Why Belly Button Plastic Surgery Procedures Are Trending Right Now
Melissa Doft, a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City, tells Allure her patients have a variety of reasons for wanting to alter their belly buttons — namely because they simply don’t like the look of it. “They are also interested in restoring their belly button after pregnancy, abdominal surgeries, and after large amounts of weight loss,” she says.
According to plastic surgeons, there are three main types of belly button-altering surgery: umbilicoplasty, umbilical hernia repair, and a classic tummy tuck. Here are the ins and outs of what each belly button-centric procedure entails.