While both surgeries remove excess skin and fat, a Tummy Tuck includes tightening of the abdominal muscles for aesthetic purposes. You’re a good candidate for a Tummy Tuck if you are in relatively good shape, but your abdominal muscles have stretched out to the point where they are resistant to exercise (common after pregnancy).  Panniculectomy is often the surgery of choice for people who have lost a significant amount of weight and are left with an apron of hanging skin ... Continue Reading