Diet and physical exercise can go a long way in achieving the appearance you desire. But, you might discover that certain problem areas persist. One of these common “problem areas” is the abdomen. Though losing weight and physical exercise are important for your overall health they might not be able to get the results you wish in this area. There are a lot of reasons you may have saggy skin in this common problem area. These include; pregnancy, aging, heredity, and weight changes. Tummy tuck is a plastic surgery procedure that improves the shape of the abdomen. A tummy tuck flattens the stomach by removing fat and improving abdominal muscles by tightening them. The end result is that the area is flat and firmer. As your body recovers from surgery, the improvement becomes dramatically more noticeable. If you are seeking a solution for this area of your appearance, then speak with your plastic surgeon about the benefits of getting a tummy tuck.