Experience Beach Body Confidence with a Drainless Tummy Tuck in Baltimore - Aesthetic Center at Woodholme

Experience Beach Body Confidence with a Drainless Tummy Tuck in Baltimore

Posted on July 10, 2024 by Emile Brown

Summer is here to stay in Maryland, and that means it’s officially time to pull out your bathing suit and pack your beach bags, but if you’re struggling with lingering belly fat or loose abdominal skin, you may not be in as much of a hurry to bare your beach body. Dr. Emile N. Brown at the Aesthetic Center of Woodholme understands that stepping out with confidence can be easier said than done. That is why he offers highly customizable drainless tummy tuck procedures to patients in Baltimore and surrounding areas so they can live their summers to the fullest extent possible.

What Is a Drainless Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery that flattens the abdomen by removing excess skin and fat while restoring the structure of the abdominal muscles. This procedure traditionally requires the use of external drains during the recovery process, which are responsible for collecting excess fluid and blood. These drains can be annoying and uncomfortable, however. Luckily, thanks to Dr. Brown’s surgical expertise, a more modern surgical technique can often be used, eliminating the need for drains altogether.

The Benefits of a Drainless Tummy Tuck

There’s no denying the main benefit of a tummy tuck being a sculpted abdominal area; however, the benefits of an exclusive drainless tummy tuck extend far beyond the mere aesthetics. The exclusion of drains from the recovery process makes you more comfortable and mobile during your recovery, a major bonus during the summer months. In addition to enhancing your appearance, a drainless tummy tuck can dramatically enhance your sense of self-esteem, allowing you to confidently attend social events, engage in physical activities, and live a more fulfilling lifestyle. This is perhaps the biggest benefit of a tummy tuck. Plus, the procedure can also bolster your physical condition by tightening your abdominal muscles, often improving posture and reducing back pain. A tummy tuck is more than just a means for achieving your dream beach body; it’s a procedure that heavily invests in improving your sense of self.

Recovery Outlook

Recovery timelines from a tummy tuck can vary, but you can typically expect the initial recovery to last about 2 weeks. During this time, you can expect to have limited mobility as your abdominal muscles begin to fuse back together. To help facilitate the healing of your new contours and prevent swelling, you will be advised to wear an abdominal support garment and binder. You will be given antibiotics and pain meds to help stave off infection and manage any discomfort. Light daily activities like driving, cooking, and cleaning can be resumed after two weeks, but strenuous activity and heavy lifting should be avoided until at least six weeks after your surgery.

Beach Body Confidence with the Aesthetic Center at Woodholme

The beautiful sunny Baltimore summer beckons, so don’t let the worries of body confidence stand in the way of enjoying this season to the fullest. Prepare for the spoils of the late summer with a drainless tummy tuck at the Aesthetic Center at Woodholme in Baltimore, MD. Led by our team of incredible surgeons, we are dedicated to helping our patients look and feel like the best possible versions of themselves.

Schedule a Consultation

Prepare for Summer 2024 and beyond by embracing a new level of body confidence with a tummy tuck at ACW Plastic Surgery. Take the first step towards your beach body confidence by scheduling a consultation via our online contact form.