A Tummy Tuck is another expression for the abdominoplasty procedure. Jump to our Q&A about the procedure at the bottom of the page by clicking here. We're the best providers of the tummy tuck Grand Rapids, Michigan offers.


You may benefit from a tummy tuck if you have excess skin or fat around your stomach. Often it can simply be your genetics predisposing your body to carry more weight around your stomach.


Large amounts of loose skin may result from significant weight loss in other cases. A full tummy tuck can also tighten any muscles that may have gotten weakened and loosened by pregnancy or childbirth.


The procedure can also help with unsightly stretch marks below the belly button.

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If the cost of a tummy tuck is an issue, we can often help with several financing options that make this procedure available for a wider audience of people who may not be able to pay for it in one lump sum. See our financing options for more information or call us directly to speak with one of our friendly staff members. And due to our state-of-the-art facility in the heart of West Michigan, if you're considering the procedure, Grand Rapids, MI is a great place to be!

Common Questions About the Tummy Tuck Procedure:

Q: How much is a Tummy Tuck?

A: It's not a cheap procedure that's for sure. To find out our price for the surgery give us a call and we can explain the exact costs as well as answer any other questions or concerns you may have.


Q: How long does the procedure take?

A: The time required to complete a tummy tuck varies greatly depending on the individuals body condition and build. For people with a larger amount of skin or fat the procedure could take longer, whereas with people with less may not take as long. As a rule the procedure will take at least two hours and in some cases up to 4 hours or more.


Q: Will there be a scar left after the surgery?

A: There will be a scar but it may not be as bad as you think. The procedure typically produces a shallow incision low on the belly below the belly button that heals well and in many people fades to almost nothing in a couple of years. If the appearance of the scar is particularly bothersome you may also elect to receive scar therapy to improve it further.


Q: Do men also undergo abdominoplasty?

A: Absolutely! The abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) procedure is certainly not just for women. The only difference with the tummy tuck for men is that men usually don't worry as much about the post-op scar that remains on the lower abdomen.


Q: How long does it take to recover?

A: Tummy tuck recovery time can take anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. During this time you should expect to conduct your day to day activities in a slightly different manner such as refraining from heavy lifting or doing certain work outs or movements. Call us for a free consult to discuss exactly what changes you'll need to make in the weeks during recovery.


Q: Where is the procedure performed?

A: When you're undergoing the tummy tuck Grand Rapids MI is the location of our surgical facility. You'll arrive, be prepped and undergo the procedure, and will receive after care all at our facility in the heart of GR.

Before and After Photos

Below are are some example tummy tuck before and after photos showing a patient before and after the procedure. Note how much of the excess fat and skin have been removed leaving behind a much more slim and attractive waistline.

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*DISCLAIMER: Results vary from person to person.

drvagotis - Abdominoplasty

*DISCLAIMER: Results vary from person to person.

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drvagotis - Tummy Tuck

*DISCLAIMER: Results vary from person to person.