Many people refer to the doctor for abdominoplasty. In contrast, after hearing their expectations and needs, the doctor suggests bariatric (weight-loss) surgeries. This misperception is due to people’s misunderstanding of abdominoplasty surgery.
Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is cosmetic surgery, not a treatment. In contrast, weight loss surgeries such as a gastric sleeve or gastric bypass are performed to treat obesity and change the patient’s lifestyle.
This article will help you if you want to know more about the differences between weight loss and abdominoplasty surgeries. First, we need to know what is abdominoplasty, and how is it done?