Jeffrey Kenkel, MD, FACS
1801 Inwood Road
5th Floor
Dallas, TX 75390
(214) 645-3112
Specializing in Cosmetic Surgery
of the Face, Breast & Body
(214) 645-3112 Dallas, Texas

Mommy Makerover and addressing fullness in the upper abdomen

I was asked about improving the shape of the upper abdominal area during a tummy tuck. What is the best way to do this? There are several things that can contribute to fullness in this area:
weakness of the abdominal wall
fat on the inside around your intestines.

we address all of these during a tummy tuck except the fat on the inside. I routinely perform liposuction in this area to help thin out the area ( which normally has a bit more fat ) I feel strongly that lipo-abdominoplasty techniques provide our patients with the best shape possible.

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