If you ever intend to have a tummy tuck procedure, make sure that you take note of the recommendation by Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons that no one should ever go through the procedure without first going through an exercise and diet regimen. What this means is that abdominoplasty, as it is known scientifically, is not an option you take just because you do not want to exercise.

Exercise and diet prior to surgery would give you the most appropriate body shape that would look good after surgery. This exercise-diet combination would also ensure that you are as healthy as possible for the operation.

After abiding by the most appropriate preparatory aspects before surgery, you can be sure of getting the most benefits from your operation.

1. You'll Get An Improved Appearance

If you've been through massive weight-loss, you may end up with an unappealing flabby tummy, characterized by extra loose skin or fat around your abdomen. Such a flabby tummy may also occur following multiple pregnancies. The experience of multiple pregnancies in particular can lead to weakened muscles that are bound to transform your once-shapely abdomen into a flabby tummy.

Fortunately, with abdominoplasty, those loosely hanging muscles around your tummy can be made smoother and firmer. You would be able to regain that shapely form you once had or have always been dreaming of.

2. Your Improved Appearance Will Affect Your Confidence Positively

Only someone who has gone through low self-esteem would ever understand the intensity of such feelings and how it can affect his / her daily life. Such low self-esteem is something that can affect someone who feels that he / she does not have an appealing physical appearance.

Someone who is not confident about the way he / she looks would severely participate in certain activities that might require exposing certain parts of the body. This would be activities like swimming. You might also shy away from wearing certain types of clothes that would reveal the contours of your body. It might go as far as affecting intimacy with your life partner, if you're embarrassed about how you look without clothes.

Once you get an improved appearance through abdominoplasty, there would be nothing to hold you back from actually enjoying life. You would have all the confidence to do all the normal things you had been embarrassed about.

3. You'll Get Tighter Abdominal Muscles

Abdominoplasty is not just restricted to cutting out excess fat and skin, but also involves tightening of loose muscles. It's actually necessary to tighten such abdominal muscles, since they may have been torn after the experience of multiple pregnancies.

Moreover, having the excess fat removed would contribute to a much healthier body. If you do not already know, everyone should have a maximum level of fatty tissue in the body in order to ensure overall health. Indeed, you would be at risk of developing certain types of ailments if you were over-weight or obese, which is heavily influenced by the amount of fat content in your body.

Based on all these benefits, you can clearly see that abdominoplaty has so much to offer.