Panniculectomy surgery is to remove hanging skin and fat from the lower abdomen to create a smoother abdominal shape. A panniculectomy differs from a tummy tuck in that the abdominal muscles are typically not tightened during a panniculectomy.
Common reasons to have panniculectomy surgery
If you develop excess skin and fat in the lower abdomen, some of the most common causes are:
- Prior surgery
- Massive weight loss
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