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Tummy Tuck for Men

“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.

What Is Tummy Tuck Surgery?

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.

Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

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.

Tummy Tuck Before and After Pictures

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.

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How Is Tummy Tuck Surgery Performed?

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.

Preparing for Tummy Tuck Surgery

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.

Recovery from Tummy Tuck Surgery

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.

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How Much Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Cost?

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.

Is Tummy Tuck Surgery Right for Me?

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.

Why Choose Dr. Steven J. Rottman for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

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.

What to Expect During Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

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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Safety of our patients is our number one priority and every action we take is based on this. We are creating an office environment that is safe and comfortable for everyone.

General Office Precautions:

  • Screening concierge at the Front Desk
  • Taking steps to allow for social distancing of six feet or more
  • Limiting the number of patients in the office
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  • Spacing appointment times further apart to minimize patient interactions

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  • All patients will have their temperature checked upon arrival
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