You might have tried diet and physical exercise, but still be dissatisfied with the look of your abdominal area. Though weight loss and physical exercise are important for your overall health they may not be able to get the results you wish in this area. There are many causes of saggy skin, a common issue corrected with a tummy tuck, including: weight loss, aging, and pregnancy. The goal of a tummy tuck is to improve the overall shape of the stomach area. Your plastic surgeon will fix your abdominal muscles while simultaneously removing extra fat. This process creates a flatter and firmer stomach region. As with other plastic surgery procedures, the results of a tummy tuck are permanent and become more and more noticeable as you recover. Talk to a trained plastic surgeon if you’re looking to improve the look of your abdomen region. Your plastic surgeon will be able to assist you plan the way to achieve your desired results.