Published April 3, 2014

Tummy Tuck Underwear – A Convenient Temporary Solution

Having a great sporty body with firm muscles is the desire of most women. There is so much awareness on the importance of keeping fit these days and many are going all out to maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are women who have gone through several pregnancies that have made their abdominal muscles stretch beyond recovery.

Others have lost so much weight that they now need a solution to get rid of the excess skin. For these two categories, a tummy tuck is important. However, doctors advise against having a tummy tuck as a weight loss measure. If you need to get a quick solution to fit into that dress for a dinner or party, then tummy tuck underwear should work.

What is Tummy Tuck Underwear?

Tummy tuck underwear is designed to hold your abdominal muscles and give them a firm look. They also give your posterior a more appealing look. They do not help you lose fat, so you will still need to do your workouts. However, they are a cheap alternative if you cannot meet the cost of a tummy tuck. In addition, not everybody qualifies to have a tummy tuck for one reason or the other. Ultimately, your health is more important than your look. If you are disqualified for a surgery, all is not lost.

Weight loss options

Since the tummy tuck underwear is just a temporary measure, in the long run you will still want to have your best look. There are several exercises that you could do everyday, which will help you to get rid of the excess fat. Again, you will need to get into a proper diet, with a balance of all the nutrients needed in the body. Do not starve yourself in an attempt to lose weight. Eat well and work out. In the long run, it pays to be healthy.

What not to do

It is advised that you only get a tummy tuck once you are done getting children. Otherwise, it will be futile to have it done then go back to the same problem. It may also present complications since your abdominal muscles are tightened and the excess fat has been removed.

If you do get a tummy tuck, you also need to maintain it. If you fall into poor feeding habits, then you will still become overweight. A tummy tuck does not make you fat-resistant.

The Considerations

As you shop around for tummy tuck underwear, you need to consider the prices and the sizes. Get a size that you will be comfortable in. In addition, choose a material that is skin friendly if you are sensitive to certain fibres. Bear in mind that different companies will offer the same underwear at different prices, so choose the most convenient for you. Remember, tummy tuck underwear will not help in weight loss, nor is it a permanent solution.

Published By: Dr Kourosh Tavakoli

Dr Kourosh Tavakoli, MS, FRACS, is an internationally renowned Australian trained plastic surgeon with over 20 years of surgical training. He is an active member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), International Society (ISAPS) and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). He is considered a world leader in plastic surgery of the breast and body and lectures extensively around the word on these topics.