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  • Abdominoplasty ('tummy tuck') is a type of surgery performed to tighten loose muscles, and to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen.
  • Many medical practitioners recommend that abdominoplasty should be considered only after dieting and exercise have achieved the right body shape underneath.
  • Having abdominoplasty will not stop you gaining weight in the future.
  • Talk with your medical practitioners about the risks and benefits of abdominoplasty, and what results you can expect.

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Reviewed on: 04-11-2019