Abdominoplasty is one of the commonest procedures performed at plastic surgicentre Doha in Qatar. Abdominoplasty, known more commonly as a "tummy tuck" is a surgical procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and to tighten the muscles of the abdominal wall. The procedure can dramatically reduce the appearance of a protruding abdomen. But bear in mind, it does produce a permanent scar-which, depending on the extent of the original problem and the surgery required to correct it, can extend from hip to hip. If you're considering abdominoplasty, the following information will give you a basic understanding of the procedure - when it can help, how it's performed, and what results you can expect. It can't answer all of your questions, since a lot depends on the individual patient and the surgeon. Please ask your surgeon about anything you don't understand.