A tummy tuck is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures – and it’s not hard to see why, as the results are, on average, some of the most successful results in cosmetic surgery.

Tummy TuckAlthough tummy tucks have been around for many years, there are still trends emerging in the industry. Check out our list below for the most popular new tummy tuck trends.

  1. People are getting informed
  2. Potential patients are much better informed of their options. This is because they are using the Internet and other resources to fully understand what choices they have when it comes to a tummy tuck.

  3. Patients are turning to private clinics instead of hospitals
  4. Most tummy tucks occur inside a private medical office, rather than a hospital where less than one in four procedures in America and Canada take place, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

  5. People are opting for simultaneous procedures
  6. Many patients – female and male – undergoing a tummy tuck are choosing to have liposuction done at the same time as well.

  7. Tummy tucks are growing in popularity
  8. The procedure is growing in popularity, up by 72% in the North America between 1997 and 2001.

  9. There’s a rise in male demands for the surgery
  10. Woman make up the majority of tummy tuck patients, but more and more men are having it done each year.

  11. Patients are getting healthier in hopes of a smooth recovery
  12. Tummy tuck candidates are now living healthier lives, by not smoking or eating healthier, to make sure their procedure has the best results and shorter recovery times.

  13. Patients want experts in the industry
  14. Patients are asking more questions of their plastic surgeon, making sure they are fully knowledgeable of the industry and have a successful record of the procedure in the past.

  15. Mini tummy-tucks are on the rise
  16. Partial or mini-tummy tucks are an increasingly popular option. These procedures are done using only a local anaesthesia and a small incision. People who are already pretty close to their optimal weight are increasingly choosing this procedure.