Drain-Free Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty With Dr. Joel Studin, Long Island

Drain-Free Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty With Dr. Joel Studin, Long Island

Are you struggling to slim down and get that sexy, flat stomach, despite diet and exercise? A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, may be the solution you've been looking for. This surgical procedure removes your excess skin and fat from the abdomen and then tightens the belly muscles, transforming a bloated tummy into attractive, sculpted abs. Dr. Joel Studin, with his decades of experience in performing tummy tucks, can guide you through the process to achieving your dream figure. read more

Throughout his career, Dr. Studin has done over 10,000 surgeries, earning the trust of his patients, who have come from around the world to have him do their surgery.

Having trained at such places as Mount Sinai, in New York, Columbia, NYU, Harvard, and Memorial Sloan Kettering, Dr. Studin was awarded the prestigious Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS),  is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the Americans Society of Plastic Surgeons. 

Dr. Studin is an internationally acclaimed expert in breast surgery. Over a decade as director of a breast center in Manhattan and awarded a patent for improving breast implant placement, he is trusted by patients and peers worldwide.

Using an advanced technique that he developed, patients wake up pain-free, and most feel no pain at all during recovery.

Dr. Studin has been awarded over 40 patents in 26 countries, and has new patents in process as he continues to be a leading innovator in medicine and surgery.

Why Choose a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck offers a variety of life-enhancing benefits. It not only removes your stubborn fat but it will also strengthen a weak waistline, improving posture and reducing back pain. Stretch marks are often diminished, and the skin becomes much smoother and firmer. This transformation opens up new clothing options and increases both your confidence and self-esteem, encouraging a healthy lifestyle so you can maintain your new physique. read more

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Types of Tummy Tuck

A Full Tummy Tuck

A full Tummy Tuck procedure targets both the upper and lower abdomen, removing excess fat and skin and possibly realigning the navel for a jaw-dropping transformation.

Mini Tummy Tuck

A Mini Tummy Tuck procedure instead focuses just on the lower abdomen, which is ideal for those with minimal excess skin and fat.

Drainless Tummy Tuck

On the other hand, a Drainless Tummy Tuck eliminates the need for postoperative drains through specialized suturing techniques, and instead offers a smoother recovery and minimal complications.

A Full Tummy Tuck

A full Tummy Tuck procedure targets both the upper and lower abdomen, removing excess fat and skin and possibly realigning the navel for a jaw-dropping transformation.

Cost of
Tummy Tuck

The cost of a tummy tuck will vary based on the type of procedure, the extent of surgery required, and other factors. Dr. Studin's team will provide you with a detailed quote during your consultation, ensuring you have all the information you need to make an informed decision.

Ideal candidates for a tummy tuck are those struggling with excess abdominal skin and fat that is resistant to both diet and exercise. Women who have experienced pregnancy and individuals who have undergone significant weight loss often find a tummy tuck very beneficial. Candidates should be close to their ideal weight and not planning future pregnancies to ensure long-lasting results.

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Your consultation with Dr. Studin is a crucial step towards your transformation. It's an opportunity to discuss your goals for this Tummy Tuck procedure, review your medical history, and address any questions you may have. Dr. Studin's decades of expertise and empathy for his patients will help tailor the procedure to your specific needs and ensure your safety.

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First your medical history and lab tests will be reviewed by Dr. Studin to assess your suitability for the procedure.

Pre-surgical instructions, including potential medication and lifestyle adjustments, will be provided by Dr. Studin to ensure this is a smooth operation with minimal risk. read more

You will have to arrange for transportation and somebody to watch you as part of your post-operative care, as you'll need support during the early part of the recovery phase. read more

Drain-Free Tummy Tuck


Before the procedure, you'll receive anesthesia to ensure a comfortable and pain-free experience Dr. Studin.


The type of tummy tuck you get determines the incision pattern, whether it will be around the belly button for a full tuck or lower for a mini tuck.

Closing the Incision

After the procedure is over, Dr. Studin will use the sutures to close the incisions, and this is followed by the application of dressings, and possibly a compression garment as well.


Post-surgery, you should expect there to be some swelling and discomfort, which will improve within a few days. Most patients can return to work and their normal activities within about three weeks. Following Dr. Studin's instructions will lead to a smooth recovery and reveal flatter, firmer abs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A tummy tuck improves the appearance of your body by tightening muscles, removing excess fat, and contouring the skin.

Your tummy tuck procedure is performed under local anesthesia, minimizing discomfort. Any postoperative pain is manageable with the help of medication.

No, there will be some fat left, which is a good thing because losing all the fat isn't recommended. Typically, 4-5 kg of fat can be removed, but it varies per individual.

Yes, the results won't go away, as long as you pair the procedure with a healthy lifestyle to prevent significant weight gain.

The two procedures are fairly different, with tummy tucks being less invasive of a procedure and instead focused on cosmetic improvement.

This procedure is not recommended for women planning future pregnancies and individuals with certain health conditions. If Dr. Studin learns this applies to you, he will advise reconsidering or delaying the procedure.

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