What is a tummy tuck? Board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Larry Schlesinger, provides a detailed description of the tummy tuck procedure (abdominoplasty). Tummy tucks are typically performed on post-pregnancy females who experience excess abdominal skin and fat and abdominal muscle separation. His technique removes skin and with a sub-bikini line incision, tightens areas including inner and outer thighs, and repairs abdominal muscles. He is especially regarded for his beautiful belly buttons.