undergo abdominoplasty to restore their appearance after pregnancy, many are dissatisfied with their persistent “floppy abdomen.”

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