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Tummy Tuck in Charlotte, NC at Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery

If you struggle with loose skin and a little extra weight around your belly, despite eating right and exercising, you’re in good company. From mothers who long to regain their pre-pregnancy figures to people who undergo dramatic weight fluctuations, the tummy is a common and persistent “problem spot” for many. Luckily, expert surgeons Dr. Bryan Criswell and Dr. Kara Criswell can help you smooth and trim your midsection with a tummy tuck in Charlotte.

Tummy tucks can treat:

  • Loose, sagging skin
  • Separated abdominal muscles
  • Excess abdominal fat

A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty in Charlotte, NC, is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed at Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery. It also happens to be one of the most common surgical procedures performed across the nation. This procedure not only removes excess skin and fat from your abdomen, but can flatten and tighten your abdominal muscles and midsection, leaving you with a trimmer and toned tummy.

Another great benefit of a tummy tuck is that it can easily be combined with other procedures, such as a breast augmentation or, liposuction or as part of a Mommy Makeover, which can address a variety of concerns following pregnancy.

Frequently Asked Questions About a Tummy Tucks in Charlotte, NC at Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery

How much downtime is involved with a tummy tuck in Charlotte?

The tummy tuck procedure is surgical, so yes, there is downtime. Keep in mind that every patient is unique, and if you elect to have other procedures performed along with your Charlotte abdominoplasty procedure, there may be a different downtime. Typically, patients are able to return to normal activities within two weeks.

When can I see my results?

Some results can be immediate; however, it can take a few months to see optimal results as your body adjusts to its new contours.

How long will my results last?

Results can be maintained for patients who continue a healthy lifestyle. Significant weight gain can negate the effects of the tummy tuck procedure. Likewise, so can pregnancy; for this reason, we recommend patients who plan to get pregnant wait to pursue this procedure.

Will I have a scar?

Yes, but it will be strategically placed so that it can be easily hidden behind the line of your pants or underwear.

The tummy tuck procedure can easily be combined with many surgical procedures, including liposuction, breast augmentation, or vaginal rejuvenation.

How can I get started?

To take steps toward a trimmer tummy, contact us to schedule your consultation at Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery.

*Individual results may vary*

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Our Office Locations

Please visit either of our two locations serving the Charlotte Metro Area


4310 Sharon Road, Suite V02, SouthPark, Charlotte, NC 28211

The Ballantyne Office

14835 Ballantyne Village Way, Suite 210, Charlotte, NC 28277