“Six-pack abs” are highly desired among men. But age, heredity, and other factors can keep a chiseled midsection just beyond your reach, no matter how much you eat right and exercise.
Now men in Baltimore, MD, and surrounding communities can achieve the ultimate toned abdominal area with a tummy tuck from double board certified and fellowship-trained plastic surgeon Dr. Steven J. Rottman.
Tummy tuck surgery has long been considered a woman’s cosmetic procedure. Over recent years, however, Dr. Rottman has perfected a technique that brings the benefits of tummy tucks to his male patients. By adapting the surgery to enhance the natural contours of a man’s midsection, Dr. Rottman achieves a toned, ripped, masculine appearance.
Men gain fat primarily around their midsections. Living an active lifestyle can help keep the area toned. Eventually, though, age catches up, and men are left with fatty bulges on their stomachs, as well as the dreaded “love handles.” These small areas of fat are the most difficult to eliminate through diet and exercise. In fact, for many men, it is practically impossible.
Dr. Rottman has helped hundreds of men improve their midsections with tummy tuck surgery. Browse our tummy tuck before and after pictures to see the toned abdomens of some of our patients.View Gallery
The procedure for your tummy tuck depends on the location and amount of fat on your abdomen. In most cases, men accumulate fat in both the lower and upper abdominal areas, as well as on their sides (i.e., love handles). For these men, Dr. Rottman uses a long incision that extends from hip bone to hip bone. The incision follows the pubic line, so the scar is hidden with underwear. Some men, however, may only have fat in their lower abdomens. In these cases, Dr. Rottman uses a smaller, but still significant, incision.
Once the incision is made, Dr. Rottman works carefully to reposition fat, tighten muscles, and remove extra skin and fat. He may also use liposuction to finely sculpt the contours of your abdomen. The incisions are closed, and your abdomen is wrapped with a compression bandage.
Men who undergo tummy tuck surgery are required to make arrangements for someone to drive them to and from our office, as well as assist them during the initial recovery. Certain health conditions and medications may place you at greater risk for any surgery. Dr. Rottman may order pre-surgical testing to ensure your health is good.
You need to limit your activities for at least seven days after your tummy tuck. This includes staying home from work, avoiding exercise and lifting, and resting. You will have bruising, swelling, and discomfort for a few days. Strenuous activities should be avoided for up to three weeks.
The cost of your tummy tuck for men includes all associated costs, such as surgeon fees, anesthesia, medications, facility costs, and other fees. We provide a detailed cost of your tummy tuck after your consultation with Dr. Rottman. Tummy tucks for men are elective procedures, so the costs are not covered by your insurance. We offer financing through CareCredit®, and we also accept cash, credit cards, and personal checks.
If you are interested in losing weight, a tummy tuck is not right for you. To be considered for a tummy tuck, you should have a history of following a healthy, active lifestyle that includes proper nutrition, regular exercise, and not smoking.
Improving the male physique requires a knowledgeable and skilled plastic surgeon who has extensive experience with male plastic surgery. As a reconstructive and plastic surgeon, Dr. Rottman has a unique insight into techniques that best suit a man’s specific needs for a tummy tuck.
Dr. Rottman asks questions about your lifestyle to determine if a tummy tuck is a viable option for you. He also examines your abdomen and waist to determine how a tummy tuck will improve your appearance. He may recommend that liposuction be performed in conjunction with your tummy tuck.
Dr. Steven J. Rottman is a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery expert who serves the men and women of Baltimore and surrounding areas. Dr. Rottman is recognized for his approach to plastic and reconstructive surgery that gives his patients exceptional natural-looking results.
Because each patient is unique, Dr. Rottman uses both traditional and advanced techniques for his procedures.
Please contact us today to schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Rottman.
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As our community copes with fast-moving spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus we hope you and yours are in good health during these stressful times.
Public officials have asked businesses to close down for a limited tune while a local quarantine begins. To do our part in ensuring health and safety of everyone on our staff and all of our patients and their families, Rottman Plastic Surgery will be closing temporarily starting Friday, March 20, 2020.
We will be closed next week for all in-person consultations and appointments and will reassess each week thereafter. However, we will remain open for daily virtual consultations and all postoperative follow-up care that is needed.
If you were originally scheduled for a consultation and would like to do a virtual one with Dr. Rottman, please call 410-297-0831 to schedule the virtual consultation.
Our office will be contacting all patients who were currently scheduled to reschedule.
We are monitoring this situation on a daily basis. When we are given the green-light to renew business operations we will update you. We thank you for your patience during this interruption and hope to see when we re-open, happy and healthy.
Please contact us at 410-297-0831 if you have any questions and we will respond back as quickly as we can. Thank you again, and stay well.
Steven J Rottman, MD.