Abdominoplasty / tummy tuck
Pregnancy or weight loss can cause the tummy to sag causing distress to patients who find they do not feel comfortable naked or dressed or can’t wear fashionable clothes.
Elevated (prominent) umbilicus
Some people inherit an elevated umbilicus. In others, it develops after pregnancy or a surgical procedure. This can be annoying for the patient and can cause a challenge when it comes to clothing. An elevated umbilicus can be corrected by a relatively simple operation in which the umbilicus is put back against the abdominal wall so it looks more natural and sunken. This is done using local anesthetics or a local anesthetic combined with light sedation, which is the recommended course of action. It is import...