Will a Tummy Tuck Support Your Exercise Regimen?

Serving Greenwood, Greenville, Columbia, South Carolina & nearby Augusta, Georgia

Are you exercising and eating right, and wondering whether a plastic surgery procedure such as abdominoplasty might help further your fitness goals?It's common for men and women in Greenwood or Greenville who renew their commitment to diet, exercise and overall wellness, to wonder whether a cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure such as abdominoplasty or CoolSculpting® might help them achieve more immediate or satisfactory results.

Your South Carolina plastic surgeon will survey several factors before answering that question.


As we age, our bodies may not respond as predictably to exercise as they might have when we were younger.

Most especially after an individual has undergone dramatic weight loss, that person may find that loose, sagging skin is both unsightly and unnerving when it comes to maximizing workouts.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, after weight loss, some common procedures for which people often seek out a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon such as Dr. Vaughn include:

Among the benefits of these procedures: They produce a smoother, more shapely physique.

Among the potential drawbacks: Patients do experience some scarring, and you will need to break from your exercise routine long enough to allow your body to adequately heal after surgery.

Each person's body is unique. The best way to gain an honest, thorough perspective on how a cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure may impact your health and fitness goals it to schedule your consultation with Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Vaughn at Piedmont Plastic Surgery in Greenwood, South Carolina. You can reach our practice online or by calling 864-223-0505.