Last year 2015, Americans spent over 13.5 billion dollars on wanting to look their best. Of the most popular surgical procedures, liposuction led the way followed by breast augmentation, tummy tuck, eyelid surgery and mastopexy (breast lift). Cracking the top 10 for the first time was fat transplantation. 90% of patients are women. Women had 11.5 million procedures for an increase of 538% since 1997. Men had 1.5 million procedures. The 30-50 year old age group had the greatest number – over 40%.
Are you intrigued about the benefits of a tummy tuck but are wondering what happens between the surgery and your first beachside reveal? Find out what to expect when recovering from a tummy tuck.