When the measuring tape refuses to budge. Blog by Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York in NYC and Long Island.

Keeping your figure after a tummy tuck heavily relies on diet and exercise. We recommend this to all of our patients. What we don’t recommend is using devices to slim the area such as a waist trimmer or trainer shortly after surgery. While we understand patients want to ensure they keep the waist they achieved through surgery, it’s best to wait until after recovery.