Male Tummy Tuck Surgery In Chicago
What Is a Male Tummy Tuck?
Dr. Steinbrech and the Alpha Male Plastic Surgery Group have developed a tummy tuck for men known as a TorsoTuck®. Like the tummy tuck, this surgery eliminates the surplus skin left hanging on the midsection. This procedure is particularly designed for patients who have experienced substantial weight loss. Many men who lose weight struggle with this loose, excess flab and find it extremely difficult to attain their desired physique.
Unlike the tummy tuck, the TorsoTuck® is specifically intended for male patients and will improve the appearance of the torso and the upper thighs and buttocks. The TorsoTuck® guarantees a natural look from every angle and is an important final step in any man’s weight loss journey. According to recent statistics, the percentages of men receiving tummy tuck procedures are seen to increase each year.
How Is a Tummy Tuck Performed On Men?
After an initial consultation, your tummy tuck appointment will be scheduled at our Chicago practice. On the day of surgery, Dr. Steinbrech will begin by providing a general anesthetic. Incisions will be made near the buttocks, thighs, and lower part of the stomach. The exact locations of these incisions depend on your specific surgical needs and physical characteristics. Your excess skin will be removed and the remaining skin will be stretched across the body to create a smooth, natural and healthy look. Dr. Steinbrech will also suction out any excess fat before suturing the incisions and applying bandages.
Preparation For Male Tummy Tuck Surgery
Due to the invasive nature of the tummy tuck, it is extremely important that patients take the time to plan ahead, in preparation for both the operation and recovery period. Depending on the extensiveness of the procedure, recovery time can vary considerably, but it is likely that you will not be able to return to work for about two weeks.
Before the TorsoTuck®, Dr. Steinbrech will meet with potential patients at Male Plastic Surgery’s Chicago practice. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss your goals and expectations for the tummy tuck, noting the problem areas on your body which the procedure will target. Once he determines that you make a good candidate, the Alpha Male Plastic Surgery team will tailor their operative plan to your specific needs.
Who Is a Good Candidate For a Male Tummy Tuck?
The TorsoTuck® is specifically intended for patients who have lost a large amount of weight and have been able to keep that weight off. Because weight loss often leaves a substantial amount of excess skin hanging around the torso, many men find themselves unsatisfied with their appearance even after healthy lifestyle changes. The Male Plastic Surgery Group’s TorsoTuck® provides a solution to this problem, eliminating flab and contouring the remaining skin into the body you desire.
A Tummy Tuck Is a Good Option If You:
- Have lost a large amount of weight and have managed to keep that weight off
- Have excess skin and flab around the torso
- Are currently in good health but want to boost your self-confidence and body image
- Desire a more contoured, smooth look for your upper body
- Have specific and realistic goals in mind
What Can I Expect From Male Tummy Tuck Recovery?
Immediately after the tummy tuck procedure, patients will wear compression garments to reduce swelling and assist in the healing process. In addition, the patient will receive medication to relieve pain if deemed necessary. As each tummy tuck procedure is uniquely designed to fulfill each individual’s specific needs, recovery times can vary. However, most patients require up to two weeks of recovery time before they can return to work. Patients can resume more physical activity, including exercise, typically within one to two months, as they gradually return to their normal physical routine.
Schedule a TorsoTuck® Consultation
To learn more about the male tummy tuck surgery procedure in Chicago, contact the Male Plastic Surgery office to schedule your consultation today, or call (817) 416-8384. Dr. Steinbrech is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.