You may have attempted healthy eating and physical exercise, but still be unsatisfied with the appearance of your abdominal area. If you’re still not happy with the appearance of your abdominal area, even after trying everything, a tummy tuck might be a viable option. There are many causes of sagging skin, a common problem fixed with a tummy tuck, including: weight loss, aging, and pregnancy. Tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery procedure that improves the shape of the abdomen. A tummy tuck flattens the midsection by removing fat and improving abdominal muscles by tightening them. The end result is that the area is flat and firmer. As with other cosmetic surgery procedures, the end result of a tummy tuck are permanent and become dramatically more noticeable as you recover. Your plastic surgeon works with you hand in hand to plan the course of action to make it to your desired result for this part of your body.