Exercise alone can’t always perfect your physical appearance, especially when it comes to tightening loose skin. Despite firming muscles, workouts can’t create a perfect hourglass shape if layers of loose skin remain.

At American Skin Institute, we offer two tummy tuck procedures to address different abdominal concerns. A traditional tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) removes excess skin above and below the navel, while a mini-tuck targets loose skin below the belly button, often after childbirth. Recovery for a full tummy tuck is 7-10 days, while a mini-tuck takes about half that time. Both can be combined with liposculpting for a slimmer, smoother waistline.

Tummy tucks are popular among those who’ve lost significant weight through surgery or strict diets, where rapid weight loss leaves behind loose skin. This extra skin can hide the slimmer physique underneath, making a tummy tuck the final step toward a better body!


Sherman Oaks


  • Meter parking in front of the office from 9am - 4pm.
  • Free parking spots behind the office.
  • Free parking validation at 4910 Van Nuys Blvd parking structure.

Phone: (818) 907-7546
Fax: (818) 907-9506
Email: Info@amskin.com

Monday – Friday / 8:30am – 5:00pm

Our Sherman Oaks dermatology practice, formerly Mid Valley Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center, is located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley across the street from Sherman Oaks Hospital. This location continues to offer all of the same products and services as it did under the Mid Valley name, led by Dr. Ilya Reyter, double board-certified dermatologist, fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon and Medical Director.


Westlake Village

Suite: #217


  • Free parking lot

Phone: (805) 497-0097
Fax: (805) 497-1557
Email: Info@amskin.com

Monday – Friday / 8:30am – 5:00pm

Beverly Hills

Suite: #220
Phone: (310) 402-0714
Hours: By appointment only, please call the office for next available date.