Liposuction and tummy tuck are both body contouring procedures, but they accomplish different cosmetic goals. Liposuction removes stubborn fat in patients who are within 30 percent of their goal weight, while tummy tuck removes excess skin and fat in the abdomen and tightens stretched abdominal muscles. Learn more from our board-certified female plastic surgeon in the video below.
If you are interested in body contouring, contact Dr. Andrea Doyle in East Greenwich today at 401-336-3770 to see if liposuction or a tummy tuck is right for you. The Centre for Aesthetic + Reconstructive Surgery serves patients in surrounding Rhode Island areas, including Providence.