Tummy Tuck (Lipoabdominoplasty)
Conveniently located to serve Hopkinsville and Christian County
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Is lipoabdominoplasty right for me?
Lipoabdominoplasty has a number of advantages over lipo or abdominoplasty alone. As you consider whether lipoabdominoplasty is the right choice for you, ask yourself the following questions:
- Do you have excess fat or skin in the abdominal area that you would like to remove?
- Do you have loose skin in the abdomen following pregnancy or weight loss?
- Do you struggle with areas of fat that seem unresponsive to strict diet and exercise regimens?
- Would you like to achieve a flatter, tighter tummy?
- Can you define your desired result? In other words, do you know what you want to look like after the procedure?
- Are you in good health?
If your answer to one or more of these questions is, “yes,” then you may be a good candidate for lipoabdominoplasty.
What will I learn during my consultation with Dr. Mitchell Kaye at the Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Center of Kentucky?
Regardless of which procedure you are considering, you can rest assured that you will always receive personalized care at the Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Center of Kentucky.
Dr. Mitchell Kaye and our team focus on individual consultations that help you understand your options and how we can help you achieve all of your goals for your appearance. We never rush our time with you, and we are always happy to answer any questions you may have. Our team is also glad to offer advice based on our years of experience and training.
You can expect your consultation to last about one hour, and our Patient Care Coordinator will be able to help you with scheduling and any other information you need. Please contact today to schedule your consultation.
How is lipoabdominoplasty done?
Our plastic surgeon performs lipoabdominoplasty as an outpatient service in his IMQ accredited outpatient surgery center. The procedure is performed under total intravenous anesthesia to ensure your comfort and safety. During lipoabdominoplasty, Dr. Mitchell Kaye performs liposuction on the abdominal area, repairs muscles as needed, and removes any loose, excess skin.
After your procedure, you will be discharged home. You can expect a follow-up call on the evening of surgery, as well as an office visit with Dr. Mitchell Kaye on the day after surgery.
If you are one of our many patients who travel significant distances to have your procedure with us, we recommend staying overnight in a local hotel to avoid long car rides after the surgery. We have special discounted rates with local hotels, and our Patient Care Coordinator will be able to provide you with the information you need.
What is recovery like after lipoabdominoplasty?
Recovery from lipoabdominoplasty is typically faster than would be expected from traditional abdominoplasty. For best results and minimized chance of complications, we encourage you to refrain from strenuous activities for about one week; we recommend one week of rest and relaxation following your procedure.
You can usually expect to return to work and resume light daily activities after one week. As part of your follow-up visits with Dr. Mitchell Kaye, he will also provide you with instructions on when you can resume your normal gym workouts. We are committed to ensuring that you heal as comfortably and quickly as possible.
What will my lipoabdominoplasty results be like?
Following lipoabdominoplasty, your abdomen should be smoother and flatter. Many of our patients love their enhanced contours and tighter tummies! Removing excess fat and loose, saggy skin can give you the confidence you need to finally wear a two-piece bathing suit again, get rid of your “fat” clothes for good, and take your shirt off without embarrassment.
To see some examples of the beautiful results our patients have achieved with Dr. Mitchell Kaye’s help, please visit our Before and After Gallery.
How much does lipoabdominoplasty cost?
The cost of lipoabdominoplasty in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, depends on a number of factors that will be unique to your body, your desires, and your procedure. As part of your personalized consultation with our team, we will review all involved costs with you and discuss your needs. Our prices are inclusive, covering the cost of the consultation, surgery, anesthesia, and postoperative visits.
We are happy to offer financing through CareCredit or United Medical Credit, as well as a cash discount. Insurance does not cover cosmetic procedures. Our Patient Care Coordinator will be glad to discuss financing options with you to ensure that we find the solution that works for your needs.
Why Dr. Mitchell Kaye?
When choosing a plastic surgeon, look for training, experience, safety track record, and recognition by peers.
Dr. Mitchell Kaye is triple-boarded in Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. His surgical training and fellowship was at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a world-famous institution, long recognized for producing some of the finest surgeons in the world.
He is the recipient of both the Jackson and Miles Awards given by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery for the highest scores obtained on the Cosmetic Surgery Board exam; he is one of only two doctors to achieve this honor. He also serves as an examiner of other physicians seeking this certification.
Dr. Mitchell Kaye has safely performed tens of thousands of surgical procedures and is committed to excellence in patient care and safety on a daily basis. His facility has received complete accreditation by the Institute for Medical Quality to assure compliance with the highest standards in outpatient surgical care.
Dr. Mitchell Kaye is regularly called on to instruct other surgeons in cosmetic surgery at courses across the United States for the latest in a number of cosmetic surgery procedures.
Arrange Your Consultation
To learn more about this enhanced variation of a tummy tuck in Hopkinsville, KY, schedule a lipoabdominoplasty consultation today. Contact our office to arrange your appointment.