You may already know that a Tummy Tuck surgery can get rid of excess fat and skin on your belly. You may even know that Tummy Tucks can add contour and structure to the underlying muscles in your abdomen. But have you ever wondered what a Tummy Tuck surgery is really like? If so, tune into Channel 79 on Time Warner Cable of NYC next month for an in-depth look at the popular plastic surgery procedure with interviews with New York surgeon Dr. David Shafer and one of his very satisfied patients.

Dr. Shafer has always believed in providing patients with all the information they need before undergoing any plastic surgery procedure, whether it’s a Tummy Tuck, Rhinoplasty (nose reconstruction) or Breast Augmentation. However, there’s nothing quite like hearing about the experience first-hand from patients who have not only undergone the procedure, but who have experienced optimal results.

The Tummy Tuck procedure video follows a female patient of Dr. Shafer’s before, during and after her procedure. The NYC patient explains she led a happy life and was satisfied with her body overall, but the scars and excess fat on her stomach caused her to feel as though there was a “block” on her happiness.

“It’s something you have to look at every single day and try so hard to get rid of it,” explained the patient, referring to the excess tissue and scarring on her stomach.

However, after deciding enough was enough, the patient took matters into her own hands and sought Dr. Shafer’s help to get rid of the scars and stretch marks on her abdomen through the Tummy Tuck procedure. Four months later, she couldn’t be happier with both her body and Dr. Shafer’s treatment.

“You want somebody that’s going to be operating on you that knows what they are doing and does it really well because this is your body and this is permanent. This is forever,” she said.

The video shows the patient’s surgery, post-treatment visits and Dr. Shafer’s full explanation of the procedure so prospective patients can gain a real look into what goes on behind the scenes during a Tummy Tuck. Dr. Shafer was thorough in explaining the areas of the stomach that would be treated and even visited the patient after her surgery to make sure she was doing well.

The patient expressed her gratitude to Dr. Shafer and the great staff at Shafer Plastic Surgery who made her experience very comfortable. Now, she is proud of her body and comfortable in her own skin, which is what any patient getting a Tummy Tuck with Dr. Shafer can expect.

The video will air July 3, 10, 17, and 24th at 7 p.m. Wednesday nights on Channel 79 Time Warner Cable of NYC. For more information on Tummy Tuck procedures in New York or to schedule a consultation, contact Dr. Shafer today at 212.888.7770.