“What’s more, this procedure is becoming more affordable, thanks to the advent of medical tourism. For example, a tummy tuck in Mexico costs much less than it would stateside, making it a popular option for Americans. Before you head south of the border though, make sure you say “Adios!” to these misconceptions first:
It’s a weight loss procedure.
As the article noted, tummy tucks can help keep off the pounds but it is not a weight loss procedure per se. Rather, it’s a reconstructive surgery done on the abdomen when excess weight or pregnancy causes the skin to lose elasticity, thereby leading to flabby skin.”