Diet and physical exercise can go a long way in achieving the appearance you want. But, you might discover that certain problem areas persist. One of these common “problem areas” is the tummy. Though losing weight and physical exercise are important for your overall health they may not be able to achieve the results you want in this area. Sagging skin is one of the most common problems corrected with a tummy tuck. Tummy tuck is a plastic surgery procedure that improves the shape of the abdomen. A tummy tuck flattens the abdomen by removing fat and improving abdominal muscles by making them tighter. The end goal is that the area is flat and firmer. As with other plastic surgery procedures, the end result of a tummy tuck are permanent and become dramatically more noticeable as you recover. Talk to a licensed cosmetic surgeon if you’re looking to improve the look of your abdominal region. Your cosmetic surgeon will be able to assist you plan the way to achieve your desired results.