Tummy Tuck

What is Tummy Tuck?

Tummy Tuck - Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck, is a surgical procedure that reduces excess skin and fat in the abdominal area and tightens the muscles of the stomach wall, the abdominal muscles and skin are incised and then the underlying fat, connective tissue and muscle are removed.

This procedure can be performed using different techniques, but in most cases, a long incision is made on each side of the navel and then extended horizontally to just below the breastbone. The muscles are tightened with sutures or by pulling on them with special devices, and the skin is closed with stitches or surgical staples, stretched to produce a flat, taut abdomen.

How is Tummy Tuck performed?

In Tummy Tuc surgery, excess skin and fat from the abdominal area is removed through an incision on either side of the navel. The muscles in this area are then tightened using sutures or by pulling on them with special devices. After abdominoplasty, excess skin and fat are removed from the abdominal area through an incision on either side of the navel. The muscles in this area are then tightened with sutures or pulled with special devices (abdominoperineal resection).

Who can perform a Tummy Tuck?

This procedure is not appropriate for all patients because it often carries significant risk like any surgery. That is why it is important to schedule an appointment with the specialist to evaluate your current health condition.

Considerations for having a Tummy Tuck

Additionally, Tummy Tuc surgery is a minimally invasive procedure in which only the area between the navel and the pubic bone is removed. Tummy tuck involves removal of the entire abdominal wall, including the rectus muscles.

How long does the procedure take?

The Tummy Tuc takes about 30 minutes to complete. You may experience some discomfort after surgery, but it doesn’t tend to go away after 24 hours.

Is Tummy Tuck painful?

Yes, Tummy Tuc, being a surgical procedure, can cause pain and discomfort. But these discomforts will decrease after surgery. The specialist will evaluate if it is necessary to administer medications to control the pain.

Does abdominoplasty leave scars?

Yes, but they are very small, the surgical scars will be around the incision site and will fade over time, in addition, you can evaluate with the specialist the possibility of treating them to reduce them as much as possible.

Can I do exercise after my Tummy Tuc?

The specialist is the one who will evaluate your particular case and who should indicate if you can do exercise immediately or should remain at rest, that should be avoided is lifting heavy objects until your body heals completely.

When can I go home?

After your Tummy Tuc, you can go back to work right away. You can resume your normal activities in 2-3 days.

How soon can I go back to eating solid food?

The specialist is the one who will give you specific instructions on what the following hours after surgery will be like.

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