Combining Liposuction with Abdominoplasty for Enhanced Results By Dr. Fredric Newman on October 23, 2013


As stated in Dr. Fredric Newmans latest blog post "The Rise of the Tummy Tuck," abdominoplasty has become an even more popular plastic surgery procedure within the last five to ten years. Not only can the procedure provide significant tightening and firming of the lower abdomen area, but when combined with other procedures, such as liposuction, tummy tuck surgery has the potential to dramatically improve the overall contour of your body.

Dr. Newman explains how liposuction is one of the most common procedures performed along with abdominoplasty. The flank (love handles) area is the most requested, but other areas can also be enhanced, including the arms, legs and buttocks. Both tummy tuck surgery and liposuction prove to be effective ways of eliminating excess fat and skin in areas of the midsection, especially following a pregnancy or significant weight loss.

If you would like to learn more about combining these procedures for the best possible results, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with our experienced plastic surgeon, where you can discuss your goals and a treatment plan can be established.

Make sure to check back for our third installment of our tummy tuck blog series, explaining the separation of abdominal muscles following childbirth and the effect it can have on the stomach region.

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Dr. Fredric Newman

Dr. Fredric Newman MD, FACS

Dr. Fredric Newman's extensive training and experience in plastic surgery began at Yale College, and he completed his general surgical training at Harvard Medical School. He has performed thousands of procedures during his career and is affiliated with a number of top-tier universities and professional associations, including:

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

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