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Mini Tummy Tuck

The mini tummy tuck is a less invasive approach to the traditional tummy tuck. Mini tummy tuck surgery is reserved for patients who do not require a full transformation of their abdomen, but rather a refinement. Good candidates for the mini tummy tuck procedure typically suffer from localized fat in the lower abdomen or require less abdominal muscle repair and skin removal than full tummy tuck candidates.
Electing a mini tummy tuck rather than a full tummy tuck gives patients the option of shortening their recovery periods by treating smaller areas of concern rather than the entire abdomen. Many patients who experience slight skin elasticity or weakened lower abdominal muscles often choose the mini tummy tuck to treat their unique concerns and obtain the results they desire.

View Video Transcript – Mini Tummy Tuck

Hi, I’m Dr Bonett, practicing in Naples, Florida. I often see patients for concerns about excess skin or saggy skin below their belly button and they’re looking for procedure that’s less invasive than a full tummy tuck. In some cases mini tummy tuck might be the answer.

The difference between a mini tummy tuck and a full tummy tuck is that a mini tummy tuck can be done with a little bit of a shorter scar, we still hide it low below the belly button and after the excess skin is removed, we can also tighten the muscles if needed similar to a full tummy tuck. It’s important to understand that a good candidate for a mini tummy tuck is the patient who really has that skin laxity that is confined to the lower abdomen. If you feel like you have a lot of excess skin or laxity above the belly button the full tummy tuck may be better option for you.

If you’re interested in discussing options to rejuvenate or improve the Contour of your abdomen, please come see us for a consultation and we’ll talk about the difference between mini tummy tuck and a full tummy tuck and let you know which one is right for you

Mini Tummy Tuck in Naples

Patients seeking mini tummy tuck surgery should seek out Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, or Dr. Andrew Bonett for their surgical finesse and strong sense of artistry. During a one-on-one consultation, Our surgeons will meet with their patient individually to assess their aesthetic goals and to develop a personalized approach to effectively meet those needs. The doctor will also explain the procedure in great detail and answer any questions patients may have.

Naples Plastic Surgery has a proven track record in performing mini tummy tuck procedures, giving patients beautiful results through effective cosmetic surgery experiences. During the procedure, your surgeon creates small incisions and gently reshapes the abdomen by removing excess skin and tissue to achieve a flatter, tighter stomach. In many instances, your surgeon might recommend combining this procedure with liposuction to remove fat deposits along with sagging skin to enhance the overall physique.

Recovering from Mini Tummy Tuck Surgery

Following a mini tummy tuck, patients typically need one to two weeks of rest before being able to return to their daily schedules. As with all surgical procedures, patients could develop complications as a result of their surgery; however, our surgeons have keen vision for for detail and focus unsurpassed surgical expertise to every procedure in order to minimize risk and promote patient health.


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Your Mini Tummy Tuck Procedure

Health is the highest priority to Naples Plastic Surgery, so our surgeons work with great care when performing mini tummy tuck procedures to improve the aesthetics and contours of the abdomen. Our dedicated surgeons take pride in helping their patients begin their journey toward their aesthetic goals and are committed to helping patients obtain the beautiful results they desire.

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The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has a long-standing, stellar reputation for outstanding levels of skill, talent, and beautiful results. Dr. Paul M. Gardner, Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, and Dr. Andrew Bonett are all highly trained, experienced, and respected in the Naples community.

At their state-of-the-art surgical suite in Naples, our plastic surgeons use their many talents, and personalized compassionate approach, to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

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