Dr. Lawrence Shaw shares his knowledge and explains about abdominoplasty or tummy tuck.
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Question: Are tummy tucks a common procedure after pregnancy? Dr. Lawrence Shaw: Yes, it's very common for abdominoplasties or tummy tucks to be performed after pregnancy. It's really the only procedure that can correct the diastasis or separation of the rectus muscles and to tighten the skin. Oftentimes, I see liposuction performed incorrectly in these cases and it really doesn't change and improve the problem.