Dr. Glasberg, one of New York City’s most sought-after plastic surgeons, believes that anyone who feels self-conscious about their body deserves to look and feel their best. With that in mind, he offers several cosmetic procedures geared toward men, including male tummy tuck surgery. If you live in or around the NYC area and want to find out more about male tummy tuck surgery, contact Dr. Glasbergs practice today to schedule your consultation appointment!
The procedure itself takes two to five hours and is performed under general anesthesia. Dr. Glasberg can perform a tummy tuck on an inpatient or outpatient basis, depending on an assessment of your needs. During the procedure, Dr. Glasberg will make two incisions. One incision will run around the navel, while the other will run from one hipbone to the other near the pubic area.
During the procedure, Dr. Glasberg will separate the skin from the muscles of the abdomen, bringing the muscles together and contouring them to set them in place for a firmer, slimmer abdomen and a natural, narrower waist. He will remove excess skin and precisely cover the tightened muscles of the abdomen, ensuring a pristine and natural appearance of the waist, abdomen, and navel.
Dr. Glasberg will use dissolvable sutures to close your incisions, and he may also remove excess fat, connective tissue, and skin from your body through liposuction if needed.
Dr. Glasberg will provide specific, individual instructions to guide your recovery after your tummy tuck procedure. The complete recovery time after the procedure can range from two weeks to two months. While you will need to rest for around 48 hours after your procedure, you will be able to walk to the bathroom on the same day of your surgical procedure.
Dr. Glasberg will encourage you to move around to help improve your circulation, and you can start exercising fully after 6 weeks. You can expect to return to work in 2 weeks, and after one week, you can resume all of your daily life activities. However, it is important that you don’t strain yourself too much as it could cause complications or infection. If you have a desk job, it is recommended that you take at least two weeks off from work so that your body has time to heal completely. It is also important that you refrain from doing any strenuous activity for at least six months after surgery so that your body has time to recover completely.
What to Expect Before, During, and After Surgery
Before your tummy tuck, you’ll meet with your NYC plastic surgeon to discuss your medical history and make sure the surgery is right for you. He or she will examine you to determine if a tummy tuck is appropriate for your body type. You may need to take blood tests beforehand.
Schedule an Appointment
If you want to receive beautiful, natural-looking results in plastic surgery, or if you need any other type of surgery, schedule an appointment. His goal is to provide every patient with the best care and treatment and believes that every patient deserves respect and dignity. He is confident that he can help you achieve the physical transformation you desire. Please visit Dr. Glasberg’s website or call (212) 717-8550 for more information and to schedule a consultation. We are located at 42A East 74th Street, New York, NY 10021