You can get a slim waist through diet and exercise, but sometimes that doesn’t work as it should. This is especially true when you need fast results, or when you have a medical condition that makes it challenging to exercise or change your diet. At times, accumulating fat around your midsection is a result of genetics and not your lifestyle. If that is your case, you can consider these other methods to lose abdominal fat and gain the slim waist you desire.

Tummy Tuck

This procedure involves removing the excess, sagging skin around your abdomen, and leaves the area flat and tight. A tummy tuck involves an incision on the lower part of the abdomen, sewing the abdominal muscles together, and cutting off the excess abdominal muscles. Although the results may vary, the results of a tummy tuck are permanent.

A tummy tuck can be full or mini, depending on the size of the incision that is made. A full tummy tuck is for people with loose hanging tummies from age, pregnancy, or excess weight gain. A mini tummy tuck is for those looking for a little assistance in lower abdominal contouring.

Other tummy tuck procedures include extended tummy tuck, high lateral tension tuck, and anchor incision tuck. The type of tummy tuck procedure you need depends on which fat deposits are being removed.


Liposuction involves making a small incision on the tummy and inserting a small tube, known as a cannula, through the incision. The tube dislodges the fat, which is then suctioned out. There are different types of liposuction techniques including suction-assisted, power-assisted, laser-assisted, and ultrasound-assisted liposuction. You can work with Dr. Ashruf to choose the type of liposuction that will work best for your condition.


CoolSculpting is one of the most common cosmetic procedures that aim at reducing fat deposits around the abdomen to give you your dream physique. The procedure involves freezing fat cells without any damage to the surrounding tissues.

After the cells freeze, the body’s natural processes eliminate the fats. The procedure is permanent, although results may vary. If you choose CoolSculpting, your doctor will work with you to design a personalized treatment plan based on how much of your body fat can be safely removed.

Mommy Makeover

Mommy makeover is not a single treatment option, but a combination of surgical and non-surgical techniques to give a mom the body they desire. The procedures mainly focus on the abdomen and the breasts, as they are the parts most affected.

To give you a slim waist, the makeover can use techniques such as tummy tuck, body contour treatments, and liposuction. The procedures will remove the abdominal muscles left hanging after carrying a baby for nine months.

Which Option Is Best for You?

You can work with Dr. Ashruf to choose the procedure that will work best for you. The procedures aim at removing fat deposits around the midsection to give you a slim waist, but they are all different. Depending on the procedure, the possible complications, recovery period, and cost will all vary. Your condition will help the surgeon assist you in choosing the right procedure for you.