Tummy Tuck and Panniculectomy in Gulfport, MS

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What Is A Tummy Tuck Or A Panniculectomy?

For women and men alike, sagging skin and pockets of fat throughout the abdomen can be frustrating despite efforts to reduce it. Significant weight loss, childbirth, and aging are the most common reasons why someone may not be able to attain a tighter and slimmer stomach. Skin tightening of the abdomen is a body contouring treatment that successfully transforms the stomach area, achieving extraordinary results. Dr. Donald Balder offers tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) in Gulfport, MS tailored to the individual's cosmetic goals. This cosmetic treatment at Mississippi Institute of Weight Loss & Gulf Coast Aesthetics allows patients to have a slimmer, tighter tummy and restored confidence. Sometimes, when a patient has lost a considerable amount of weight, they may have excessive loose or hanging skin around their genital area known as the pannus. This excess skin can cause discomfort and medical issues and must be removed surgically. The removal of this skin is called a panniculectomy. To learn more about how abdominoplasty can remove excess skin and fat while it also tightens the ab muscles or to determine if a panniculectomy may benefit you, contact us to schedule your consultation.

What Should I Expect When I Get A Tummy Tuck Or A Panniculectomy?

Following either procedure, you will be carefully examined and sent home wearing a compression device to assist with swelling. Standing upright and walking will be challenging so you should rest for a few days. Moving about becomes less painful once the tightness subsides and the incision begins to heal. You can resume everyday functions within two weeks. Workouts can resume around two months or when Dr. Balder and his team permit you. The abdominal area will feel tight and uncomfortable, but you will feel normal once healed.

Dr. Balder did my surgery of the gastric sleeve August 2015. I have never felt so better since losing my weight and keeping it off. I haven't really followed up with Dr. Balder since my primary Dr does my lab work to make sure my lab work in line and she followed up to see what labs were required due to the surgery. However, I sure do miss seeing Dr. Balder and his amazing staff. Now I just need to figure out a tummy tuck and breast lift and reduction.

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Great surgeon. Pleased with my abdomoplasty and hernia repair. Staff is kind and efficient. I am over the top pleased with Southern surgical hospital and the medical team. I felt special with the care I recieved there!

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A Flatter, Firmer Tummy

Various factors can result in a sagging abdomen that creates loose skin folds. We understand it can be frustrating and challenging, but we are here to help. If you are embarrassed by the loose skin in your abdominal region, regardless of the severity, skin tightening surgery by Dr. Donald Balder in Gulfport, MS can help you get the look you want. Please get in touch with Mississippi Institute of Weight Loss & Gulf Coast Aesthetics to learn whether a tummy tuck or panniculectomy can help you achieve the body of your dreams.

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