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Mini Tummy Tuck

Mini Tummy Tuck in Jacksonville, FL

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Due to hereditary factors, aging, pregnancy, weight loss, and other considerations, diet and exercise alone might not be enough to get rid of the "pooch" that hangs from the bottom portion of your stomach. At Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates in Jacksonville, FL, board-certified cosmetic surgeons Dr. Erik Nuveen and Dr. Courtney Caplin perform a modified abdominoplasty (also called a mini tummy tuck) that works to remove difficult fat and excess skin from the lower portion of the abdomen. Because the affected area is small, this technique calls for a smaller incision when compared to a full tummy tuck. As an added bonus, people usually heal faster following a mini tummy tuck. At your first appointment at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates, Drs. Nuveen and Caplin will go over your worries and goals to help you determine if a mini tummy tuck is right for you.


A full and mini tummy tuck are very alike when it comes to how they're done and the looks they produce. However, a defining difference between the two procedures is that a mini tummy tuck requires a smaller incision. During a mini tummy tuck, liposuction may be performed to remove any stubborn fat. Once this is done, the unwanted extra skin is removed delicately and the remaining tissue is pulled tight, resulting in a toned tummy. While you will have scars after your procedure, incisions are placed so that any scars are able to be hidden underneath undergarments and bathing suits.


If you have a stubborn pooch on your lower abdomen that hasn't responded to diet and exercise techniques, a mini tummy tuck may provide you with the outcomes you want. To find out if you qualify for this surgical procedure, reach out to our team in Jacksonville, FL and schedule your consultation with Dr. Nuveen and Dr. Caplin.

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