Even with diet and physical exercise you may still find yourself dissatisfied with the appearance of your abdomen. Weight loss, gained through dieting and exercising, is an important aspect of overall health. Unfortunately, you might have found that your desired results have not been achieved in the abdominal area. There are a lot of reasons you might have sagging skin in this common problem area. These include; pregnancy, aging, heredity, and weight changes. If you’re looking to improve the shape and overall look of your midsection then you might want to consider a tummy tuck. A tummy tuck flattens the stomach by removing fat and improving abdominal muscles by making them tighter. The end result is that the area is flat and firmer. As with other cosmetic surgery treatments, the results of a tummy tuck are permanent and become more and more noticeable as you heal. If you’re seeking a solution for this area of the body, then talk to your cosmetic surgeon about the benefits of getting a tummy tuck.