There are three layers of tissue of the abdomen; skin, fat, and fascia. When patients present to Dr. Stein’s practice concerned about the appearance of their abdomen the problem has to do with one or more of these layers. With aging and weight fluctuations, skin laxity increases leading to redundant skin. With weight gain, the thickness of the fat layer increases. With pregnancy, straining and weakened core muscles the fascia stretches leading to an abdominal bulge. During an abdominoplasty Dr. Stein will use liposuction to reduce the thickness of the fat layer, perform internal sutures (called a rectus plication) to tighten your fascia and remove the excess skin to look tight and youthful. During your consultation Dr. Stein will examine your abdomen to determine what procedures will best address your concerns.
What Conditions Can Abdominoplasty Surgery Treat?
- Excess Abdominal Skin
- Excess Abdominal Fat
- Rectus Diastasis
What Can You Expect Abdominoplasty Surgery?
Whatever the issue is, Dr. Stein will examine you in detail, diagnose the problem and tell you in detail how he plans to correct it. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions you like to help you feel comfortable and confident about the process. After surgery, you will meet with Dr. Stein regularly so he can make sure your breasts are healing appropriately and that you are recovering well. Dr. Stein is well-known for his excellence in patient care and will be by your side every step of the way.
What Is the Recovery Like Abdominoplasty Surgery?
Recovery is patient specific. Most patients take Tylenol and Advil alone after surgery and are pain free after a couple days. A muscle relaxant and a stronger pain killer will be prescribed in case you need it. You can shower over your incisions 2 days after surgery and resume your normal activities shortly thereafter. You will be wearing a compressive garment over your abdomen for 1 month. Exercise can start 4 weeks after surgery once Dr. Stein confirms that your scars are healing well.
What Is the Cost of Abdominoplasty Surgery?
Abdominoplasty in NYC at Stein Plastic Surgery ranges from $20,000 to $30,000.
With Dr. Stein
We pride ourselves on providing exceptional patient care and delivering outstanding results. Don’t just take our word for it – hear what our satisfied patients have to say.
I had the BEST experience with Dr. Stein & his whole team. Getting any sort of surgery can be a bit overwhelming, but thanks to Dr. Stein, all my questions were answered perfectly and I felt so comfortable with his expertise. He listens to you, speaks very kindly with compassion and explains the surgery thoroughly. The office staff is so friendly and personable – I always feel very welcomed when I visit.
Dr. Stein performed High-Def liposuction on my abdomen, flanks and chest and I am so happy with my results! After just a couple of days I was able to return to work/normal day-to-day tasks and after just two weeks, all my bruising was gone and I was back to working out. Currently, I am six weeks post-op and my results are way more than I was expecting at this phase. You can clearly see the definition with NO contour irregularities or bumps. I always hated the muffin top I had, but that thing is GONE. My incisions are not even the slightest visible, either, which I was originally concerned about. I am so excited to see what 3 and 6 month post-op looks like.
If you are looking to get liposuction or any sort of cosmetic procedure with the best results, Dr Stein needs to be your first call, because it will be your last!
I’m a 58-year-old male underwent abdominoplasty with Dr. Michael Stein. You’ve found the best surgeon there is! He’s very professional, educated and makes the whole experience more comfortable! He answered all of my questions and his team was point.